brocolor LACKFABRIK in Gronau

brocolor LACKFABRIK is your 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 IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015. Download the certificates: IATF 16949:2016 or ISO 9001:2015

Our core expertise lies in the development and manufacturing of primers, top coats and one coat paints for metallic substrates. We produce and market these in single component and two-component versions in accordance with customers’ needs. 

We have been a trustworthy and competent partner to the chemical-technical industry in the field of toll manufacturing for more than 25 years. Whether it comes to dispersion or grinding, stirring or filtering, water or solvent-based: our production options are extensive and diverse. 

Our successful corporate model is based on an uncompromising alignment with the wishes of our partners.As an owner-managed, medium-sized enterprise, we have the know-how and the necessary flexibility to meet your requirements. We always take the principles of sustainability into account, meeting modern quality and safety requirements.

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


Trade in paints and coatings begins


Beginnings of in-house production of paints and coatings



Construction of a second factory for white enamels and dispersion paints



New construction of a factory for colored paints



Production begins at new 22,000 m² manufacturing facility



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



Commissioning new agitators



Commissioning of paste dosing plant



Expansion of manufacturing facilities to 37,000 m²



-Renovation of laboratory and quality control department
-Expansion of washing plant



-Initial certification according to TS-16949
-Commissioning of new combined heat and power plant
-Commissioning of solvent treatment plant
-Commissioning of new vessel washing plant
-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.