Lyon Laboratory, France

Inaugurated in 2020, this facility is the 11th joining our network of global knowledge with local expertise

An innovation incubator that combines our global knowledge with local expertise.

Since the opening of our first laboratory in France in 2012, we have continuously supported our customers and best-in-class principals. To better serve them and answer the growing market demand, in 2020, we moved to a larger facility. Situated in Lyon, this laboratory serves the decorative paints and industrial coatings markets.

How we can support you

At our laboratory in Lyon, we combine industry knowledge with the necessary equipment to achieve your formulation goals

Core competencies


  • Advice and formulation development
  • Laboratory support in microbiology
  • Application testing

Major Equipment


  • Spray booth 
  • Outdoor exposure 
  • Taber abrasion 
  • Speedmixer
  • Water vapour permeability 
  • Capillary water adsorption 
  • Cobb testing



  • Decorative Coatings 
  • Industrial Coatings 
  • Paper Coatings

We have supported formulation needs
for the following:

Our Team

Our committed and passionate technical experts are there to support our partners in their product development, create formulations and find solutions.

Elodie Ollivier-Pallud

Technical Manager Coatings and Construction France

With a Master's degree specialized in formulation and industrial chemistry, Elodie joined the team in 2017. She is now the technical manager of the Lyon laboratory. An expert in decorative paints, coating formulation and packaging, she develops innovative projects in close collaboration with customers and key suppliers.

Loïc Mauri

Industrial Coatings Pigment support EMEA region


Graduated from a Master 2 of Chemistry, Formulation, Quality & Analysis, Loic Mauri joined IMCD France in 2020 after 10 years of collaboration with the company. His main skills are pigment dispersion, color development and flooring systems.

Jeremy Ullman

Technical Manager


Graduate Engineer ITECH, Jeremy joined us at the end of 2021 after more than 10 years in building paint development. Thanks to his great experience in decorative painting, he helps our painting customers in all their projects. He also provides technical support in France for our construction customers.

Aurore Castegnaro

Laboratory Technician


Graduated with a pro degree in formulation and colorimetry, Aurore joined our team in March 2022. She works mainly on decorative paint but can be brought to work on any project in our lab, versatility is the key word.

See how we achieve your formulation needs

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Would you like to have a closer look at our facilities and meet our experts? We would be delighted to welcome you and have a talk!

IMCD Lyon Laboratory | Coating & Construction
31 Rue Wilson
69150 Décines-Charpieu


Phone: +33472808109

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