Who we are?

OliKrom the color intelligence expert, from idea to production

Located in the area of Bordeaux (France), OliKrom is now an international key player in the field of smart pigments from research to production.

Industrial site of OliKrom - Pessac (France)

Industrial site of OliKrom – Pessac (France)

OliKrom Company was created to tackle and answer all the issues in the field of smart products with reversible or irreversible color changes by action of temperature, light, pressure. Our goal is to provide a global solution to our partners from design to manufacturing to save time and improve efficiency.

The activity of OliKrom is to design and formulate the intelligent pigment adapted to the specifications, and to produce the paints, inks and masterbatches, .. while ensuring the technical assistance of our customers, in the utmost confidentiality.

OliKrom is an R&D structure that transforms ideas into products

We have several years of experience in the development of innovative products based on color intelligence. Each year, dozens of studies are carried out in partnership with industrialists from all sectors. Our experience allows us to work with large groups on a national and international scale. Today, we work in the fields of aeronautics, automobile, health, cosmetics, industrial safety, building and public works…

Laboratory of OliKrom

Our team is composed of doctors, engineers and technicians who master the most advanced concepts in materials science, phase transition phenomena, photophysics, thermodynamics, formulation and industrial engineering. Depending on the project, we mobilize our teams from the materials department, formulation and process unit, quality and production department:

Depending on the project, we mobilize our teams from the materials, formulation and process, quality and production R&D departments.

OliKrom is a culture of innovation

OliKrom places innovation at the heart of its strategy, with more than 30% of its investments devoted to research and development each year. One of our requirements is to always be at the forefront in the field of color intelligence. The company has several patent portfolios and has signed several exclusive licenses with the CNRS and Universities.

This innovative technological activity has been awarded:

  • in 2012, by the National Competition of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research
  • in 2015, by the Trophée PME Bougeons-Nous organized by RMC / BFM Business
  • in 2016, by the INPI Talents Trophy for the promotion of “Frères Pereire”
  • in 2018, with the Industry of the Future Award
  • in 2020, with the Environment award from La Tribune
  • in 2021, by the Neo Aquitains Economy Prize