MD’s update – September 2021

Purposeful. It’s the new mantra at Pronto. Actually, it has been for some time, we just didn’t quite name it. Stretching back into these early days of the pandemic in 2020, when we all had to significantly change our daily […]

MD’s Update – August 2021

  We always strive to walk on the positive side of life at Pronto. And we’re pleased that the coatings industry, via the BCF is reporting increasing levels of confidence and a surge in demand in some areas. They’re seeing […]

MD’s update – July 2021

A bit of a personal post. 22 years ago this week (5th July) I arrived at Pronto for the very first time. As a Shell STEP undergraduate, I was tasked with creating a website for the company. The very first […]

MDs blog – Demand and Supply update, June 2021

Writing in response to a recent BBC Business piece about building projects being hit by lack of supplies and price rises (26/5/21) I commented that we’ve been in the eye of this storm for several months now. We’re confident that […]

MDs blog – Demand and Supply update, May 2021

  It’s undeniable that the impact of Brexit import/export delays, the ongoing international pandemic and some unfortunate extraneous events in our sector’s supply chain are causing a great many of us a sleepless night or two right now. Demand But […]

Raw Materials Pricing – the impact on coatings

Raw Materials are increasing in price, this is a painful fact that cannot be avoided. Since most come from Mainland Europe or further afield, the devaluation of Sterling has seen most prices escalate in the last 9 months. There have […]