YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1918
REVENUE: $740 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.
Dulux recently acquired Craig & Rose paints, a premium paint business in the UK. This will provide a local brand, R&D, manufacturing and distribution capability from which to grow in the UK over the longer term, according to the firm. The company’s new water-based paint factoryis on track to open in Melbourne in late 2017, which will use the next generation in manufacturing automation and paint technology to support.