Coating Companies in the Spotlight

Akzo Nobel UAE Paints LLC

Akzo Nobel UAE Paints LLC

Headquarters: Dubai

AkzoNobel is the world’s largest manufacturer of powder coatings. They are leaders in the technological innovations in this area and the largest powder coating company in UAE.


Hempel Paints (Abu Dhabi) LLC

Hempel Paints (Abu Dhabi) LLC

Headquarters: Abu Dhabi

Hempel is a world-leading supplier of protective coatings to the decorative, protective, marine, container and yacht markets. Hempel is present in more than 80 countries around the world and it is one of the largests industrial paint suppliers in UAE.


PPG Industries LLC

PPG Industries LLC

Headquarters: Abu Dhabi

PPG is recognized and respected around the world as a global coatings leader, providing technologically advanced solutions to meet even the most difficult challenges.


UAE Paint and Coatings Market

3.7 Billion AED

Total worth of the UAE coating and paint market

7488 Projects

in the UAE in 2017

10%+ Growth expected

Due to the 2020 World Expo

Coating industry in the United Arab Emirates

The UAE is one of the leading countries when looking at the Middle Eastern paint and coatings market. Its value is reaching for the 4 billion AED mark mainly due to the rapid growth in construction – architectural coatings account for 73% of the total local market value. The industry itself consists of international and local coating manufacturers, distributors and contractors as well as equipment manufacturers and raw material suppliers.

International coating companies in the Emirates

The United Arab Emirates 0ffers a central location and growing market place for many international coating manufacturers operating in the Middle East. These manufacturers include world’s top ten coating companies such as AkzoNobel, PPG and Kansai Paints. All these companies have annual sales above 10 billion dirhams.

Local paint and coating manufacturers, distributors and services

jumeirah beach hotel dubai project by rar holding ritver paints

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai is one of the latest projects completed with Ritver paints by RAR holding.

Next to the international coating manufacturers, UAE also offers a competitive market place for local coating companies including manufacturers, distributors and coating services (contractors). The only UAE coating company listed on the Coating World top 100 is RAR Holding, with AED613.3 million in sales, which ranks the 70th. RAR Holding also has successful subsidiaries such as Ritver JLT, RAR Painting UAE and Emathal Paints. Other coating companies that originate from the Emirates include Wellcoat, Gulf Paints, Al Gurg Paints and more.

There are also several coating contractors operating nationwide; for example Joseph Industries carries out coating projects on metal surfaces including powder coating, PVD and wet coating applications. Additionally, Dubai Coating Limited is there to coat offshore and marine projects.

QMEA – Quali Middle East Association

Since 2006 QMEA (Quali Middle East Association) has been guiding and certifying the coating industry in the Middle East. The association’s members include architectural coating applicators, powder coating manufacturers and pre-treatment chemicals suppliers. The QMEA-approved systems are qualified for the UAE climatic conditions – it is currently the General Licensee Holder of Qualicoat, Qualanod and Qualideco in the Middle East.

Visibility and networking in the Middle East Coating Show Dubai

The Middle East Coating Show (MECS) is an annual event organized in Dubai and it is the place to be for the companies within the coating industry. There are some 300 exhibitors and more than 5000 visitors all sharing their interest in coatings, coating raw materials, equipment and the latest developments and innovative solutions. MECS is the only event in the region targeting coating raw materials and equipment manufacturers. The event will take place again in February 2019.

More information on coating companies in UAE

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Akzo Nobel UAE Paints LLC Al Habtoor Business Towers, 12th Floor, Dubai Marina District, 290, UAE, Dubai
Al Gurg Paints LLC (Oasis)P.O. Box 22334, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Al Jazeera Factory for PaintsAbu Dhabi-Al Ain Truck Road, United Arab Emirates
Berger Paints Emirates LtdAl Qouz Indl Area-1, Opp TCTI factory, UAE
Caparol Paints LLCDubai Industrial Park, Saih Shuaib – 4, Dubai, UAE
Delta Metallic Const. Factory Ind. No.6., Near the Grave Yard, Back Side of Macro Emirates Super Market, Sharjah, UAE
Gulf PaintsP.O.Box: 15381, Al Ain, UAE
Hempel Paints Abu Dhabi LLC Plot # 34 Street # 6, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jotun Powder Coating LLC Street # 7,Al Quoz Industrial Area 3, Dubai, UAE
Kansai PaintSuite 2201, Boulevard Plaza Tower One, Downtown Dubai, UAE
Mas Paints and Chemicals Ind.#6 Al Nakheel Street , Industrial 15, Near Al Bayader International, Sharjah,UAE
National Paints UAEMaliha Road, Industrial Area No.13 – Sharjah, UAE
Oasis Coils & Coatings LLCBuldg No 98, 26th St, Al quoz Industrial Area 4, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Plastic Powder Coating Company LLC Dubai, United Arab Emirates
PPG Industries LLCAbu Dhabi, Office 205, Ibn Battuta Gate, Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 126215 UAE
Rainbow Aluminium & Powder Coating Co.L.L.C New Industrial Area, Ajman, UAE
RAR Holding (RAR Painting Factory)Factory no. 4, Jebel Ali Industrial Area II Dubai, UAE
Seal Coatings L.L.C Al-Nahda First, Office 104 Saheel 2 Building, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Speciality Engineering ChemicalsDubai, United Arab Emirates
United Metal Coating LLC 4TH R/A, Industrial Park, Behind Arabtec Labor Camp Dubai, UAE
Wellcoat Paints Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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