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Meet Beckers Group

With over 150 years of experience in paint making, Beckers has grown from a small retail shop in Stockholm, Sweden to become a leading global coatings company that develops high-quality, environmentally compatible paint systems.

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Today we are a global market leader in coil coatings and a leading global supplier of industrial paints. Our vision is to be the most sustainable industrial coatings company in the world. Our purpose is to transform the industry by developing solutions that give surface a new meaning and create maximum positive impact for customers, for society and for the planet.

Beckers Group is privately owned byopen_in_new Lindéngruppen, a Swedish family business with a focus on sustainable and long-term development of industrial companies. In 2021, 1,775 people worked at 23 production sites in 17 countries around the world. Our corporate head office is located in Berlin, Germany.

The company has two business areas that are managed in three regions: Coil Coatings and  Industrial Coatings. As a decentralized organization, local management is empowered to make decisions fast in order to drive profitable business growth. Coil Coatings was already decentralized and, in 2021, Industrial Coatings was also structured in this way. In addition, in 2021 we changed the organizational set-up from business units to regions. We defined three regions: Northern Europe & Americas, Southern Europe & Africa, and Asia & Middle East.

Our aim is to be a solutions provider that offers more value than the sum of our products. Responsibility for the world around us is an integral part of Beckers’ mission. We are committed to setting new standards in product innovation, customer relationships and sustainability, and thus invest heavily in research and development to produce state-of-the-art coating solutions.east See also R&D strategy

Our two business areas

Coil Coatings

As the leading global supplier of coil coatings, we set industry standards for high-performance liquid coatings applied to sheet metal. Coil coatings are methods and products for applying liquid paints to steel and aluminum. They are used in many applications including:

  • Building and construction
  • Roofs
  • Facades and walls
  • Rainwater systems
  • Roller shutters
  • Domestic appliances
  • Core Plate Varnish

Industrial Coatings

We supply a complete range of specially manufactured coatings for pre-formed metal parts and plastic components as well as consumer devices for the following applications:

  • Vehicles and heavy-duty machinery
  • Agricultural, construction and earth-moving equipment
  • Railway
  • Trucks
  • Automotive plastics exterior
  • Consumer goods

Our global network

We operate a global network of manufacturing sites which enable us to be close to our customers and understand their demands and requirements.

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This global presence was not built in a day – it is the result of our 150-year-long history in paint making. Beckers was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 1865 by a German chemist, Carl Wilhelm Becker. Since then, our company has grown and evolved from a one-man consumer paint shop to a successful Swedish enterprise which, today, is a world leader in industrial surface coatings.

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