ORANGE CITY, IA - Vogel Paint, Orange City, IA, has signed an agreement with Hesse-Lignal of Hamm, Germany, to become its exclusive licensee for the manufacture of wood coatings for the United States.

The newly created Vogel Industrial Wood Coatings group will market Hesse coatings and technology through independent representatives and distributors throughout the United States.

Hesse-Lignal is one of the leading producers of interior wood finishes in Europe. Hesse has a strong background in a variety of technologies, including lacquer, urethanes, water-based and UV-cure coatings, and has a strong portfolio of environmentally friendly coatings. With a staff of more than 100 in the laboratories and R&D department, Hesse is intensely focused on developing new, high-performance lacquer systems to improve the productivity and quality level in the wood industry.

Vogel Paint is a leading manufacturer of coatings in the Midwest. The company serves painting professionals and industrial customers.