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With more than 5,500 employees located around the world. Hempel is a truly multicultural organisation. We firmly believe that diversity and equal opportunities create business value and help drive growth.

Since 1915, Hempel has been a world-leading coatings specialist, providing protection and inspiration to the world around us. We deliver trusted solutions in the protective, decorative, marine, container, industrial and yacht markets. Through advanced coatings solutions, we help our customers protect their most valuable assets, while improving their environmental performance and adding real value to their businesses.

On every project, we are there every step of the way to advise, support and provide the products that our customers depend on. It’s why we exist and why we’re the partner of choice for customers in over 80 countries worldwide.

Working at Hempel

We strive to provide all our employees with a great place to work. We offer a variety of global career paths and opportunities for professional and personal development.

We welcome diversity and believe that innovation comes from people thinking differently and constantly challenging our way of doing business.

We also believe that the success of our company is reliant on developing and retaining an agile and skilled workforce. Hempel Academy– our Group Centre of Excellence for Learning and Development – supports our business plans by building employee and management capabilities and giving our employees access to training and development programmes.

Meet our employees

Welcome to Hempel

We have more than 5,500 employees who live and work in more than 80 countries around the world - here you can meet a few of them.
One Hempel - One Ambition 


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Quality and service for 100 years

Since 1915, Hempel coatings have been trusted to deliver outstanding protection against corrosion in the toughest environments. From wind turbines and bridges to ships and homes, our coatings can be found on every continent, bringing colour to people’s lives and keeping man-made structures safe from corrosion.

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