Industrial Coatings

Wooden spiral staircase (photo)
  • Strongly increased profitability, driven by successfully focusing on increasing prices globally across all segments, selectively winning new business and sharpening our business focus
  • Further growth of our BPANI (BPA non-intent) coatings for metal packaging was driven by high demand from beer and beverage brands for our sustainable and reliable coatings
  • We broke ground for an investment of €50 million in our North American wood coatings site in High Point, North Carolina, to upgrade the current infrastructure, optimize our quality and service levels and bring the facility to the next level of operational excellence
  • Our fast-drying Sikkens fire retardant wood coatings system was introduced to meet the challenges set by the world’s most extreme conditions and offer improvements in production efficiency
  • We launched the MaestroHue digital color-matching system developed by Chemcraft, our specialist wood coatings brand, which will enable distributors to fulfill more orders in less time
  • Our TRINAR liquid coatings were supplied for the historic Hudson Yards development in New York (see Going the extra yard)
  • We celebrated our 100th year in the wood coatings industry in North America


in € millions

Industrial Coatings – Revenue (bar chart)

Key brands

Industrial Coatings – Key brands (logos)

Revenue by destination

in %

Industrial Coatings – Revenue by destination (pie chart)

Trade names

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

Our specialist wood coatings brand, Chemcraft, launched a digital color-matching system to make it easier for distributors to fulfill their orders.