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What is CEPE?

Established in 1951, CEPE, the European Council of the Paint, Printing Ink and Artists‘ Colours Industry is the sole trade association representing the interests of the coatings sector at European level.

How do we work?

CEPE has established Working Groups in which members discuss EU policies and identify the priorities and actions to be undertaken vis-à-vis the European institutions.

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New Chairmanship at CEPE!

Brussels, 24 September 2021 – Today, CEPE elected Roald Johannsen, Vice President of PPG, as the new Chairman of the CEPE Board. Johannsen joined the Board in September 2018 and has served as Vice Chairman for the past year. He replaces André Vieira de Castro, CEO of Argacol – Tintas e Vernizes, S.A, who successfully served since 2015 as Member of the Board and since October 2020 as CEPE Chairman.

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3500

Million tons of waterbase paint

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85
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Of EU Market

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110000

Direct jobs in the industry

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1700

Million economic value