LONDON – Paint and coating manufacturer Trimite Global Coatings has purchased all intellectual property, including trademarks and brand names, relating to the former Trimite Ltd. business that went into administration in March 2009. Stretford Group, the owner of Trimite Global Coatings, secured the rights.

Trimite Global Coatings has invested in research and development with the aim of setting new standards in global coatings production and technologies and re-emerging as a key player in the global coatings industry. David Roberts, Stretford Group Chairman, commented, “We have developed an exciting roadmap of new initiatives and continue to make on-going investment within Trimite Global Coatings in line with our long-term strategy. We were the natural owner for the Trimite assets offered for sale, and we moved quickly and decisively to ensure we purchased them.”

Trimite Global Coatings products include paints, powder coatings and pre-treatments for markets such as vehicles and engines, defense and aerospace, security, agricultural and construction equipment, and electronics. The company supplies customers from manufacturing facilities in the UK, Ireland, United States, Brazil, India, China, Indonesia, Germany and Hungary.