WHO WE ARE
Adolf Wilhelm KEIM established our company in 1878 with the invention of silicate technology. Today, the company is the leading specialist for mineral structural protection globally, due to its sustainable solutions.
KEIM offers the most durable, purely mineral-based paints and system solutions for facades and interior spaces. Our company's mission - "We make the best paint in the world" - underlines this claim.
HISTORY OF THE INVENTOR OF SILICATE PAINTS
IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS THE WORD OF THE KING...
King Ludwig I of Bavaria was deeply impressed by the murals he saw in Northern Italy. While the lime coatings held for a long time in Italy, they were degraded quickly in the oven-heated cities of Northern Europe, as a result of the reaction with sulphurous air. He, therefore, called upon Bavarian scientists to develop a paint that was of similar appearance to lime but also had much greater durability.
The best solution turned out to be the KEIM mineral paints invented by Adolf Wilhelm Keim, which securely adhered to the brickwork. Throughout his life A. W. Keim was committed to the purity and durability of paints, and he received a number patents in this area. The classic KEIM mineral paint's position as the world's leading mineral paint could be consolidated and expanded thanks to consistent further development of the product's positive properties and targeted adaptation to various substrates.
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