British Coatings Federation Ltd

Stand: 112
Category: Exhibitor, Surfex Live

Telephone: 024 7693 5390

Company Profile

The British Coatings Federation is the UK Trade Association representing the interests of the decorative, industrial and powder coatings, printing inks and wallcovering manufacturers. Coatings are critical to UK industry, with 300,000 workers relying on our members’ products every day, and the UK is a net exporter of coatings and inks. BCF’s members represent 95% of the UK sales of coatings, inks and wallcoverings.

The BCF’s agenda is to:

-reduce the cost and complexity of regulation
-enhance competitiveness
-ensure a level playing field
-promote the industry and its exports
-work with our supply chain to maximise influence
-enhance the attractiveness of the UK as a manufacturing base
-stimulate sustainable innovation
-attract and train the next generation of talent

View the BCF Programme in Industry Insight


Industry body takes action on greenwash claims in decorative paints

15th March 2022   The British Coatings Federation (BCF) have launched a new online guide, ‘Green Claims Guide to Decorative Paints’, to tackle the rising number of green claims emerging in the decorative paints industry.   According to the UK Government’s website, green claims (sometimes called ‘environmental claims’ or ‘eco-friendly claims’) are ‘claims that show how… Read more »

UK coatings industry commits to Net Zero by 2050 and 75% recycling target by 2030 for household leftover paint

British Coatings Federation (BCF) members have joined other sectors in pledging to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The commitment was made at the recent BCF Board of Directors meeting in Manchester and will be backed up by more detailed Net Zero Roadmaps for each BCF sector. The industry has also committed to a… Read more »

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