Specialist Manufacturing

In addition to our range of standard lines Firwood also operates in three key areas of bespoke production:

Toll manufacturing, Contract Packing and Private Labels From industrial coatings to decorative paints Firwood offer a discrete toll manufacturing service to customers in the UK and overseas. With batch sizes from 250 to 7,000 litres and filling capacity from 100 ml to 1000 litre IBC's. Private label products can be supplied to Firwood formulations or alternatively to customers own formulae. Packaging can be litho printed tins or plain packaging with labels including peel and reveal multi lingual labels.

By the outsourcing of your paint manufacturing and filling requirements to Firwood we can offer capacity for both one off production requirements and long term supply of products.All production is carried out in our own facilities which are approved to the ISO 9001 Quality Standard.

Aerosol Intermediates Firwood are one of the UK's largest manufacturers of aerosol paints and supply across Europe products in the following key areas for contract aerosol packers

Line marking paints

Automotive primers

Anti-corrosive zinc rich coatings

Water borne paints for aerosols

Quick drying metal finishes

High temperature resisting paints


These products can be supplied in 205lt open top drums and both returnable and non-returnable IBC's with batch sizes up to 6,000 kg.

Defence Coatings This specialist area of Firwood's product range is the manufacture of coatings for military and defence applications to DEF and NATO standards. Our laboratories have facilities for the testing of coatings to recognised Defence Standards including humidity, cold and hot salt spray, QUV accelerated weathering and physical testing of coatings.

Firwood Defence Coatings fall into three key areas:

General Service Paints

  • DEF Stan 80-31 Finishing general service aluminium paint
  • DEF Stan 80-27Finishing semi gloss air drying paint
  • DEF STAN 80-54 General service gloss

Stoving Paints

  • DEF Stan 80-25 Finishing semi-gloss stoving paint
  • DEF Stan 80-48 Finishing gloss stoving paint

Heat Resisting Paints

  • DEF Stan 80-141 Finishing heat resistant matt black paint
For further information on any of these product ranges please contact sales@firwood.co.uk

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