Firwood News Update



Delivery information and opening times over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Firwood Paints will be shut for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend from 1700 hrs Thursday 13 April 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 18 April 2017. Customers requiring deliveries prior to Easter should place orders no later than:Tuesday 11th April for standard two day delivery service. and Wednesday 1 [...]
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Fond Farewell to Peter Lonnen

Firwood would like to say fond farewell to Peter who is retiring from the post of Commercial manager after over 20 years of working at Firwood. Peter has made a significant impact on his colleagues and will be duly missed by all. We thank Peter for his time here at Firwood Paints and wish him a l [...]
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Success at Firwood

An ageing work force is an issue for many areas of manufacturing industry and as a consequence it is good news when young school leavers look to manufacturing for their career. Reece Molyneux who has just completed his apprenticeship with Firwood Paints having joined the company directly from lea [...]
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Fond Farewell

Today we say a fond farewell to David who is retiring after 17 years of working in our maintenance department.David has made a significant impact on his colleagues and will be duly missed by all. We would like to thank David for his time here at Firwood Paints and wish him a long and happy retirem [...]
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Good riddance to bad rubbish

Good riddance to bad rubbish The staff of Firwood Paints and residents of Oakenbottom Road can breathe fresh air again following the closure of the Chadwicks Waste Site adjacent to Firwoods Bolton Factory. Local residents were invited today to witness the last remaining lorry load of waste being [...]
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Forty years in the Paint Industry

A career in the paint industry is not necessarily the first choice for a graduate leaving university. The careers fairs are dominated by major employers in banking, accountancy and retailing. Smaller industries don't get a look in at these events but should not be overlooked by new graduates looki [...]
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Carbon Footprints - Floor Paints and Industrial Paints and Coatings

With an ever increasing interest in the effect of products from floor paints to industrial paints and coatings on the environment then the assessment of the carbon footprint is one of the indicators of the environmental impact of using one product rather than another. It may only be of passing int [...]
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Exports Are Painting A Pretty Picture At Firwood Paints!

Exporting Industrial Coatings and Floor Paints Across the GlobeDue to a lack of growth in the UK's economy demand for Firwood's Paints' high-quality products are more popular than ever across the world. Thanks to our dedication to driving innovation when it comes to floor paints and other products, [...]
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Christmas closure dates 2016

Christmas closure dates 2016Christmas comes but once a year and the hard working Firwood Staff will be taking a break over the Christmas period. Firwood UK sites will close on midday on Thursday 22nd December 2016 and reopen on Tuesday 03rd January 2017. All departments including technical support a [...]
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Firwood – Toll Manufacturing Of Paints And Coatings

Paint Toll ManufacturingWhen it comes to Paint Toll Manufacturing Firwood Paints of Bolton have an extensive range of products and services to offer. Our toll customers can focus on the sale and marketing of products rather than their formulation and production. Firwood can produce to customers own [...]
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Disposing Of Waste Paint Packaging

How To Safely Dispose Of Used Industrial Paint ProductsFirwood products are supplied in packaging that is performance tested for the carriage of hazardous goods be it solvent borne or water based industrial paints. We want to ensure that the customer receives the paint in good condition.After use t [...]
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Firwood Paints - Striving For A More Sustainable Future

Firwood's Sustainable Approach With Water Based PaintsCore to Firwood's emphasis on a more sustainable future is a desire to reduce the impact on the environment of the company's products and protect the health and safety of our own staff and our customer's employees. Well before the introduction [...]
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