A Bit of Magic with Gema Powder Coating Solutions…

Gema Magic System in operation in Ireland

Carbon Paint Centre’s engineering team is working towards the full completion of our very latest Gema Magic System installation in Ireland.  This system, when fully operational, will allow our high-end engineering customer the complete flexibility and quality required to differentiate themselves from the competition. Carbon Group has been the proud partner to Gema in Ireland…

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Rust-Oleum Launches Noxyde Plus

Person in protective clothing sprays Noxyde Plus

When it comes to reviewing and updating our product range, innovation is a product characteristic we most certainly seek out.

That’s why our team here at Carbon Paint Centre were both interested and impressed to hear that one of our key brand partners, Rust-Oleum, had launched NOXYDE® PLUS.

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Carbon Group Agrees Supply Contract with World-leading Manufacturer of Eco-friendly Buses

Joe McBride, Tactical Purchasing Specialist at The Bamford bus company t/a Wrightbus with Brian Walsh, Managing Director, Carbon Group.

—— Photo: Joe McBride, Tactical Purchasing Specialist at The Bamford bus company t/a Wrightbus with Brian Walsh, Managing Director, Carbon Group. Carbon Group is delighted to announce that it will supply specialist powder coatings to a Co. Antrim company that’s internationally recognised for its design and manufacture of EV and hydrogen-powered buses. Seeking to move…

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Carbon Paint Centre Supports Warehouse Upgrades at Carbon Group HQ

Carbon Group HQ - warehouse upgrade

Case Study: Rust-Oleum & International Paints As part of Carbon Group’s continuous improvement programme for its Cork site, our colleagues at Carbon Group HQ have just completed a refurbishment of a number of its key storage areas. Carbon Paint Centre was delighted to support this process by offering the best in class coatings, which met…

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May Bank Holiday, 2022

image of summer meadow

Carbon Paint Centre will be closed on Monday, 2nd May for the May Bank Holiday, 2022. Online orders submitted after 2.30 pm on Friday, 29th April will be fulfilled on Tuesday, 3rd May.

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Easter Weekend, 2022

Easter Opening Hours

Opening Hours Reminder: Carbon Paint Centre will close for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend on Thursday 14th April, 2022 at 5 pm. We’ll re-open at 8 am on Tuesday, 19th April 2022. Online orders submitted after 2 pm on Thursday, 14th April will be processed when we re-open on Tuesday, 19th. We wish all our…

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Product Spotlight: Interpon Powder Coatings for Agricultural & Construction Equipment (ACE)

Promo image for Interpon ACE range

Learn more about how Interpon Powder Coatings are designed to meet the unique demands of the Agricultural and Construction Equipment (ACE) market Combining superior corrosion and weathering protection with a high-quality finish, Interpon’s Agricultural and Construction Equipment (ACE) range is specifically designed for vehicles that are pushed to the limit every day. Read on to…

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St Patrick’s Opening Hours & Order Schedule (March, 2022)

paintbrush on green background - St Patrick's Day banner

The team here at Carbon Paint Centre would like to wish all our customers a very happy St Patrick’s Day! Carbon Paint Centre will close as normal at 5 pm tomorrow (16th March, 2022). We’ll remain closed Thursday, 17th and Friday, 18th March. Our premises will re-open at 8 am on Monday, 21st March. Online…

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Carbon Paint Centre @ National Construction Summit

Construction Summit - Ireland - 2022

Our Carbon Paint Centre team had a very positive and engaging experience at ‘National Construction Summit’ (3rd March, 2022). It was great to be back out meeting our customers again at a ‘live’ event of this type. Topics focused upon at the ‘National Construction Summit, 2022’ included: Smart Design for Off-site Construction €4 Billion Housing…

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Supporting International Women’s Day, 2022

Cheque presentation at Tuam RFC

When we’re not selling paint, coatings and equipment, our Carbon Paint Centre team can frequently be found on the sports field (playing or spectating… depending on our energy levels!). As sports enthusiasts, we’ve decided to mark International Women’s Day, 2022, by supporting women’s sport. This month we’ve made a donation to Tuam RFC‘s ladies’ team.…

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A Breath of Fresh Air with Bright Skies – ColourFutures™ Colour of the Year, 2022

Colours of the Year by AkzoNobel - 2022 and earlier

If the arrival of 2022 has left you feeling a little lacking in design inspiration, you’ll be delighted to browse some of the impressive new colour palettes composed by Sikkens and their colleagues at AkzoNobel’s ‘Global Aesthetic Center’. Research conducted by AkzoNobel’s ColourFutures™ team during 2021 identified a yearning for “open air” and “a connection…

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Meet Our Team at ‘National Construction Summit’ (3rd March, 2022)

Image of two cranes (construction)

Our team here at Carbon Paint Centre is looking forward to attending one of Ireland’s most anticipated construction industry events. National Construction Summit will take at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown on 3rd March, 2022. The sixth annual National Construction Summit promises to bring together: “… over 2000 construction companies, developers, policy makers, project owners, building…

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Christmas Charity Donations 2021

Presentation of cheque by Art Graham, Quality Manager, Carbon Group, to Maria Desmond, Regional Fundraising Manager, Enable Ireland, at their offices in Little Island, Co. Cork on 9th December, 2021

Instead of Christmas gifts this year, Carbon Group has made donations on your behalf to three very worthwhile charities. This year, Carbon Paint Centre and its parent company, Carbon Group, have chosen to celebrate Christmas by donating to three charities that are meaningful to our team members: Enable Ireland provides services to children and adults with…

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Carbon Paint Centre Customer Switches to Sikkens Exterior Coatings – Watch The Expert at Work!

Expert uses Sikkens Aqua Polyuerthane with impressive speed, ease and expertise!

Carbon Paint Centre’s Conor Bartley has just shared this attention-grabbing video, featuring the use of our Sikkens exterior water-based wood coatings.  Conor’s latest customer sent him the video of the business utilising our AkzoNobel Sikkens Aqua Polyuerthane 2K primer (water-based). The customer in question changed over to our Sikkens technology, from his previous 1-component coating…

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Case Study: Waterproofing with Murfill – Leaders Menswear in Cork

Rear of building - Leaders Menswear in Cork where Murfill was used as waterproofing

Those of you familiar with Cork city centre are sure to know Leaders Menswear. The men’s clothing store is located on North Main Street – one of Cork’s most popular shopping streets, situated at the heart of the historic centre of the city. Current owner, Patrick Leader, is the third generation of the family to…

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Summer Project Success

Old desk becomes stunning upcycled dressing table

Who doesn’t love a good upcycling project? For this DIY project, the customer used our water-based Sikkens WF 3310 to rejuvenate some old household furniture. Remember, Sikkens Rubbol WF 3310-06 (formerly WF 360) can be sprayed and/or brush-applied.

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Carbon Paint Centre Gets Eye-catching Exterior Make-Over

Image of Carbon Paint Centre Exterior, Finglas, Dublin 11

Here at Carbon Paint Centre HQ, we’ve recently had new exterior graphics installed, as well as existing graphics updated. And, we’re delighted with the results! Many thanks to the team at Signarama for the colourful design and the speedy installation. Barry Doyle, Branch Manager at Carbon Paint Centre says the ‘new look’ is already attracting attention: “We’ve…

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Equivalent of ‘VAT Discount’ Still Applies

Carbon Paint Centre employee mixing paint

Equivalent of ‘VAT Discount’ Still Applies! We’ve decided to continue to offer our online customers a 2% discount on their web orders. So, even though the VAT rate has now returned to 23%, your order will be discounted by 2% at checkout.

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International Women’s Day 2021

International Women's Day

We, at Carbon Group, are showing our support and solidarity by raising our hands high to show ‘we’re in’ – we commit to ‘choose to challenge’ and call out inequality.

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