Committed to innovation At AkzoNobel, we’re extremely proud of our 400 years of invention, which owes much to the legacy of Alfred Nobel, one of our founding fathers. It’s a pioneering heritage which has created scientific breakthroughs that make everyday life safer, healthier and more inspiring. Innovation sits at the heart of what we do. Whether we’re developing new products or services, we’re focused on making life easier for our customers, as well as contributing to their success. To help us maintain a competitive edge, our 4,000 scientists around the world work closely with customers to develop sustainable solutions for the challenges people face every day.