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Purdy Corp. began in 1925 when S. Desmond Purdy began building paint brushes with an unwavering commitment to quality and attention to detail. Today, Purdy maintains that tradition with a staff of dedicated brushmakers who still apply their personal decals to each brush, so you know who made your paint brush. Purdy manufactures paint brushes, roller covers, roller frames, prep tools and accessories. The company employs 450 people at its two locations.

Press Releases

Confirmed: Pro Painters Prefer Purdy® Brushes and Rollers

Purdy brushes and rollersCLEVELAND — Purdy® Brand has once again been selected by 35,000 professional painters as the “Most Preferred Brush Brand” and the “Most Preferred Roller Brand,” according to inPAINT® magazine's Annual Brand Preference Survey. It marks the fifth consecutive year Purdy has been chosen as the top brand for both applicator categories.

New Purdy Painter's Backpack Now at Sherwin-Williams Stores

Purdy backpackCLEVELAND — Purdy believes a backpack designed by pros for pros can make more organized and productive painters and created the new Purdy Painter's Backpack to prove it. Now through Sherwin-Williams stores, Purdy fans can get their hands on this functional, fashionable pack that is Purdy's first portable, painters organizational storage solution.

New Purdy® Pail Lends Pro Painters a Helping Hand

CLEVELAND — Professional painters need smart solutions that speed up the job, avoid messes and make it easier to achieve the best results. That's why the new Purdy Pail is designed to enhance the painting experience with a full bucket of features that do more to provide the perfect finish.

Purdy® Professional Painting Tools Launch Chinex® Elite Brushes

CLEVELAND — Purdy Professional Painting Tools officially launched its new line of Chinex Elite brushes at Sherwin-Williams Stores to help professional painters work more efficiently and be more productive.

Press Release Archive

New Purdy® POWER LOCK Extension Pole Allows Pro Painters To Reach New Heights

POWER LOCK™ extension poleCLEVELAND — For professional painters, exceptional tools are key to the success of their businesses. The right tools help get the job done faster with fewer callbacks and more satisfied clients. To aid in this quest, Purdy adds to its array of high-performance painting tools with the introduction of the new POWER LOCK extension pole.

Purdy® Goes The Extra Mile With New Marathon Roller Cover

CLEVELAND — Purdy®, the leading manufacturer of professional painting applicators and tools, continues its track record of excellence and announces its latest offering, Marathon, a premium professional roller cover that last longer, paints further and delivers a smoother finish. Made with a proprietary blend of nylon and polyester exclusive to Purdy, Marathon can be used with all latex- and oil-based paints for a painting solution that saves time and keeps professional painters ahead of their competition.

Purdy® Offers Premium-grade Surface Prep Tools For Any Painting Project

CLEVELAND — Surface preparation is extremely important when looking to achieve the perfect finish to any project. To help professionals get desirable results, Purdy®, the leading manufacturer of high quality painting tools, created a line of premium knives, scrapers and multi-use tools.

Symphony™ By Purdy® Offers Faux Finishing Tools That Take The Fear Out Of Faux

CLEVELAND — Preparation and cleanup can be the most tedious parts of a painting project. To help consumers prepare surfaces with greater ease, Purdy® offers a premium line of three wire brushes constructed of rust-resistant stainless steel bristles.

Short Handle Wire Brush From Purdy® Earns Handyman Club Of America’s Member-recommended Seal Of Approval

CLEVELAND — Purdy® is pleased to announce the company’s Short Handle Wire Brush earned the Handyman Club of America’s official Member Tested & Recommended Seal of Approval, powered by StuffStuff.com. After thorough testing and evaluation, Handyman Club of America testers gave the product a unanimous 100 percent approval rating.

Purdy® Launches New Purdy.com, The Primary Destination For Product Information, Tool Selection And Project Tips

CLEVELAND — Purdy®, the leading manufacturer of professional painting applicators and tools, has launched the new Purdy.com, the premier, quality destination for professional painters and DIYers looking for extensive product information, how-to videos, ratings and reviews, and a visual experience that matches your viewing preference.

Xl Elite Brushes From Purdy® Deliver High Performance For A Perfect Finish With All Paints And Stains

CLEVELAND — Finding the right type of brush for painting project is extremely important, but can sometimes be a bit tricky. The new line of XL™ Elite brushes from Purdy®, the leader in the paint applicator and tool industry, takes the guesswork out of selecting the right paintbrush. XL Elite brushes are extremely versatile and can be used with all paints and stains, indoors or out.

Premium Wire Brush Line From Purdy® Combines Advanced Functionality And Ergonomics

CLEVELAND — Preparation and cleanup can be the most tedious parts of a painting project. To help consumers prepare surfaces with greater ease, Purdy® offers a premium line of three wire brushes constructed of rust-resistant stainless steel bristles.

Purdy® White Dove™ Roller Covers Earn Handyman Club of America’s Member Recommended Seal of Approval

CLEVELAND — Purdy is pleased to announce its White Dove™ roller cover line has earned the Handyman Club of America’s official Member Tested & Recommended Seal of Approval. After thorough testing and evaluation, members gave the White Dove roller cover an outstanding 96 percent approval rating.

Purdy® Dual Roll Off Five-Gallon Bucket Increases Production Speed For Professional Painters

CLEVELAND — Purdy®, the leading manufacturer of professional painting applicators and tools, announces a new addition to its line of painting accessories: the Dual Roll Off five-gallon bucket, which provides increased productivity, durability and comfort for painting professionals.

New Microfiber Ultra Finish™ Roller Cover From Purdy® Delivers a Smooth Finish In Less Time

CLEVELAND — Homeowners and professional are constantly looking for products that can deliver high-quality results for their projects and jobs. Now Purdy®, the leader in the paint applicator and tool industry, is pleased to introduce its new line of Ultra Finish™ roller covers to achieve an ultra smooth finish for all interior painting projects.

Purdy® Introduces New 18-Inch Adjustable Roller Frame

CLEVELAND — Purdy, the leader in the paint applicator and tool industry, is pleased to unveil its innovative 18-inch adjustable roller frame. Purdy’s premium adjustable roller frame fits all standard roller covers from 12-inches to 18-inches. This patent-pending design works with a cam latch system for quick adjustment. It is the lightest adjustable roller frame in the industry.

Jumbo Mini-Roller System from Purdy® Offers Superior Performance and the Perfect Finish

CLEVELAND — Exceptional painting results demand high-quality, professional equipment that provides an even, consistent application. With this in mind, Purdy, the leader in the paint applicator and tool industry, introduces a new 9-inch cageless roller frame designed to offer the smoothest rolling action available.