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 […]

Choosing coatings for metal fabrication and steel applications

When you are specifying coatings for metal fabrication, there are naturally different types of coatings that are best suited to different applications. But what is driving your choice? Here’s four of the most important.   Corrosion protection The main purpose […]

Global coatings update

We’re always interested in what is happening at the top of the market, as invariably things do trickle down through the supply chain – some quicker than others. And it’s encouraging to see some big shifts in some of our […]

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 […]

Spring focus – facilities maintenance (floor paints)

At Pronto, we’re cautiously optimistic about the UK Government’s plan to take the country out of lockdown. And we think there will be a big demand from site owners looking to get their facilities ready for business. So, through March […]

Things to consider when coating steel and other metals

  In this article we explore how to get the most from coatings for steel, critical steps in surface preparation and identify primers from Pronto’s range that are ideal for different applications. Preparation In all cases, surfaces should be cleaned […]