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Congratulations Craig Hall!

By AJ Cochrane | April 13th, 2017 • No Comments

This week, Craig Hall was recognised by Broad for the quality workmanship for the supervision and completion of works on the project. The works were completed to a high standard in both safety and quality. A $50 Bunnings voucher was presented to Craig as a recognition of his efforts on the WASSF Upgrade Project. Please join us in recognising Craigs’s efforts.

Introducing the Dulux enviro2 range

By AJ Cochrane | September 19th, 2014 • No Comments
Introducing the Dulux enviro2 range

In response to the demand for environmentally conscious products that also meet the needs of the professional trade painter, Dulux is proud to announce the re-launch of its Dulux® Professional® enviro2 range. The goals for this range are simple: Environmentally conscious. Breathable spaces. Professional finish. How are these goals achieved? Via the low-VOC paints now widely available in the Dulux Professional enviro2 range. What are VOCs? Short for volatile organic compounds, these are solvent and petrochemical additives that evaporate from paint during manufacturing and application. The low VOC and low-odour formulation of the enviro2 range contributes positively to the indoor […]

Dulux Awards the Best and Fairest

By AJ Cochrane | October 16th, 2013 • No Comments

Professional painters and businesses from around the country have been names as amongst the country’s best in the 2013 Dulux Accredited Awards. To read this article click here.

Dulux Accredited Painters member, A.J. Cochrane & Sons, makes significant donation to MPA Skills

By AJ Cochrane | July 18th, 2013 • No Comments
Dulux Accredited Painters member, A.J. Cochrane & Sons, makes significant donation to MPA Skills

Malaga painting company, A.J. Cochrane & Sons, has continued its strong support of youth training and development, donating $11,000 worth of paint to the Master Painters Association (MPA) Skills organisation based in Maylands. A.J. Cochrane & Sons has been in business for 80 years, cultivating a strong association with MPA Skills. MPA Skills is a Group Training Organisation and Registered Training Organisation that provides training to 1200 students. According to A.J. Cochrane & Sons’ managing director, Stephen Cochrane, giving back has always been part of the company’s mission to help ensure all aspiring painters are getting the best opportunities to […]

Painters in Perth since 1933

By AJ Cochrane | June 17th, 2013 • No Comments
Painters in Perth since 1933

A. J. Cochrane & Sons is a family owned West Australian painting contracting company established in 1933 in East Perth employing 7 staff. Arthur and Bedelia Cochrane founded the business from their Bulwer Avenue home and were actively involved in its operation until 1960. Arthur’s sons, Jack and Bill, joined the business in 1937 and 1948 respectively. Bill and Jack Bulwer Ave – Original Home of the Business With the retirement of Jack and Bill in 1985 Stephen assumed control of A. J. Cochrane and Sons and continues in that role today.Jack’s son Stephen joined the business in 1975, and […]

AJ Cochrane win the 2013 Malaga Business Excellence Overall Winner Award

By AJ Cochrane | June 17th, 2013 • No Comments
AJ Cochrane win the 2013 Malaga Business Excellence Overall Winner Award

‘It’s very exciting for the entire Team at AJ Cochrane & Sons to receive the 2013 Malaga Business Excellence Overall Winner Award as recognition of all the hard work and support we have from our Administration Team and Workforce. As the successful applicant in the Malaga Business Excellence Awards it is very humbling for me personally and I am extremely proud of the support I receive from my wife Helen and my family, also proud of the rarity for a Painting Company for these days to be 4th Generation, having been in business for 80 years.   Moving from the previous […]

AJ Cochrane – Double winners at Master Painters Association 2012 Awards

By AJ Cochrane | November 14th, 2012 • Comments Off on AJ Cochrane – Double winners at Master Painters Association 2012 Awards
AJ Cochrane – Double winners at Master Painters Association 2012 Awards

  At the Master Painters Association 2012 Awards, we were pleased to accept the Awards for Enviro Painter of the Year and Professional Business of the Year, along with Category Awards for Decorative Finishes and New Construction (Housing, Additions & Commercial Constructions). At the Dulux Awards presented in New Zealand earlier in the year, we were the proud recipients of the Dulux Accredited Business Professional of the Year Award.   The AJ Cochrane & Sons Team with the MPA Awards (From Left:  Greg Migro, Ray, Stephen & Ben Cochrane) Stephen & Ray Cochrane being presented with the Dulux Award     […]

AJ Cochrane & Sons – Dulux Accredited Business Professional of the Year Award 2012

By AJ Cochrane | August 27th, 2012 • Comments Off on AJ Cochrane & Sons – Dulux Accredited Business Professional of the Year Award 2012
AJ Cochrane & Sons – Dulux Accredited Business Professional of the Year Award 2012

A.J.Cochrane & Sons celebrates its recognition as the 2012 Dulux Business Professional of the Year. This award was announced at the Dulux 2012 National Conference held in Auckland on August 16th-17th. Competing against Accredited Painters from across the country, A.J.Cochrane proudly represented Western Australia and was thrilled to be recognized as the Business Professional of the Year. Stephen and Ray were presented the award by Phil White – Dulux General Manager Trade and Colleen Jeffrey-Court Dulux Accredited Program Manager. Dulux management assessed businesses on a range of criteria which included- customer service, marketing strategies, risk management, innovation and sustainability practices. […]

AJ Cochrane – 2011 Awards of Excellence Winners in two fields.

By AJ Cochrane | August 1st, 2012 • Comments Off on AJ Cochrane – 2011 Awards of Excellence Winners in two fields.

In 2011 AJ Cochrane & Sons were awarded by Master Painters Australia the 2011 Enviropainter of the Year and Professional Business of the Year Awards.