AkzoNobel celebrates milestone production target as Ashington site turns two

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2019 18:02 BST

As its state-of-the-art manufacturing unit in Ashington celebrates its second anniversary, AkzoNobel has announced that the site has achieved a groundbreaking production milestone - producing one million litres of paint in just one week.

Dulux Announces Colour of the Year 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 10, 2019 12:13 BST

Dulux, the UK’s leading paint brand, has revealed its Colour of the Year for 2020 as Tranquil Dawn™. A panel of experts selected the soft green hue to embody the nation’s mood on the approach of a new decade. It reflects a growing desire to understand what it is to be human at a time when advances in technology are making us feel increasingly disconnected from each other.

Smart Works centre is dressed to impress by AkzoNobel

Press releases   •   Sep 02, 2019 17:30 BST

Smart Works, a UK charity that empowers women to get back into work and counts HRH Duchess of Sussex as its Royal Patron, has become the latest charity to benefit from a colour transformation courtesy of AkzoNobel.

Rosette of approval for local horse-riding centre following AkzoNobel makeover

Press releases   •   Aug 06, 2019 16:39 BST

A popular North East horse-riding school specialising in therapeutic riding sessions for people with disabilities has been given a new lease of life thanks to a generous donation from AkzoNobel Ashington. The Pegasus Centre, which is home to the Morpeth group of the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), received over 100 litres of specialist paint from the manufacturing giant, AkzoNobel.

Dulux Trade supports UK decorators with launch of the Dulux Trade Colour Sensor

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2019 21:41 BST

Dulux Trade is launching a must-have piece of kit for decorators to allow them to match the colour of multiple surfaces to Dulux Trade paint on the job. The bespoke Dulux Trade Colour Sensor has been adapted for Dulux Trade paints to give far greater accuracy.

Dulux Trade customers commended at annual decorating awards

Press releases   •   Jul 21, 2019 18:40 BST

Dulux Trade customers received four prestigious industry awards at the Painting and Decorating Association Premier Trophy Awards 2019. The awards, now in their 31st year, recognise the highest standards of excellence in the industry, showcasing the diversity of skill and craft across the UK.

Northumberland SEND school to benefit from community partnership with AkzoNobel

Press releases   •   May 15, 2019 13:11 BST

An innovative new partnership with a decorative paints and coatings manufacturer is set to breathe life and colour into a Northumberland-based school for children with learning disabilities and special educational needs. AkzoNobel Ashington has announced its new community partner of the year for 2019 as Castle School, located in nearby North Seaton.

AkzoNobel start-ups prepare to WOW 'Paint the Future' jury

Press releases   •   Apr 11, 2019 08:00 BST

A shortlist of 21 start-ups from around the world are one step closer to accelerating their innovative solutions for the paints and coatings industry after being invited to take part in AkzoNobel’s Paint the Future event.

East Boldon Junior School reveals revamped garden thanks to AkzoNobel

Press releases   •   Jul 19, 2019 10:47 BST

The AkzoNobel Community Program is proud to unveil revamped gardens at East Boldon Junior School, thanks to the hard work of our local AkzoNobel team and school staff, parents and the children. This project is part of the AkzoNobel Cares initiative.

Interface Polymers brings home AkzoNobel’s Paint the Future Award

Press releases   •   May 17, 2019 10:19 BST

Three exciting days of face-to-face collaboration with AkzoNobel experts have opened doors for several startups – including Interface Polymers from the UK – to “paint the future” with their innovations.

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AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

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