About Us

Mallaband Factors was established in 1975 by Richard and Stephen Mallaband, initially as automotive component suppliers. The business evolved into paint and car refinish supplies in the 80's and became a User of NIBS in 1991 (Nationwide Independent Bodyshop Suppliers).

Throughout the 90's Mallaband Factors extended its reach supplying the principal car bodyshops in Cumbria, and North Lancashire.

Mallaband Factors relocated to a purpose built 6000sq foot ware house and offices in 2004 to accommodate growth and new lines for new markets. This facility allows us to meet the demands of customers in three unique markets....Car, Commercial Vehicle and Industrial coatings.

Whilst Mallaband Factors has evolved and diversified over its 35 year history, standing the test of time and tragedy with the loss of both founders, Ricahard and Stephen Mallaband, we retain all the key principles and standards you would expect from family run independent business.

Today, owned and run by James and Helen Mallaband, Mallaband Factors is firmly established as experts in the supply of paint and related solutions for the Car, Commercial Vehicle and Industrial markets. We can say this due to the level of experience and knowledge we have within the company individually and collectively gathered over many years and from different markets. The diversity of wet paint solutions we can supply will continue to grow as we enter new sub markets with unique products.

Our strategic diversification into Industrial paints has added benefit to our traditional core customers, offering the opportunity to provide more solutions and diversify themselves. Our goal is to supply genuine value added services and solutions to our current and future customers across the North of England.

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You can start increasing your profits per repair job using our support, advice and products.

We can help you in all areas of your bodyshop from reducing your costs and advice to winning new repair work.

Your customers' requirements are what we specialise in.

Whatever your customers want for their vehicles we can help you. From one off colours to meeting technical specifications.

From fabricators to production lines, from engineering to construction.

We specialise in solving your painting and coating problems with a extensive product range and technical advice.