Top Companies Report

August 10, 2005

Find out how your company and your competitors ranked in our annual report profiling the top manufacturers in the world.

Welcome to the 2002 Top Companies Report, our annual profile of the leading paint, coatings, adhesives and sealants companies in the world. This ranking is based on annual sales of paint, coatings, adhesives and sealants.

For companies based outside the U.S., sales are translated into U.S. dollars using the company's year-end closing date. The complete Top Companies Report, with full company profiles, can be found in the print version (July 2002).

1. Akzo Nobel (The Netherlands) $4.95 billion 30. COMEX (Mexico) $345 million*
2. PPG Industries (USA) $4.4 billion 31. Renner Herrmann (Brazil) $336.5 million*
3. ICI Group (UK) $4.3 billion 32. Kelly-Moore (USA) $323.3 million
4. Sherwin-Williams (USA) $4.16 billion 33. KCC (South Korea) $300 million*
5. Henkel (Germany) $3.6 billion 34. Dunn-Edwards (USA) $282 million
6. DuPont Performance Coatings (USA) $3.0 billion 35. Wattyl (Australia) $265.8 million
7. BASF Coatings (Germany) $2.03 billion 36. Asian Paints (India) $251 million
8. RPM, Inc. (USA) $2.0 billion 37. Barloworld (South Africa) $228.4 million
9. Valspar (USA) $1.9 billion 38. Dyrup A/S (Denmark) $198.1 million
10. SigmaKalon (The Netherlands) $1.5 billion 39. Chugoku Marine Paint (Japan) $195.8 million
11. Nippon Paint (Japan) $1.3 billion 40. Ameron (USA) $188.7 million
12. Kansai Paint (Japan) $1.27 billion 41. M.A.B. Paints (USA) $179 million*
13. H.B. Fuller (USA) $1.27 billion 42. Rock Paint (Japan) $174.6 million
14. Rohm and Haas (USA) $970 million 43. DPI Co. Ltd. (South Korea) $165 million*
15. Benjamin Moore (USA) $816 million* 44. TruServ (USA) $155 million*
16. Sika AG (Switzerland) $673 million* 45. Tohpe Corp. (Japan) $150 million*
17. Masco Corp. (USA) $655 million* 46. Yasar Paint (Turkey) $143.6 million
18. Ferro (USA) $650 million* 47. CIN (Portugal) $143.3 million
19. Jotun (Norway) $643 million 48. Shinto Paint (Japan) $141.5 million
20. 3M (USA) $625 million* 49. Sico (Canada) $141 million
21. DAW (Germany) $575.9 million 50. Yung Chi Paint (Taiwan) $138.7 million
22. Dai Nippon Toryo (Japan) $495 million 51. Forbo Adhesives (Switzerland) $130.9 million
23. Hempel (Denmark) $482.8 million 52. Lord Corp. (USA) $130 million*
24. Ab. Wilh. Becker (Sweden) $434.5 million 53. Ace Hardware (USA) $127 million
25. Tikkurila Oy (Finland) $394.2 million 54. Vogel Paint (USA) $125 million*
26. Orica Consumer Products (Australia) $382 million 55. National Paints (Jordan) $111 million
27. Professional Paint (USA) $357 million 56. Tambour Ltd. (Israel) $110 million*
28. Dainippon Ink & Chemicals (Japan) $351 million* 57. Tigerwerk (Austria) $107.2 million
29. Duron, Inc. (USA) $350 million* *Estimate (For an alphabetical listing, see page 69)


Johannesburg, Cape Town
Port Elizabeth, RSA
Sydney, Australia

Guang Dong, China
Kobe, Japan
New Orleans, LA, USA
Otake, Japan
Saga, Japan
Shanghai, China
Shiga, Japan

Barcelona, Spain
Barreiro, Portugal
Canary islands
Maia, Portugal

F�rstenwalde, Germany
G�teborg, Sweden
Gro�sachen, Germany
K�then, Germany
Milan, Italy
Montereau, France
Nerchau, Germany
Nindorf/Meldorf, Germany
Ober-Ramstadt, Germany
Perg (2)
Plauen, Germany

Albuquerque, NM
Los Angeles, CA
Tempe, AZ

Atlanta, GA
Beltsville, MD

Hurst, TX
Seattle, WA
San Carlos, CA
Tempe, AZ

Denver, CO
El Paso, TX
San Diego, CA
Tacoma, WA
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Lansing, IL
Madrid, Spain
Reading, PA
Romano D'ezzelino, Italy
Strullendorf, Germany
Warsaw, IN
West Hill, Canada
Wytheville, VA

Aprilla, Italy
Arica, Chile
Arlington, TX
Baltimore, MD
Bedford Heights, OH
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Calgary, Alberta
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Coffeyville, KS
Columbus, OH
Crisfield MD
Deshler, OH
Elk Grove, IL
Emeryville, CA
Ennis, TX
Flora, IL
Fort Erie, Ontario
Garland, TX
Greensboro, NC (2)
Grimsby, Ontario
Harrisburg, PA
Holland, MI
Kingston, Jamaica
Lawrenceville, GA
Memphis, TN
Mexico City, Mexico
Morrow, GA
Olive Branch, MS
Ontario, CA
Orlando, FL
Richmond, KY
Rockford, IL
San Diego, CA
Santa Catarina, Brazil
Santiago, Chile (2)
Sao Paulo, Brazil (4)
Sheffield, England
Spartanburg, SC
Sylmar, CA
Texcocco, Mexico
Victorville, CA
Wichita, KS

Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
Taipei, Taiwan
Yachiyo, Chiba, Japan

Adidjan, Ivory Coast
Alberton, South Africa
Belfort, France
Bristol, UK
Bochum, Germany
Budapest, Hungary
Cacem, Portugal
Cayenne, French Guyana
Ciescyn, Poland
Dakar, Senegal
Damman, Saudi Arabia
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Deurne, Belgium
Douala, Cameroon
Fort De France, French Martinique
Genlis, France
Harvey, LA, USA
Kunshan, China
Les Abymes, French Guadeloupe
Malou-Shangahi, China
Manage, Belgium
Moreuil, France
Morley, UK
Noumea, French New Caledonia
Ruitz, France
St. Martin de Crau, France
Ste Clotilde, French Reunion Island
Uithorn, The Netherlands
Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
Wroclaw, Poland

Ambacht, The Netherlands
Ballinamore, Ireland
Baltimore, MD
Birmingham, AL
Bowling Green, KT
Carol Stream, IL
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cornwall, Ontario
Covington, GA
Davie, FL
Desside, UK
Dongguan, China
Elkhart, IN
Eschweiler, Germany
Gandenong, Australia
Gardena, CA
Garland, TX
Glendenning, Australia
Grand Prairie, TX
Gruningen, Switzerland
Guadalope, Mexico
Hagerstown, MD
Hayward, CA
High Point, NC (2)
Indianapolis, IN
Jackson, MS
Jackson, TN
Kankakee, IL
Kaohsuing, Taiwan
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KT
Machen, UK
Marengo, IL
Medina, OH
Mexico City, Mexico
Moline, IL
Montebello, CA
Nantes, France
North Kansas City, MO
Picayune, MS
Pittsburgh, PA
Rochester, PA
Rockford, IL
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sawton, UK
Seattle, WA
Selangor, Malaysia
Shangahi, China
Statesville, NC
Toronto, Ontario
Tournus, France
Wheeling, IL

Kaosiung, ROC
Kunshan, China