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Architectural Coatings - Europe, Middle East and Africa

Paint Industry Leadership from a Global Coatings Leader

PPG's architectural coatings EMEA business was created in 2008 through the acquisition of SIGMAKALON Group, a worldwide Dutch-based coatings producer and the acquisition of Dyrup, a Danish-based European Coatings producer and is the second-largest supplier of architectural coatings and sundry products in Europe, supplying decorative, woodcare and specialty coatings to professional painters via a network of more than 550 PPG-owned service centres and more than 3,500 independent wholesalers. 

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Business Executives

Tim Knavish, Senior Vice President, Architectural Coatings, and President, PPG EMEA

Trade Media Contact

Ken Armistead

Business Headquarters

PPG Architectural Coatings - EMEA
PPG Industries Europe, Sarl
Route de Gilly 32
CH-1180 Rolle - Switzerland

Key Facts

  • In January 2008, PPG became the second-largest global coatings company when it completed its largest acquisition ever – of SigmaKalon Group, previously based in Uithoorn, Netherlands
  • SigmaKalon brought strong architectural paint, protective and marine coatings, and industrial coatings businesses, and it greatly expanded PPG’s footprint in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Sigmakalon is a trademark of PPG Coatings Nederland B.V.