About Us

A little insight into Johnstone's and why we are so proud of our brand and heritage

About Us

Here at Johnstone's we are passionate about paint and providing you paint solutions that can help you to beautify your home.

Our products have been at the forefront of the UK paint market since 1890 so we've had plenty of time to ensure that they offer unrivalled quality and reliability to help to transform the homes of people across the length and breadth of the country. As part of the PPG Industries portfolio of brands, we have a long history as global leaders in the coating market and are backed by some of the world's finest paint developers and technicians.

We are committed to providing a range of great quality products at affordable prices in order to meet your needs. Our comprehensive range provides solutions for all areas of the home, here you can check out our full product portfolio and we also have a series of inspirational ideas and handy tips and advice to help get you started on your paint project. You can also try our Colour visualiser tool, which can help you visualise your ideas and bring colour palettes to life.

We are proud that our products are available through a network of over 600 National and Independent Retailers. And it's easier than ever to find your nearest retailer with our handy Stockist locator tool, click here to find yours.

Just pop along to your nearest retailer and find out for yourself what all the fuss is about!

PPG Industries

Our parent company, PPG Industries is one of the world’s largest suppliers of paints, coatings, optical products, speciality materials, glass and fibre glass. Founded in 1883 and based in Pittsburgh, USA (“PPG” stands for “Pittsburgh Plate Glass [Co.] because that’s what the company initially specialised in before it entered the paint market).

PPG Industries operates in around 70 countries worldwide. In 2018, the average number of employees was 47,000 and net sales totalled $15.4 billion.

PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading Coatings Company by protecting and beautifying our customers’ most important assets.

Find out more

You can find out more about PPG Industries here.

You can find out more about our Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking policy here.

You can find our Gender Pay Gap statement here.