Tikkurila is a leading Nordic paint industry professional known for its high-quality surface treatment products and expert services. Our aim is to ensure the best possible user experience in the market. Strong brands, a culture of service, sustainable solutions and market leadership are among our most important competitive advantages.

Tikkurila’s focus is on carefully selected customers, certain geographical areas and its own strong brands.

  • Tikkurila serves consumers, painting professionals and selected industrial sectors.
  • Tikkurila focuses on Finland, Sweden, Russia, Poland and the Baltic countries.
  • Tikkurila invests in its own strong brands and focuses on premium paints.

Strategy for -2022

The focus areas of the Tikkurila's strategy are profitable growth, efficiency improving cost competitiveness and value-based corporate culture. Tikkurila’s target is to grow faster than the market in its market areas. Further, in line with its sustainability promises Tikkurila will accelerate the shift towards water-borne paint products and enhance their use.

Financial Targets

  • Revenue: Tikkurila aims for faster than market growth
  • Relative profitability: adjusted operating profit margin over 12 percent
  • Return on capital employed (ROCE): over 20 percent
  • Balance sheet structure: gearing below 70 percent


Our values — trustworthy, innovative and professional — steer our operations and support sustainable activities. They come alive in decision-making situations every day, on both small and large scales.




Value trustworthy
  • We take responsibility and keep our promises. 
  • We build trust and respect each other. 
  • We communicate openly and proactively.
  • We give and receive feedback and learn from our mistakes.



Value innovative
  • We work with a curious mindset to shape our future together. 
  • We embrace change with positive attitude. 
  • We build new sustainable solutions on customer needs. 
  • We encourage each other to bring and try new ideas and ways of working.



Value professionals
  • We are agile, fast and hungry for results. 
  • We are customer oriented targeting for growth. 
  • We strive for excellence through systematic planning and execution.
  • We build our quality on our long heritage and continuous improvement.