Torginol now official paint of International Building Expo 2022

With the International Building Expo set for a highly-anticipated return on July 22-24, offering a peek into Guyana’s promising architectural future, several local companies have aligned themselves to benefit from the opportunity to showcase their products, services and new technological advancements.

One such entity is Torginol Paints Inc, a member of the Continental Group of Companies, and Guyana’s largest paint manufacturer.

Torginol Paints Inc., ‘Pioneers of the Paint Industry’, has been operating in Guyana for over 60 years, and through a strategic alliance with the Ministry of Housing and Water, will be the official paint of the three-day Expo.

Under the theme, ‘A new frontier for building a ‘One Guyana’, the Expo will be held at the parking lot of the National Stadium, Providence, where the Torginol booth will be the hub for the latest innovations and technologies in the paint business.

The company is eagerly anticipating the opportunity to showcase its diverse range of paint and paint products and interact with patrons and educate them, especially new home owners, on the best practices when choosing and applying paint.

“Torginol plays a very important role in the construction industry, because painting is part of the construction industry,” Suman Sugadhan, Torginol’s Manager- Paint Solutions, highlighted.

“Torginol is ready to play its role as Guyana’s first choice of paint, as seven out of 10 buildings are painted with Torginol paint. So we have a very big role to fill in this Building Expo.”

“This year, we will be showcasing our new developments, which have been part of our Research and Development, and we will be showing new technologies and new developments in the coating industry, which will be on display.”

Chief Operating Officer of Torginol Paints Inc. Fenton Persaud, added, “We are proud to be part of the International Building Expo 2022. What we will be bring to this Expo is going to be much bigger than what was previously shown by the company.”

Torginol has always been part of the International Building Expo, which started in 2010 under the stewardship of the then Housing and Water Minister and now President, Dr. Irfaan Ali.

“Torginol Paints would like to congratulate His Excellency Dr. Irfaan Ali and the government for their great vision and robust development in the building sector,” Sugadhan said.

At the Expo, patrons will experience live and video demonstrations of the paint application process, as well as interact with the experts on the best possible solutions for their individual needs.

Additionally, all the model houses currently being constructed for display at the Expo would be painted by Torginol.

“Our prime focus would be to educate the customers on how to paint, what surface preparation technique has to be used and things like that,” Sugadhan added.

He continued: “At the booth we will be having live demonstrations of the latest technologies which are trending now, so customers can have a hands-on experience to see how the technologies can be utilised. We will also be displaying our recently launched products, so it will be a good opportunity for people to experience and see what’s happening and how the products can be applied in the right way.”

Those include new coatings and supplies for the oil and gas industry to be put on exhibition, coming from research and development undertaken in recent years.

The company will also be demonstrating to contractors and home builders, practical methods for the application of its different types of coatings, from surface preparation to finishing.

Persaud explained that is important persons are aware that there is a method to be employed to when looking for that excellent finish.

“Surface preparation and climatic condition play an important part in the quality of your finished product, so we intend share that with the general public,” he said.

International Building Expo 2022 will visually map out the country’s promising architectural future, taking patrons on an exciting journey on the modern transformational projects in the pipeline. (Continental Group of Companies)