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Why choose Hempel

A world-leading provider of coating solutions, our products protect homes, places of work, and essential infrastructure and equipment from the corrosive forces of nature – to help make our world more robust and more beautiful.

We see ourselves as guardians of your most valuable assets. Whether you need aprotective coating for a power plant, a fuel-saving coating for a ship or a vibrant and easy-to-clean colour in your kitchen, we will be there every step of the way to inspire, advise and support, and to provide products you can depend on.

This is our promise to bring you trusted solutions. It’s why we exist and why we’re the partner of choice for customers in over 80 countries worldwide.

We help you:

  • Increase asset lifetimes to lower total cost of ownership
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Achieve or exceed your environmental targets
  • Improve application and maintenance efficiency
  • Train application staff to improve application quality

A coating for every need
With more than 100 years of experience in the coatings business, we offer a full colour palette and a wide range of products, from specialist coatings for fast steel production to environmentally friendly house paints.

Whatever your project, our R&D teams and colour advisors work with you to create the ideal solution for your needs. Our Technical Service teams then support you throughout the entire application process to ensure your coatings are applied correctly and efficiently.

Global quality and delivery
With 80 offices, 27 ISO-certified production units, 12 R&D centres and 150 stock points across the globe, we can meet high volume delivery requirements anywhere in the world. All our factories include an R&D department that controls quality, and our products are adjusted to suit local needs, conditions and standards. As a result, every Hempel solution is a solution you can trust.

A commitment to a better world
We believe that we have a responsibility that stretches beyond business. Through our owner, the Hempel Foundation, we work to support cultural, social, humanitarian and scientific causes around the globe. The majority of the Hempel Foundation’s work concentrates on education of children in need. In all, the Hempel Foundation supports more than 20 educational projects around the globe, helping more than 40,000 underprivileged children get a better education, so they can build a better future for themselves, their families and society.

You can read more about this work at hempelfoundation.com


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