HMG Paints announce new distribution partner Rabart

29 September 2022

HMG Paints Ltd have announced a new distribution partnership with fellow family run business Rabart Decorators Merchants. The partnership will see Rabart distribute the HMG range across South Wales and the South West of England. This includes HMG’s most popular products from 2K Industrial coatings to specialist UPVC coatings, C71 and QAD Enamels.

Rabart is an independent family run merchant, that has been supplying and distributing paints for over 30 years. This new partnership will see them expand their offering with HMG’s market leading industrial portfolio, including PVC Pro the company’s popular product for uPVC Windows and Doors.

“We are looking forward to opening up new market places for both Rabart and HMG across South Wales and the South West” commented Richard Thomas, Rabart Group Sales and Operations Manager. “HMG have been very welcoming, and are a key part of our industrial division plan.”

The partnership launch coincides with the opening of Rabarts new branch in Plymouth. Where customers will be able to order and collect HMG products. A key to this new partnership is HMG’s UNIT Tinting System which will allow Rabart customers access to a library of over 95,000 colour formulations. Colours available in HMG’s UNIT Tinting system include RAL, BS, Pantone, Industrial, OEM, commercial fleet, agricultural machinery and more.

“We’re really pleased to welcome Rabart to the HMG family and we look forward to working with their customers and supporting their business growth in the South West of England and South Wales” added Anthony Beard, HMG Key Account Manager. “We have already started to build up a strong relationship with the Rabart team having visited HMG for product training. Both companies are focused on providing customers with the products, support and service to get the job done.”

HMG products, such as its EP2 Epoxy Primer, Monothane and Multi-Surface Topcoat will be stocked at Rabart branches in Plymouth, Cwmbran and Stroud. They, and other products from HMG’s extensive portfolio of paints will also be available for order and next day collection at Merthyr, Cardiff, Swansea, Pembroke, Bath, Warminster, Torquay and Redruth.

In 2021, Rabart acquired S.G Bailey Paints Ltd, a paint manufacturer and distributor based in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Bailey Paints has sold HMG products for over 15 years, and can provide all HMG single pack synthetic and cellulose paints in aerosols – now available to the entire Rabart Group. Visit to buy HMG products online from the Rabart Group.

As an independent paint manufacturer HMG Paints Ltd rely on a loyal, countrywide distribution network to supply and service customers. New distributors are selected based upon their reputation and the Rabart expertise and local knowledge makes the partnership a perfect synergy. Visit to start browsing now and find your nearest branch.