About us

DuluxGroup is a leading marketer and manufacturer of premium branded products that enhance, protect and maintain the places and spaces in which people live and work.


 

Markets and Sectors

DuluxGroup is predominantly an Australian and New Zealand paints, specialty coatings and adhesives company. DuluxGroup’s primary end‑market focus is on residential homes, with a bias towards the maintenance and improvement of existing homes and a smaller focus on new residential construction.


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  1. Note: Indicative DuluxGroup revenue splits based on FY16 revenue
 

2016 Highlights

A solid operating result, driven by profit growth in Dulux, Selleys, Yates and Lincoln Sentry.

 

 

DuluxGroup at a Glance

DuluxGroup’s brands have been trusted and relied upon for generations. Brands such as Dulux, Selleys, Yates, Cabot’s and B&D are household names with the highest consumer awareness in their respective markets.


 
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  • One of Australia and New Zealand’s leading marketers and manufacturers of premium branded decorative paints, woodcare coatings, texture coatings, protective coatings, industrial and powder coatings products.glance_graph-01-2
    1. Excluding non-recurring items incurred in FY15, which are outlined on page 19 of the Annual Report.
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    Geelong Library and Heritage Centre by ARM Architecture Photo by: John Gollings

  • Selleys is one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading marketers and manufacturers of adhesives, sealants, fillers, paint preparation and other general maintenance products for the residential home improvement market.

    Parchem is a leading manufacturer and supplier of construction chemicals, decorative concrete products and related equipment for Australia and New Zealand’s civil engineering, industrial, commercial and residential construction markets.

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    1. Distributed Brand.
    1. Excluding non-recurring items incurred in FY15, which are outlined on page 19 of the Annual Report.
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  • A leading manufacturer and marketer of garage doors and automatic openers for the Australian and New Zealand residential, commercial and industrial markets.glance_graph-03-3
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  • Lincoln Sentry is one of Australia’s leading distributors of premium quality hardware and components to the cabinet making, window, door and glazing industries. It is a proud supplier of quality brands including Blum, Hera, SecureView, Assa Abloy and Breezway.glance_graph-04-4
    1. Distributed Brand.
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  • DuluxGroup’s ‘Other businesses’ include:
    • Yates, which is one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading manufacturers and marketers of products for home gardening and small scale commercial horticulture;
    • the paints business in Papua New Guinea, where Dulux is a clear market leader;
    • the DGL Camel business in China and Hong Kong and the DGL International business in South East Asia, which have targeted niche positions across categories, including decorative and specialty coatings, adhesives, sealants and paint accessories; and
    • Craig & Rose, a niche premium, paint company in the United Kingdom, acquired by DuluxGroup in August 2016.

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    1. DuluxGroup Limited is an Australian company that owns the Dulux® trade mark in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Fiji only and the Cabot’s® trade mark in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji only. DuluxGroup Limited is not associated with, and has no connection to, the owners of the Dulux® and Cabot’s® trade marks in any other countries, nor does it sell Dulux® and Cabot’s® products in any other countries.
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  • One of Australia and New Zealand’s leading marketers and manufacturers of premium branded decorative paints, woodcare coatings, texture coatings, protective coatings, industrial and powder coatings products.glance_graph-01-2
    1. Excluding non-recurring items incurred in FY15, which are outlined on page 19 of the Annual Report.
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    Geelong Library and Heritage Centre by ARM Architecture Photo by: John Gollings

  • Selleys is one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading marketers and manufacturers of adhesives, sealants, fillers, paint preparation and other general maintenance products for the residential home improvement market.

    Parchem is a leading manufacturer and supplier of construction chemicals, decorative concrete products and related equipment for Australia and New Zealand’s civil engineering, industrial, commercial and residential construction markets.

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    1. Distributed Brand.
    1. Excluding non-recurring items incurred in FY15, which are outlined on page 19 of the Annual Report.
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  • A leading manufacturer and marketer of garage doors and automatic openers for the Australian and New Zealand residential, commercial and industrial markets.glance_graph-03-3
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  • Lincoln Sentry is one of Australia’s leading distributors of premium quality hardware and components to the cabinet making, window, door and glazing industries. It is a proud supplier of quality brands including Blum, Hera, SecureView, Assa Abloy and Breezway.glance_graph-04-4
    1. Distributed Brand.
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  • DuluxGroup’s ‘Other businesses’ include:
    • Yates, which is one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading manufacturers and marketers of products for home gardening and small scale commercial horticulture;
    • the paints business in Papua New Guinea, where Dulux is a clear market leader;
    • the DGL Camel business in China and Hong Kong and the DGL International business in South East Asia, which have targeted niche positions across categories, including decorative and specialty coatings, adhesives, sealants and paint accessories; and
    • Craig & Rose, a niche premium, paint company in the United Kingdom, acquired by DuluxGroup in August 2016.

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    1. DuluxGroup Limited is an Australian company that owns the Dulux® trade mark in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Fiji only and the Cabot’s® trade mark in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji only. DuluxGroup Limited is not associated with, and has no connection to, the owners of the Dulux® and Cabot’s® trade marks in any other countries, nor does it sell Dulux® and Cabot’s® products in any other countries.

Chairman’s Report

I am pleased to report that DuluxGroup has continued to grow and increase profits this year.

Managing Director’s Report

I am pleased to report that DuluxGroup has delivered another year of solid profit growth.

Safety and Sustainability Report


Welcome to the 2016 DuluxGroup Safety and Sustainability Report. During the year we continued our focus on improving management of significant risks to prevent harm, with good outcomes achieved in a number of areas. These outcomes included:


 

Disaster prevention:

No major incidents (e.g. fire) involving disaster risks, although a major near miss involving a solvent spill at Parchem Wyong occurred. A thorough investigation was completed and corrective actions implemented.

Fatality prevention:

We remained fatality free and our serious near misses involving fatality risks decreased 11%, while our total hazard and near miss reporting increased 8% to a positive, historic high level.

Injury prevention:

An 11% reduction in recordable injuries, including a 40% reduction in serious injuries. Workers compensation performance remained positive, with claims and premiums sustained at historic low levels.

Sustainability:

Continued product stewardship improvements (e.g. product reformulation) to prevent potential harm to our customers, consumers and the environment. A further 5% reduction in water consumption, while waste to landfill increased 9% due to improved cleanup and data capture across newer sites.

 
 
 
 

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DULUX ANNUAL REPORT 2016 (FULL)

DuluxGroup Limited is an Australian company that owns the Dulux® trade mark in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Fiji only and the Cabot’s® trade mark in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji only. DuluxGroup Limited is not associated with, and has no connection to, the owners of the Dulux® and Cabot’s® trade marks in any other countries, nor does it sell Dulux® and Cabot’s® products in any other countries.