Hankinson Group and Johnstone's Maintain a Great First Impression Back

Date published: July 7, 2017

Following on from the announcement that Johnstone’s Trade are now the Group’s preferred coatings supplier comes the launch of the partnership’s first joint brochure.

Titled “Maintain a Great First Impression”, the brochure focuses on the benefits that a beautifully designed and decorated building can bring and how by working with Whittle and Johnstone’s it can easily be achieved. Also, by using Whittle’s industry-leading Programme Painting Model, how affordable it can be.

Stephen Hankinson, Group Chief Executive: “It is great to see our partnership demonstrated in this new brochure. I believe it clearly lays out for clients the benefits of working with Whittle and Johnstone’s.”

Helen Tiplady, Specification Marketing Manager at Johnstone’s Trade commented: “We are delighted with this joint brochure. The message is clear that this is an unrivalled total solution with Whittle’s multi-year painting programme and Johnstone’s industry-leading product range and proactive colour advice.”

To view our new brochure, please click here.

The partnership has also recently received exciting news with national recognition in the prestigious 2017 Painting and Decorating Association Premier Trophy Awards. The work that Whittle carried out, utilising Johnstones Paint, at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Merseyside was selected as the Highly Decorative Painting Contract of the Year.

You can read more about this award winning contract here.


At the forefront of the UK professional trade paint market for over 125 years, Johnstone’s Trade specialises in meeting the needs of specifiers and trade decorators who demand high quality and believe in the best possible results. Committed to continuous development in R&D, Johnstone’s Trade works with customers to create new and technically advanced products tailored to the demands of modern design projects. Johnstone’s Trade is a brand of PPG - a global leader in the coatings market. As a result, Johnstone’s Trade has access to global technologies researched and developed by the world’s finest coatings technologists. For further information, please visit: