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Performance Coatings
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Strong brands from our portfolio

Performance Coatings – Strong brands from our portfolio (logos)

Key developments and deliverables 2009

  • Revenue: €4 billion, down 12 percent
  • Operational costs down 7 percent
  • EBITDA of €587 million, up 4 percent
  • Acquisition of the Dow Chemical Company’s powder coatings activities
  • More than 45 percent of sales in high growth markets
  • Steady improvement of safety performance
  • New eco-premium solutions including waterborne coatings

Key figures in € millions

 

 

 

 

2008

2009

 

 

 

Revenue

4,575

4,038

EBITDA

566

587

EBITDA margin (as a % of revenue)

12.4

14.5

EBIT

467

486

EBIT margin (as a % of revenue)

10.2

12.0

Operating income/(loss)

444

427

Employees by region at year-end

 

 

 

 

2008

2009

 

 

 

US and Canada

3,300

3,000

Latin America

1,800

1,700

China

4,600

3,800

Other Asian countries

2,900

3,000

The Netherlands

1,000

1,000

Germany

900

1,000

Sweden

1,000

900

UK

1,700

1,500

Other European countries

3,100

2,900

Other regions

1,100

1,100

 

 

 

Total

21,400

19,900

Revenue breakdown by business unit in %
Performance Coatings – Revenue breakdown by business unit in % (pie chart)
Product: Eco-premium solutions
as % of sales
Performance Coatings – Product: Eco-premium solutions as % of sales (bar chart)
Key value chains with carbon
footprint assessment
Performance Coatings – Key value chains with carbon footprint assessment (bar chart)
Geo-mix revenue by destination
Performance Coatings – Geo-mix revenue by destination (map)
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