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Durable and beautiful: Environmentally friendly new products from Tikkurila, for wooden surfaces in gardens and yards 13.04.2018

Launched to greet the spring, the new Patio Verso and Saaristo Laituriöljy oils were specially developed for Finland's changeable weather conditions.

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Greetings from Elisa Markula, President & CEO of Tikkurila 12.04.2018

President and CEO Elisa Markula will go through the priorities on which she will focus first. These include improving efficiency, increasing revenue organically, and building leadership and unified corporate culture.

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Nordic quality from start to finish since 1862 – the story behind Tikkurila 11.04.2018

On the basis of our new strategy, we have defined our corporate story and published a company video that highlights what we stand for, our mission and customer promise: Nordic quality from start to finish.  Our company description, Tikkurila story, reflects our Nordic roots and emphasizes our sustainable solutions, solid competence in surface treatment and dedicated professionals.

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Color Journal by Nina Bruun continues with pink hues 03.04.2018

Danish trend analyst Nina Bruun's monthly color collage is all about pink. The co-operation with the award-winning trend analyst enriches Tikkurila Group's pioneering role as a unique color expert. Her visual mood boards consist of topical and interesting surfaces, completed with Tikkurila and Beckers color codes.

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How do we at Tikkurila take account of climate change? 22.03.2018

Climate change is one of the global megatrends that guides our operations at Tikkurila, and we want to mitigate climate change and its impacts in our operations and through our products.

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Tikkurila stain and lacquer products in key role in the renovation of Palace Restaurant’s wood surfaces 16.03.2018

The ceiling panels and movable partition walls in the famous Palace restaurant at Eteläranta 10 in Helsinki were treated, respecting their cultural history value, with Tikkurila’s Dicco Color, Uvinol and Merit Blond products to give a durable and beautiful finish.

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Award-winning trend analyst Nina Bruun begins new co-operation with Tikkurila Group 01.03.2018

Danish trend analyst Nina Bruun continues her partnership with Tikkurila Group on a more regular basis. She will choose monthly color collages for Tikkurila and Beckers, both paving the way in the design world and enriching our pioneering role as a unique color expert.

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Color Trend Report: Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair 2018 12.02.2018

We traveled to Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair and mapped out the new colors to watch out for. Earthy reds still feel fresh but are now contested by brighter hues, shades of untreated wood and surprising up-and-coming colors, such as baby blue. The era of rich surfaces continues but there is a clear shift towards bolder combinations.

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Tikkurila donated murals to Finnish cities to celebrate the centenary of Finland 05.10.2017

Tikkurila Oyj is one of the official partners of the Finland 100 centenary. Tikkurila recently honored the anniversary by donating murals to four Finnish cities to enrich and brighten up the living environment.

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One in three Finns live in gray house 26.09.2017

Tikkurila honored the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence by inviting the public to help build the biggest color chart in the country’s history. More than 4,000 Finns added the color of their house to the chart between April and August. The analysis of the database revealed that one in three Finns live in a gray house.

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Tikkurila showcasing its sustainable solutions at the World Expo 2017 30.06.2017

The 2017 World Expo is held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, between June 10 and September 10, 2017. The theme of the expo is "Future Energy" - promotion of sustainable energy and sustainable design.

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Environment sets the rules – developing durable exterior products is a balancing act 21.06.2017

Development of high-quality exterior products results in the long life-cycle of exterior surfaces and decreased environmental impact. Climate conditions set a variety of requirements for products that must function both in heat and frost, rain and sun.

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Tikkurila is helping its customer in the German winemaking business to meet strict sustainability requirements 08.05.2017

Already for generations, sustainability has been a key requirement in viticulture and oenology. High quality winemaking is also setting strict sustainability requirements – especially for wine cellars.

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Color chemistry – Tikkurila’s RDI teams create a colorful tomorrow 19.04.2017

The planning and development of paint and surface treatment products is carried out by young, promising researchers who create products that are a more responsible choice every day.

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Megatrends direct the changes in the paint business – this is how the field is changing 09.04.2017

Tikkurila’s research, development and innovation move with the megatrends. In the next 30 years, we will see renewable raw materials enter the field due to a scarcity of resources, diminishing natural resources, and climate change. With new kinds of paint components, the carbon footprint of paint can be halved.

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Less is more – packaging material producer building a sustainable future 10.03.2017

Tikkurila’s cooperation partner Emballator Lagan Plast is constantly working on ways to cut down loss and waste generated from production and supply chain to improve the sustainability of the paint packaging.

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Seeing the world with the eyes of a child 05.12.2016

"Stop for a moment in the middle of your busy routines and try to look at the surrounding world through the eyes of a child. Can you see all the different colors?"

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Interior decoration in China with a Virtual Reality system 02.12.2016

Tikkurila China is piloting a new solution for consumers to choose their favorite colors in a creative way. The Virtual Reality (VR) system is a technology providing a new way to experience and decorate apartments.

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Sustainable beauty in Estonia with leftover paints 14.11.2016

Every painter knows that after a painting project there is quite often some paint left over. The usual way is to store it for the next painting project. Instead of storing the paint at home or disposing it, one very kind and socially responsible way is to utilize the consumers' leftover paints in various community projects.

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UPEA16 street art festival creates vibrant colors in Finnish autumn cities 13.10.2016

Beautiful murals were painted with Tikkurila's paints in seven cities in Finland.

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Color Now 2018

Tikkurila's decoration magazine, Color Now 2018, is a compilation of stories from the world of color and interior decoration, presented in the form of a classic decoration magazine. The magazine also includes an introduction of the most current interior decoration colors for 2018.


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