At the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) meeting, HMG Paints Ltd’s managing director, John Falder, was appointed chairman of the Industrial Coatings Council of the BCF.
Falder has had an active role in the BCF for 27 years and has been at the forefront of a number of BCF projects, including apprentice training schemes, environmental and sustainability programs, and a number of health and safety initiatives. He has been managing director at HMG Paints for 20 years.
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