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Our Owner

Part of Lindéngruppen

A Family Owned Global Concern

Colart is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lindéngruppen, a group of companies wth a combined turnover of SEK 7.3 billion (£630 million) and more than 3,200 employees in 27 countries.

In addition to Colart, Lindéngruppen's core holdings include Beckers, a global leader in industrial coatings; Höganäs AB, the world's leading manufacturer of metal powders and a number of smaller companies.

Lindéngruppen's objective is long-term value creation through active and responsible ownership. They focus on sustainable growth, innovation and the customer. Because they are a family business, their companies are not constrained by short-term thinking. Lindéngruppen companies are able to invest in innovation and markets that create value in the long term.



  1. Background



    Founded by Ulf G. Lindén in the 1980's, the company is now owned by his daughter Jenny Lindén Urnes who continues to run the company based on the Lindén family values.

    As a family-owned company, Lindéngruppen is focussed on long-term growth that is sustainable from an environmental, social and financial point of view. The company is guided by their values.

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  2. Färgfabriken



    Lindéngruppen is the main sponsor of the Färgfabriken Foundation – an exhibition space and experimental platform for art, architecture, social and urban development. 

    From 1902 until the 1990s Färgfabriken was Beckers' paint factory in Stockholm. Today it's a site for exhibitions, workshops, and talks. The purpose is to challenge, engage and create new connections and collaborations.


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