YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1785
REVENUE: $263 million
• Architectural coatings
Peter Ropke, CEO; Ulf Schnack, director; Carl Trock, chairman; Sune Schnack, vice chairman.
Flügger Group is one of Scandinavia’s largest suppliers of decorative paint, wood stain, wallcoverings, paint tools and cleaning articles. Flügger Group is represented by Flügger shops in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Poland and China. Its subsidiary DAY-system contributes with sales from 214 shops in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Another company, PP Mester Maling, has 41 shops in Denmark. The company has five factories; the two main ones are in Kolding, Denmark and Bollebygd, Sweden. Here Flugger produces paint, wood stain, fillers and chemical products. In Kolding it produces 20 million liters of water-based paints per year. In Bollebygd, Flugger produces 24 million liters of both water-based and turpentine-based paint per year. In May, CEO Peter Ropke announced his resignation from Flugger Group.