Making people's lives better

An overview of all the CSR-related things we do. They show how a concerted focus on CSR benefit both the company and the communities in which we operate. We believe deeply in this potential of shared value for all our stakeholders, whether they are employees, suppliers, clients, governments, shareholders, partners, local communities, or society as a whole.

We pay taxes, contributing to society

Taxes paid amounted to EUR 36.6 million: Income taxes (12.4 mio, +1% vs LY), employer social security contributions (19.7 mio +9% vs LY), holding of fixed assets 3.1 mio, on dividends 631.8 K, on commercial vehicles 32.0 K and other taxes 819.9 K.

R&D investments

We invest more than 10 million euro in R&D on a yearly basis. Innovation is of major importance, as we ‘Protect through Innovation’. Thanks to having our own in-house testing laboratory, we can efficiently test our products.

We're technology driven

We are continuously investing in modern plants and infrastructure. We offer our customers the competitive advantage of the latest technology and our own people the pleasure of working in an innovative environment. We ‘protect through innovation’.

R&D with a vision

At Sioen, we invest in R&D with a vision. First of all, we confirm our technical leadership. Further, we grow sustainably and third, we tackle the contemporary social challenges.

R&D in society

We put extra R&D efforts in sustainability issues such as increasing heat in cities, the growing population, the need for food and protection, etc. We take part in EU projects such as the Cool Towns project that aims to reduce heat stress.

Gift packages for tombolas

Mostly on request by employees, we've been giving gift packages for tombolas of local sports clubs and associations for many years now. We've not systematically kept trace of these donations. We estimate there were about 300 in the last decade.

Sustainable growth

We contribute to sustainable growth and prosperity. It is crucial to have a long-term vision, but also to show how flexible we are at adapting to the world we live in. In a constantly changing world, we have to keep on questioning our strategies.

Creating wealth

We create wealth, distribute it among various stakeholders, and we are an economic engine for our communities. We're a major employer, pay taxes and contribute through charity and volunteering actively to all local communities we're operating in.

Recruiting the best people

As people are our capital, we put a lot of effort in recruiting the best. We recruit the best person for each position no matter their gender, race, age, religion, ethnicity and sexual orientation. The main goal is to find the best possible profile.

Ultra modern offices HQ

We support our innovative character by constantly investing to keep our offices modern and contemporary. Additionally, the latest and highest performing tools and software are used to provide our employees with a pleasant workplace.

State-of-the art machines

Investments in state-of-the-art manufacturing plants are key for sustainable production.


In the Sioen direct coating, all incoming and outgoing calls there will happen via Teams. Easy for home office and take over lines from colleagues. We are convinced that this is a step forward in improving customer service and sustainability.