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Fine Paints of Europe

Fine Paints of Europe
Founded 1987
Headquarters Vermont, United States
Products Paint
Website http://www.finepaintsofeurope.com/

Fine Paints of Europe, located in the U.S. state of Vermont, is the sole North American importer of paints and varnishes manufactured in the Netherlands by Wijzonol Bouwverven B.V.

In recent years the company has developed and retailed premium paint palettes by the American designers Susan Sargent and Martha Stewart, and by Pantone. As sole licensee of Pantone Paints, the company offers a range of International color palettes including the Natural Color System, a 1,750 color palette developed by the Scandinavian Color Institute, and RAL, a color space system developed in 1927 by the Reichsausschuß für Lieferbedingungen und Gütesicherung" (State Commission for Delivery Terms and Quality Assurance). The RAL color system has over 1,900 colors.

When founded in 1987 most of the company's products were destined for application in the restoration of historic properties. Today the company's products are sold for commercial and residential application.

In 2013 John F Lahey followed his Father and Founder as President of the Company.

References

  • Butterfiled, Suzanne, and Jacqueline Goewey. Color Palettes. Clarkson Potter /Publishers: 1998. ISBN 0-609-60144-X.
  • Lange, Bente. The Colours of Copenhagen. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture Publishers: 1997. ISBN 87-87136-17-1.

External links

  • The Fine Paints of Europe website
  • Interview President Lahey on Fine paints color system
  • Pantone paints manufactured by Fine Paints of Europe
  • Scandinavian Color Institute website
  • Reichsausschuß für Lieferbedingungen (RAL) Color website
  • Brief History of Fine Paints of Europe
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