BCF Awards 2018 finalists announced


The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has revealed the finalists for their annual awards ceremony. 

Now in its ninth year, the BCF Awards celebrate success in the coatings, wallcoverings and printing inks industry and showcase the achievements of BCF member companies and individuals. 

BCF Chief Executive, Tom Bowtell commented: “I would like to thank this year’s entrants and send congratulations to everyone shortlisted. 

"Each year, the BCF Awards get bigger and the judging more competitive, and I look forward to announcing the winners in November.” 

The winners of the BCF Awards will be announced on Thursday 15 November at the Mottram Hall in Cheshire. 

More information on the finalists and details on the event can be found at www.coatings.org.uk/bcfawards

BCF Awards 2018 

Sustainable Innovation Award – Sponsored by Tradebe

  • AkzoNobel Decorative Paints
  • Inktech
  • PPG
  • Sun Chemical – Compostable inks
  • Sun Chemical – Renewable inks

Customer Service Award – Sponsored by HermexFX

  • Valspar
  • PPG
  • Dulux Decorator Centre (AkzoNobel)
  • HMG Paints
  • Fujichem Sonneborn
  • Trimite Global Coatings

Excellence in Training Award – Sponsored by Cogent Skills

  • PPG
  • U-POL
  • Crown Paints
  • Dulux Academy

Young Leader of the Year Award – Sponsored by Fenton Packaging

  • Crown Paints – Kathryn Tormay
  • U-POL – Kerry McLoughlin
  • AkzoNobel – Alex Sashenkov
  • AkzoNobel – Kirsty Woodbine
  • Inktech – Richard Duckworth
  • Fujichem Sonneborn – Altay Erdogan

Corporate Social Responsibility Award – Sponsored by Merck

  • PPG
  • AkzoNobel
  • Seagulls Paints
  • Sudarshan Chemical Industries 
  • Cornelius Group

Student of the Year Award – Sponsored by Synthomer

  • Sarah Baggaley, Thomas Swann
  • Kieran Parker, Whitford
  • Gordon Hope, AkzoNobel

Coatings Care Overall Best Performer Award

  • Teal & Mackrill, Hull
  • Pulse Printing Products, Wick
  • Farrow & Ball, Wimborne
  • Crown Paints, Darwen
  • Crown Paints, Hull
  • HMG Paints, Manchester

Coatings Care Progress Award

  • Tor Coatings, Chester-le-Street
  • Firwood Paint, Bolton
  • Flint Group, Ruabon
  • PPG Architectural, Birstall
  • Steyport, Blackburn
  • Fujichem Sonneborn, Chesterfield

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