About Us

Wattyl Protective & Marine Australia Team

Wattyl Protective Coatings, part of Hempel

Wattyl Protective Coatings, a part of Hempel, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high performance coating solutions covering industries across Australasia, including Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure, Water & Wastewater, Marine and OEM. Our specialist protective coatings are designed for the harshest of conditions covering a full spectrum of exposure environments including offshore, buried, coastal and tropical. Our products are designed to provide asset longevity and deliver brilliant aesthetics at maximum cost effectiveness.

Wattyl supports local manufacturing and is supported by a strong distribution network of company owned stores across Australasia. With over 100 years in business in Australasia, Wattyl is the single source of supply for coatings solutions made to your specifications.


Wattyl Australia and New Zealand officially part of the Hempel Group

1 April 2021. On 18 February 2021, Hempel A/S signed an agreement to acquire leading paint and coatings manufacturer Wattyl Australia and New Zealand from The Sherwin-Williams Company, the world’s largest paint and coatings company and headquartered in the United States.

New strategy sets Hempel on a path to leadership positions

12 Jan 2021. An ambitious new strategy defines the timeframe of a doubling of Hempel by 2025. Doubling revenue allows Hempel to also double its positive impact. The path is defined by focus in the entire business, leadership positions in chosen segments, industry leadership in sustainability within those, as well as a strong focus on innovation and digitalisation.