Portland Paints and Products Nigeria Plc (subsidiary of UAC) has unveiled two new “all-in-one” Sandtex experience centres in Kano, the commercial centre of the North to cater for all your paints and painting needs. The new experience centre will provides all the quality brands from Portland Paints in a customer friendly environment.
The centre has the latest computerised Paint tinting technology where any colour can be tinted for customers immediately, it offers over 15,000 colours in different paint finish such as Emulsion, Gloss, Silk, Matt, Satin, scrubbable matt and special effects paint finishes. In addition to this, the centre also provides free colour consultation to customers; helping customers to make right choice in paint and colour selection.
Mrs Nnenna Azuka-Onwuka, Head of Sales and Marketing for Portland Paints and Product Nigeria Plc said that “increasing Sandtex’s brand footprint in Kano is to further connect more with our customers to satisfy their paint and painting needs and also ensure our brands are within our customer’s reach at all times. Sandtex Paints products offer varieties of colours which are durable, covers and adhere more and have been developed to lasts longer on your walls”
She further explained that Sandtex Experience centre was designed to ensure customers interacted with the brand in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.
The franchisees for the Experience Centres, Mr Labaran Haliru and Arc. Abdulrafiu Ayodele expressed excitement at being a Sandtex Partner and noted that they are proud to be associated with brand, they called on customers in and around Kano to patronise the brand to enjoy quality paint and excellent service.
Portland Paint and Products Nigeria Plc is a leading paint manufacturer in Decorative, Marine and protective coatings, her flagship brand is Sandtex paints. While Crown Trade is a sub-brand from Crown UK. There are about 25 Sandtex Experience Centres.

By Ijeoma Nwachukwu