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2005 Top Companies



Our ranking is based on annual sales of paint, coatings, adhesives, sealants and related products. For companies based outside the U.S., sales are translated into U.S. dollars using the average currency exchange rate for the company's fiscal year/reporti



Published August 16, 2005
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2005 Top Companies

Our ranking is based on annual sales of paint, coatings, adhesives, sealants and related products. For companies based outside the U.S., sales are translated into U.S. dollars using the average currency exchange rate for the company's fiscal year/reporting period.

Below is the 2005 ranking page and brief information on each company. The full 42-page report can be found in our print edition.

Brief Company List
Company Details: Companies 1 - 30
Company Details: Companies 31 - 61
Companies to Watch

1 Akzo Nobel (The Netherlands) $6.529 billion
2 ICI Group (UK) $5.378 billion
3 PPG Industries (USA) $5.275 billion
4 Henkel (Germany) $5.27 billion
5 Sherwin-Williams (USA) $4.91 billion*
6 DuPont (USA) $3.65 billion*
7 BASF Coatings (Germany) $2.515 billion
8 Valspar (USA) $2.44 billion
9 RPM (USA) $2.3 billion
10 SigmaKalon (The Netherlands) $2.11 billion
11 Nippon Paint (Japan) $1.89 billion
12 3M (USA) $1.85 billion*
13 Kansai Paint (Japan) $1.83 billion
14 H.B. Fuller (USA) $1.4 billion
15 Masco (USA) $1.2 billion
16 Rohm and Haas (USA) $1.149 billion
17 Sika (Switzerland) $1.13 billion*
18 COMEX (Mexico) $1.02 billion*
19 AB. Wilh. Becker (Sweden) $945.4 million
20 DAW (Germany) $945.3 million
21 Benjamin Moore (USA) $915 million*
22 Jotun (Norway) $903.4 million
23 Hempel (Denmark) $726.04 million
24 Dai Nippon Toryo (Japan) $590 million*
25 Tikkurila (Finland) $547.29 million
26 Brillux (Germany) $523 million*
27 Forbo (Switzerland) $465.5 million
28 Asian Paints (India) $444.27 million
29 Wattyl (Australia) $381.8 million
30 Orica (Australia) $380.8 million
31 Barloworld (South Africa) $362.37 million
32 Arch (USA) $351 million
33 Kelly-Moore (USA) $335 million
34 Chugoku Marine Paint (Japan) $303.95 million
35 KCC (South Korea) $300 million*
36 Dainippon Ink and Chemical (Japan) $295 million*
37 Dyrup (Denmark) $278.8 million
38 Lord Corp. (USA) $275 million*
39 Altana (Germany) $267.42 million
40 Dunn-Edwards (USA) $265 million*
41 Yasar (Turkey) $264 million
42 Helios (Slovenia) $254.9 million
43 Rock Paint (Japan) $234.93 million
44 Sico (Canada) $233.63 million
45 CIN (Portugal) $219.2 million
46 Renner (Brazil) $205 million*
47 Ameron (USA) $199.6 million
48 DPI South (South Korea) $185.6 million
49 National Paints (Jordan) $185 million
50 Shinto Paint (Japan) $176.6 million
51 Tigerwerk (Austria) $156 million*
52 Cloverdale Paint, Inc. (Canada) $153 million*
53 Yung Chi Paint and Varnish (Taiwan) $152 million*
54 Tohpe (Japan) $150.49 million
55 Industrias Titan (Spain) $145.2 million
56 M.A.B. Paints (USA) $140 million*
57 Ace Paint (USA) $135 million
58 Toa Paints (Thailand) $128 million*
59 Vogel Paint (USA) $125 million
Grebe Group (Germany) $124 million*
61 Insl-x Products Corp. (USA) $115 million
*estimated sales

PDFs of Coatings World's "2005 Top Companies Report" are available. A low-resolution PDF (available via email) is $50. A high-resolution PDF (on CD), bundled with the July 2005 print edition, is $75. Contact show_email("ellen", "Ellen Pfister", 1); Ellen Pfister to request your copy.

AKZO NOBEL
SALES: $6.529 billion
HQ: Arnhem, the Netherlands
Phone: 31-26-3664433
Fax: 31-26-3663250
Web site: www.akzonobel.com
Major Products: Decorative, industrial, marine and protective coatings and automotive refinish paint.
New Products: Sikken's Alpha Tacto, a textile-effect paint that reproduces the look and feel of suede, leather or woven fabric.
Recent Acquisition: Swiss Lack.

ICI GROUP
IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES PLC
SALES: $5.378 billion
HQ: SLOUGH, UK (ICI PAINTS)
BRIDGEWATER, NJ (National STARCH)
PHONE: 44-20-7009-5000 (ICI PAINTS)
908-685-5000 (National Starch)
E-mail: ici@ici.com
Web site: www.ici.com • www.nationalstarch.com
Major Products: Paint and coatings (ICI Paints) and adhesives (National Starch).
New Products: Cuprinol Sprayable Fence Treatment, Cuprinol Hardwood Garden Furniture Protector in clear matte, Cuprinol Hardwood Garden Furniture Oil in mahogany and light oak, Dulux Roll-On Diamond Tough Floor Varnish, Dulux Kitchen & Bathroom varnish, Dulux natural matt woodwash, Cuprinol Rollable Decking Treatment, Polycell Sealant Plus–Beyond Silicone, Polycell A Touch of Texture, Devoe Regency interior and exterior paint, This Old House paint, Once Ready to Roll and Sublime Touch.

PPG INDUSTRIES
SALES: $5.275 billion
HQ: PITTSBURGH, PA USA
PHONE: 412-434-3131
WEB SITE: www.PPG.com
Major Products: Architectural/decorative paint, coatings and stains, automotive OEM and refinish coatings, industrial coatings and packaging coatings.
New Products: Desoprime CA 7049 chromate-free, high-solids epoxy primer (aerospace), OneChoice Plastic Prep System (refinish), Nexa Autocolor P440-line 2K special effect mixing colors (auto refinish); and Manor Hall Timeless, a super premium exterior paint.

HENKEL
SALES: $5.27 billion
HQ: DUSSELDORF, Germany
PHONE: 49-211-797-0
WEB SITE: www.henkel.COm
Major Products: Adhesives and sealant technologies sold in the industrial, professional and DIY markets.
Recent Acquisitions: Sovereign Specialty Chemicals.

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
SALES: $4.91 billion*
HQ: Cleveland, OH USA
PHONE: 216-566-2000
WEB SITE: www.sherwin.com
Key Products: Architectural and decorative paint, stains and varnishes, wood finishing products, caulks, adhesives, automotive finishes and industrial and marine coatings.
New Products: Duration Home interior latex; Builders Solution interior coating system; Dutch Boy Ready to Roll, Krylon H20, Krylon Paper Finishes, NP75 Squeegee Prime ISO-Free primer surfacer, CC 900 Series clearcoats with Ure-Flex Technology and E2W840 Element Shield OE/fleet primer-white.
Recent Acquisitions: Duron, Inc. and Paint Sundry Brands.

DUPONT
SALES: $3.65 billion*
HQ: WILMINGTON, DE
PHONE: 302-892-5674
WEB SITE: www.performancecoatings.dupont.com
Major Products: Automotive OEM and refinish coatings and industrial finishes.
New Products: DuPont 2311-S sanding paste, DuPont A-4114S aerosol etch primer-gray; CF-22860S chrome-free etch primer; Standox Miami Mint special effect paint; Standocryl Express-Premium Clear; Standocryl VOC Premium Clear; Alu Star (water-based Permahyd shade); and Cromax and Centari Stellar Green EFX special effect tints.
Recent Acquisitions: POL-SVER Lakiery Proszkowe Sp and a remaining interest in DuPont Turkiye (a joint venture in automotive, refinish and industrial coatings).

BASF COATINGS
SALES: $2.515 billion*
HQ: Münster, Germany
PHONE: 02501-14-0
WEB SITE: www.basf-coatings.com
Major Products: Automotive OEM and refinish coatings, industrial coatings and decorative paint.
New Products: A waterborne basecoat in China.
Recent Acquisition: Remaining shares of BASF Akzo Nobel (BAN).

VALSPAR
SALES: $2.44 billion
HQ: Minneapolis, MN USA
PHONE: 612-332-7371
WEB SITE: www.valspar.com
Major Products: Decorative, protective and industrial paint and coatings, packaging coatings and automotive and fleet refinish products.
New Products: Quikrete professional concrete coatings.
Recent Acquisitions: Samuel Cabot Inc.

RPM
SALES: $2.3 billion
HQ: MEDINA, OH USA
PHONE: 330-273-5090
WEB SITE: www.rpminc.com
Major Products: Industrial and consumer coatings and related products sold through a number of subsidiaries operating around the world.
New Products: Epoxy Shield.
Recent Acquisitions: AD Fire Protection Systems (Carboline), National Building Facilities Services (Stonhard), Okon, Inc. (Zinsser).

SIGMAKALON
SALES: $2.11 billion
HQ: UITHOORN, THE NETHERLANDS
PHONE: 31-297-54-17-00
WEB SITE: www.sigmakalon.com
Major Products: Decorative, marine, protective and industrial coatings.
New Products: SigmaGlide, Johnstone's No Ordinary Paint (relaunch), Sigma Colour Wizard computer software (Middle East), Trilak Fresco, Johnstone's Acrylic Matt, Johnstone's Aqua and Sigma S2U Nova Satin.
Recent Acquisition: Triga Color.

NIPPON PAINT
SALES: $1.89 billion
HQ: Osaka, Japan
PHONE: 81-6-6458-1111
WEB SITE: www.nipponpaint.co.jp
Major Products: Automotive, protective, architectural, marine and industrial paint and coatings.

3M
SALES: $1.85 billion*
HQ: St. Paul, MN USA
PHONE: 888-364-3577
WEB SITE: www.3m.com
Major Products: Coatings, adhesives, sealants and related products used in diverse applications and markets.

KANSAI PAINT
SALES: $1.83 billion*
HQ: Osaka, Japan
PHONE: 81-6-6203-5531
E-MAIL: toyoka@als.kansai.co.jp
WEB SITE: www.kansai.co.jp
Major Products: Automotive OEM and refinish coatings, industrial coatings, decorative paint, marine and protective coatings.

H.B. FULLER
SALES: $1.4 billion
HQ: St. PAUL, MN USA
PHONE: 651-236-5900
WEB SITE: www.HBFULLER.com
Major Products: Adhesives and coatings.
New Products: Alloren metallic powder coatings.

MASCO
SALES: $1.2 billion
HQ: Taylor, MI USA
PHONE: 313-274-7400
WEB SITE: www.masco.com
Major Products: Architectural and decorative paints, coatings and stains
New Products: Behr Premium Plus.

ROHM AND HAAS
SALES: $1.149 billion
HQ: Philadelphia, PA USA
PHONE: 215-592-3000
WEB SITE: www.rohmhaas.com
Major Products: Coatings, adhesives and sealants.

SIKA
SALES: $1.13 billion*
HQ: BAAR, SWITZERLAND
Phone: 41-41-768-68-00
Web site: www.sika.com
Major Products: Adhesives, sealants and related construction chemical products.

COMEX
SALES: $1.02 billion*
HQ: Mexico City, Mexico
PHONE: 525-284-1600
WEB SITE: www.comex.com.mx
Major Products: A wide range of coatings and related products, including architectural, automotive and industrial formulations.

AB WILH. BECKER
SALES: $945.4 million
HQ: Höganäs, Sweden
PHONE: 46-42-33-85-00
WEB SITE: www.becker.se
Major Products: Wood finishes, powder coatings and artists materials.

DAW
Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke von Robert
Murjahn Stiftung & Co. KG
SALES: $945.3 million
HQ: Ober-Ramstadt, Germany
PHONE: 06154/71-0
WEB SITE: www.CAPAROL.de
Major Products: Facade paint, renders/plasters, interior paints, colorants, alkyd resin range of enamels, acrylic enamels, decorative coatings and industrial coatings.

BENJAMIN MOORE
SALES: $915 million*
HQ: MONTVALE, NJ USA
PHONE: 201-573-9600
WEB SITE: www.benjaminmoore.com
Major Products: Architectural and decorative paints, coatings and finishes and industrial coatings.
New Products: Universal Wall Grip, Studio Finishes glazes, Color Samples and Pocket Palette.

JOTUN
SALES: $903.4 million
HQ: Sandefjord, Norway
Phone: 47-3345-6000
Web site: www.jotun.com
Major Products: Decorative paints and marine protective an powder coatings
New Products: SeaForce 30, SeaForce 60, SeaForce 90 and Hardtop Flexi (global launch).

HEMPEL
SALES: $726.04 million
HQ: Lyngby, Denmark
Phone: 45-45-93-38-00
Web site: www.hempel.com
Major Products: Marine, protective, container, decorative and yacht coatings.
New Products: Hempasil Nexus.

DNT
SALES: $590 million*
HQ: OSAKA, JAPAN
Phone: 81-6-6466-6641
Web site: www.DNT.co.jp
Major Products: Heavy duty, industrial, automotive (OEM and refinish) and marine coatings and decorative/architectural paint.

TIKKURILA
SALES: $547.29 million
HQ: Vantaa, Finland
PHONE: 358-9-85771
FAX: 358-9-8577-6900
Web site: www.tikkurila.com
Major Products: Decorative and industrial paint and coatings.
Recent Acquisitions: 51% stake TOB Kolorit Paints (Ukraine).
Recent Divestiture: Tikkurila Coatings Ltd (UK).

BRILLUX
SALES: $523 million*
HQ: Münster, Germany
PHONE: 49-251-7-18-80
Web site: www.brillux.de
Major Products: Paints, lacquers, varnishes and adhesives for decorative and industrial application.

FORBO
SALES: $465.5 million
HQ: Zurich, SWITZERLAND
PHONE: 41 44 868 2525
Web site: www.FORBO.com
Major Products: Industrial adhesives.

ASIAN PAINTS
SALES: $444.27 million
HQ: MUMBAI, INDIA
PHONE: 91-22-56958000
Web site: www.asianpaints.com
Major Products: Decorative/architectural and industrial coatings.

WATTYL
SALES: $381.8 million
HQ: BLACKTOWN, AUSTRALIA
PHONE: 02 9621 6255
Web site: www.WATTYL.COM.AU
Major Products: Decorative paints, varnishes, lacquers and special purpose protective coating.
New Products: Low VOC/no odor premium paint sold under the Wattyl i.d banner, Solagard exterior stone finish and Solagard DIY bagged finish.

ORICA
SALES: $380.8 million
HQ: VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
PHONE: 61-3-9665-7111
Web site: www.orica.com
Major Products: Decorative and architectural paint, wood care products and powder coatings.
New Products: Dulux NeverMiss one-coat ceiling paint, Trimatrx powder coating for MDF and Selley's No More Big Gaps and Liquid Nails Floors & Decks.

PDFs of Coatings World's "2005 Top Companies Report" are available. A low-resolution PDF (available via email) is $50. A high-resolution PDF (on CD), bundled with the July 2005 print edition, is $75. Contact show_email("ellen", "Ellen Pfister", 1); Ellen Pfister to request your copy.

BARLOWORLD
SALES: $362.37 million
HQ: JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
PHONE: 27-11-301-4600
Web site: www.BARLOWORLD.com
Major Products: Architectural and decorative paint and automotive coatings.
Recent Acquisition: International Chemical Corp., a maker of tinting systems and colorants.

ARCH
ARCH WOOD PROTECTION & ARCH INDUSTRIAL COATINGS
SALES: $351 million
HQ: NORWALK, CT USA
PHONE: 203-229-2900
Web site: www.archcoatings.it • www.naturalselect.com
Major Products: Wood preservatives and wood coatings.
New Products: LineaBlu water-based wood coatings for European do-it-yourselfers and Wolman E and Tanalith E advanced wood preservatives (copper azole base).

KELLY-MOORE
SALES: $335 million
HQ: SAN CARLOS, CA USA
PHONE: 650-592-8337
Web site: www.kellymoore.com
Major Products: Architectural decorative coatings/ industrial and high-performance coatings.
New Products: A1610 Acry-Plex 100% acrylic interior eggshell enamel and A1640 Acry-Plex 100% acrylic interior satin enamel.

CMP
CHUGOKU MARINE PAINT
SALES: $303.95 million
HQ: TOKYO, JAPAN
PHONE: 81-3-3506-5880
Web site: www.cmp.co.jp
Major Products: Marine, container and industrial coatings.

KCC
SALES: $300 million*
HQ: SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
PHONE: 82-22-3480-5711/4
Web site: www.kccworld.co.kr
Major Products: Marine paints, cargo container coatings, industrial coatings and decorative coatings.
New Products: Korexane ST1020, Seacare A/F795(H) Red and Seacare A/F795(H) Develop.

DIC
DAINIPPON INK AND CHEMICAL
SALES: $295 million*
HQ: TOKYO, JAPAN
PHONE: 81-3-3272-4511
Web site: www.dic.co.jp
Major Products: Coatings and adhesives for a variety of end uses, including beverage cans, optical discs and wood.
Recent Acquisition: Eques Coatings B.V.

DYRUP
SALES: $278.8 million
HQ: Søborg, Denmark
PHONE: 45-39-57-93-00
Web site: www.dyrup.com
Major Products: Architectural paint, coatings and stains for DIY, professional and industrial customers.

LORD CORP.
SALES: $275 million*
HQ: Cary, NC USA
PHONE: 800-458-0456
Web site: www.lord.com
Major products: Adhesives, sealants and coatings.
New Products: HPC-5C and HPC-5B high performance elastomer coatings, and Chemlok 6253 adhesive.
Recent Acquisitions: L/T Technologies LLC.

ALTANA
ALTANA COATINGS & SEALANTS
SALES: $267.42 million
HQ: WESEL, GERMANY
PHONE: 49-0-281-670-732
Web site: www.ALTANA-CS.DE
Major Products: Coatings and sealants.
Recent Divestiture: Rembrandtin Lack.

DUNN-EDWARDS
SALES: $265 million*
HQ: LOS ANGELES, CA USA
PHONE: 323-771-3330
Web site: www.dunnedwards.com
Major Products: Architectural/decorative paint and industrial maintenance coatings.
New Products: Perfect Palette color system

YASAR
SALES: $264 million
HQ: IZMIR, TURKEY
PHONE: 90-232-482-22-00
Web site: www.dyo.com.tr
Major Products: Architectural/decorative paint, industrial and industrial maintenance coatings and auto OEM and refinish coatings

HELIOS
SALES: $254.9 million
HQ: DOMZALE, SLOVENIA
PHONE: 386-1-722-4000
Web site: www.helios.si
Major Products: Decorative paints, automotive OEM and refinish, industrial coatings and powder coatings.
Recent Acquisitions: Color d.d. (Slovenia).

ROCK PAINT
SALES: $234.93 million
HQ: OSAKA, JAPAN
PHONE: 81-6-6473-1567
Web site: www.rockpaint.co.jp
Major Products: Architectural and industrial paint and automotive refinish coatings.

SICO, INC.
SALES: $233.63 million
HQ: Longueuil, Canada
PHONE: 450-442-7999
Web site: www.sico.com
Major Products: Decorative and industrial coatings, adhesives and sealants.
New Products: Shantung interior paint.
Recent Divestiture: 50% stake in industrial coatings JV Becker.

CIN
Corporação Industrial do Norte, SA
SALES: $219.2 million
HQ: Maia, Portugal
PHONE: 351 229405000
Web site: www.CIN.PT
Major Products: Architectural/decorative paint and coatings, automotive refinish, industrial coatings and protective coatings.
New Products: Durocin 2K WB water 2 pack polyurethane varnish for wooden floors; Betocryl water-based acrylic for exterior concrete; and Cinoflex RT a flexible acrylic film for façades.
Recent Acquisition: Ibercoat, S.A.

RENNER
Renner Sayerlack S.A.
SALES: $205 million*
HQ: GRAVATAI, RIO GRANDE DO SUL STATE, BRAZIL
PHONE: 55-51-489-8000
Web site: www.tintasrenner.com.br • www.sayerlack.com.br
Major Products: Architectural and industrial coatings and wood finishes.

AMERON
SALES: $199.6 million
HQ: ALPHARETTA, GA USA
PHONE: 678-393-0653
Web site: www.ameroncoatings.com
Major Products: Industrial and marine coatings.
New Products: ABC Release.

DPI
SALES: $185.6 million
HQ: Anyang-si, Gyonggi-do, SOUTH KOREA
PHONE: (82) 31-467-6078
Web site: www.DPI.CO.KR
Major Products: Paint and coatings for the general industrial, architectural, general and heavy duty industrial and automotive refinish market.

NATIONAL PAINTS
National Paints Factories Co. Ltd (Sayegh group)
SALES: $185 million
HQ: Abu Alanda, Jordan
PHONE: 962-6-4790790
Web site: www.nationalpaints.com
Major Products: Architectural/decorative paint, industrial coatings, automotive and marine paint.



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