Akzo Nobel N.V. is a paints and coatings company, and a producer of specialty chemicals. The Company's segments include Decorative Paints, Performance Coatings, Paints and Coatings, and Specialty Chemicals. The Decorative Paints segment's business operations include Decorative Paints Europe, Middle East and Africa; Decorative Paints Asia, and Decorative Paints Latin America. The Performance Coatings segment has a portfolio, cars, aircraft, yachts and architectural components (structural steel, building products, flooring) to consumer goods (mobile devices, appliances, beverage cans, furniture), and oil and gas facilities. The Paints and Coatings and Specialty Chemicals segments supply industries around the world with ingredients and process aids for the manufacture of life's essentials. The Company's brands include Coral, Dulux, Flexa, Hammerite, Sadolin, Sikkens, Awlgrip, International, Interpon, AkzoNobel, Biostyle, Dissolvine, Ecosel, Eka, Expancel, Jozo, Levasil, and Kromasil.