Automotive & Specialty Coatings

Automotive & Specialty Coatings

We’re a leading supplier of performance coatings with strong product technologies and brands.

For many years, we’ve been providing high-quality coatings, color technology as well as customized customer services for collision repairers, commercial vehicle refinishers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the world. We are committed to helping our wide-ranging group of customers grow, increase efficiencies and improve their profitability.

We serve the following markets:

  • Automotive Interiors & Exteriors – OEMs, Tiers and Applicators producing parts for new cars
  • Commercial Vehicles – Original equipment builders, repairers and refurbishers of light and heavy commercial vehicles such as truck, bus, train and trailer
  • Vehicle Refinishes – Dealer networks, body shops, distributors & fleet owners

Automotive Interiors & Exteriors

Our range of specialty finishes makes sure cars look good, inside and out, and are protected in all weather conditions. For automotive interiors and exteriors, there’s an AkzoNobel product to meet your every need. Some of the interior plastic parts which we provide coatings for include door handles, climate control bezels, speedometer housings, interior trim, brand emblems etc. Exterior parts which we provide coatings for include front grill, mirror housings, bumpers, door handles, sensor housings, spoilers, roof rails etc.

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Commercial Vehicles


Dynamic ideas. Unique solutions.
Sikkens Autocoat BT is a global brand for the commercial vehicles refinishes, OEM and builders market. We work with you to understand your specific challenges and provide complete customized solutions to create sustainable benefits for your commercial vehicle business, with optimized processes, increased energy efficiency and material reduction, leading to a positive impact on productivity and profitability.

We aim to become trusted partners and advisers to your business.

Our dedicated segment approach enables us to focus uniquely on commercial vehicles, which means we’re able to address your constantly changing needs. Our compact but comprehensive product range provides you with the flexibility and performance you need, with the added benefit of low inventory costs. Whether it’s a two-stage or three-stage system, original coating or accident repair, a small object or a complex structure, general finishing or warranty work, we have the right solution for you. Connecting all information to your individual roadmap based on our detailed analysis of all determining elements we select a tailor-made system for you from our product assortment. This ensures consistent and reproducible results from your processes, including shift work, multiple locations and sub-contractors.

Find out more about Sikkens Autocoat BT here.

Vehicle Refinishes

AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes business provides coatings and services for collision repairers. Our brands include Sikkens, Lesonal, Wanda and Duco. If you’ve ever had your car repainted, chances are that that involved one of our brands.

Sikkens


Creating Together - Celebrating over 225 years of excellence

The most knowledgeable bodyshops around the globe seeking a premier paint solution choose Sikkens.

‘Creating Together’, a core value shared by Sikkens, brings together expertise, innovation, performance, and partnership, creating business value and a competitive edge. This has enabled the premium vehicle refinish brand to work with partners and customers to deliver innovative, high-quality products and marketing-leading services.

As one of the world’s leading refinish coatings brands, the quality of Sikkens’ finish stands unrivalled in the market. A market leader of firsts for over 225 years, Sikkens has always been at the forefront of technological advancement and is trusted by customers around the globe. Sikkens has also earned numerous automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) approvals by holding to the highest standards of color and durability.

Sikkens is dedicated to our customers’ long-term business profitability. Over the years, the team has gained an unparalleled understanding of the collision repair industry, ensuring that our knowledge and expertise are always aligned with the ever-changing demands and needs of the market.

Find out more about Sikkens here.

Lesonal



Great Finish. Fast.

Speed and quality are the two characteristics that define Lesonal.

Providing you with the best paint products with maximum performance is what drives us. We know how important your customers are to you. To achieve the highest quality standards with minimal cycle time means you need to be agile, driven and creative – especially when it’s a race against the clock. That’s where Lesonal can help.

For over 160 years, we have built a global reputation for first-class repairs that deliver the perfect finishing touch. We understand the challenges you face and know the right questions to ask, so we can learn from your insights and tailor our solutions to meet your needs.

With one of the most comprehensive ranges of products in the industry, Lesonal focuses on speed without compromising on quality. Our clever portfolio ensures you always have the right product for every job, while optimizing stock levels. And as part of AkzoNobel, we are backed by one of the world’s most advanced color processes, enabling you to deliver consistent, exceptional results for your customers, every time. Lesonal products are approved by OEMs, a testament to their outstanding quality and suitability for use on leading car brands.

Our product innovation and processes are developed in line with industry sustainability standards, as part of our commitment to building a sustainable vehicle refinishing industry and protecting the world in which we live.

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Wanda

The smart refinishing solution

For great value, with no compromise on quality, the smart choice is Wanda. Our complete but compact system of vehicle refinishing products and digital color tools makes state-of-the-art technology easily affordable. What’s more, its simplicity goes on saving time, effort, materials, and money every day.

Wanda’s brand heritage and reputations stretch back for 80 years — beginning in Brazil in 1934. Already well established as the leading value brand in Latin America, it joined AkzoNobel in 1974. As part of the AkzoNobel family, Wanda is supported by the vast resources, advanced technology, and R&D commitment of this global leader.

Today, Wanda’s network has expanded worldwide. It is now a smart global brand with a local approach, manufacturing close to each market in which it operates.

Find out more about Wanda here.

Duco

DUCO nitrocellulose-based paints offer a high build and gloss, excellent filling properties and are fast-drying and highly durable. It can be used for refinishing all types of vehicles, from a small repair to overall respray.

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