National Paints Factories Co., Ltd. (Sayegh Group) claims the number one position in the Middle East paint market with an annual production capacity of 300,000 tons of exports to more than 60 Arab and other countries. It is involved in a number of sectors including architectural/decorative (35 percent), industrial (35 percent), auto OEM (15 percent), auto refinish (10 percent) and marine (five percent). With coatings revenues of $347 million, National Paints is the major part of the privately owned Sayegh Group, established more than 75 years ago. During the year DuPont signed a DuPont Teflon surface protector trademark license agreement with National Paints. National Paints will co-brand three interior and two interior/exterior paints and a wood varnish with DuPont Teflon. National Paints will market the products in the UAE, Oman, Jordan, Yemen, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.