MANCHESTER, UK – HMG Paints is strengthening its position in Ireland with the appointment of Paul McGuinness as Sales and Technical Manager.

With 10 years technical experience in the coatings industry at PPG, McGuinness will be tasked with supporting HMG’s existing Irish distributor network and customer base while also exploring new market opportunities in various sectors.

“From OEM to agricultural markets, we see lots of opportunities for expansion in Ireland,” said HMG Managing Director John Falder. “Paul’s technical knowledge made him the perfect person to lead our expansion in Ireland and provide the support HMG customers are used to.”

The Manchester-based company has a long history in the Irish marketplace supplying coatings directly and working with long-term distributors partners including Coachfinish in Belfast and Swifco Ltd.