Firwood News Update



Dave is retiring

Firwood would like to say fond farewell to Dave who is retiring after over 42 years of working at Firwood. Dave has worked in the production department, has been a QC chemist, assistant despatch manager and has seen his years out working alongside maintenance.Whichever, department he has worked [...]
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Trimite Group announces acquisition of Firwood Paints

Trimite Group announces acquisition of Firwood Paints12 March 2018 | Business NewsLondon, 6th March 2018. Trimite Group has announced today that it has acquired Firwood Paints for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is part of Trimite's strategy to add to its range of products to enhance the offe [...]
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An End Of An Era And A Fond Farewell

It's always hard to bid farewell to a member of the Firwood family but after 42 years, Martin Wallen our Managing Director is retiring Firwood Paints Ltd has been a well-established family run business since 1925 which was initially set up as Firwood Paint and Varnish Company by Martin's Grandfathe [...]
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Christmas and New Year opening times 2017/2018

Christmas and New Year opening times 2017/2018 The festive season is once again approaching and the hard working Firwood Staff will be taking a break over the Christmas period. Firwood will close at midday on Friday 22nd December 2017 and reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. All departments includin [...]
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Ron's Retiring

Firwood would like to say fond farewell to Ron who is retiring from the post of QC Technician after over 28 years of working at Firwood. Ron has made a significant impact on his colleagues and will be duly missed by all. We thank Ron for his time here at Firwood Paints and wish him a long and h [...]
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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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