Shipping Containers Transformed with HMG Paints


HMG's diverse portfolio and extensive colour choice brings new life to shipping containers.

14/07/2020 13:17:30
HMG Paints, the UK’s largest independent coatings manufacturer, is providing hard-wearing and weather-resistant paints into the growing Shipping Containers Conversion and Modular Buildings sectors across the UK and Ireland.

The HMG product portfolio range provides manufacturers and conversion specialists with a choice of tough and durable products suitable for brush, roller and spray applications including 1K Single Coat Finishes and premium high performance 2K primers and topcoats. The booming market place is seeing Shipping Containers being converted into specially designed living and working spaces, along with food, drink and retail destinations. Shipping containers and modular buildings have also been utilised as temporary facilities during the COVID-19 crisis, with HMG working closely with customers to support essential services and critical industries.

“Shipping Containers really are extremely versatile units and our technical team are able to recommend the perfect coatings solution depending on its use.” commented Danny Cleary, HMG Paints Sales Director. “Our products provide an excellent finish, are quick drying and high build, compliant to the latest PG6/23 regulations and available in a wide choice of colours.”

The versatility of HMG’s UNIT LITE tinting system means that customers can choose from colour ranges including; decorative, industrial, commercial vehicle, RAL & British Standard. Boasting over 5000 custom colour matches each year HMG’s colour matching service also allows the option for customers to use their own brand colours producing a consistent result across a number of applications and systems.

The Single Coat Finishes offer superb corrosion resistance, outstanding moisture resistance and fast drying properties even in poor conditions. Whilst the 2K Systems consists of a Zinc Phosphate 2K Epoxy Primer offering excellent adhesion, water and chemical resistance and corrosion protection, combined with topcoats that offer rapid drying, high gloss and simplicity of use. Excellent protection is provided against harsh weather conditions & atmospheric pollution ensuring the containers can be used in a number of environments.

The various range of HMG paints and coatings can be purchased directly from HMG Paints, or contact via or +44 (0) 161 205 7631, or via its distributors across the UK and Ireland who stock a number of products and offer colour matching services.

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

HMG Paints Ltd is a family owned business situated in Manchester. Now the UK’s largest independent Paint Manufacturer, HMG are proud to work alongside customers to create the very best individual service and tailored solutions for them. With a broad spectrum of knowledge and expertise HMG boast a portfolio including wet paint, powder coatings and aerosols, covering virtually every type of surface imaginable. This is all backed by an extensive 90 years’ experience in developing pioneering coatings for a myriad of industries including; industrial, specialist industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle, defence, aerospace, wood finish, decorative, arts & craft, marine and rail.

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