AkzoNobel's Dulux Decorating Centre business has strengthened its position with the purchase of Surrey-based business Doves Decorating Supplies.
With four stores in Caterham, Dorking, Redhill and Reigate AkzoNobel takes its total number of Dulux Decorator Centres in the UK to 216.
Akzonobel's managing director of decorative paints Alistair McAuley said: “We’re confident that the Doves Decorating Supplies business will make an excellent addition to the DDC network.
“The purchase of Doves Decorating Supplies provides a brilliant opportunity for us to further improve our capacity and service capability for our contractor and decorator customers in the region. We’re delighted to welcome Doves Decorating Supplies employees to the AkzoNobel family.”
Doves Decorating Supplies will continue to trade under its current trading format from its stores operating under the leadership of John Henderson, managing director, Dulux Decorator Centre.
Dulux Decorator Centres, which sell Dulux Trade, Armstead, Cuprinol and Sikkens ranges as well as other decorating supplies, offer on hand expert advice to customers as well as helping with green initiatives by offering can recycling and more sustainable products such as the latest water-based paints.