Our Core Business
McConnells is a family owned business, established in 1961, which develops, manufactures and distributes Paints, Coatings and Adhesives to a variety of Customer groups, including businesses and individuals.
The range of products includes those manufactured in-house and those distributed on behalf of multi-national chemical companies with whom McConnells has distribution agreements.
In addition the company supplies related equipment involved in the application of its product range and Static Elimination Equipment. These ancillary items include, paint spraying equipment, brushes and rollers etc., hot melt adhesive tanks and hot melt adhesive hand held guns.
Our own manufactured Paints and Coatings include Water based and Solvent based products for General Industry OEM, for Building and Equipment Maintenance and Improvement, and for specialist application e.g. at Airports.
These products are supplied in McConnells own decorated containers using trade names such as Fortalac, Fortaprime, Fortaguard, Fortacoat, Fortachlor, Fortacryl, Intercoat, Interlac, and Isotac.
In addition, McConnells acts as a Specialist Distributor for a number of international Paint Manufacturers. For these companies’ product ranges, the knowledge and experience of McConnells staff is an essential ingredient in the selection, specification and application of the products for specific projects. Our Distributorships include:
Tikkurila Temaspeed: for High Performance Protective Coatings, General Industrial paints, and New Build and Renovation paints.
Keim Paints: for environmentally friendly Mineral Silicate Building Coatings based on natural occurring pigments.
Rust-Oleum Mathys: for speciality New Build, Building upgrade and Maintenance Coatings many of which are Water based.
Our own manufactured Adhesives include Water based and Solvent based products for General Industry product assembly and packaging, and for the construction market.
These products are supplied in McConnells own decorated containers using trade names such as Tacobond, Tacoprene and Tacotex.
In addition, McConnells acts as a Special Distributor for a number of international Adhesives Manufacturers. e.g.
Herberts Adhesives: for flexible Plastic film lamination in the packaging industry.
Power Adhesives: for high quality shaped Hot Melt adhesives for assembly and packaging applications, and Power adhesives own manufactured Hot Melt Guns for extrusion and spray application.
Colquimica S.A. (Adhesives): for high quality bulk Hot Melt adhesives in granular, pillow and block form for assembly and packaging applications in industry, for extrusion or spray application from bulk Hot Melt tanks and hoses.
Buhnen GmbH: for excellent quality bulk Hot Melt tanks and hoses designed for the application of Bulk Hot Melt by spray and extrusion in a wide range of applications.