On Tuesday 29th September, 2015 ANSA Coatings Limited (ACL), a subsidiary of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies, opened the doors to its newest Colour Studio, The Home Front Colour Studio located on Techier Main Road, Point Fortin. Mr. Roger Roach, Managing Director of ACL, in his opening remarks shared the company’s intentions to expand its retail operations, bringing a new dimension of coatings products and services. He encouraged the audience to be patriotic to local brands considering the economic outlook. In closing, Mr. Roach dedicated the new store to the business owners and residents of the community of Point Fortin and made a call for local paint to be used on all Government projects.
Amongst the specially invited guests were the Honourable Major General Edmund Dillion, Member of Parliament for Point Fortin and Minister of National Security who delivered the feature address. He pointed out that with the economy contracting and energy prices on the decline, diversification must be pursued. Also speaking at the event was His Worship, Alderman Clyde Paul, Mayor of Point Fortin who encouraged Penta and ACL to enhance the community by painting the walls of Mahaica Oval with Penta Paints. The Penta Paints’ Colour Studio is the second outlet operated by franchise owner, Mr. Selvyn Lewis who was born and raised in the community of Point Fortin.