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Decorative paints

key developments 2011


  • Launch of the new global Dulux brand cluster identity
  • Merger of our three European Decorative Paint businesses into
    one EMEA organization
  • Completion of Walmart paint program in the US
  • Opened and upgraded more than 720 stores in China
  • State-of-the-art manufacturing facility commissioned in Hyderabad, India
  • Zero waste production plant launched in South East Asia
  • Coral confirmed as Brazil’s leading paint brand
  • Consolidated our long-standing relationship in Canada with major retailer RONA

Key figures in € millions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

2011

Revenue

 

4,968

 

5,296

EBITDA

 

548

 

440

EBITDA margin (in %)

 

11.0

 

8.3

EBIT

 

343

 

230

EBIT margin (in %)

 

6.9

 

4.3

Operating income

 

275

 

137

Moving average ROI (in %)

 

5.2

 

3.5

Employees by region at year-end

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

2011

US and Canada

 

5,100

 

5,200

Latin America

 

1,800

 

1,800

China

 

1,500

 

1,700

Other Asian countries

 

2,200

 

2,400

The Netherlands

 

1,100

 

1,100

Germany

 

1,300

 

1,300

Sweden

 

600

 

600

UK

 

2,200

 

2,200

Other European countries

 

5,100

 

5,000

Other regions

 

1,100

 

1,000

Total

 

22,000

 

22,300

Revenue breakdown by business unit in %

Decorative Paints – Revenue breakdown by business unit in % (pie chart)

Eco-premium solutions
% of revenue

Decorative Paints – Product: Eco-premium solutions as % of sales (bar chart)

Key value chains with carbon footprint assessment

Decorative Paints – Key value chains with carbon footprint assessment (bar chart)

Total reportable rate of injuries per million hours

Decorative Paints – Total reportable rate of injuries per million hours (bar chart)

Geo-mix revenue by destination

Decorative Paints – Geo-mix revenue by destination (map)
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