Welcome to Bartoline

Bartoline Limited, a privately-owned family business first established in 1876, is Europe’s leading manufacturer of decorating sundries for the home improvement industry. Products include pre-packed paint solvents, fillers, adhesives, sugar soaps, paint strippers, garden wood protection products, paraffin, BBQ lighting fluid, etc. Originally founded as coal importers/exporters, the company diversified into automotive and industrial lubricant blending at the turn of the 20th century. The mid 1970’s saw a further change of direction into decorating products, where the company sought to capitalise on the burgeoning popularity of home DIY and the proliferation of large multiple DIY retailers…

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Bartoline Limited acquired by Enact SME Fund

We are delighted to announce that with immediate effect, Bartoline Limited has been acquired by the Enact II investment fund, managed by Endless LLP. Managing Director, Simon Barton has retired from the business after 27 years’ service and passes the custodianship of Bartoline onto the new owners, securing the business for future growth. Mark Tingay, […]

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