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Performance coatings
key developments 2011


  • Began supplying the first mainstream passenger vehicle line in the world to use a powder monocoat
  • Inaugurated new research laboratories for fire protection technology and powder resin polymer in Felling, UK
  • Acquired Schramm Holding AG and the coatings activities operated by Schramm’s largest shareholder, Korean company SSCP
  • Announced investment in new Automotive and Aerospace Coatings facility in Changzhou, China
  • Started up a new plant in Vietnam operated by our Wood Finishes and Adhesives business
  • Opened a new Powder Coatings factory in Monterrey, Mexico, and expanded our powder plant in Izmir, Turkey

Key figures in € millions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

2011

Revenue

 

4,786

 

5,170

EBITDA

 

647

 

611

EBITDA margin (in %)

 

13.5

 

11.8

EBIT

 

540

 

495

EBIT margin (in %)

 

11.3

 

9.6

Operating income

 

487

 

458

Moving average ROI (in %)

 

26.5

 

22.0

Employees by region at year-end

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

2011

US and Canada

 

3,300

 

3,100

Latin America

 

1,700

 

1,800

China

 

4,100

 

4,500

Other Asian countries

 

3,000

 

3,400

The Netherlands

 

1,000

 

1,100

Germany

 

1,200

 

1,400

Sweden

 

900

 

900

UK

 

1,500

 

1,600

Other European countries

 

3,200

 

3,000

Other regions

 

1,100

 

1,200

Total

 

21,000

 

22,000

Revenue breakdown by business unit in %

Performance Coatings – Revenue breakdown by business unit in % (pie chart)

Eco-premium solutions
% of revenue

Performance Coatings – Product: Eco-premium solutions as % of revenue (bar chart)

Key value chains with carbon footprint assessment

Performance Coatings – Key value chains with carbon footprint assessment (bar chart)

Total reportable rate of injuries
per million hours

Performance Coatings – Total reportable rate of injuries per million hours (bar chart)

Geo-mix revenue by destination

Performance Coatings – Geo-mix revenue by destination (map)
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