• Organization TypeGoods Supplier
  • Staff10,000+
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1646


AkzoNobel is a global paint and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and is consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability. AkzoNobel has operations in more than 80 countries and employs over 55,000 people around the world.   Business Areas Specialty Chemicals Functional Chemicals Industrial Chemicals Pulp and Performance Chemicals Surface Chemistry Chemicals Pakistan Performance Coatings Marine and protective Coatings Automotive and Aerospace Coatings Industrial Coatings Wood Finishes and Adhesives Powder Coatings Paints Decorative Paints (Europe) Decorative Paints (Americas) Decorative Paints (Asia)   Specialty Chemicals Functional Chemicals Functional Chemicals has strong worldwide positions in a variety of chemical intermediates, formulation ingredients and process aids that serve a broad range of industries, including: paints, detergents, automotive parts, agricultural products, building materials, pharmaceuticals, foods, adhesives, plastics and cosmetics. Pulp and Performance Chemicals AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals is a leading global force in pulp bleaching chemicals and technologies, paper chemicals, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and solutions that are widely used by customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Surface Chemistry We develop, manufacture and market a unique spectrum of specialty surfactants and polymers. Our products are used in everything from agricultural chemicals and personal care products to industrial applications. Chemicals Pakistan Chemicals Pakistan, along with the Industrial and Refinish coating segments, operates under the umbrella of ICI Pakistan Limited, a listed company in Pakistan with 75.8 percent of shares held by AkzoNobel. Performance Coatings Marine and Protective Coatings We don’t just produce paints and antifouling materials for ships and yachts. We also supply protective coatings and fire protection for steel structures in a wide range of industries, including some major world landmarks. Automotive and Aerospace Coatings Automotive and Aerospace Coatings is one of the world’s leading suppliers of paints and services for the vehicle refinish, OEM commercial vehicles, automotive plastics and aerospace coatings markets. We provide coatings for original equipment and refinishing applications to bodyshops, aircraft manufacturers, fleet owners, automotive suppliers and major bus and truck producers. Industrial Coatings From food and beverage cans, laptops to curtain walls, AkzoNobel’s industrial coatings beautify and protect thousands of products made from steel, aluminum and plastic. Our coatings are renowned for their high performance and innovative functionality Wood Finishes and Adhesives AkzoNobel is leading the industry in providing innovative finishes and adhesives for a sustainable wood industry. Powder Coatings More businesses around the world are switching to our powder coatings. We’re the world leader in powder coatings technology and the market leader in supplying the appliance, architectural, automotive, furniture, IT and general industrial markets. The Functional sub-business is maintaining its outstanding performance and is establishing a global footprint. Paints AkzoNobel is the largest global supplier of Decorative Paints, with a global portfolio of strong and leading brands. More than 35 percent of revenue is from high growth markets. Our Decorative Paints business supplies a full range of interior and exterior decoration and protection products for both the professional and do-it-yourself markets, including paints, lacquers and varnishes, as well as products for surface preparation (pre-deco products).
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Staff at AkzoNobel have experience in


  • development
  • private sector development
  • research & development
  • climate change
  • economic policy


  • pakistan
  • united states
  • india
  • worldwide
  • argentina


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Private Sector Development
Medical Equipment
Health Systems
Local Government
Public Administration
Research & Development
Monitoring / Evaluation
Procurement Process
Trade Promotion

Company Offices

  • Netherlands (headquarters)
  • Amsterdam
  • Strawinskylaan 2555
  • Noord Holland 1077 ZZ