Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Decorating tools

UK - England
Dulux
Dulux is the UK's leading brand of premium paint. The company is at the very forefront of innovation and offers a wide range of products from standard emulsion, to category-leading developments such as Light & Space. The Weathershield portfolio of durable exterior paints completes the offering. When it comes to colour expertise, Dulux's reputation is second to none. An international team of colour forecasters is responsible for identifying upcoming trends in interior design. This information is then reflected via a comprehensive range of r... more >>

UK - England
Flock Development & Research Co Ltd
Manufacturer of Flocked paint applicators,( Paint Pads , Flocked Rollers, Faux Applicators ).Non Abrasive cleaners, and R & D into application and cleaning.

UK - England
Protec Direct
Protec Direct are one of the leading UK suppliers of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Workwear and Safety Products. We only supply products that conform to, or exceed, the appropriate British and European legislation requirements. As a specialist supplier we recognise the important role that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) plays in safeguarding your employees. So when you contact us you can be sure that you will receive impartial and accurate information, helping you to make the right decisions on product choice. Product ranges include... more >>

UK - England
Jotun Paints (Europe) Ltd
Paints and decorative coatings manufacturer

UK - England
Johnstone's
Established in 1890, Johnstone's has been helping people create homes as colourful as their imaginations for over 100 years. Our comprehensive range of products and colours is only available through a selected network of Independent retailers and stockists. This exclusivity offers excellent margin potential, and gives stockists the opportunity to offer their customers real value whilst still making significant profits. Substantial resources are devoted every year to research and development to ensure the products and colours remain up to... more >>

UK - England
Bosch Power Tools
The Bosch Group is a leading global manufacturer of industrial technology, consumer goods, building and automotive technology. Bosch has been active in the United Kingdom since 1898, when Robert Bosch opened his first overseas office in London. Bosch has developed a number of firsts in the power tool market, including the Lithium-Ion battery (cordless tools), the Micro-Filter System for dust extraction (drills and sanders) and the Microscopic Velcro-type Fastening System (

UK - England
WAGNER
WAGNER offers technically advanced products for people who want to decorate, renovate or maintain their homes. Throughout the product range, whether it's paint spraying systems, hand held spray guns, paint rollers, wallpaper strippers or heat guns " WAGNER develops and supplies market leading products.

UK - Wales
nmc (uk) ltd
Overview NMC is a leading international company in the development, production and marketing of synthetic foams. Discover our product offer for insulation, decoration, packaging, industrial applications as well as for sports and leisure. With its innovative, reliable and high quality foam products, custom developments and professional services, NMC delivers solutions that meet the customers' highest requirements in terms of technical performance and design and the regulatory standards for each specific application.

UK - England
MARK UP TOOLS LTD
Wholesalers & Distributors of DIY Tools, Magnifying Tools, Pro drill bits, Gardening, Cutting Discs, Brushes, and more

UK - England
Rodo Ltd
Rodo is now in its 9th decade of trading and continues to cement its position as the UK's leading one stop supplier of decorating accessories, work wear and personal protective equipment. Although we continue to grow, we still pride ourselves on our ability to engage with customers and respond to the needs of those both existing and new. We continue to invest in our business allowing for continuous improvements in efficiency and service.

UK - England
Draper Tools Limited
One of the UK's leading tool distributors, supplying hand tools, power tools and accessories to the independent stockist. A comprehensive selection of lighting, hardware and leisure products is also available.

UK - England
AkzoNobel
AkzoNobel manufactures the retail brands Dulux, Cuprinol, Polycell and Hammerite.

UK - England
Saffron Sphere Ltd
The new brands for DIY painting & decorating tools, hand tools and garden centre supplies, offering a wide range of inspirational home improvement and garden products for the homemaker, occasional to serious DIY'er and trade professionals.

UK - England
Harris Victory
Manufacturer and supplier of wooden brooms, brushes and plastic cleaning products to small and large retailers worldwide.

UK - England
Benross Group
Benross are one of the UK's largest importers and distributers of mass market products, supplying many of the UK's major supermarkets, high street retailers, DIY chains, discounters and independent stores. From our base in Liverpool we have over 3000+ products to choose from. Solar Lighting, Garden Furniture, Garden Accessories, Batteries & Bulbs, Tools and Lighting, Licensed Toys, Electrical Appliances and Homeware / Kitchenware, are just a few of the many categories we keep in stock ready for immediate delivery. Should you wish to buy FOB r... more >>

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