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Color of the Year 2022 is a breath of fresh air for AkzoNobel Wood Coatings

The airy blue of Bright Skies™, AkzoNobel’s Color of the Year 2022, has been translated into colors and finishes for wood coatings, bringing a breath…

New advertising campaign in trade journals

This year, AkzoNobel is once again presenting the Zweihorn® brand more frequently in trade magazines for carpenters and joiners. The focus is on your…

All our product information in your hands: The iWood app

You probably use your smartphone every day in your personal and work life. What could be more logical than bringing our product information directly…

All options for near-natural surfaces

The trend towards natural surfaces continues to be seen. However, the use can vary - from less used private areas to highly frequented commercial…

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AkzoNobel’s Wood Coatings business digs into 2021 Color of the Year

AkzoNobel reveals Brave Ground™ as the Color of the Year 2021. It’s a warm and grounding neutral shade that gives us the courage to embrace change.

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Our website briefly explained

Perhaps you are not yet a regular visitor to our website. Therefore, we have compiled the most important information about our brand website in a…

Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn!

AkzoNobel and Sikkens Wood Coatings are already present on social media, Zweihorn will follow soon.

 SPICED HONEY - Colour of the year 2019

SPICED HONEY – Colour of the year 2019

By bringing together trend experts from all over the world to work with our team at the Global Aesthetic Center, we gain a unique mix of perspectives…

 Schneller, besser, stärker: Der Wigranit® Top Color RAL 9010 und RAL 9016. Die nochmals optimierte Füllkraft und die extrem hohe Stand­festigkeit machen das Lackieren senkrechter Flächen zu einem Kinderspiel.

Paint confidently, no matter the challenge – using the new Wigranit® Top Color RAL 9010 and RAL 9016

Wigranit® Top Color WTC is the new successor to Wigranit® Novacolor WNC, known to many processors as a universally applicable all-round solution. We…

 Wir würden uns freuen, Sie vom 27. bis 31. Mai 2019 in der Halle 17, Stand D65 auf der Messe LIGNA in Hannover begrüßen zu dürfen.

In touch with the future

LIGNA, the world’s leading trade show for tools and machinery for the wood processing industrys, staged from 27 to 31 May 2019, shows innovation and…

 Mit Glaslackierungen Akzente setzen – sowohl für Lösemittel- oder Wasserlacke

One process step is removed and universally applicable – Zweihorn® glass paint additive GLZ

Set accents with glass painting – both for solvent or water-based paints

 HEART WOOD – Colour of the year 2018 Farbbeispiel

HEART WOOD – Colour of the year 2018

A team of designers and trend researchers from all over the world and AkzoNobel colour experts are analysing trends from various fields and cultures.

 Die Zweihorn® Anwendungsvideos

Brand new: Zweihorn® know-how videos

The Zweihorn® application videos are aimed at the skilled worker as well as at tradesman or masters in training. Step by step, the videos demonstrate…

 Kampagne der Marke Zweihorn® „Vom Handwerk fürs Handwerk“

New Zweihorn® advertising campaign. We let our customers speak for us!

Whereas the old Zweihorn® advertising campaign "The future lives from ideas" focused on the innovative power of craftsmanship, our long-standing…

 die (R)Evolution der Holz­­veredelung

Discover the future – at the HOLZHANDWERK 2018

The fair "HOLZHANDWERK 2018" – European Trade Fair for Machine Technology, Equipment and Supplies for the Wood Crafts – takes place in Nuremberg from…

 Handbuch der Holzoberflächenveredelung

Zweihorn® "Wood Surface Finishing Handbook". Bundled know-how gets a new look!

The transfer of know-how is an important service component in our brand strategy. This is why the Zweihorn® "Wood Surface Finishing Handbook" is…

 Zweihorn® ORAKEL

Completely revised! Zweihorn® ORAKEL. The right paint system recommendation, everywhere and every time.

With ORAKEL, the Zweihorn® brand from AkzoNobel has developed the first interactive advisor to answer all questions regarding surface finishing. On…

 AkzoNobel präsentierte sich auf der LIGNA 2017 in Halle 26, Stand C23 mit einem imposanten 2-stöckigen Messestand.

Trade fair summary: AkzoNobel appears at LIGNA 2017

From 22 - 26 May 2017, LIGNA took place in Hanover. LIGNA is the world-leading trade fair for machinery, equipment and tools for woodworking and wood…

 Trendfarbwelten für das kommende Jahr

ColourFutures™ & WoodFutures 2017: A new way of living

Every year, the AkzoNobel Global Aesthetic Center together with international experts from the design industry develops the trend colour worlds for…

 Die Know-how-Fibel „Renovierung“ für ökonomisches und umweltfreundliches renovieren

NEW! The "Renovation" know-how guide for economical and environmentally friendly renovation

Great value is placed on sustainability and healthy living according to our current lifestyle. As a social trend, this means retaining the value or…

New service area for "Painters and Varnishers" at zweihorn.com

We have introduced an new service area, so you, as painters and varnishes as well as carpenters and joiners, can find all service...

Direct link to our retailers online shop

We have added an extra feature to the contact search on our website. If our retailers provide an online...

Akzo Nobel at LIGNA 2017 with four brands

The focus of LIGNA 2017 - the world's leading trade fair for machinery, equipment and tools for woodworking...

From 3 to 1 - with the latest micro waxes

We are continually striving to make your work easier with our next-generation products - and we have once again succeeded with the new Furniture…

One primer for every occasion

The new Wigranit® 2-pack PU All-Round Primer AF is very multi-talented. A white-pigmented, solvent-containing, 2-pack primer, it can be used in a…

The future is colourful!

Coupled with the catchphrase "The future is colourful!", we would like to present our new Pigmented Topcoats brochure. This 20-page brochure displays…

Wood Colour Trends 2016

Colours and colour schemes play an important role in modern interior design. It is therefore all the more important to know which colour and wood…

Keep an 'edge' in your knowledge!

On the occasion of the Holzhandwerk / Frontale 2016 fair, we recorded all the specialist lectures that were presented at our fair stand. We have set…

The Zweihorn® Trend Magazine

"Wood coating creates Future". This is the 2016 motto of Zweihorn® activities and the title of our Trend Magazine. The future of surface design: First…

Fair gleanings: Zweihorn® at the HOLZHANDWERK / Fensterbau FRONTALE 2016 fair

This year at the Frontale fair, Zweihorn® was to be found in Hall 5/Stand 231. Besides the Zweihorn® product and service highlights, the…