World's Top ten Paints Companies 2015 Annual Report

(Published by WPCIA January 5, 2016 Washington)

  In 2015, the drop in crude oil prices has reduced the base costs of paints through a reduction in raw material cost of 8.3%, driving competitive pricing and consumption.This year,sales of global paints reached to 37.27 million tons, with total sales of $ 128.23 billion.Compared with last year,sales of global paints increased 3.5%。Throughout the global paints sales in recent years, the Asia-pacific region remains the top market position.In terms of value and volume, Asia-pacific is keep grow Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.4% in terms of value and 5.2% in terms of volume.

  The paints and coatings industry can be categorized into three markets: architectural, industrial and special purpose coatings. Architectural coating is the largest segment followed by industrial coatings and special purpose coatings. The industrial coatings segment was driven by rise in industrial production and automotive sector.

  Regarding paint sales in 2015, architectural coatings industry sales is 19.06 million tons, account for 51% of sales amount, annual sales is $62.11 billion, accounted for 49% of total sales.This market continues to grow is mainly due to increase in civil construction activities globally, as a result of increased urbanization and healthy economic conditions. Over the years, such as AkzoNobel,Sherwin-Williams,Diamond Paints and SACAL has been committed to innovations in the exterior architectural coatings has led to the people realize the eco-friendly products and products with functional benefits.Today,with the increasing demand for low-VOC paints,the "green" has become the dominant idea of the paints and coatings market, because green coating have self-cleaning properties.Green coatings is becoming an essential category of environmental protection coatings.

  Regarding paint sales in 2015,industrial coatings is 10.44 million tons, accounts for 28% of total sales, annual sales is $30.77 billion accounted for 24% of total sales With the advancements in technology and emergence of new manufacturing technologies, the industrial coatings market gradually get rid of the embarrassing situation of lack of differentiated products.On the other hand,residents' rising disposable incomes are also contributing to the growth of the industrial coatings. It promotes the global car ownership continues to grow, especially in Europe and to Asia region, and industrial coatings has been widely used in automotive industry.We know protective and anticorrosion coatings applied to metals in automotive manufacturing, as well as the paints used with plastics in car interiors are also market contributors.

  On the whole,Asia Pacific is still the largest consumer of paints and coatings, followed by Europe, North America and Latin America. In 2015, sales of the Asia-Pacific region account for 49%, as the largest in global painting sales. In Asia- Pacific region, sales of China is the largest, accounted for 60% of the Asia-Pacific coatings market, India accounted for 14%; Europe is the second largest paint consumption areas, accounting for 23% of total global sales.The usage amount of paint in North America accounted for 17%, and Latin America accounted for 6%.


  1. AKZONOBEL (N.L.) $ 16.516 billion

  2. PPG Industries (U.S.) $ 15.33 billion

  3. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS (U.S.) $ 11.43 billion

  4. RPM Inc (U.S.) $ 4.595 billion

  5. VALSPAR (U.S.) $ 4.428 billion

  6. Axalta (U.S.) $ 4.252 billion

  7. DIAMOND Paint (U.S.) $ 3.473 billion

  8. BASF (D.E.) $ 3.214 billion

  9. SACAL (U.K.) $ 3.064 billion

  10. NIPPON Paint (J.P.) $ 2.937 billion


  Company Profile:

  AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.Calling on centuries of expertise, AkzoNobel supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and sustainable technologies designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet.Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 47,200 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka.Consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability, AkzoNobel committed to making life more liveable and cities more human.

  Amsterdam, the Netherlands,

  PO Box 9300

  Tel: +31-20-502-7555

  Fax: +31-20-502-7666


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings sales: $ 16.516 billion

  Number of employees: 47,200

  Coatings Sales: 1.845 billion liters

  Sales amount distributing in different region: Europe 45%,Americas 25%,Asia Pacific 26%,in other regions 4%

  Board member:

  Ton Buchner:CEO and Chairan of the Board of Management and the Executive Committee

  Maelys Castella:CFO and Member of the Board of Management and the Executive Committee

  Conrad Keijzer:Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Performance Coatings

  Ruud Joosten:Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Decorative Paints

  Werner Fuhrmann:Member of the Executive Committee responsible for Specialty Chemicals

  Sven Dumoulin:General Counsel and Member of the Executive CommitteeHans

  Main development area:

  - First is still European area decoration paint business development.

  - Next is positive trends in north America,no improvement for Europe overall as well as a challenging environment in some countries,including Russia,Brazil and China.

  Market Positioning:

  Top 3 in Europe: decorative paint, repair paint, powder coating

  The world's best-selling paint: powder coatings, wood coatings, coil coatings, marine protective coatings, aerospace coatings.

  European markets selling paint: decorative coating

  Asia-Pacific market and the North American market selling coatings: decorative paints, wood coatings


  February 16, 2015,AkzoNobel Performance Coatings has announced plans to invest €2.5 million to expand its plant in Cikarang, Indonesia.

  March 26, 2015,AkzoNobel has announced plans to invest more than €20 million in its organic peroxide production facilities in Mons, Belgium, and Houston (Pasadena), Texas,

  April 30, 2015,AkzoNobel has launched a revolutionary digital system which allows bodyshops to precisely measure and match the existing color on any area of a vehicle.

  May 27, 2015,AkzoNobel has announced plans to invest more than €30 million in a manufacturing facility in Thailand to support regional growth of its Performance Coatings business.

  June 26, 2015,AkzoNobel Performance Coatings is investing around €3 million ($3.4 million) to expand its research and development facilities in Houston, Texas.

  July 28, 2015,AkzoNobel’s Performance Coatings business is working with global technology powerhouse Siemens to provide coatings and corrosion protection for the expansion of a major power plant in Düsseldorf, Germany.

  September 10, 2015,AkzoNobel has been ranked number one on the influential Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year.“This result reinforces our belief that sustainability should sit at the heart of our business strategy,” said CEO Ton Büchner.

  October 2, 2015,AkzoNobel has opened a new production line for coil coatings at its facility in Garcia, Mexico. As well as doubling current capacity, the new line will also serve local coated steel manufacturers, including Ternium, Zincacero and Galvasid.

  China Headquarters: AkzoNobel Paints (China) Co., Ltd.

  Tel: +86-21-64680228

  2. PPG

  Company Profile:

  PPG is the world’s leading manufacturer of transportation OEM and refinish coatings. PPG’s global coatings businesses comprise coatings for the aerospace, architectural, automotive OEM, automotive refinish, industrial, packaging, protective, and marine and specialty markets. The company serves customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets. PPG's goal is continue to maintain its position as world's leading coatings and specialty products supplier status.

  United States, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15272

  Phone: +1-412-434-3131

  Fax: +1-412-434-2125


  Main sale data in 2014:

  Coatings sales: $ 15.33 billion

  Number of employees: 46,100

  Coatings Sales: 1.712 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe 23%,Americas 64%,Asia Pacific 9%,in other regions 4%

  Board Members:

  Charles E.Bunch:Chaiman and Chief Executive Officer

  Michael H.McGarry:President and Chief Operating Officer

  Frank S.Sklarsky:Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  Glenn E.Bost:Senior Vice President and General Counsel

  Cynthia A.Niekamp:Senior Vice President,Automotive Coatings

  Main development area:

  - Major expansion of emerging markets in Asia Pacific high-performance coatings and architectural coatings

  - Ensure high performance coatings, including automotive paints, industrial coatings, including marine protection and aerospace coatings market in Europe and North America, steady growth.

  Market Positioning:

  Europe: automotive coatings and other industrial coatings

  North America: automotive coatings, aerospace coatings and architectural coatings.

  Asia-Pacific market: architectural coatings, industrial coatings and automotive coatings.


  Jan. 27, 2015. PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) packaging coatings business has announced that it will feature a new generation of innovative coatings for the protection of monobloc aerosol cans and aluminum and plastic tubes during the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum in Paris, Feb. 4-5.

  March 31, 2015. PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of FLOOD® Australia, which manufactures and distributes specialty wood stain and paint additive solutions for consumer, commercial and industrial applications. Financial terms were not disclosed.

  April 30, 2015. PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) protective and marine coatings business will exhibit at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2015 in Houston, May 4-7. One focus at the event will be on PITT-CHAR XP® coating, a dual-performance cryogenic spill protection (CSP) coating that guards substrates against extremely high and low temperatures in marine and industrial environments.

  June 17, 2015. PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of its first Colorful Communities charitable-giving project in Asia, with the restoration of a mural at a child-care center in Busan, South Korea. The Colorful Communities program, which the company launched in May, incorporates PPG employee volunteers, products and charitable giving to bring color and vitality to communities where the company operates around the world. The program expands PPG’s investment in its communities by committing an additional $10 million over 10 years in Colorful Communities projects.

  July 1, 2015. PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Cuming Microwave Corporation based in Avon, Massachusetts, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Cuming-Lehman Chambers, Inc., based in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Financial terms were not disclosed.

  Sept. 17, 2015. PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business has introduced a new platform of liquid and powder coatings systems for the automotive parts and accessories industry across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The new platform reflects PPG’s commitment to serve customers with a complete and innovative product offering and is backed by decades of experience in this sector.

  Oct. 1, 2015. PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of a majority interest in the aerospace and automotive sealants and adhesives business of Le Joint Français (LJF), a long-term licensee of PPG’s aerospace sealant technology. The new joint venture is called Sealants Europe SAS. Financial terms were not disclosed.

  China Headquarters: PPG Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Tel: 400 -820-2570


  Company Profile:

  Sherwin Group was founded in 1866, is engaged in the manufacture, distribution and sale of coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America. The company has four operating segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Latin America Coatings Group and Global Finishes Group. After more than a century now, with operations in more than 33,000 employees and business in 109 countries.

  United States, Cleveland, Ohio

  Tel: +1-800-4743794

  Fax: +1-800-4343131


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings sales: $11.43 billion

  Number of employees: 33,000

  Coatings Sales:1.28 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe 22%, Americas 29%,Asia Pacific 45%,in other regions 4%

  Board Members:

  Arthur F. Anton: President and Chief Executive Officer Swagelok Company

  Christopher M. Connor:Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  John G. Morikis: President and Chief Operating Officer

  Sean P. Hennessy: Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer

  Richard K. Smucker: Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer The J. M. Smucker Company

  Main development area:

  - Improve the appearance of heavy-duty automotive coatings

  - Performance liquid and powder coatings automotive equipment

  Market Positioning:

  Europe: Automotive Coatings

  North America: automotive coatings, architectural coatings

  Asia-Pacific market: architectural coatings


  Feb. 27, 2015 – The Sherwin-Williams Company and Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced significant improvements in the specification of painting systems for architects, engineers, interior designers, and other design professionals, including innovative software features for easier specification of high performance coatings.

  March 6, 2015 – Sherwin-Williams introduces SuperDeck, the most comprehensive deck care finishing system available. The full line, featuring premium Duckback® technology, includes products for staining, sealing, stripping, cleaning and restoring decks. The line is set to launch in the spring of 2015.

  June 15, 2015 – Sherwin-Williams colormix 2016 collection, unveiled today, anticipates the optimistic spirit of 2015 will continue to drive trends in the world of color. The annual Sherwin-Williams color forecast collection cultivates this positive outlook and highlights a passionate pursuit toward mindfulness, happiness, indulgence and well-being. Vintage workmanship, social engagement and all the exciting possibilities future technologies can offer are also reflected in the collection’s four color stories, created to provide inspiration and trends for design professionals.

  July 9, 2015 – Sherwin-Williams has announced the launch of Mobile Match, a new tool to end color-matching guesswork. Mobile Match is an affordable handheld color matching tool that makes it easy for contractors, designers and remodelers to find matching colors. By placing the device over any surface, Mobile Match provides users the three nearest Sherwin-Williams published paint colors, along with an indication of match accuracy.

  Sept 4, 2015 – Sherwin-Williams announces the launch of SpecExpress™, a free specification writing tool that helps architects, designers, and specifiers create paint specifications based on the unique criteria of each project.

  4. RPM Inc

  Company Profile:

  RPM International Inc. is a multinational holding company, founded in 1947, and is headquartered in Ohio. RPM's subsidiaries that manufacture and market high-performance coatings, sealants and specialty chemicals, primarily for maintenance and improvement applications. RPM employs approximately 13,000 people worldwide and operates 116 manufacturing facilities in 26 countries. Its products are sold in approximately 170 countries and territories.Fiscal 2015 sales were $4.6 billion, with 35 percent to industry worldwide and the remaining 65 percent to consumers mainly in North America.

  Medina, Ohio

  PO Box: 44258 -0777

  Tel: +1-330-2735090

  Fax: +1-330-2258743


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings Sales: $ 4.595 billion

  Number of employees: 13,000

  Coatings Sales: 0.497 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 24%,North America 65%,Latin America 6%,Asia Pacific 5%

  Board Members:

  John P. Abizaid: Senior Partner JPA Partners LLC

  Bruce Carbonari: President and CEO Fortune Brands Home and Hardware

  David A. Daberko: Retired Chairman and CEO Fortune Brands Home and Hardware

  James A. Karman: Retired Vice Chairman RPM International Inc.

  Donald K. Miller: Chairman Axiom International Investor LLC

  Frederick R. Nance: Regional Managing Partner of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

  William A. Papenbrock: Retired Partner Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

  Charles A. Ratner:President and CEO Forest City Enterprises

  Frank C. Sullivan: Chairman and CEO RPM International Inc

  Thomas C. Sullivan: Chairman Emeritus RPM International Inc

  William B. Summers: Retired Chairman and CEO McDonald Investments Inc.

  Jerry Sue Thornton: President Cuyahoga Community College

  Joseph P. Viviano: Retired Vice Chairman Hershey Foods Main development areat:

  - Europe and North America continue to maintain the steady growth of the market

  - Expansion in Asia Pacific and Latin America and other emerging market development, and achieved significant growth

  Market Positioning:

  Europe: Industrial Coatings

  North America: industrial coatings, architectural coatings

  Asia-Pacific and Latin America and other emerging markets: industrial coatings, architectural coatings Summary:

  March 16, 2015 -- RPM International Inc. today announced that its Rust-Oleum Grouphas acquired Spraymate Group, the producer of South Africa's leading aerosol paint brand. Based outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, Spraymate has annual net sales of approximately $5 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year, were not disclosed.

  April 14, 2015 -- RPM International Inc. today announced that its tremco illbruck Group has acquired Firetherm Intumescent & Insulation Supplies Ltd., the United Kingdom market leader in fire-stopping solutions for the construction industry. Based in Kent, near London, England, Firetherm has annual net sales of approximately $10 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year, were not disclosed.

  May 26, 2015 -- RPM International Inc. announced today that it agreed to sell $250 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.250% Notes due June 1, 2045 (the "Notes") pursuant to the provisions of an underwriting agreement dated May 26, 2015 among RPM and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Santander Investment Securities Inc. as representatives of the underwriters. The company will pay interest on the Notes semi-annually onJune 1st and December 1st of each year, beginning on December 1, 2015. The sale of the Notes is expected to close May 29, 2015.

  China Headquarters: Carboline Dalian Paint Co., Ltd. Tel: +86-411-87898441


  Company Profile:

  Valspar Paint is the leader in Paint and coating industry. Since the year of 1806, Valspar has been committed to providing customers with the latest innovations in the paint industry, the highest quality and the best customer service. Coatings and polymers of its products in the industrial, packaging, building and occupies a leading position in the field, the product throughout 25 countries and 80 regions, with 9500 employees. Valspar has always been committed to the industry's most advanced and innovative products and technology, the best quality and the highest quality services to our customers.

  Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

  PO Box: 55415

  Phone: +612-332-7371

  Fax: +612-375-7723


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings Sales: $ 4.428 billion

  Number of employees: 9,500

  Coatings Sales: 0.494 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe 16%,North America 56%,Latin America 5%,Asia Pacific 23%

  Board Members:

  Gary E. Hendrickson:Chaiman,President and CHief Executive Officer

  James L. Muehlbauer:Executive Vice President,Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

  Cynthia A. Arnold:Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

  Howard C. Heckes:Executive Vice President and President, Global Coatings

  Les H. Ireland:Executive Vice President and President, Global Consumer Paints

  Main development area:

  - Continue to maintain the status of the North American and Asia Pacific markets

  Market Positioning:

  Europe: decorative coating

  North America: decorative coatings, architectural coatings

  Asia-Pacific and Latin America and other emerging markets: decorative coatings, architectural coatings


  Jan. 23, 2015 -- Valspar, manufacturer of wood coatings for prefinished flooring, siding, moulding, kitchen cabinets, furniture, and other building products, has began supplying coatings to a new American OEM hardwood-flooring line in Only, Tennessee. The new line is designed to produce 10,000 square feet of hardwood flooring per hour and delivers the flexibility to switch out finish colors in less than 10 minutes.

  April 22, 2015 -- Valspar Corporation announces the expansion of its production capability for the Valspar Pipeclad® family of fusion-bonded epoxy powder products in Europe. In April, Valspar began expanded manufacturing of Pipeclad products at its Thouars, France facility to meet growing global demand.

  May 27, 2015 -- The Valspar Corporation announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the performance coatings businesses of Quest Specialty Chemicals, Inc., which include automotive refinish and industrial coatings. The transaction, which is expected to close in the company's third fiscal quarter, is subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

  China Headquarters: Valspar (Shanghai) Enterprise Management Co., Ltd. Tel: +86-21-59901345


  Company Profile:

  Axalta coating system (formerly DuPont high-powered Coatings Division) is a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, mainly provided needed products for the automotive industry, transportation, general industry as well as specific construction and decoration industry. With over 145 years of successful experience in the paint industry, Axalta coating system will continue to creat achievement. Axalta has business in more than 130 countries around the world, with more than 12,800 employees, 35 manufacturing plants, 42 refinish coatings training centers and 7 research and development centers.

  Wilmington United States

  PO Box 80021

  Tel: +1-302-774-1000

  Fax: +1-302-892-5615


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings Sales: $4.252 billion

  Number of employees: 12,800

  Coatings Sales: 0.475 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 39%,North America 30%,Asia Pacific 16%,Latin America 15%

  Board Members:

  Charles W. Shaver:Chair of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

  Robert Bryant:Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

  Michael A. Cashr:Senior Vice President and President, Industrial Coatings

  Steven R. Markevich:Executive Vice President and President, Transportation Coatings

  Barry Snyder:Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

  Rajeev Rao:Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

  Main development area:

  - Mainly in the Asia-Pacific region and emerging markets in Latin America automotive coatings sales, market share growth.

  - Automotive coatings, high performance coatings in the steady growth of the market in Europe and North America

  Market Positioning:

  Europe: Automotive Coatings

  North America: automotive coatings, architectural coatings

  Asia-Pacific market: architectural coatings Summary:

  12 Jan 2015 Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, and Shanghai Kinlita Chemical (SZSE: 300225), a renowned player in China’s industrial coatings industry, have today signed an agreement to form a joint venture in China . Axalta's Industrial Coatings President Michael Cash and Kinlita Chairman Wu Guozheng shake hands after signing joint venture agreement. (Photo: Business Wire) Aimed at driving deep into China’s burgeoning commercial truck market, the agreement leverages Axalta’s world-leading position in advanced coating technologies with Kinlita’s strong position in China’s commercial truck market to create a powerful and compelling new presence in China’s commercial truck market.

  28 Apr 2015 Strengthening Innovation Leadership in the Coatings Industry Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has begun construction on a new Asia-Pacific R&D and Technology Center. The new facility, which has been approved by Axalta’s Board of Directors, will be located in Shanghai’s Minhang Industrial Development District. The Center will feature product development and application laboratories as well as technical support capabilities that will serve the company’s global light vehicle OEM, commercial vehicle, refinish and industrial customers.

  16 Sep 2015 Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today that its new Global Innovation Center will be located at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The 175,000 square foot facility will be home to Axalta’s global research, product development, and technology initiatives and partner with the Company’s other technology centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

  12 Oct 2015 Investment will double production capacity and establish coatings development laboratory Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is expanding its presence in India with investments that will enable the company to double production capacity and construct an automotive OEM coatings development laboratory at its operations center in Savli in Gujarat State. The added capacity will enable Axalta to meet the need for additional coatings among light vehicle automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in India.

  China Headquarters: DuPont China Holding Co., Ltd. Tel: +86-10-65058000

  7.DIAMOND Paint

  Company Profile:

  U.S. diamond paint Coatings Company was founded in 1926 and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, its architectural coatings market share in the world paint is paint brand leader. The company is an OEM applications for industrial liquid and powder coatings, architectural coatings for commercial applications and owners of heavy protective coatings and paints. Diamond Vogel produces industrial coatings are widely used in aerospace, airport maintenance, ship, shipping traffic and heavy maintenance coatings. Company in the world with 13 production bases, there are more than 1000 sales center.

  Des Moines, Iowa City, USA

  PO Box: 50309 -3723

  Tel: 1-626-5132983

  Fax: 1-626-3338885

  Website: Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings Sales: $ 3.473 billion

  Number of employees: 1,0100

  Coatings Sales:0.388 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe 41%,Americas 46%,Asia Pacific 13% Board Members:

  Drew Vogel: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  Doug Vogel: Vice president and director of traffic and heavy-duty coatings

  Mark Vogel: Vice President and Director, Industrial Coatings

  Frank Drewk: Vice President and Director of Architectural Coatings Main development area:

  - Continue to maintain the stability of Europe and the Americas growth

  - Increase in the Asia Pacific region, efforts to expand in emerging markets, and achieve greater growth Market Positioning:

  Europe: heavy duty coatings, industrial coatings

  North America: architectural coatings, industrial coatings, traffic paint

  Emerging markets such as Asia Pacific and Latin America: architectural coatings, industrial coatings Summary: As a customer focused company, driven by innovation, U.S. diamond paint Coatings Company strives to achieve profitable growth and become the preferred employer in the market fields.

  Whatever changes take place for the paint brands market facing the challenges, the United States diamond paint believes that as long as can be their own brand advantages fully, to meet the market demand, provide consumers with excellent quality and innovative products for long-term, and adjust the products according to special requirements of different region in the world, with these fundamental, they can win trust from majority of consumers and occupy a space in coating market.

  With excellent quality and product diversification, Diamond Vogel is a market leader in the market fields. Professional technical support and good service to our customers is our permanent commitment. Diamond coatings always pay more attention to scientific research and product innovation, which is their motility to success. Diamond also strives to meet consumer’s demand from product quality, formulation and packaging designed. Diamond coatings have high quality products and personalized packaging; it makes people feel everything is new. With continue going in for innovative, Diamond coatings can keep top in coating market although competition is increasingly fierce in coating industry.

  Diamond Vogel commitment to innovative solutions is designed to fulfill certain basic human needs: protection against the natural elements, clean water, dependable energy supplies, advanced transport infrastructures, maintaining the value of our buildings, safer and faster travel. Diamond Vogel is constantly adapting its products and systems to the changing requirements of its customers and end users - and in so doing is continually extending the range of applications. This corresponds with Diamond paint Coatings Company's corporate mission statement: “We strengthen the positions of excellence which we have reached and develop new success potentials by constantly renewing and improving our products, systems and procedures.”

  China Headquarters: Diamond Paint Co., Ltd., Shunde Guangdong Tel: 400 -881-8830, +86-757-26360000


  Company Profile:

  BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. The BASF Group comprises subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 80 countries and operates six integrated production sites and 390 other production sites in Europe, Asia, Australia, Americas and Africa.[4] Its headquarters is located in Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany). BASF has customers in over 200 countries and supplies products to a wide variety of industries.

  Ludwigshafen, Germany

  PO Box: 61309

  Phone: +49 60-0 0 621

  Fax: +49 621 60-42525 0


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings Sales: $ 3.214 billion

  Number of employees: 111,700

  Coatings Sales: 0.359 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 43%,Americas 28%,Asia Pacific 29%

  Board Members:

  Kurt Bock:Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors

  Dr. Hans Engel:Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer

  Dr. Beate Ehle:Executive Vice President, BASF Corporation and President

  Fried-Walter Münstermann:Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  Frank A. Bozich:President, Global Catalysts Division

  David Stryker:Senior Vice President and General Counsel.

  Main development area:

  - Increase in the Asia Pacific region and Latin America, investment in emerging markets and product distribution

  - Strengthen the competitiveness of the market in Europe.

  Market Positioning:

  Europe: Performance Coatings

  North America: high-performance coatings, architectural coatings Asia-Pacific market: architectural coatings summary:

  March 26, 2015 - BASF plans to Paliocrom® effect in 2017 in Ludwigshafen, Germany-based paint production capacity of more than 20%. BASF's investment project will help meet the growing demand for automotive paint color aluminum effect pigments. The project is expected to invest about 10 million euros, aimed at strengthening BASF's leading position in this rapidly growing market.

  June 10, 2015 - Automotive paint supplier for pigment has high expectations: The most remarkable durability, beautiful color, excellent workability, suitable for both aqueous and solvent-based systems. In order to meet customer requirements above, BASF offers a comprehensive combination of high performance pigments, including new Indanthrene blue pigment Paliogen® Blue EH 1900 (L 6400).

  June 19, 2015 - Today, BASF a world-class integrated production base in Brazil put into operation, the production of acrylic acid, butyl acrylate and superabsorbent resin. This is the first set of South American acrylic acid and super absorbent resin production plant, the integrated base is located in the State of Bahia Kama Sary, the annual capacity of 160,000 tons of acrylic acid, with a total investment of over 500 million euros, BASF in South America a hundred years the largest investment projects.

  China Headquarters: BASF (China) Co., Ltd. Tel: +86-21-23203000

  9. SACAL

  Company Profile:

  Founded in 1910, SACAL International Group Inc. is a global integrated company, headquartered locates in London, England. Having more than 100 productions and marketing subsidiaries in more than 70 countries around the world. It's core business areas include specialty chemicals, architectural coatings and industrial coatings. The company goal is Help customers create added value.

  London UK

  Tel: +44 (0) 2030263350

  Fax: +44 (0) 2030261529


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings Sales: $3.064 billion

  Number of employees: 11,300

  Coatings Sales: 0.342 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Europe 49%, Americas 32%, Asia Pacific 19%

  Board Members:

  Jan Jenisch:Chief Executive Officer

  Silvio Ponti:Deputy CEO,Building Systems Industry

  Alexander Boleibole: Director of Engineering

  Christopher Ganz: Director of Marketing.

  Main development area:

  - Keep the market in Europe and continued growth in the Americas

  - Focus on Asia Pacific to increase investment in emerging markets

  Market Positioning:

  Europe: architectural coatings, specialty chemicals, industrial coatings

  North America: architectural coatings, specialty chemicals

  Emerging markets such as Asia Pacific and Latin America: architectural coatings, specialty chemicals.

  Summary: SACAL International Group Inc. continuous innovation, the goal is to help customers create added value, always keep one step ahead of competitive advantage, and actively advocated the concept of energy conservation and environmental protection.

  Relying on the perfect system, a good brand image, high quality technical services, competitive and reasonable price, SACAL has always been committed to provide consumers with more innovative and high quality products, and ensure people have a more safer and healthy living environment, It is also the key which SACAL has been maintaining its high-quality.

  SACAL is a strong tradition of innovation with the company, continued pursuit of excellence in innovation levels. This means constantly developing innovative products and solutions. SACAL International Group Inc. realizes the promise of environmental protection and energy conservation to the society according to the principle of "quality first, to be environmentally protective and to be energy conservative"; realize the promise of quality assurance to the engineering agents; realize the promise to the terminal after-sale service. The demands of terminal markets are our guidelines. Establish mutual communication with agents and consumers to ensure the pertinence to market orientation and the effectiveness of marketing policies.

  China Headquarters: three -color International (China) Co., Ltd.; Tel: 400 -883-0686

  10. NIPPON Paint

  Company Profile:

  Since its inception in 1881, Nippon Paint has experienced more than 100 years of growth and has become one of the world’s major automotive paint suppliers and the largest supplier of decorative paints. Nippon Paint produces coatings for the automotive market, the marine coatings market, as well as industrial products. It also makes paints for residential and commercial buildings and for the do-it-yourself market. In the world with more than 30 production bases, with the constant dedication of combining the concepts of “eco” and “color” together, Nippon Paint is living up to its promise fora greener and better life for its customers.

  North ward ,Osaka Oyodokita ,Japan

  PO Box: 531-8511

  Tel: +81-6-6458-1111

  Fax: +81-6-6285-6344


  Main sale data in 2015:

  Coatings Sales: $2.937 billion

  Number of employees: 7,000

  Coatings Sales: 0.328 billion liters

  Geographic Sales: Asia Pacific 80%,Europe 7%,Americas 13%

  Board Members:

  Kenji Sakai: President and Representative Director

  Yoshio Andou: Senior Vice President

  Ryoichi Baba: Senior Vice President

  Kiyohiko Chijiiwa: Executive Vice President

  Kanji Nishijima: Vice President.

  Main development area:

  - Keep decorative coatings in the Asia Pacific region's leading position and expand the region's automotive, marine and other industrial coatings.

  - To expand in Europe and North America, automotive coatings and industrial coatings market share

  Market Positioning:

  Asia-Pacific market: decorative coatings, automotive coatings, industrial coatings, marine coatings Europe: automotive coatings, industrial coatings Americas: automotive coatings, industrial coatings


  May 28,2015 - sponsored by the China Coating Industry Association, the Ninth China International Wood Coatings China Development Seminar Nippon (Nippon Paint China) main co-aqueous held in Beijing. Nippon Guo Wei, general manager of commercial decoration Wood Division, Nippon commercial decoration Wood Division Technical Director Li Feng was invited to attend. At the meeting, the state legislature China officially announced the establishment of commercial decoration Wood Division, into the furniture coatings market, which also marked the state legislature in the strategic layout of the whole coating system an important step forward.

  June 30, 2015 - China International Coatings Expo (CICE) cum 18th China International Coatings Show, held in Shanghai. The Coatings Show "scientific and technological innovation, rebranding, water-based high solid, value-added solutions to optimize the entire coating services" as the theme, designed for the coating of the downstream industry, through in-depth exchanges, and constantly improve the coatings industry and downstream industries and enterprises the fit, promote leapfrog development of China's paint industry. As an exhibitor of the paint companies suppliers, Nippon Chinese (Nippon Paint China) by creating a coating system, the star product and service system three plates, demonstrated its from "simple paint manufacture and sale" to "the whole orientation service provider "across.

  September 8, 2015 - China's Nippon (Nippon Paint China) since 1992 to enter the Chinese market, after twenty-three years of development, has become China's coating industry leading brands, currently in China nearly 7,000 employees, 26 production bases. All along, Li Bonza rooted in the Chinese market, expanding new business territory, by investing in new production base radiation regional markets, expand market share, so as to drive enterprises to strategic cooperation, win-win development. Recently, Nippon Investment Co., Ltd. and Chongqing Changshou Economic Development Zone signed a cooperation agreement of intent; at the same time, the state legislature has officially arrived in Henan Wei Industrial Park.

  China Headquarters: Nippon Paint (China) Co., Ltd. Tel: +86-21-50101687

  Data from: company annual reports, sales reports and data analysis, participate in the edit this report world paints and coatings industry association (WPCIA) and coating research association (PRA) coalition industry senior researcher:

  This report joint editor: Edward Moore (world paints and coatings industry association industry senior researcher)

  John Cramer (coating research association senior researcher)