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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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We are launching Paint Fund in Sweden 17.05.2016

As part of our work within social responsibility and as a responsible actor in the community, we are now launching an initiative in Sweden that gives the general public the opportunity to realize socially beneficial painting projects. We call it the Paint Fund (Färgfonden).

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Tikkurila’s new Valtti Plus products deliver superior weather-resistance 21.04.2016

Tikkurila has launched a new-generation wood stain, Valtti Plus Kesto, whose new binder guarantees maintenance intervals that are twice as long as with traditional stains for wood façades.

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Tikkurila Social Project of the Year 2015 in Kazakhstan 21.04.2016

Tikkurila annually chooses and rewards the "Social Project of the Year". The 2015 winner is Tikkurila Kazakhstan and their “Bright Childhood” project in Almaty.

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Introducing Beckers’ Elegant wall paint in anything but a round package... 27.01.2016

The latest innovation comes from Sweden from Beckers who offer paint in a new, environmentally friendly package with a screw-on cap. The new packaging needs less than 70 percent of the packaging material compared to a normal paint can and is easy to use.

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Deep green Fjord is Tikkurila’s Color of the Year 2016 13.01.2016

Part of the Feel the Color collection, Fjord (color code M442) has a deep, mysterious glow and takes its inspiration from an ecological lifestyle.

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Tikkurila among the investment award winners in Kazakhstan 04.01.2016

Tikkurila has received a recognition for its investment activities in Kazakhstan. The annual investment awards recognize foreign investors in Kazakhstan for their investment activity and development for local production and high-tech industries.

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Tikkurila creates a dream home in a housing block awaiting demolition 11.08.2015

Tikkurila is one of the main partners of the first ever Our House Festival for Suburbia, to be held on August 8–15 in Vantaa, Finland.

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Festival brought urban jungle feel to the streets 22.05.2015

At the Arabia Street Festival in Helsinki, an eight meters high mural depicting the Arabia district was painted to the facade of an apartment building.

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