Welcome Guest to Coatings World    Login || Register
Last Updated Friday, October 24 2014
Print RSS Feed

Ace Paint moves into UK market



By Christine Esposito



Published October 4, 2005
Related Searches: Color
Ace Hardware has inked an accord with Lawsons, an English lumber and building materials chain, that will bring Ace Paint to the UK market.

In the accord, Lawsons, which has been serving the greater London area since 1921, has been granted exclusive rights to sell Ace Paint and related sundries in the UK. Lawsons paint departments will be converted to Ace’s Color Your Life format to compete against local brands.  

The deal also includes plans to build a warehouse/showroom for Ace’s products in the UK. This facility will be used to stock products to serve Lawsons eight stores located outside London, as well as to distribute to other retail outlets. Ace said this showroom will replicate the largest Color Your Life store format and will be used to welcome potential sub-franchisees to the Ace Paint brand.

At the cooperative’s convention in San Diego, CA, Ray Griffith Ace’s president and CEO signed the accord with Simon Lawson, managing director of Lawsons and grandson of the company’s founder.


blog comments powered by Disqus
Receive free Coatings World emails
Sign up now to receive the weekly newsletter, and more!

Enter your email address:
Company Spotlight
BASF Corporation
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, NJ, 07932
US
View Profile
Micro Powders, Inc.
580 White Plains Rd.
Tarrytown, NY, 10591
US
View Profile
Keeneyes
18F, No.85, Sec. 1, Chung-Shiao E. Rd.
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
R.O.C.
View Profile
Siltech Corporation
225 Wicksteed Avenue
Toronto, ON, M4H 1G5
Canada
View Profile
Houchi Chemical Co., Ltd
No.56, Fu Chow Street
Taipei, Taipei, 100
Taiwan
View Profile
AZ Electronic Materials Co., Ltd.
No. 458-6, Sinsing Road Hu Kou Township Hsinchu Country 303, Taiwan
Hsinchu Country, Taiwan, 303
Taiwan
View Profile
Shamrock Technologies, Inc.
Foot of Pacific Street
Newark, NJ, 07114
USA
View Profile
Sunin Machine Co., Ltd.
No.96, Chiao Ho Rd ,Chungho Dist
New Taipei City, Taiwan , 235
Taiwan Roc
View Profile
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
9911 Brecksville Road
Cleveland, OH, 44141
US
View Profile
Follow Coatings World On