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New Dunn-Edwards How-to-Paint Videos Tackle Painting Stripes, Old Furniture and Kitchen

LOS ANGELES (October 23, 2014) – Adding to the popular Dunn-Edwards How-to-Paint YouTube series, new videos offer simple instructions and tips on three painting projects that many do-it-yourselfers attempt at home...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces New and Improved Bloc-Rust Premium

LOS ANGELES (September 9, 2014) – As part of its ongoing commitment to develop high performance products that are safe for people and the environment, Dunn-Edwards has introduced New and Improved Bloc-Rust Premium metal primers in white and red oxide...

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2015 Design and Color Trends

LOS ANGELES (June 4, 2014) Dunn-Edwards Paints released it 2015 trend report, A Journey of Discovery, which reveals key colors and design trends we'll see next year, and how social, culture and demographic changes influence these trends. Sara McLean, color expert and blogger at specs+spaces, explains that the color palette is rich in deep and vivid colors, inspired by adventure and discovery around the world. These five key trends will be significant influencers of colors and textures...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces New and Improved Smooth Blockfil™ Select Interior/Exterior Concrete Block Filler

LOS ANGELES (May 15, 2014)  Dunn-Edwards has introduced a new and improved version of Smooth Blocfil™ Select, a smooth latex heavy-bodied filler for interior and exterior porous cinder block and concrete block. Smooth Blocfil Select fills and bridges voids and cracks, prevents water from penetrating into the block and mortar joints, and improves the appearance...

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Pasadena Showcase House of Design Celebrates 50 Years

LOS ANGELES (April 9, 2014)  Dunn-Edwards, the exclusive paint supplier for the Pasadena Showcase House of Design for more than 47 years, has unveiled the color palette chosen for the Monterey Colonial estate in Arcadia that has been transformed for the tour by more than 25 design professionals...

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Dunn-Edwards Paints Launches Copa Dunn-Edwards Soccer Tournament to Support Hispanic Pro Painters in San Diego

LOS ANGELES (March 24, 2014)  Dunn-Edwards Corporation, the leading manufacturer and supplier of architectural and industrial coatings in the Southwest, announced that the first annual Copa Dunn-Edwards Soccer tournament would be held in San Diego over Memorial Day weekend...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces New and Improved Aquafall® Flat Interior Dry Fall Paint

LOS ANGELES (January 7, 2014)  Dunn-Edwards has introduced a new and improved version of its Aquafall® Flat interior dry fall paint. Aquafall Flat is ideal for commercial warehouses, factories, retail outlets, hangars, parking structures and other facilities where overspray cannot be tolerated. Aquafall Flat exhibits very good adhesion to galvanized heating ducts, foil-wrapped ducts, steel girders, masonry and wood...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces New and Improved Eff-Stop® Premium Interior/Exterior Masonry Primer/Sealer

LOS ANGELES (December 17, 2013)  Dunn-Edwards has introduced a new and improved version of its Eff-Stop® Premium epoxy-fortified acrylic primer/sealer for interior and exterior masonry. Eff-Stop Premium provides excellent alkali and efflorescence resistance on properly cured tilt-up concrete, poured-in-place concrete, stucco, and block...

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Holiday Color Trends and Home Décor Ideas from Dunn-Edwards Paints

LOS ANGELES (December 10, 2013)  There are plenty of fun holiday color trends this season, and with just a little effort, it’s easy to get your home ready for December visitors. Dunn-Edwards Paints has ideas for mini-makeovers that will wow your guests…whether you only have an afternoon, a full day or an entire weekend for a project...

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New Kenneth N. Edwards Western Coatings Technology Center Takes Coatings Education and Research to New Levels

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (November 14, 2013)  California Polytechnic State University's new Kenneth N. Edwards Western Coatings Technology Center (WCTC) opened for classes in September, and was officially dedicated this month. It was named after the late Kenneth N. Edwards, former CEO of Dunn-Edwards Paints...

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Back to School – Can Certain Colors Make Kids Smarter?

LOS ANGELES – (September 18, 2013) Yes, it’s true…certain paint colors can enhance learning. While parents may not have much control over the colors in their kids’ classrooms, they can certainly make sure the study area in the home is conducive to learning...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces Vin-L-Stripe Zone Marking Paint 

LOS ANGELES – (September 17, 2013) Dunn-Edwards® has introduced a new line of interior/exterior, waterborne acrylic zone-marking paint called Vin-L-Stripe Zone Marking Paint. This specialty paint is ideal for striping parking lots, asphalt roads, driveways and curbs. Vin-L-Stripe Zone Marking Paint...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces Acri-Wall Interior, Zero VOC, Low-Odor Line of Paints 

LOS ANGELES – (September 10, 2013) Dunn-Edwards® introduces Acri-Wall, a line of professional, Zero VOC, low-odor paints that are ideally suited for use on new residential, commercial and multi-tenant housing projects. Acri-Wall is available in Ready-To-Use Flat, Flat...

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces Everest Interior Line of Ultra Premium, Self-Priming, Zero VOC Paint 

LOS ANGELES – (August 27, 2013) Dunn-Edwards has introduced Everest, a new line of interior, 100 percent acrylic, self-priming, Zero VOC paint. These new ultra-premium interior paints are ideal for use on high-end residential and commercial projects, schools, hospitals...

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Dunn-Edwards Releases its Color and Design Trend Report 

LOS ANGELES – (May 7, 2013) Dunn-Edwards Paints latest trend report, Simply Enlightenment 2014, provides a look at key colors and design trends we'll see next year, and how social, culture, and demographic changes influence these trends

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Dunn-Edwards Unveils Color Palette for the 2013 Pasadena Showcase House of Design 

LOS ANGELES – (April 18, 2013) Dunn-Edwards, the exclusive paint supplier for the Pasadena Showcase House of Design for more than 46 years, has unveiled the color palette chosen for the Monterey…

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces Spartazero Interior Line of Low Odor/Zero VOC Paint

LOS ANGELES -- (March 27, 2013) Dunn-Edwards has introduced a new line of interior, low odor, Zero VOC paint called Spartazero.  These new premium interior paints are ideal for use in residential and commercial projects…

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In Memoriam of Kenneth N. Edwards

LOS ANGELES (March 7, 2013) The coatings industry lost a great leader in the passing of Kenneth N. Edwards, retired CEO of the Dunn-Edwards Corporation and one of the country's leading polymer chemists...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Adds New Videos to Its Popular How-To Series with Painting Tips from the Pros

LOS ANGELES (January 9, 2013) Dunn-Edwards® answers the most-asked paint questions by do-it-yourselfers with the addition of seven new videos to its popular how-to video series...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces Acri-Wall™ Ready-To-Use Interior Flat Paint

LOS ANGELES (January 8, 2013) Dunn-Edwards® introduces Acri-Wall, a professional, Zero VOC, low-odor interior flat paint that is ideally suited for use on new residential, commercial and multi-tenant housing projects...

 

 

Zero VOC Colorants Now Available in All Dunn-Edwards Stores

LOS ANGELES (November 6, 2012) Dunn-Edwards®, the Southwest’s leading manufacturer of premium paint, announces the wide availability of Zero VOC colorants for tinting, which virtually eliminates volatile organic compounds from paint. Zero VOC colorants are available in all of Dunn-Edwards’ 110 stores...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces Block-It® Aerosol Stain Blocking Primer

LOS ANGELES (October 16, 2012) Dunn-Edwards has introduced Block-It Aerosol, Interior/Exterior Stain-Blocking Primer in a convenient 13-oz. spray can. It is a high-hiding, all purpose, primer sealer and stain blocker...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces Ultrashield® Interior/Exterior Multi-Surface Primer

LOS ANGELES (October 9, 2012) Dunn-Edwards has introduced Ultrashield, a new line of interior/exterior, high performance coatings. These three new paints and two new primers are zero VOC, very low odor and free of hazardous air pollutants (HAP), making them ideal for use in interior occupied areas..,

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces Contractors Edge® Eggshell

LOS ANGELES (October 2, 2012) Dunn-Edwards has now added an Eggshell sheen to its popular Contractor’s Edge Interior Maintenance line. These paint products are ideal for use in the apartment maintenance repaint market and other rental properties...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces Ultra-Grip® Select Interior/Exterior Multi-Surface Primer

LOS ANGELES (September 12, 2012) Dunn-Edwards Paints has introduced a new multi-surface primer called Ultra-Grip Select. This new primer exhibits outstanding adhesion to multiple surfaces such as drywall, wood, masonry, as well as those hard-to-stick surfaces such as aluminum and galvanized metal....

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces New Acri-Hues® Eggshell and Semi-Gloss Exterior Paint

LOS ANGELES (August 14, 2012) Dunn-Edwards has introduced two new finishes to its popular Acri-Hues line -- Eggshell and Semi-Gloss, joining the existing Acri-Hues Exterior Flat Paint that painting professionals and specifiers have come to depend on and trust for their projects...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces New and Improved Evershield Flat, Velvet and Eggshell Premium Exterior Paint

LOS ANGELES (July 10, 2012) Dunn-Edwards has improved its Evershield® Premium Exterior Flat, Velvet and Eggshell paint. Evershield is known for its superior exterior performance and durability, and the company has taken steps to further improve its best-in-class reputation...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Releases its Color and Design Trend Report: Simply 2013

LOS ANGELES (June 7, 2012) Dunn-Edwards Paints has released its color and design trend report, Simply Renaissance 2013, highlighting not only the key colors, textures and designs we’ll be seeing next year, but offering insight about how our culture and social climate drives these trends...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Wins Sustainability Award for its LEED® Gold-Certified Paint Manufacturing Plant

PHOENIX (May 30, 2012) Dunn-Edwards received the Sustainability Award this month by the Arizona Manufacturers Council (AMC) as part of its Manufacturer of the Year Awards. The AMC recognizes top manufacturing businesses in the state each year in four categories: Manufacturer of the Year (Small and Large), Sustainability and Innovation...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces New & Improved EZ-PRIME® Premium Exterior Wood Primer

LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2012) Dunn-Edwards has improved its EZ-PRIME® Premium Exterior Wood Primer. It still provides excellent adhesion to wood, and now its superior tannin stain resistance is improved, making it an ideal primer for woods such as redwood, cedar, T1-11 siding, exterior plywood, doors, windows, trim and fences...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards’ Director of Environmental Affairs Honored by the American Coatings Association’s Industry Achievement Awards

LOS ANGELES (May 16, 2012)  Robert Wendoll, director of environmental affairs for Dunn-Edwards Paint, recently received an Industry Achievement Award by the American Coatings Association (ACA). The award honors individuals for their distinguished achievement in service to the industry...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Improves SUPREMA® Interior Flat and Velvet Paint

LOS ANGELES (May 8, 2012)  SUPREMA® Flat and Velvet finish levels (10 and 20) now provide better hide, burnish resistance and touch up that will go a long way to ensure that painting professionals can provide the best possible interior paint for their client’s homes...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Unveils Color Palette for the 2012 Pasadena Showcase House of Design

LOS ANGELES (April 18, 2012)  Dunn-Edwards, the exclusive paint supplier for the Pasadena Showcase House of Design for more than 45 years, has unveiled the color palette chosen for the exquisite Spanish-style estate in La Cañada Flintridge that has been transformed for the tour by 31 design professionals...

 

 

The Greenest Paint Just Got Greener

LOS ANGELES (April 3, 2012)  Dunn-Edwards announces the launch of zero VOC colorants, which eliminate a significant source of added volatile organic compounds in paint...

 

 

How Do You Dispose of Old Paint? New How-to Video Provides Tips

LOS ANGELES (March 29, 2012)  Just in time for Earth Month, Dunn-Edwards Paints has a short video, How to Properly Dispose of Paint that every do-it-yourselfer should view...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Receives RED Award for Best Industrial Project

PHOENIX (March 27, 2012)  Dunn-Edwards received a Real Estate and Development (RED) Award from the Arizona Commercial Real Estate (AZRE) for Best Industrial Project for its new 336,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Selected for New Health Product Declaration Pilot Program

LOS ANGELES (March 22, 2012)  Dunn-Edwards Corporation is one of 30 leading building product manufacturers chosen for a two-month pilot program to test and improve the draft Health Product Declaration (HPD) open standard...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Paints Wins Manufacturing Leadership 100 Award

LOS ANGELES (February 16, 2012)  Dunn-Edwards recently received the 2012 Manufacturing Leadership 100 award for Operational Excellence, by Manufacturing Executive...

 

Dunn-Edwards Announces Toll Production Services at its New LEED® Gold-certified Paint Factory

PHOENIX (January 17, 2012)  With the new Dunn-Edwards paint manufacturing plant in full operation, the company has greatly increased its capacity and is able to produce paint for third parties...

 

 Dunn-Edwards MasterSpec Streamlines Painting Specifications

LOS ANGELES (January 12, 2012)  Dunn-Edwards has partnered with ARCOM, a leader in helping design and building professionals produce accurate, professional building and construction specifications, to provide a Product MasterSpec tool for its interior and exterior architectural coatings...

 

 

How-To Paint Videos Provide Painting Tips from the Pros

LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2012)  Just in time for any New Year’s resolutions about home improvement projects, Dunn-Edwards Paints has launched a series of 10 how-to videos about painting that will help ensure success for homeowners...

 

 

Live from Austin! Dunn-Edwards Paint Exclusively at TreeHouse

LOS ANGELES (October 20, 2011)  Dunn-Edwards Paint is coming to Austin this month. The premium paint, known throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and West Texas as the “#1 choice of painting professionals,” will be available at a new kind of home improvement store called TreeHouse, opening Saturday, October 22nd in the Westgate Shopping Center...

 

 

Painting a Nursery? Tips, Trends and Ideas from
Dunn-Edwards Paints

LOS ANGELES (October 19, 2011)  One of the most exciting design and decorating experiences a couple can have is preparing a room for a newborn. Dunn-Edwards, the Southwest’s leading manufacturer of premium paint, has compiled a wealth of ideas and inspiration for designing and painting a nursery...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Predicts the Future with Simply Refocus 2012

LOS ANGELES  (October 12, 2011) Dunn-Edwards Corporation has launched its color and design trend forecast for 2012 called Simply Refocus. With four color stories and references to its Perfect Palette color system...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Awarded Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council

PHOENIX  (August 17, 2011) Dunn-Edwards, the Southwest’s leading manufacturer of premium paints, has been awarded the coveted LEED Gold Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute for its new manufacturing facility...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards’ Award-Winning specs+spaces® Design Publication Transforms into Blog Format

LOS ANGELES (August 9, 2011)  Dunn-Edwards Paints has transformed its award-winning specs+spaces design publication into a blog site that is designed to be a rich source for ideas and inspiration about color. It offers the latest design news, trends and artistic inspiration from tastemakers, rule breakers and industry experts...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces SPARTAWALL® and SPARTASHIELD®

LOS ANGELES  (August 9, 2011) Dunn-Edwards has introduced two new lines of paint products, Spartawall® Interior Acrylic Paints and Spartashield® Exterior 100% Acrylic Paints,  formulated with the highest quality ingredients that provide for a more durable, better hiding, and longer lasting paint...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Opens the World’s First LEED-Certified* Paint Manufacturing Facility

PHOENIX (June 13, 2011)  Dunn-Edwards opens the world’s first LEED-certified* paint manufacturing facility. This ultra-modern building encompasses manufacturing, product development, quality control laboratories, a distribution center, retail outlet and office space...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces ARISTOWALL®

LOS ANGELES  (June 8, 2011) Dunn-Edwards has introduced ARISTOWALL, a premium interior enamel product line that has the performance of traditional oil-based paint but the added convenience of water clean-up...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces BLOCK-IT® Premium

LOS ANGELES (October 1, 2010)  Dunn-Edwards has introduced BLOCK-IT Premium, a new, high-performance stain-blocking primer. BLOCK-IT Premium is made with an innovative waterborne alkyd formula that provides great...

 

 

The Kenneth N. Edwards Western Coatings Technology Center Breaks Ground at Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO (June 14, 2010)  The Western Coatings Technology Center (WCTC) at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) is one step closer to reality, as ground was broken on a new $2.5 million...

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces BLOC-RUST® Premium

LOS ANGELES (May 1, 2010) As part of its ongoing commitment to develop high performance products that are safe for people and the environment...

 

 

Dunn-Edwards Introduces ENSO® Paint

LOS ANGELES (April 20, 2010) As part of its ongoing commitment to develop high performance products that are eco-friendly, Dunn-Edwards announces the launch ...

 

 

Anti-Graffiti Program Wins National Award

LOS ANGELES (November 04, 2009)  It used to be that only the U.S. Postal Service could paint over graffiti on mailboxes. But through the "adopt-a-mailbox" program ...

 

 

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