• Arch./Deco coatings: 81%
• Industrial: 9%
Sergey Nikitin, general manager; Mikhail Kryachkov, trade house director; Dmitriy Altukhov, marketing director; Elena Kuzmenko, decorative coatings.
In 2009, Empils highlighted that its line of Oreol waterbased paints grew 31% and the Rastsvet colored enamels grew 16% compared with the same period of 2008. Empils’ paint and varnish sales volume for the first nine months of 2009 amounted to 53,622 tons. In comparison with the same period of 2008 sales increased four percent in physical terms and 12% in the Russian market. Also during the year, Empils added new product categories— sealing foams and sealants—to its product range through a partnership with Slovenia-based TKK Srpenica. The new products are designed both for professionals installing windows, doors, bathroom and lavatory equipment and for DIY consumers. TKK Srpenica has been manufacturing sealing materials for more than 60 years.