Welcome to Teknos

We are one of Europe’s leading suppliers of industrial coatings with a strong position in retail and architectural coatings.

We offer a wide range of high-quality paints and coatings for the manufacturing industry, building professionals and consumers. We focus sharply on the quality and performance of our products, invest heavily in research and development, and have a strong focus on environmental issues to ensure we meet, and even exceed, today’s versatile needs. Industry-driven product quality, uncontested heritage and committed people help us to achieve our group turnover of more than €307 million.

Founded in 1948, we are are a family run business with our CEO Paula Salastie currently representing the third generation of the Kiikka family. However, since then we have expanded our presence to more than twenty countries over the past seven decades, employing over 1,200 people globally with 190 dedicated to research and development.

We have production sites in seven countries including Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Russia and China and sales companies in 17 countries. We also export to more than 20 countries through a well-established network of dealers. 

Our aim is to become the preferred paint partner of all of our customers. Our goal is to achieve this by putting customer needs, user and environmentally friendly products, and durability at the cornerstone of our product development.