For more than 50 years, Trevor Haydon has been one of the greatest inspirational personalities of New Zealand’s Painting & Decorating industry. Haydn Brush Company began in the sunroom of his parents' house in 1972, and it has since grown to be the nation's top supplier of artist, cosmetic and paint brushes, paint rollers, as well as decorating and associated products. Although he modestly describes himself as a brush maker, his commercial insight has taken him a very long way. He grew his company and emerged as the country’s largest manufacturer and distributor of all types of painting tools and equipment, supplying more than 3,000 products to all major hardware retailers.
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