Coatings & Construction

Market Segments

At IMCD Coatings & Construction, we cover the full breadth of applications in the decorative paints, industrial coatings, construction, adhesives & sealants, textile, paper and printing inks industries.

Experts Across Markets
The Business Group Coatings & Construction delivers a wide range of specialty chemicals for diverse markets to add color, ensure high performance or  enhance durability. Our experts work side-by-side with you to address your unique needs and find the right solutions for you.
Whether you are looking to improve an existing formulation, or innovate to find a new solution, our global experts are here to help. Read on to explore our markets and don't hesitate to contact us when you're ready to get started.

Explore our markets

IMCD offers innovative solutions for the following market segments:

Adhesives & Sealants 

Our raw materials enable you to get the most out of the adhesives and sealants you manufacture, whether these are solvent-based, water-based, hot melt adhesives or adhesives based on natural polymers. Our sub-segments include: Paper & Board, Packaging, Transportation, Footwear & Leather, Consumer & DIY, Building & Construction, Wood working Joinery, Assembly Operations


Our products contribute to many parts of daily life – from buildings to transport and infrastructure – and improve both the performance and safety of cement-based solutions. Our sub-segments include: Bitumen Applications, Concrete Technologies, Dry Mix, Masonry, Floor Coverings and Waterproofing.

Decorative Paints

Our speciality chemicals will ensure your decorative paints and lacquers are visually outstanding and can hold the test of time. Our wide range of innovative raw materials gives you the option to formulate high-quality solutions for interior and exterior architectural applications.

Industrial Coatings

We offer best-in class raw materials to support you in developing industrial coatings that perform in the most challenging situations. Our sub-segments include: Automotive Coatings, Can & Coil Coatings, General Industrial Coatings, Plastic Coatings, Marine & Protective Coatings, Powder Coatings, Wood Coatings.

Paper IMCD

We offer the best-in class raw materials to help you in developing your paper and board products - from bank notes to electro technical paper. Our sub-segments include: Specialty paper, Paper converter and Formulators.

Printing Inks

With uses spanning from flexographic plates and sleeves, to consumables, the raw material solutions we can provide the inks market are second to none. Our sub-segments include: Flexographic & Gravure, Offset, Overprint Varnish, Screen Printing

Textile & Leather

Our product range offers specialities for high performance, strength and long-lasting characteristics that meet the expectations for both technical and fashion market demands. Our sub-segments include: Textile, Nonwovens and Leather.

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