Who we are

A global team and exciting growing business

A world of opportunities

We live and work in many different countries, speak many languages and have different skills and areas of expertise. But we’re all part of the Hempel family – a team of more than 6,500 people, united in the belief that our coatings can make our customers’ businesses stronger and our world safer and longer lasting.

Hempel is a growing business, both geographically and in its fields of work. This gives us unique opportunities to develop our skills and explore different ways of working. Whatever we do, we constantly work to earn the trust of our colleagues, customers and external stakeholders. We value collaboration and innovation, and back ourselves to succeed.

Connecting to customers

What this means for you as our customer

We maximise the relevance of our coating solutions by connecting to customers to gain a deeper understanding of their needs. We use this understanding to focus our resources where they add greatest value, to customise our solutions to local market conditions, and to build strong relationships with the aim of becoming the partner of preference.

Constantly challenging

What this means for you as our customer

We strive to be the best in the coatings business by constantly challenging ourselves to deliver superior solutions in a way that exceeds customer expectations. We do this by pushing the boundaries of performance and protection, and by using our resources in smarter and more efficient ways. We are ever curious, never complacent.

Inspiring confidence

What this means for you as our customer

Our business is built on trust. We earn the trust and loyalty of customers by being close at hand with superior technical service, recognising that coating is a process, not just a product. We earn trust by making innovation feel safe, and by delivering absolute consistency wherever it makes sense.

Socially committed

What this means for you as our customer

We commit to using Hempel’s resources to make a positive impact on society, and to going the extra distance to take care of our own people in the belief that they are our greatest asset. We commit to improving the environmental footprint of our coating solutions with no compromise on performance.

Delve deeper into our world 

Company brochure
Annual Report 2020