22.05.2013 Tikkurila publishes safety website
Tikkurila's Finnish-language website has been enhanced with a safety website, discussing safety matters related to paint products and surface treatment particularly from a professional perspective.
Tikkurila has made a commitment to action to the Baltic Sea Action Group and its work to improve the state of the Baltic Sea.
The aim of the showroom is to facilitate the building and renovation projects of private and corporate customers by offering a centralized location where customers can look into different surface materials for walls, ceilings, roofs and floors, while also utilizing design services.
We track our sustainability progress across the Tikkurila Group on a regular basis.
Tikkurila's Sustainable Beauty program aims to inspire people and communities to improve their living environment as well as to create beautiful, user-friendly and even unique environments.
The City of Helsinki Building Control Department and Tikkurila Oyj have co-operated to compile in electronic form the facade colours used in Helsinki in different periods.
The renewed and expanded Ultra exterior paint family has been granted the right to use the Nordic Ecolabel, known as "the Swan".
02.01.2013 Tikkurila was awarded in Poland
At the end of 2012, Tikkurila's subsidiary, Tikkurila Polska S.A., was granted two awards in Poland.
For the third year in a row, Tikkurila Norge AS has been given the Supplier of the Year Award by the Byggmakker chain.
12.11.2012 Sustainable beauty – for all of us
As part of Tikkurila's Sustainable Beauty program, a mega art painting wall was implemented according to the design of artist Terike Haapoja in the health centre in Myllypuro, Helsinki.
21.09.2012 Children and birds in the Yellow City
The “Yellow City – Illustrated stories from Helsinki” project is part of the official Helsinki Design World Capital program. In the Yellow City, 17 writer-illustrator pairs tell illustrated stories about Helsinki. A wall-painting workshop for children organized by Napa Illustrations Agency took place on July 29, 2012 at the Skidit Festarit event in the Kallio district of Helsinki.
In May 2012, one of the best-known Chinese professional coatings media, China Coatings News, launched a campaign to vote for the best ecological paint brands sold in China.
The 2012 Housing Fair will be held at Vuores in Tampere between July 13–August 12, 2012. One of the Housing Fair exhibits will be a neighborhood home of the SOS Children's Village, the interior surfaces of which are painted with Tikkurila paint.
20.06.2012 Sustainable Beauty in Beijing, China
To bring comfort and joy to children living in the Sun Village in Beijing, Tikkurila in China participated in a redecoration project of the childre's village.
In May 2012, Tikkurila Zorka participated in a renovation and cleaning project of the primary school "Ratko Mitrovic" in Belgrade, Serbia. The school façade and several classrooms were painted with Zorka Color paints.
Tikkurila's Vision shop-in-shop store concept has received an honorary mention of its design in the Fennia Prize – Good design grows global competition in Finland.
28.05.2012 Inspiring art in Minsk
Tikkurila in Belarus launched a "Color Inspiration" competition in cooperation with the Belarusian "Belyy Kvadrat" marketing and advertising festival. Young designers were invited to draw sketches to provide color inspiration to children with Tikkurila paints.
Alcro will provide Skanska with consulting services for the painting work on the New Karolinska Solna University Hospital outside Stockholm, Sweden.
18.04.2012 Vivacolor brand in renewal
To further strengthen the position of the Vivacolor brand and ensure the long-term competiveness in a constantly changing paint business, the Vivacolor brand will undergo many changes during 2012.
OOO Tikkurila has been awarded in March 2012 in Moscow. The first prize “HR Brand of the Year 2011” was given in the category "The Northern Capital" (project realized in St. Petersburg) for their integration project in Russia in 2009-2011.
Tikkurila paints and beautiful paintings decorate the corridors of childrens' Cardiosurgery Center in Minsk, Belarus, and bring joy to young patients of the hospital.
With color, imagination and careful work, an old, worn out piece of furniture can be made attractive once again. Alcro wants to show this with ad.retur – an inspiration collection in which students at Beckmans College of Design have given ten worn out pieces of furniture a new chance.
Tikkurila's Polish subsidiary, Tikkurila Polska S.A., has been granted the golden Consumer Laurel 2011 award for the Be Special Decor product range.
09.12.2011 Tikkurila's Pigrol products protect beehives
Tikkurila's German subsidiary Pigrol has launched the first scientifically tested protective coating for apiculture. The lifespan of the wooden beekeeping equipment can now be extended with the Pigrol products.
The latest building project of the Student Village Foundation of Turku (TYS) was completed in the spring 2011 in the Nummenranta area in Turku, Finland. The elliptical construction was built in compliance with the principles of sustainable development, and the interior premises were painted with Tikkurila's water-borne paints.
Tikkurila will join Night of Chemistry is to be held at the Finnish Science Center Heureka in Vantaa, Finland on Friday December 2, bringing the International Year of Chemistry to a close.
The retail store chain Byggmakker has granted Tikkurila's Norwegian subsidiary, Tikkurila Norge A/S, its Supplier of the Year award in November 2011. Tikkurila received the same award in Norway also in 2010.
Leroy Merlin Poland, a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) store network in Poland, has awarded Tikkurila Polska in their Supplier Congress in Warsaw, Poland in September 2011. The award was given to Tikkurila in the category “The most effective new products in 2010”.
Recently, Tikkurila was involved in a charity project for the children’s ward at the Skin and Allergy Hospital Helsinki. The project volunteers helped to create a new look for the facility, turning the children’s ward into an enchanted forest.
It was the impressive track record in supplying water-borne systems in demanding environments that led to Tikkurila winning the contract with Apply Emtunga to provide a paint solution for a living quarters module on an offshore platform in the Caspian Sea.
Tikkurila has the highest number of eco-labeled decorative paints in Scandinavia.
For sixty years, Valtti has been the choice of Finns in wood finishing!
Four ideas were awarded in Tikkurila's internal Innovation Contest.
Tikkurila’s new ProHouse concept promotes sustainable development and is an answer to the needs of the sawmill industry, professionals and consumers.
25.05.2011 Zen – Modern, natural and esthetic
Zen product range is refined from natural plant oil and wax, which help preserve the good natural qualities of wood for a long time.
The natural stone coating Tunto Kivi brings life to interior premises.