PUBLIC COMPANY; YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1918
REVENUE: $899 million s (2017: $740 million)
Decorative coatings; Automotive coatings; Industrial coatings; Powder coatings
Graeme Liebelt, chairman; Patrick Houlihan, managing director and CEO; Stuart Boxer, executive director.
DuluxGroup consists of Paints Australia, Australia’s leading manufacturer of premium branded decorative paints, texture, protective and wood care coatings products; Paints New Zealand, New Zealand’s leading manufacturer of premium branded decorative paints, texture, protective and wood care coatings products; Selleys Yates, which is Australia and New Zealand’s leading manufacturer of home improvement and garden care products; and Offshore and Other segments which comprises Australia and New Zealand’s leading manufacturer of powder and industrial coatings. DuluxGroup employs approximately 4,000 people in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, South East Asia and China and has a comprehensive, world-class, scalable manufacturing base and supply chain across 21 main manufacturing sites, 21 distribution centers and more than 120 company owned trade outlets. Nippon Paint Holdings Co. agreed to buy DuluxGroup Ltd. 2.7 billion in cash, giving it access to the country’s No. 1 sales channel for paints and coatings, as well as sealants, adhesives, garage doors, cabinets and architectural hardware.
The company was recently acquired by Nippon Paints.
Highlights for 2018
• Dulux’s new $165M paint factory was successfully commissioned and is fully operational and meeting production targets
• DuluxGroup named in the top 50 of Australia and New Zealand’s ‘Most Innovative Companies’ for second year in a row
• Dulux voted Australia’s most trusted paint brand for 6th year in a row
• The Craig & Rose paints business in the UK opened its first two stand-alone stores and relaunched its website to drive online sales.