Since 1915 Hempel has been a world-leading coatings specialist, providing protection and inspiration to the world around us. Today we have over 5,500 people in 80 countries delivering trusted solutions in the protective, decorative, marine, container, industrial and yacht markets. This includes many recognised brands like Crown Paints, Schaepman and Jones-Blair.
Hempel is proudly owned by the Hempel Foundation, which supports cultural, humanitarian and scien-tific causes across the world.
Hempel North Asia headquarter is located in Shanghai, has three production facilities located in Guangzhou, Kunshan and Yantai, and with key sales offices strategically located in China. Today, Hempel China is a market leader in the supply of high quality coatings in the marine, container, protective and decorative markets.
We are a global supplier of marine coatings, offering both high quality products and trusted technical and application advice. We help you reduce fuel bills, extend maintenance cycles and cut drydock expenses.
From wind turbines and oil rigs to some of world’s famous bridges and buildings, our coatings are trusted nationwide to protect valuable equipment and structures from corrosion.
As of today, about 1/5 of all new containers have used Hempel coatings. In China, Hempel has supplied coatings for more than 20 million TEUs.
Our comprehensive product range includes exterior & interior wall paints and floor coatings, all of those offer reliable protection and decoration for residential blocks, commercial buildings, public architectures and industrial facilities.
Minimising the risks involved with coating projects is what Hempel Technical Services is all about. We offer professional advice and customized solutions to help customers reduce their project costs and improve the overall project process.
Hempel North Asia’s Technical Services has more than 300 highly qualified Coating Advisors ready to assist our customers with their next coating project. Customers can be assured of the technical knowledge and experience of our Coating Advisors, the majority of whom are NACE or FROSIO certified.
We have established 15 R&D centers around the globe. Driven by customer demands, our R&D center focus on technology innovation and cost control, to maximize customers’ ROI on coatings.
Located in Guangzhou and Kunshan, the R&D team is dedicated to analyze and develop coating products. Our experienced researcher would work with customers for tailored products with stable and reliable quality.
We never compromise product standards and quality requirements. Most raw materials applied in China are imported and should be tested and approved by Group before production.
All plants of Hempel China have been ISO 9001 certified and every quality control procedure is fully comply with Hempel Group standard, to assure customers receiving same quality products anywhere around the globe.
Health, safety & environmental policy
Hempel is fully aware of and accepts environmental responsibility. We implement and follow local laws and regulations, and with our internal policy and proactive behaviour, we aim to reduce environmental impact caused by operations. Our own guidelines on HSE production standards are supplemental to local regulations when these are deemed insufficient.
The business institutions of Hempel China have been ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified.
Corporate social responsibility
“A company has a responsibility, not only to its employees & shareholders, but also to the society in which it operates.” -- J. C. Hempel
Since its establishment in 1948, the Hempel Foundation has worked to support cultural, social, humanitarian and scientific causes around the globe. Today, the Foundation focuses most of its efforts on two areas: education of children in need and research into environmentally sustainable solutions.
A significant part of the Foundation’s work concentrated on educational project for children in need. The Foundation helps more than 55,000 underprivileged children receive a better education.
Since our entry into China market, Hempel has worked with CSR projects in Chengdu, Xinjiang, Shanghai and Yu’***, helping improve education for children in need, so they can build a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.
“企业不仅要对员工和股东负责，同时也要对社会负责。”—— 集团创始人J. C. Hempel先生