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The Hempel Group is a leader in the production and sales of protective coatings within the Decorative, Protective, Marine, Container and Yacht market segments.

For press inquires please contact the Group Communication department in Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark:

Malte V. Eggers
Group Communication Director

Phone: +45 45 93 38 00
Mob: +45 20 97 58 09
Fax: +45 45 88 55 18

E-mail: communications@hempel.com

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  1. Facts about Hempel

    • We have more than 600 Coating Advisors
    • In 2010 we were 3,599 employees. This increased with the Crown Paints acquisition in 2011 to 5,000. In 2013 and 2014 we have been over 5,000 employees
    • Hempel is represented in more than 80 countries.

    2014 key figures

    • Revenues increased to EUR 1,298 million, up from EUR 1,239 million in 2013
    • EBITDA of EUR 166 million, highest in Group history
    • Operating profit rose by EUR 4 million to EUR 129 million
    • Net profit increased to EUR 71 million.
  2. Research and Development

    Main Research and Development centres

    • Denmark
    • Spain
    • China
    • England

    Regional Research and Development application centres

    • US
    • Bahrain
    • Singapore
    • Korea
    • Germany
    • France
    • India
  3. Factories

    Americas

    • Argentina
    • USA (Conroe and Dallas)

    Asia

    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
    • Singapore
    • Vietnam
    • China (Kunshan, Yantai and Guangzhou)

    Europe

    • Croatia
    • France
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Netherlands
    • Spain
    • UK (Darwen and Hull)

    Middle East

    • Bahrain
    • Kuwait
    • Syria
    • Qatar
    • The United Arab Emirates
    • Saudi Arabia (Dammam and Jeddah)

    South Asia

    • India

    Under design / production

    • Ulyanovsk, Russia (Production starts on June 2015)

Quality and service for 100 years

Since 1915, Hempel coatings have been trusted to deliver outstanding protection against corrosion in the toughest environments.

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Annual Report 2014

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.

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Latest Press Releases

Hempel launches new primer to improve two coat system for wind towers

21.04.2015

The Board of Hempel A/S is looking for a new candidate to replace current CEO Pierre-Yves Jullien

14.04.2015

Annual Report 2014: strong performance gives Hempel the momentum needed for the future

25.03.2015