New drone delivery service takes off for HMG Paints


HMG Paints take air mail to new heights

31/03/2016 15:20:57
Last minute delivery? No problem. The UK’s largest independent paint manufacturer, HMG Paints, have a solution.

Travelling at speeds up to 50mph the new “HMG delivery drone” can beat all the road traffic and fly up to 25 litres of paint direct to its destination within a fraction of normal delivery time.

The innovative, cost and time efficient delivery method, designed and developed by the companies R & D team, is controlled by despatch operatives at the company’s new Operations Centre back at HMG Paints’ Manchester Headquarters in Collyhurst.

From adhesives to decorative emulsion the unmanned aerial vehicle can deliver any coating to any location within a matter of minutes, all the customer needs to do is be ready and waiting to pick up the parcel once they recieve anemail alert of the drones arrival. The drone will automatically unload the delivery and leave it waiting at the customers chosen collection point.

HMG have introduced a fleet of 6 drones to cover the North West and each member of the despatch department has been trained and they are now qualified to control the drones. James Ellison a warehouse operative at HMG stated “I can’t wait to start sending out orders with this new fantastic technology, we like to go above and beyond to help our customers in any way we can and this quite literally means we can”

Sales Director, Danny Cleary, explained the advantages of the new delivery method for customers. “We work so closely with all our customers to give them exactly the products they need, and this system will allow them to get it quicker.”

The company are also utilising the system to send samples back and forth to customers for testing and expect the system to half development and feedback time for new customers.

To find out more about how to order from the “HMG delivery drone” service our Sales order are here to answer all questions on 0161 205 7631 or quoting code APRILFOOL

If you require further information on the press release, please contact:
Stephen Dyson or Grace Ikin
HMG Paints
0161 205 7631

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