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True Colours magazine: Adapting to change

Much has happened and much is yet to happen in the coatings branch. “Adapting to change” is therefore a powerful metaphor for the path that is behind us and the path that lies ahead. Our new issue of TRUE COLOURS, which is out now, testifies to the creativity, inspiration, know-how and strength with which we meet and have met this challenge.

Especially now at the beginning of the year, let yourself be inspired by the many stories we have to tell as a group! Enjoy browsing through our new issue of TRUE COLOURS.

Read True Colours 2023

KANSAI HELIOS’s update on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

At KANSAI HELIOS, we are daily monitoring developments regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and implementing various preventive measures aligned with the recommendations of state institutions.

Below please find the latest updates, measures and guidelines related to the topic.


At HELIOS, we have introduced several measures since the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to avoid disruptions of our operations as well to ensure safe working conditions for our employees. During these challenging times our core values, responsibility, customer focus, speed & efficiency and professionalism reflect more than ever in everything we do. We are consistently doing utmost to provide best possible service and to meet our customers’ expectations.

Our production sites are operating with only minor disruptions, considering local restrictions and measures. Similarly, we are experiencing minimal disruptions to our raw material supplies. As the situation with the suppliers across the Europe and transport companies changes daily, please note that some delays in our deliveries and longer waiting times are possible.

In accordance with local government ordinances, this week we have reopened our retail stores for DIY  customers in Slovenia, while our retail stores in Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia have already been opened in previous weeks.

Furthermore, we would like to inform you that our production site Helios TBLUS in Slovenia will not operate between April 27, 2020 and May 1, 2020, due to the public holidays. However, our logistic operations will remain undisrupted, therefore please align your shipments through your standard contacts.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this exceptional situation.

At HELIOS, the situation regarding operation of our productions sites and raw material supplies remains unchanged and is very much the same as last week. The same applies to the measures taken to ensure health and safety of our employees and other stakeholders.

To stem the spread of coronavirus, Russia prolonged its preventive measures and non-working period until April 30, 2020. Since the authorities draw up different measures by regions, please turn to your standard contacts within HELIOS for more information and updates on shipments and deliveries.

Response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Statement regarding COVID-19 outbreak

Due to the current situation around COVID-19, PaintExpo in Karlsruhe is postponed. PaintExpo will be held from October 12-15, 2020.

More information can be found at

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2022

We would like to thank you all for the good cooperation this year. We are proud of the excellent projects we were able to realize together with you and for you. The KANSAI HELIOS team wishes you and your families a blessed Christmas, pleasant holidays and a good start into the New Year, full of joy and health!

True Colours magazine: Putting energy into innovation

At HELIOS, true stories are based on real-life moments. In this year’s issue of True Colours magazine, we are proudly presenting our efforts we have put into development of innovative products and processes that present the future of our industry.

As a coatings and chemicals producer our aim has never been just to make things green. We would like to turn them green with tangible actions reducing the impact on the environment along our entire value chain.

Please have a look at our stories where we are picturing true energy driving our innovation.

Read True Colours HERE


The demand for surfaces preventing bacteria thriving has been growing on the market, especially in those times. Examples are hospitals, public transport, places selling or offering food products (restaurants, markets), pharmaceutical industry, etc. These anti-bacterial protection has to offer specific properties, such as:

  • high anti-microbial effect,
  • long lasting efficency (durability),
  • no migration of active chemical in the cured film – no contamination of the matter in contact with anti-bacterial surfaces,
  • low depletion from the film during cleaning procedure and
  • low toxicity

Under our traditional brand Color Powder Coatings (CPC), we offer anti-bacterial powder coatings based on well verified inorganic silver compound.  Inorganic nature of this compound prevents its migration and gives high chemical stability of anti-bacterial powder coatings. Compared to competitor products low concentration levels of inorganic silver compound are used in CPC anti-bacterial powder coatings and far longer anti-bacterial activity is assured. They are efficient against a wide range of bacteria species. Almost all types of Color Powder Coatings can be developed as anti-bacterial powder for different surfaces and applications indoor, outdoor as well as for different surface appearances. Transparent anti-bacterial powder is an additional option. The anti-bacterial efficiency of Color Powder Coatings was tested according to Japanese standard JIS Z 2801-2010 on two different bacteria species : Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. The graph below shows the number of living bateria per cm2 at the beginning of the test (t=0) and after 24 hours testing (t=24 hrs); y axis is logarithmic:


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