Solid organic growth in the second half of the year ensured Hempel delivered a record net profit of EUR 71 million in 2014. The Group’s growth and earnings were in the top tier of the coatings industry and give the company the momentum needed for future growth.
Hempel’s HEMPADUR AvantGuard® product range was named Materials Performance (MP) Corrosion Innovation of the Year for 2014 at the NACE Corrosion 2015 Conference and Exhibition. Given on 16 March in Dallas, US, the award recognises the products’ ability to significantly improve anti-corrosive protection in harsh environments.
The global coatings producer Hempel announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Jones-Blair Company, a leading North American supplier for the protective and waterproofing markets. In line with Hempel’s global growth strategy, the acquisition will provide Hempel with a solid and diverse platform for the continued development of its business in North America.