In line with the Dulux global tradition, Chemical and Allied Products (CAP) Plc, a subsidiary of UACN Plc and the technological licensee of AkzoNobel – the world’s largest paints and Coatings Company, manufacturers of Dulux premium brand of paint in Nigeria has unveiled the 2014 Dulux Colour of the year named ‘TEAL’. ‘TEAL’ which is a deep blue-green colour; a dark cyan colour was unveiled as the 2014 Dulux colour of the year at an event witnessed by the company’s various stakeholders group including top echelon of the UACN group, Trade Partners, customers and the Media was held at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos on Monday March 17, 2014.
Chemical and Allied Products (CAP) Plc also used the occasion of the unveiling of the 2014 Dulux Colour of the Year to introduce the new packaging design (New Livery) for Dulux premium brand of paint. The new attractive packaging design is available for the different variants of Dulux paint; Gloss, Weathershield and Emulsion. Speaking at the event, the Group Managing Director, UAC of Nigeria Plc, Mr. Larry Ettah disclosed that the theme of the 2014 Dulux Colour of the Year, ‘Unlocking Potential’ is an interesting one that resonates with the times. ‘’We live in a time of great change. By taking a look at what we have, we can unlock the potentials that surround us and by so doing, our destinies. These opportunities apply to businesses as well as individuals’’ he said.
Ettah noted that the 2014 Colour of the Year portrays the mood of unlocking the ideas, the dreams and the passion within us. He declared that the colour was unanimously picked by colour experts as the social, economic and design pulse in 2014. He then urged everyone to embrace whole-heartedly this year’s global mood, which is epitomized by the colour-TEAL.‘’ The 2014 Dulux Colour of the year is a very symbolic and inspiring colour; it is a very unique and vibrant colour that can inspire and propel individuals to unlock their potentials. TEAL is a colour that can spark the innermost creative intuitions” he added.