• Temporary coatings

      Shading coatings that wear off gradually over time and do not need to be cleaned off at the end of the season. This range is designed to offer growers an effective, user-friendly solution.

      Temporary protection from light and heat for different periods of time without having to clean the paint off at the end of the season.

    • Removable coatings

      Often called On/Off, these coatings produce results that are stable over time until removed using the appropriate cleaning product.

      Removable protection against heat and light

      Removable protection from heat while maintaining grow-light

      Cleaning agent for removing shading agents


      Not entirely sure which solution fits your needs best? We’ve collected some resources to help you out.

      Online Product Advice

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      Understanding light

      How do our coatings influence the sunlight?

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Quick answers to frequently asked questions.

      How to apply Sudlac coatings

      Instructions for application of our coatings on your greenhouse

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History That made us what we are now

Sudlac established in Grenoble
Manufacturing highly concentrated quality wall paints that are economical to use.

Old sudlac factory

Production capacity increased
by moving to Echirolles on the outskirts of Grenoble (current premises).

Where Sudlac has been build

Sudlac abandons solvent-based paints derived from petroleum products
to concentrate solely on water-based products.
Sudlac’s first contact with the horticultural world.
A local farmer contacts Sudlac to find out whether the company has a product to remove the whitewash he has applied to his greenhouse. Sudlac develops VarioNet cleaner in response and goes on to produce its first shading paint.
Evolution of Serra l’Ombre shading paint.
Sudlac develops three different temporary formulas to offer growers the protection they need.

Serra l'ombre shading paint bucket

Eclipse® F-series
Temporary shading range launched to replace Serra l’Ombre.
Removable shading range developed
Sudlac launches Eclipse® LD, Transpar® and Topclear.
Removable diffusion range developed.
Sudlac launches Optifuse® and Optifuse® IR.
Export sales department relocates to Purmerend in the Netherlands.

Sudlac office Purmerend, Netherlands

Launch of Eclipse® LD² shading paint.
Specially developed in partnership with lamb’s lettuce growers to optimize crop protection.
Greenhouse protection range launched.
Sudlac develops its first product line for maintaining greenhouse structures.

Solarprotect and Pipeprotect

Sudlac SAS and Mardenkro BV continue together under the name Lumiforte® for international growth
The name Lumiforte was created in 2021 as the result of a merger between Sudlac SAS and Mardenkro BV and is part of the Horticoop Cooperative. Lumiforte coatings will continue to be available to customers under the brand names Sudlac, ReduSystems, and Selectline.

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