Our Story

Meet Tikkurila

Tikkurila is a leading Nordic paint company whose products are manufactured from carefully chosen raw materials which meet the highest quality standards. We develop premium paints and services that provide our customers with advanced systems capable of standing the test of time and the harshest of weather. We operate in around ten countries and our 3,000 dedicated professionals share the joy of building a vivid future through surfaces that make a difference.

A dedicated community of professionals

Beyond being a paint company, we are a community of talented professionals − skilled individuals who live and work in the harshest of conditions, equipped with an understanding of aesthetics and an affinity for sustainability. We share the same values and believe in building a vivid future through surfaces that make a difference.

Nordic quality from start to finish since 1862

With expertise that spans over a century, we develop premium products and services that provide our customers with quality. We embrace our market-leading brands and pride ourselves on innovation that is rooted in tradition but looks far into the future.

Sustainable Nordicness

We have been innovating since our humble beginnings. We aim to lead the market with industry-changing and sustainable solutions that are safe for us as well as our environment.

Tikkurila at a glance

  • Established in 1862
  • Around 3,000 dedicated professionals
  • 11 production facilities in eight countries
  • Products available in more than 40 countries
  • Largest markets: Sweden, Russia, Finland, Poland and the Baltic countries


Tikkurila in the UK

Tikkurila UK was established in 1983 and has over the past 3 decades operated throughout the UK in sectors varying from interior design to nuclear engineering. We understand that making premium products is not enough we need to look after our customers big and small, the environment and our people. Our range of decorating and industrial products are all manufactured in Finland and are not altered for the UK market we apply Scandinavian principals directly to our UK business. Sustainability, quality, support, service and ethical growth are fundamental to what we do. 



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Paint Calculator

How much paint do I need? 

Use this calculator to work out your requirements, if you have any question please get in touch with one of our team who will be more than willing to help you.

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Disclaimer: Tikkurila UK Paint Calculator is provided as a guide only. The coverage rates will vary depending on surface being coated and the particular product range being used. More information on these products can be found on the cans, on the technical data sheets on individual product pages, by using our live chat service or by calling our technical team on 0131 334 4999.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the estimate, however paint requirements may vary depending on the surface, type of paint, sheen level and colour chosen.