Valspar enlists lifestyle guru in paint giveaway
Chicago-based paint manufacturer Valspar Corp. has enlisted the aid of lifestyle guru Genevieve Gorder to select eight standout Valspar colors for a spring palette.
The colors are plumberry, green tea leaves, swiftly green, sage morsel, ancestral haze, gold infusion, channel seal gray and promenade.
The color unveiling coincides with Valspar’s "Power in Color" Giveaway, in which 100,000 Valspar paint samples are being offered for free. The promotion is organized through Valspar’s Facebook page.
The free 8-ounce samples will come with a roller, a paint pan and coordinating paint chips.
Gorder is the host of an HGTV interior decorating show.
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Mythic Paint enters the pro market
Hattiesburg, Miss.-based Mythic Paint announced the launch of a new line of paint made especially for the painting expert — Mythic Pro.
The new offering is priced below the original Mythic paint, which is now called Mythic Classic.
Mythic Pro is a non-toxic, ultra-low odor, high-quality paint line designed and formulated specifically for painting professionals.
The company said Mythic Pro meets the strictest criteria for coatings used in LEED- certified buildings. This new professional line was developed for rapid commercial application and is available in both one and five-gallon pails.
“We are thrilled to introduce Mythic Pro, our new line created specifically for painting professionals,” said Rocky Prior, president of Southern Diversified Products.
Mythic Pro will be available in independent paint stores nationwide in April.
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Wilsonart hires environmental health and safety director
Flooring manufacturer Wilsonart North America has announced the appointment of Kevin Sweeny as the new director of environmental health and safety.
In his new role, Sweeney will focus on developing streamlined policies and procedures that ensure environmental and safety performance, generate cost savings and promote sustainable business practices.
Sweeney brings to Wilsonart 14 years of experience managing programs across multiple locations and effectively leading cross-functional teams to drive performance, most recently with Siemens Industry.
Based in Temple, Texas, Wilsonart is a producer of high-pressure laminate flooring.