About us


Coating is our “Passion “ - The AkzoNobel Group is the world’s leading paints company and AkzoNobel, in PNG - colloquially known as “Taubmans” a brand name we’ve been trading under for the last 50 years. We are a full-service paint company with all the technical expertise in the country as well as the local know-how to support any Coating needs. Other well-known brand names under the AkzoNobel umbrella in PNG are International (M&PC) and Lesonal (automotive).

AkzoNobel services its valued customers in PNG through an extensive distribution network, with branches spread throughout the country from Port Moresby, to Lae, Mt Hagen and Kokopo. We also have partnerships with many resellers throughout the country.

At the beginning of 2013 the company rolled out its new Let’s Colour logo for the Decorative Paint Range “Taubmans”. The idea behind the new look was to demonstrate to stakeholders and customers the continued growth and development of our company and staff expertise. We are a modern and leading company in PNG when it comes to all different aspects of the paint industry and strive continuously to improve ourselves in order to be able to deliver above and beyond what the modern PNG paint market demands.

Our Ambition is to continuously deliver the highest quality products and services with a deep commitment and emphasis towards sustainability and eco-friendliness.

The AkzoNobel Group takes great pride in being no 1 on the Dow Jones sustainability index list and AkzoNobel in PNG is the first industrial company in the country that is operating in close relationship with the local EPA to export its waste to Australia for recycling.

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