About us

ALLIGATOR FARBWERKE is one of the leading manufacturers in the architectural coating sector and has been successfully producing for paint wholesalers and specialist tradesmen for 60 years. ALLIGATOR has been a subsidiary of DAW SE since 2003. With its more than 5,600 employees and numerous production sites in Germany and abroad, the company is one of the leading corporate groups in Europe. 

In addition to maintaining the very highest quality standards for products and services, ALLIGATOR places its customers at the heart of all its activities. 

"ALLIGATOR makes things easy" was and is a promise to our customers to make their work easier. This is what we have set ourselves as our ultimate goal. We support our customers in making their daily work easier and more efficient. With exactly the products and services they need. And with the right contacts on site.

Our 5 core messages based on the strengths and values of the company also stand for this:

INSTINCTIVE. Individual support.
POWERFUL. Convincing advice.
STRUCTURED. Clear assortment.
UNCOMPROMISING. Consistent quality.
RELIABLE. Fair prices.

The Alligator principle.

Our highly efficient team of more than 50 field consultants is on site throughout Germany to assist processing companies and retailers. Nearly 130 people are employed in Enger in East Westphalia. Not only is our back office located there, but the Enger site also produces up to 60,000 tons per year for professionals.

ALLIGATOR is the professional brand with a range of products and services geared to the needs of medium-sized and small craft businesses. We distribute our products based on a two-stage distribution system, concentrating on the paint wholesale trade and the skilled trades.

Products that have been tried and tested for several years such as Phönix Matt LEF, Leichtspachtel grob (Light filler coarse) LEF or Miropan-Universal are extremely popular among our processors. The Kieselit and Miropan product families have been established on the market for decades and are now an indispensable name. <br/>