Coatings & construction


Experience the transformation in the construction industry with our advanced products. From thermal insulation, waterproofing, low CO2 emissions and lightweight materials, we are at the forefront of innovation for cement-based formulations.
Discover our cutting-edge solutions and expert guidance as we pave the way towards a build-to-last future.

Industries and applications

Bitumen Applications
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Concrete Technologies
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Dry Mortar
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Masonry & Wall Products
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Floor Coverings

Explore insights from our experts

Our global technical and commercial teams work closely to help you formulate construction solutions adapted to your local market needs.

Meet our global team

Manuel Baumann 

Global Director Construction at IMCD Coatings & Construction


Manuel joined IMCD in 2018 and is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Manuel Baumann is responsible for managing and growing the global construction business of IMCD Coatings & Construction, while driving growth strategies with principals and customers in the Middle East region. 
Manuel has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Handwerkskammer Ulm, and a successful career in the chemical industry, with over a decade of experience in leadership roles. 

Olaf Hetche

Global Technical Manager Construction, IMCD 


Dr. Olaf Hetche is the Global Technical Manager Construction at IMCD Group heading the construction laboratory network and technical support. He joined IMCD in 2012 with techno-commercial responsibility for construction chemicals in Germany. In 2015 he added a European Business Development role to his responsibilities, focussing on enhancing IMCD’s product portfolio in construction chemicals. Olaf holds a Ph.D in Organometallic Chemistry & Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt. 

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