HMG Paints’ Managing Director Elected Vice President of the British Coatings Federation
June 28, 2013
HMG Paints Ltd. has announced that its managing drector, John Falder, was elected vice president of the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF).
Falder, currently chairman of BCF’s Industrial Coatings Council and BCF Vehicle Refinish Group, 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 programmes, and a number of health and safety initiatives.
During his 20 year tenure as managing director, HMG Paints has grown to become the largest independent speciality coatings manufacturer in the UK. Based in Manchester, and with 83 years experience in the coatings industry, HMG Paints has expanded to incorporate sites and associates across the world.
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