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.




2017 Highlights

Strong profit growth in 2017 was led by all our market leading Australian and New Zealand businesses, while we also developed further growth opportunities in the United Kingdom and Asia


Strong profit growth in 2017 was led by all our market leading Australian and New Zealand businesses, while we also developed further growth opportunities in the United Kingdom and Asia



Chairman and MD Reports


Chairman
Peter Kirby

DuluxGroup remains on the strategic growth path that has served our shareholders well over recent years.


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Managing Director
Patrick Houlihan

Record profit was driven by excellent results across all of our Australian and New Zealand businesses.


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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.

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.


# JV Corporate Logo.      * Licensed Brand.      ** Distributed Brand.

*** 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.

Markets and Sectors

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.

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.



 

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.

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.




Strategy and Growth


Our Objective

To deliver long term shareholder value by focussing on premium branded, innovative products that help consumers to imagine and create better places and spaces in which to live and work.

 

Our Strategy

Our strategy is to develop market leadership positions in premium branded consumer and trade products, enabled with differentiated technologies.

Our strategy is to develop market leadership positions in premium branded consumer and trade products, enabled with differentiated technologies.
Within this over-arching strategy there are three specific components:
1. Defend and Grow our market-leading Dulux, Selleys and related businesses in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea
2. Extend our Selleys and coatings technologies and capabilities into new offshore markets
3. Realise the potential of our Other Home Improvement businesses (Yates, B&D Group and Lincoln Sentry)

DuluxGroup aims to deliver growth by a combination of organic growth (e.g. continuing to increase market share whilst maintaining margins), joint ventures and acquisitions.


(1) Includes PNG.

(2) Net assets adjusted to include new factory capital expenditure.

Our Global Approach

Safety and Sustainability Report

We believe that a strong corporate sustainability framework, practice and culture translates to a strong company that delivers for all its stakeholders over the long term.

We believe that a strong corporate sustainability framework, practice and culture translates to a strong company that delivers for all its stakeholders over the long term.



Our Communities

DuluxGroup is committed to being a welcome and positive participant in our communities. This includes giving back to our local communities, ensuring our products and operations do no harm, investing to support local jobs and broader economic growth, supporting science and innovation development, paying our fair share of taxes and making a positive contribution to public policy and debate.


Our Environment

Our improvement priorities for sustainable operations are focussed on ensuring effective identification and management of the material risks associated with our sites. This includes a common strategic framework structured around three critical risk areas.

Our People

At DuluxGroup, we believe that our diverse, skilled and engaged workforce is critical to our success. As a growing, multi-brand, increasingly global organisation, with more than 4000 employees in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Papua New Guinea, South East Asia and China, our people are bound together with a common purpose: “To Imagine a Better Place for our Consumers”.

Our Governance

DuluxGroup’s directors and management are committed to conducting business in an ethical, fair and transparent manner in accordance with high standards of corporate governance. We have a robust corporate governance framework in place and we are committed to fostering a culture of compliance that values personal and corporate integrity, accountability and continuous improvement.

Downloads


Dulux Annual Report 2017 (PDF – 7MB)

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.