Industrial Coatings

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  • Revenue growth was driven by successfully focusing on increasing prices globally across all segments
  • Strong adoption of our new generation BPANI (BPA non-intent) coatings for beer and beverage metal packaging, providing customers with more sustainable and innovative products
  • Further integrated the Industrial Coatings business acquired from BASF into our activities. The deal was completed at the end of 2016
  • Introduced intelliCURE system of software and machinery, creating a single solution for manufacturers of glued wooden parts
  • Launched PurTone, a “no-wipe” stain system which allows a significant reduction in manual labor in the industrial cabinet and furniture industry
  • Our new generation chrome-free primer for coil applications now provides the pre-painted metal industry with a more sustainable and innovative solution
  • Introduced Expressions print technology for the coil market, which combines the visual appeal of print with a textured finish. This enables customers to create designs with unprecedented definition and dimension, including authentic-looking wood grain, slate or granite patterns

Some of our customers

Wood Coatings:

  • American WoodMark
  • Armstrong
  • IKEA
  • Masco
  • Masterbrand
  • Pella
  • Prosol
  • Schweighoffer
  • Würth

Coil and Packaging Coatings:

  • Arcelor Mittal
  • Ardagh
  • Ball
  • Bluescope Steel
  • Crown
  • Precoat
  • Silgan
  • Steel Dynamics
  • Tata Steel
  • Thyssen Krupp

Trade names

  • Aqualure
  • Aquaprime
  • Ceram-a-Star
  • GripPro
  • LignuPro
  • Polydure
  • Trinar
  • Vitalac
  • Vitalure


in € millions

Industrial and Powder Coatings – Revenue (bar chart)

Key brands

Industrial and Powder Coatings – Key brands (logos)

Geo-mix revenue by destination

in %

Industrial and Powder Coatings – Geo-mix revenue by destination (pie chart)