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.…read more


We are delighted to announce that we have secured certification to the new ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management Standard, the first company in our sector, and one of just a handful of UK businesses to do so.  The establishment of an Integrated Management System that is now certified to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 […]

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