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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Wholesale of wood, construction materials and sanitary equipment (NACE2 4673)

This company manufactures and supplies coatings for decorative, protective, marine, container, and yacht markets. It has its registered business in KGS.Lyngby, Denmark and was established in 1915 by J.C. Hempel.The company offers a range of protective coatings, including tank linings, primers, passive fire protection coatings, and glossy topcoats for the oil and gas, infrastructure, power generation, and heavy-duty equipment markets. It also provides marine coating solutions, such as fouling control products for underwater hulls; epoxy coatings for ballast tanks, cargo holds, and cargo tanks; coatings to protect deck, topside, and superstructure areas, as well as to protect and maintain the interior of vessels; epoxies for potable water tanks; and onboard maintenance coatings. In addition, the company offers a range of decorative coating solutions comprising floor coatings, coatings for concrete, enamels, and finishes and textures for private homes and landmark buildings, and construction and infrastructure projects. Further, it provides yacht coatings and boat care products for small motor boats and racing yachts. The company markets its products in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and the Americas.The company's brand names include HEMPADUR 1550, HEMPEL'S GALVOSIL 1570, HEMPEL'S GALVOSIL 1570, HEMPEL'S SHOPPRIMER ZS 1589, and HEMPADUR FIBRE 47601/47603. The company through its subsidiaries is also active in countries such as Norway, Ecuador, United States of America, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, France, and Iran. The company sells decorative paint for home and office mostly in Asia and the Middle East. It has 30 factories and 250 distribution centers worldwide along with about 50 sales offices for operations in more than 80 countries. Its serves customers such oil and gas companies, civil construction industry, rail transport industry, power generation companies, and chemical plants.

  • Denmark (DK)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: HEMPEL INVEST A/S
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Richard Rudolf Sand
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website:

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  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  1

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

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  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
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  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

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Presence in main rankings

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