Swing Paints Limited is a family-owned business that has been operating in Canada since 1965. The company's manufacturing is concentrated on a site in Montreal adjacent to the Lachine Canal, a historic industrial location. Swing Paints currently distributes throughout Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Swing Paints is the largest producer of conventional and environmentally safe paint and varnish removers in Canada, including products for the consumer/DIY, the refinishing trade, and industrial use. Swing Paints is the largest Canadian manufacturer of wood finishing products.
Circa 1850 and Gaudreault Antiques are nationally-known brands that include stains, varnishes, floor polyurethanes, polishes, cleaners and removers.
Swing Paints manufactures universal and stain-blocking primers for use as paint primers and wallpaper prep-coats. All primers are water-based, low odour and can be used for interior and exterior applications.
The company manufactures specialty epoxy coatings. A two-component brush-on epoxy is a consumer/DIY product for repainting bathtubs, tiles, and sinks. A two-component spray epoxy, with two-component primer, is designed for commercial tub reglazers and appliance repairs, as well as for food preparation areas. A two-component high-build (extremely thick) clear epoxy is used for arts and craft, displays and for commercial restaurant and bar tables.