International Paint, LLC
coatings and paints



International Paint has operations in 54 countries worldwide and over 3,500 employees. The company's International® brandname has worldwide market leadership positions in Marine, Protective and Yacht paints. International Protective Coatings is the leading supplier of high performance Protective Coatings and forms part of Akzo Nobel, a market driven, technology based company specialising in Coatings, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals.


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Commercial Fire Protection - Firesthetics, Interchar®, Chartek®

International Paint, the trusted global supplier of intumescent coatings for over 35 years, introduces Firesthetics, an extraordinary approach to commercial fire protection. Firesthetics provides clear, distinctive solutions for protecting exposed structures without diminishing architectural integrity and vision.

The Firesthetics offering consists of the following components:
  • Factory manufactured architectural fire protection
  • Self-extinguishing bolt caps
  • Water borne acrylic intumescent coating
  • High performance epoxy intumescent coating

Coupled with a full line of complimentary low VOC technology based primers and decorative topcoats, Firesthetics provides limitless choice of form, finish, color and performance while minimizing the carbon footprint and environmental impact.
  • Customized sharp, distinctive architectural finishes and colors on columns, beams and bolted connections
  • In-place performance tailored for each application
  • Third party fire tested for interior and exterior exposed structural steel
  • Full LEED compliant systems resulting from a holistic approach to sustainability
  • Low VOC, HAPS free, and zero organic solvent formulations
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Interchar Architectural Fire Protection

Our factory manufactured architectural fire protection delivers sharp, dramatic and bold finishes that will enhance the fire safety, style and aesthetics of your interior and exterior space.
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Interchar Bolt Caps

Self extinguishing Interchar® bolt caps is our the latest innovation in aesthetic fire protection. Protect your bolted connections with aesthetically pleasing features into the exposed steel.
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Interchar® 1120

Interchar® 1120 is a thin film water borne intumescent coating. Combine with our water based primers and topcoats and we can provide a complete LEED compliant.
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Interchar 212

Offsite application of tough Interchar® 212 means your steel can be transported to site and erected while being fully fire protected. Read more about this exciting product.

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Protective Coatings - Interzinc, Intercure, Intergard, Interthane, Interline, Intercryl, InterH2O

International Paint is the world's largest manufacturer of high performance protective coatings. The company offers a technologically driven product range to protect steel structures at new construction and maintenance in a wide range of aggressive environments and industries.

International Paint products have the same formula and product data sheets everywhere in the world. This ensures that customers will receive the same high quality coatings and service levels wherever the project is located.

International Paint is dedicated to the promotion of environmentally conscious coatings. The continuing development of water borne and high solids technology is therefore a focus for future development.

Last Update: 2017-01-06