The Company

brocolor LACKFABRIK is an innovative and reliable partner for toll manufacturing, coating systems, corrosion protection and industrial coatings.

As a supplier to the automobile industry, we are certified according to ISO/TS 16949:2009.

We focus on the continuous development and implementation of custom-tailored solutions for our customers. As a medium-sized production enterprise, we fulfill modern quality and safety requirements. We always take the principles of sustainability into account.
















1921 Trade in paints and coatings begins

1938 Beginnings of in-house production of paints and coatings

1960 Construction of a second factory for white enamels and dispersion paints

1965 New construction of a factory for colored paints

1983 Production begins at new 22,000 m² manufacturing facility

2002 brocolor  LACKFABRIK becomes a subsidiary of ELSAN Holding B.V.

2004 Commissioning new agitators

2006 Commissioning of paste dosing plant

2007 Expansion of manufacturing facilities to 37,000 m²

2009 Renovation of laboratory and quality control department

2009 Expansion of washing plant

2014 Initial certification according to TS-16949

2014 Commissioning of new combined heat and power plant

2014 Commissioning of solvent treatment plant

2014 Commissioning of new vessel washing plant

2014 Commissioning of regenerative thermal oxidizer / waste air






Responsible operation and sustainable development are the principles to which we align ourselves. Our utmost goal is to consistently implement and continually improve environmental protection and work safety guidelines. We behave with responsibility toward our society and environment, imparting them with the same importance as our economic goals.


Customer satisfaction

As a foundation of our company, customer satisfaction is a prerequisite and a goal of our business activities. We achieve customer satisfaction for our partners on the market through products and services which meet their requirements and expectations.




Products of high quality, skilled customer advisors, customer support and after sales services are the fundamental indicators of customer satisfaction with our partners.

Our quality management system is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 : 2008 as well as according to ISO TS 16949:2009.




Our employees have the greatest influence on customer satisfaction.

For this reason, we support the motivation of our employees and reinforce their identification with our products and the company through appropriate measures so that they contribute to the continuous improvement of customer satisfaction through individual responsibility and commitment to quality and environmental awareness.



Economic success

Economic success is necessary in order to invest in state-of-the-art technology and to expand brocolor  LACKFABRIK further. It enables us, as a stable company, to develop and maintain the long-term and stable customer-supplier relationships on which customer satisfaction is founded.

Economic success guarantees our jobs and the know-how of our company into the future. We achieve this success by using resources and synergies efficiently and through cost-effectively designed processes which run briefly, smoothly, and flexibly.



Safety and technology

A high level of work safety and the avoidance of accidents prevent production losses and delivery delays so that customer satisfaction is not impaired.  We utilize modern and safe technology which is subject to constant monitoring.  brocolor  LACKFABRIK is safety monitored in accordance with the Hazardous Incident Ordinance.



Environment and Responsible Care

Future-oriented customer satisfaction means providing environmentally friendly services.  This not only includes products manufactured using environmentally friendly raw materials and production processes, but also the environmentally conscious advising of our customers. As a corporate member of VCI and VdL, we act according to the objectives and activities of the Responsible Care Initiative. We are a partner company of CleanTechNRW, a leading-edge cluster for industrial climate protection technologies.

In fast-paced times, years of experience are an important basis for trust and continuity



Our Philosophy

brocolor Lackfabrik GmbH

Henschelstraße 2

D-48599 Gronau