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Spray Paint

Spray Paint

Founders:
Ed Seymour
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Website:
seymourpaint.com

Featured Products:


Stainless Steel Rust Protective Spray Paint



Seymour MRO Spray Paint: Safety Red
spray-paint

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What they do:
Manufacture spray paints and chemicals

Inspiration:
Nobody thought about putting paint in an aerosol can until Ed Seymour. In 1949, Seymour was looking for a novel way to demonstrate a new aluminum paint. His wife suggested putting it in an aerosol can, like ones recently introduced for insecticides. To his surprise, the sprayer -- not the paint -- became the star of his demonstration.

About the business:
Seymour borrowed a few thousand dollars, and developed the technology to mass produce paint in aerosol cans. Today, Seymour Paints is an industry leader in the manufacture of spray paints serving the automotive, industrial, hardware, marine and do-it-yourself markets.

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