Coatings & construction

Industrial Coatings

If you are currently interacting with a surface that utilises an industrial coating, your formulation will be challenged by high requirements on mechanical and resistance properties like adhesion, leveling, defoaming or scratch resistance.
Our global experts work continuously with our portfolio of best-in-class partners to provide solutions optimizing rheology, stain resistance, physical film properties, gloss and matting, film hardness, flexibility and more.

Industries and applications

Car with red shiny paint
Woman in red sweater holding a red can against a blue wall
Can & Coil
Red and blue building with blue sky behind
Man working on a laptop and phone simultaneously
Circular objects being coated with a red powder coating
Red wooden umbrella against a blue sky and son

Explore insights from our experts

Our technical and commercial teams work closely around the globe to help you formulate industrial coatings adapted to your market needs. 

Meet our business line Director

Peter Kirchhoff

Director Business Line Coatings


Peter drives the global development and principal growth of the decorative paints and industrial coatings. He collaborates closely with regional teams and business development to support the strategy of the Business Group Coatings & Construction.
With more than 30 years of experience in the coatings industry, Peter possesses a technical background in formulating decorative and industrial coatings. He holds an Engineering degree specializing in Coatings & Paints Chemistry.


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