About us

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years.

Who we are and what we do

As experts in making coatings, chances are you’re only ever a few meters from one of our products. Active in over 150 countries, we’ve set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.



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As global pioneers, we never stop exploring. Always searching out new and more exciting ways to bring surfaces to life. Always making sure we’re there for you...wherever you are.


People. Planet. Paint

Sustainability is one of our core values – and is integrated in everything we do. We strive to lead our industry by empowering people and reducing our impact on the planet – while consistently innovating to deliver the most sustainable solutions for our customers.



Going beyond innovation

With a pioneering heritage that goes back more than 200 years, we’ve made it our business to invent the future. We see innovation as an invitation to go beyond – beyond conventional expectations, beyond the imagination of our customers and beyond generations – to play our role in safeguarding the planet.



AkzoNobel Art Foundation

AkzoNobel collects and exhibits contemporary art since 1996 by internationally renowned artists and young talent. Since 2016 the AkzoNobel Art Foundation has a dynamic open Art Space.

The AkzoNobel Art Collection is intended to serve as a source for innovation and creative reflection, and as an expression of AkzoNobel’s corporate, cultural and social responsibility. The AkzoNobel Art Foundation aims to create a stimulating work environment with its art collection.