Firwood Paints Our Story

Firwood Paints are manufacturers of specialist paint and coatings for industrial, commercial and residential applications. Established in 1925, the company operates from its UK manufacturing site in Bolton, Lancashire to service its UK and overseas customers. Attention to the needs of customers combined with an innovative approach to product development plus continuing investment in technology and manufacturing methods, guarantee that Firwood consistently produce high quality paints supplied with the best levels of service.

Firwood Paints Our Story

Quality & Innovation

Firwood manufacture a comprehensive selection of paints and coatings that satisfy the needs of a diverse range of industries and specialist applications. Whether the demand is for traditional air-drying machinery enamels or complex bespoke coating systems for high performance specifications, Firwood have the expertise and resources to deliver a solution. All products are manufactured under strict quality assurance procedures certified to ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015.

Firwood Paints Quality and Innovation

Personal Service

Firwood have built a reputation for friendly, knowledgeable, personal service. A fact which is borne out by a long-term loyal customer base. Regular customer satisfaction surveys are carried out to ensure that services targets are achieved and maintained.

Firwood Paints Personal Service


Firwood products are specified for use on projects and products around the world. Export enquiries are welcomed and should be addressed to Our export service includes full container and groupage services.Firwood retains a library of European and International Standards for paints and colours.

Environmental Performance Improvement

Firwood operates an Environmental Management System approved to ISO 14001. External auditors regularly review the Company's operations to ensure compliance with the standard. In 2009 Firwood adopted the British Coatings Federations Policy on Sustainable Development and is actively working to improve the long term sustainability of the Company and its products to reduce its impact on the environment.

The company takes a very active role in participation with trade associations and industry groups to maintain standards within the industry and be knowledgeable of both UK and European legislation.

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