100 years

100 years heritage

We’ve been making quality, high-performance paints and coatings for over a century and have built a broad portfolio of loved and trusted brands.

Leaders in quality

Research and development are in our brand DNA. Our products have been used on many high-profile and iconic projects, a great testament to their quality.

Specialised segments

Our products have been tailored to meet the specific needs of our residential, consumer, industrial and protective and marine market segments.

Superior operations

Superior operations

Our world-class plants, distribution and logistics, plus superior coating expertise and technologies, guarantee premium performance, durability and aesthetics.

National network

National network

We have a large network of over 100 Wattyl Paint Centres across Australia and New Zealand. You can also find our products at selected retailers.

Paint pioneers

Paint pioneers

Wattyl was the pioneer in ultra-premium, maximum performance, low VOC interior paint and colour, and we still lead the way in the industry today.


Environmental Credentials

We take sustainability seriously. Our products comply with leading industry associations and certification systems, and we avoid waste.


Wattyl's Gender Pay Gap Statement

Hempel’s approach to salary is simple. we want to reward our colleagues fairly for the job they undertake, regardless of gender. This is visible within all our processes and policies.

Wattyl - A Part of Hempel

Maintaining our position as leaders in innovation has been greatly enhanced by the support of our parent company Hempel.

Hempel is a global company with strong values, working with customers in the decorative, marine, infrastructure and energy industries. Our purpose is to shape a brighter future with sustainable coating solutions, and with more than 100 years of protecting some of our customer’s most valuable assets, we aim to earn their trust every day. The Hempel Group is proudly owned by the Hempel Foundation.

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