Top 25: Europe’s largest coatings companies
It has been a race for the top seed in the global coatings industry, lately. Akzo Nobel lost its number one position to PPG last year. Regarding the latest developments, Sherwin-Williams might become the largest coatings producer worldwide, as soon as the acquisition of Valspar is completed. Among the 100 largest paints and coatings of the world are many European-based companies.
Only Coatings relevant sales used for Top 25 companies
Who are these European companies? The staff of the European Coatings Journal provides a ranking of the largest coatings producers in Europe, i.e. companies by revenue that have their headqurters on the continent. If not otherwise indicated, the sales were generated in 2015. The fiscal do not end for all companies at the end of the year. As not all companies are exclusively producing paints and coatings, this ranking will not focus on group sales. We have only taken coatings relevant sales into account for our ranking of Europe’s Top 25 paints and coatings producers. All thse listed enterprises in our overview stated coatings sales of EUR 100 million or above.
|Rank||Company||Country||Coatings sales in million EUR||Group sales in million EUR||Employees||Production sites|
|1||Akzo Nobel||Netherlands||10,000||14,900||45,600 (Group wide)||200 (Group wide)|
|2||BASF Coatings||Germany||3,200||70,400||9,300 (112,435 Group wide)||>20|
|9||Ring International Holding||Austria||550||550||3,000||21|
|11||Betek Boya||Turkey||356||365||1,000||n. a.|
|12||Meffert AG Farbwerke||Germany||335||335||1,300||10|
|19||J. W. Ostendorf||Germany||219||219||800||n. a.|
|21||Karl Wörwag Lack- und Farbenfabrik||Germany||202||202||1,000||n.a.|
|22||Grebe Holding||Germany||200||190||n. a.||n. a.|
|23||Looser Holding||Switzerland||132||410||482 (2.130 Group wide)||8|
|24||Industrias Titan||Spain||127||144||n. a.||n. a.|
|25||Kayalar Kimya||Turkey||123||123||n. a.||2|