For AkzoNobel our Ashington site will be the flagship for Decorative Paints in the UK. The North East is an abundant source of skilled and enthusiastic people which is fundamental to our success. We are very proud to be part of such a beautiful area with a unique and inspiring culture
Akzo Nobel had two operations in the North East. In Ashington, Northumberland, the company has built a £100m manufacturing facility, from where it will produce internationally famous brands such as Dulux, Cuprinol, Hammerite and Polycell.
The company also operates a site in Gateshead focusing on performance coating focused.