Clayton, Victoria, Australia
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1918
REVENUE: $1.24 billion $887 million
• Decorative coatings
• Powder coatings
• Industrial coatings
Peter Kirby, 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.
The company announced it will be adding a new factory in Melbourne, Australia. The $165 million investment is on track and is expected to be up and running by late 2017.
Dulux Australia’s new color content in the ArchiCAD platform has received praise from users. Users say it is helping them to save time and assisting with creativity and better documentation. It is a key authoring platform for Building Information Modelling (BIM) and computer aided design, reported Architecture and Brand.
Introduced as part of Dulux BIM Solutions, the feature enables designers and specifiers to integrate 4900 free Dulux color files from Dulux’s World of Colour Atlas into ArchiCAD projects. It is downloadable from dulux.com.au/BIM into ArchiCAD projects.