About us

Paint to be proud of

As part of the PPG Industries portfolio of brands, Johnstone's has a long history as one of the UK's foremost professional trade paint brands and has enjoyed a presence in the market since 1890.
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Johnstones Trade Paint
Johnstones Trade Paint

JOHNSTONE’S TRADE

We offer a comprehensive range of high-performance trade paints, woodcare products, and performance coatings. We work hand in hand with you – our customers – and our global R&D teams to provide new and technically advanced products.

Paint To Be Proud Of
Product
Colour
PPG Extra
Distribution
PPG

At Johnstone’s Trade we are committed to progressing product performance in order to meet your needs, because we understand that you care about your work, that you demand high quality, and that you believe in the best possible results (just like we do).

Paint To Be Proud Of

Our Performance Coatings range consists of best-in-class products and finishes, as well as associated pre-treatments that are ideal for use on specialist applications. The range is split into targeted paint systems for floors, metal, hygiene, flame, and graffiti, as well as a selection of supporting primers and niche specialist coatings.

Product

Our experience of working across all areas of construction means that we know the colours and combinations that work best. Whether you require bespoke colour schemes, painted colour samples, or general colour advice, we can provide the ideas and answers you need from our comprehensive colour offering.

Colour

Our technical advisory and consultancy services in PPG Extra mean that we are on hand for specifiers, designers, and facilities managers looking for assistance on key issues that affect decorative decisions, such as legislation, building regulations, environmental concerns, and social responsibility.

PPG Extra

We distribute our products through our extensive nationwide network of Johnstone’s Decorating Centres and approved stockists, which means that you never have to go far to find what you need. To find your nearest store, use our store finder

Distribution

We are proud to be part of PPG Industries who are one of the world’s largest suppliers of paints and coatings. You can find out more about our parent company by clicking hereWe are proud to be part of PPG Industries, which is one of the world’s largest suppliers of paints and coatings.

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OUR RANGES

As part of the PPG Industries portfolio of brands, we have a long history as one of the UK's foremost professional trade-paint brands, and are part of a company that has been at the forefront of the global paint market since 1890.

Trade
Performance Coatings
Woodworks
Stormshield
Stormshield E.W.I.

Our full product range is designed with professional painter-and-decorators, specifiers, and facilities managers in mind. It encompasses a complete selection of top-performing, innovative coatings that exceed market standards.

Trade
Johnstones Trade Paint

Our Performance Coatings range consists of best-in-class products and finishes, as well as associated pre-treatments that are ideal for use on specialist applications. The range is split into targeted paint systems for floors, metal, hygiene, flame, and graffiti, as well as a selection of supporting primers and niche specialist coatings.

Performance Coatings
Johnstones Trade Paint

Our Woodworks range offers outstanding systems for maximum wood protection and optimum finish. With different coatings for interior and exterior use, Woodworks offers numerous protective options to keep wood looking and feeling great, and the array of colours and finishes ensures that there are plenty of decorative options available.

Woodworks
Johnstones Trade Paint

Our Stormshield range of exterior finishes helps you properly protect the exteriors of buildings against the elements. We have developed these masonry, metal, and wood finishes for lasting protection, with BBA approved extended life expectancies from 8 to 15 years.

Stormshield
Johnstones Trade Paint

We now also offer a wide variety of fully certified external wall insulation (EWI) and render systems. EWI is a highly effective way of insulating a building, which works through the application of insulation panels to the exterior walls of a property, followed by coating them in a tough, durable, and attractive render system.

Stormshield E.W.I.
Johnstones Trade Paint

PPG

Our parent company, PPG Industries, is one of the world’s largest suppliers of paints, coatings, optical products, speciality materials, glass, and fibreglass. It was founded in 1883 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. (“PPG” stands for “Pittsburgh Plate Glass [Co.]”, because that’s what the company initially specialised in before it entered the paint market.)

Johnstones Trade Paint
PPG
PPG EMEA
Other Brands

PPG Industries operates in around 70 countries worldwide. In 2013, the average number of employees was 39,200 and net sales totalled $15.1 billion (which, at the time, was roughly £9.68 billion).

You can find out more about PPG Industries here. 
You can find out more about our Modern Slavery and Human Traffic statement here.
You can find more about our gender pay statement here

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Johnstones Trade Paint

Johnstone’s Trade is a brand of PPG Architectural Coatings UK & Ireland, which is part of the PPG Architectural Coating EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) strategic business unit. The international and global reach of our parent company allows us to ensure that we are offering you the best solutions possible.

PPG EMEA
Johnstones Trade Paint

Other brands within the PPG Architectural Coating UK & Ireland business include Johnstone’s Paint (retail market), Fat Hog (sundry products), and Leyland Trade (paint) – each offering a comprehensive product range for a different audience within the paint market.

Other Brands
Johnstones Trade Paint

SUSTAINABILITY

The environment is a core consideration throughout the manufacture process through to the end use. We enjoy seeing our products help specifiers achieve high sustainability ratings, and we love being involved in community initiatives.

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