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  • 1.  
  • 2. Logo
  • 3. About Crown Paints
    • Headquartered at Darwen in Lancashire.
    • The largest and most successful independent paint manufacturer in the UK.
    • One of the longest established, with over 200 years in the wallpaper, printing and paints industry.
    • Customers come from all walks of life – professional specifiers to householders.
    • Our brands are household names.
    • Our products adorn and protect the most iconic buildings in the land.
  • 4. Our owners – Endless LLP
    • Endless is a UK based national private equity house focusing
    • on buyout and acquisition opportunities.
    • Specialists in turnaround and restructuring businesses.
    • A team of 25 with offices in London, Leeds, Manchester and
    • Birmingham.
    • Winners of the Turnaround/ Rescue Deal of the Year.
    • Crown Paints is a major acquisition for Endless, with major growth focus on:
    • Significant infrastructure investment, including IT, plant and
    • equipment.
    • Focus on developing Export opportunities and strengthening
    • the Crown Decorating Centres network.
  • 5.  
  • 6. 200 years of innovation
    • First to market with many innovations including the first One Coat and Non Drip paints, the first testerpot, the first to introduce colour family packaging to name a few.
    • Recent innovations include:
      • the highly flexible paint film found in Sadolin Superdec
      • the advanced micro-porosity of our Sandtex exterior coatings and
      • the Breatheasy® minimal solvent formulations found throughout the Crown range.
  • 7.
    • Crown Paints has two major production
    • sites, at Hull and Darwen, with distribution
    • centres located in Darwen, Warrington,
    • Dublin and Belfast.
    • Our own network of Crown Decorating
    • Centres numbers 128 throughout the UK
    • and Eire, providing effective national
    • coverage and ensuring ready availability
    • of Crown Paints products and a wide
    • selection of decorating sundries.
    Made in the UK
  • 8. earth balance ® in practice Balance is vital in everything we do – and now it’s more important than ever to get the balance right, earthbalance ® is our commitment to be more sustainable, less wasteful and to help our customers make responsible decisions about our world. earthbalance® is our way of providing an holistic and coherent approach to sustainability for all of Crown Paints and as such sits at the heart of all our thinking.
  • 9.
    • Our policies
    • Existing carbon footprint will be PAS2050 compliant by the end of
    • 2009.
    • All our sites will produce 0% landfill waste by 2012.
    • Further initiatives include solvent reclamation, packaging reductions
    • recycling and use of waste paint as fuel.
    • Participation in the Carbon Reduction Commitment 2010.
    • Award winning green
    • Installation of motion sensor lighting at our Coolock Distribution
    • centre in Dublin, has reduced electrical consumption by a massive
    • 38% on site and saw Crown Paints Eire win the Sustainable Energy
    • Ireland Award for 2008.
  • 10. Around the world
    • Crown Paints is a truly global company,
    • exporting and licensing its brands all
    • around the world.
    • Our complete range of quality paints,
    • woodcare products and decorating
    • sundries are available via our global
    • network of distribution agents, or from
    • `Crown Paints’ nominated licensees
    • Our partnership philosophy encourages
    • an exchange of ideas and knowledge to
    • develop and grow around the world.
  • 11.  
  • 12. Market position Retail Sales: Crown Retail No 2 Sandtex Retail No 1 Sadolin Woodstain No 1 Trade Sales: Crown Trade No 2 Sandtex Trade No 1 Sadolin Woodstain No 1 Crown Decorating Centres No 1 for service
  • 13. Crown Decorating Centres
    • For all your decorating needs.
    • Crown Decorating Centres are primarily
    • dedicated to servicing the needs of
    • professional painters and decorators.
    • Recognised as Best In Class for Service
    • and advice.
    • With a fantastic product offering that
    • includes the country’s largest stock of
    • Crown Trade, Sandtex Trade,
    • Macpherson and Sadolin as well as an
    • exhaustive range of tools, equipment
    • and sundries.
    • Our staff have over 5,000 man years of
    • knowledge and experience.
  • 14. Crown Paints looking to the future
    • Our sustainable policies give us good
    • cause to look positively to the future.
    • We continue to invest in our brands
    • and our infrastructure.
    • We constantly seek ways to become a
    • lower cost producer and distributor.
    • We employ best procurement practices
    • and careful cost control.
    • Customers are the reason we exist. We
    • put them first, aiming to serve them
    • better by being better.
  • 15.