McCormick Paints Raleigh Hosts Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Ceremonies

April 18, 2016 – Raleigh, NC – Last week marked the official Grand Opening ceremonies for the McCormick Paints Raleigh location with 5.5 days of special grand opening pricing on over 55 paint products and supplies. The Triangle’s newest paint store opened to the public in March, with the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held on Thursday, April 14. CEO & President, Casey McCormick, backed by corporate and local store staff, had the honor of cutting the ribbon for the company’s first North Carolina based store. McCormick Paints, a family owned company from Rockville, Maryland, is the largest independent paint manufacturer and retailer on the East Coast with over 55 years in the industry.

“We pride ourselves on paint industry knowledge and customer support,” said Rich Kipp, a Raleigh native and local account representative.  “McCormick Paints is just what the market needs”, Kipp added. The McCormick Paints team in Raleigh, including Store Manager, Chris Formichelli, is excited to offer an alternative paint source to painters and homeowners in the Triangle region. “Our old fashion values, state-of-the-art products, and years of industry knowledge are what set us apart,” explained Formichelli.

Thursday’s Grand Opening Event drew a crowd of over 100 customers and vendors, who enjoyed food from Captain Ponchos taco truck and live demonstrations from vendors like Graco Spraying Equipment and North Carolina based Trimaco. Guests received free McCormick Paints t-shirts and a chance to win raffle prizes that included a 55” Smart TV and a Graco Ultra Max II 695 spray rig.

McCormick Paints is located at 5521 Western Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27606 in the former Fred’s Beds location, directly across from Soccer World XL. Store hours are Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM and Saturdays, 7:30 AM – noon. The store can be reached by telephone at 984-204-8990.

About McCormick Paints

McCormick Paints is a preferred independent paint manufacturer and retailer headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. Founded in 1960, McCormick Paints has been serving architects and designers, painting contractors, commercial builders, residential builders, property managers and homeowners for over 55 year through its network of 28 company-owned stores and 5 dealer locations. McCormick Paints owns and operates 100% recyclable, zero waste manufacturing plants in Rockville, Maryland and Frederick, Maryland, along with a 30,000 square foot distribution center in Frederick, Maryland. For more information on McCormick Paints, visit