Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1915
REVENUE: $1.734 billion (2014: $1.720 billion)
• Marine and protective coatings
• Container coatings
• Yacht coatings
• Decorative coatings
Henrik Andersen, group president & CEO; Anders Boyer-Søgaard, group executive vice president & CFO; Lars Petersson, Group Executive Vice President & COO Marketing directors: Klaus Moeller (Protective), Christian Ottosen (Marine), Thomas C. Olsen (Yacht); Monica Li Aviram (Decorative).
Protective coatings supplier, Hempel, recorded sales of $1.734 billion in 2015. Hempel employs approximately 5,500 people and is present in more than 80 countries and has 28 factories, R&D centers and more than150 stockpoints around the globe.
The company offers protective coatings for oil and gas, chemical plants, infrastructure, rail, mining and metal processing, pipelines and power generation. In the marine segment the company provides marine maintenance and marine newbuilding products. Hempel also offers both interior and exterior decorative coatings.
Hempel acquired Schaepman’s Lakfabrieken B.V, a Netherlands-based specialist coatings manufacturer with proven expertise in protective and industrial coatings. Hempel also acquired Jones-Blair, a leading North American supplier to the protective and waterproofing markets with a complementary set of skills, products and customers. Hempel’s Protective offerings was bolstered in 2015 by the addition of Jones-Blair products, including the Neogard range of vehicular and pedestrian traffic coatings, protective roof coatings, seamless flooring coatings and elastomeric wall coatings.
Hempel has completed constructiton of its first factory in Russia. This event marks an important step towards fulfilling a vision of providing increased local support and service to customers in Russia and the wider Eurasian region. This new factory is Hempel’s 28th globally, and in Russia, it is the company’s first site for locally produced coatings. The Ulyanovsk factory will produce anticorrosive coatings for the marine repair and shipbuilding, infrastructure, oil and gas, mining and power segments.