1. Akzo Nobel, 2. BASF Coatings, 3. Hempel, 4. DAW, 5. Jotun, 6. Cromology, 7. Tikkurila, 8. Beckers Group, 9. Brillux, 10. Betek Boya. To have a beautiful and durable home over the years, painting the house is the best solution. However, with hundreds of different large and small coating companies, which is the most used and most reliable coating company? It is also a question that confuses consumers. How can customers choose for themselves the best, most effective, most suitable wall paint company? Here are the largest coating companies in Europe, based on sales related to coatings, which will be very helpful for you.
AkzoNobel is a Dutch multinational company that creates paints and performance coatings for both industry and consumers worldwide. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company activities in more than 80 countries and employs over 32,000 people. As the only paints and coatings manufacturer to receive the Terra Carta Seal, AkzoNobel is among an elite group of companies who have been acknowledged for holding a leadership position within their industry, and who have credible transition roadmaps underpinned by globally recognized.
They’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, their products are all around you. Their world-class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens, and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. They’re active in more than 150 countries and have set their sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 10,000
Address: 1077 WW Amsterdam The Netherlands
Phone Number: + 31 88 969 7809
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Decorative Paints. Photo: wsj.com
BASF SE is a German multinational chemical company, the largest chemical producer in the world. The BASF Group includes subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 80 countries and operates six integrated production sites and 390 other production sites in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas, and Africa. BASF’s headquarters is located in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Suvinil is the most loved traditional paints brand in Brazil. For almost 6 decades, Suvinil has been painting people’s lives stories. Especially in Brazil, they are a symbol of service and quality to respond to customer demands, refine products, and launch the most exciting news on the market. They are the most preferred and considered brand for consumers, painters, architects, and sellers.
No matter which surface you want to renew, their products offer you the protection of your family from bacteria, decoration with stylish effects, to even the most beautiful finishing to your walls, furniture, doors, floor, and so on with paints, enamels, varnishes, and other solutions.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 3,200
Phone Number: +49 (0)621 60-0
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Hempel is a global supplier of coatings and services in the protective, marine, decorative, container, and yacht industries. It is owned by the Hempel Foundation, whose primary purpose is to maintain a solid financial and economic base for the Hempel Group. The Foundation’s second focus is on philanthropy; sustaining our planet’s biodiversity, supporting research into sustainable coating technology, and empowering children living in poverty to learn through education.
Across the globe, their products protect, beautify and improve the performance of our customers’ most valuable assets. From bridges and boats to power stations and homes, their products can be found in almost every country, protecting the world’s buildings, infrastructure, and other assets from corrosion. Their coatings are essential to our customers’ businesses. They help minimize maintenance costs, improve aesthetics, reduce waste and increase energy efficiency. They are essential to sustainability, as they extend the useful lifetime of the assets they protect – helping lower the asset’s carbon footprint across its entire lifecycle.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 1,563
Address: Lundtoftegårdsvej 912800 Kgs. LyngbyDenmark
Phone Number: +45 4593 3800
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Hempel. Photo: thepainttraders.co.nz
Since 1895 DAW has produced and sold innovative coating systems. As a family company in its fifth generation, they have continued to grow to become the third-largest manufacturer of building paints in Europe. For decades they have been the market leader in Germany and Austria.
In the Professional business high-quality paints, enamels, glazes, chemical building products, and materials for facades and insulation technology are marketed under the brands Caparol, ALLIGATOR, and Alsecco to paint wholesalers and to the specialist trade.
In Germany, Caparol is the leading brand in the field of building paints. Also, in Europe, the brand with the well-known striped-elephant signet is amongst the largest enterprises in the field. You will find what you need: High-quality paints, enamels, glazes, and plasters for inside and outside use. In addition, they have energy-saving thermal insulation composite systems, acoustic systems, and building protection products, floor coatings as well as products for corrosion protection and concrete repairs. Furthermore, they have many services for painters and plasterers, paint wholesalers, planners, architects, and the housing industry. From color collections, color schemes, consultancy material, digital services, and technical consultancy aids through tinting and construction site services to offers for personal professional development.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 1,400
Address: Roßdörfer Straße, 5064372, Ober-Ramstadt, Germany
Phone Number: +49 6154 71-0
Caparol Capacryl Pu-Gloss. Photo: caparol.bg
Caparol CapaDin. Photo: img.archiexpo.com
Coatings sales in million EURJotun is a Norwegian multinational chemicals company dealing mainly in decorative paints and coatings. It is one of the largest manufacturers of paints and coating products in the world. Jotun manufactures paints and varnishes for marine and industrial purposes, synthetic resins, floor coverings, polyurethane foam, heavy-duty coatings, binders, unsaturated polyesters, glass-fiber reinforced polyester pipes, tanks, etc.
Jotun merged with three other paint producers in 1971 and became not only Norway’s largest paint producer but also one of the largest companies in Norway. December 2019, the company has a presence in more than 100 countries around the world, has more than 10,000 employees, 63 companies in 45 countries, and 37 production facilities in 21 countries. In 2016, Jotun had 9,800 employees including one thousand employees within Norway. It operated 37 factories in 21 countries and is represented in 120 countries through distributors, offices, and agents.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 1,132
Address: P.O.Box 2021,N-3202 Sandefjord, Norway
Phone Number: +47 33 45 70 00
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Cromology is a European company in the decorative coatings industry. With 5 laboratories, 9 production sites, and 7 logistics platforms, more than 380 points of Sale and e-shops, the ones of its partners Independent & Builders’ Merchants, Major DIY Retailers and Digital pure players, Cromology designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of paints and other decorative products for professionals and DIY users. It distributes products in more than 50 countries around the world.
With more than 3000 employees, Cromology achieves a turnover of more than 600 million euros. Throughout its 270 years, Cromology has acquired unrivaled expertise in the field of decorative paints. Cromology’s commercial brands are the expression of its professionalism, technical, and aesthetic for its innovation. Cromology manufactures decorative paints distributes a wide range of application aids, and provides color and take-back service of chemical wastes.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 800
Address: 71, Boulevard du Général Leclerc
Phone Number: 00 33 (0) 1 41 27 62 00
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Tikkurila is a Nordic paint company, their products are manufactured of carefully chosen raw materials that meet the highest quality standards. They create surfaces that make a difference.
In addition to being a paint company, they are a community of talented professionals − skilled individuals from harsh conditions, equipped with an understanding of aesthetics and an affinity for sustainability. They share the same values and joy of building a vivid future through surfaces that make a difference.
With decades of expertise, they develop premium products and services that provide our customers with quality that will stand the test of time and weather. They embrace their market-leading brands and pride themselves on innovation that is rooted in tradition but looks far into the future. Their surface treatment products last time and challenging weather conditions. They are constantly creating new solutions that are safe for people and the environment.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 584
Address: HEIDEHOFINTIE 2 FI-01300 VANTAA FINLAND
Phone Number: +358 20 191 2000
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Beckers Group is a company focused on coatings for industrial metal and plastic surface treatments. The company is owned by AB Wilh Becker, belongs to Lindén Group since 1985, and was officially founded in 2012 by Becker Industrial Coatings. The head office locates in Berlin.
Dating back over 150 years, Beckers is a pioneer in providing unique, high-quality solutions that answer coating needs across many sectors. They are a solid global company, present in 24 locations in 18 countries. With more than 1,800 employees, they are always ready to help their customers expand their horizons. They are constantly searching for new ways to improve offers and raise our customers’ competitiveness while protecting people and the planet.
They have two key laboratories. A Long Term Development laboratory in the United Kingdom with target develop the coil coating markets (high-coverage and textured topcoats), polyester and polyurethane-based coatings, and multilayer systems that feature alternative chemistries. And a Long Term Research laboratory in Sweden, dedicated respectively to coil coatings and industrial paints. Beckers’ research teams are dedicated to reducing environmental impact, improving performance, and increasing durability.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 580
Phone Number: +49 30 770190710
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Beckers Akrylatfarg. Photo: stroyportal.ru
Brillux is a successful fourth-generation, family-run company that values consistently outstanding product quality, economic and ecological performance, and above all long-term customer relationships. As a whole supplier and direct supplier, Brillux offers you comprehensive services in the field of paints and varnishes. Their entire range of more than 12,000 items offers perfectly coordinated products and innovative systems for all tasks in the coatings, varnishes, and plastering trades. Everything is of impeccable quality. The company operates with more than 180 branches in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, and Switzerland.
A family-owned company, Brillux is a competent partner for craftsmen, architects, and planners, the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors – with over 130 years of experience.
The company offers training positions in 18 professions and organizes advanced training events for painters and varnishers in Münster and at 11 other locations in Germany and Austria. The company’s business scope includes approximately 12,000 products of paints, enamels, interior and facade coatings, fillers, putty, wall and floor coatings, special systems for insulation, protection, and repair of concrete, as well as tools and (protective) clothing.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 520
Phone Number: +49 251 7188-0
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Brillux. Photo: farben-online-shop.de
In 1993, Betek Boya Kimya ve Sanayi A.Ş. stepped into the decorative coatings business as a result of its technological collaboration with DAW, the largest decorative coatings manufacturer in Europe. This collaboration creates the Fili Boya brand, bringing the technology richness of Europe’s paint products to Turkish consumers. Using cutting-edge manufacturing technologies, Betek became a “leading and innovative brand known for top quality manufacturing” with its products appealing to consumers and changing the game in the color industry.
Betek Paint became a global player in 2019 as a result of its acquisition by the Japan-based Nippon Paint one of the world’s biggest plant manufacturers and the technology giants. Founded in 1881 in Tokyo by Mr. Moteki Jujiro Nippon Pant achieved a turnover of 628 billion yens with almost 22 000 employees in 2018.
Coatings sales in million EUR: 356
Address: no 2 Ankara Asfaltı Hüseyin Çelik Sok, Kozyataği, Istanbul 34742, TR
Phone Number: +90 216 571 12 00
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