YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1936
REVENUE: $190 million
• Industrial coatings
• OEM coatings (non-automotive)
Helmut Tappe, CEO Grebe Group; Dr. Manfred Becker, management board; Frank Glaser, management board; Tim Rand, Weilburger Coatings; Uwe Diener, marketing director.
Coatings World estimated that The Grebe Group recorded sales of approximately $190 million in 2014. Industrial coatings accounted for 40 percent of sales, non-automotive OEM applications accounted for 40 percent and rail and defense applications accounted for 20 percent. For household articles the firm offers Greblon non-stick coatings and decorative, temperature-resistant coatings. For the stove industry it offers high-temperature resistant coatings. For general industry applications Grebe offers coating systems for metals, plastics and glass in applications such as sewage pipes, household appliances, rail vehicles, mobile phones and defense technology. The group operates facilities in Germany, UK, Italy, Poland, China, Hong Kong Indonesia, India and Japan.