YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1958
REVENUE: $135 million
• Decorative paints • Industrial paints
Huda A. Salah El-Din, chairperson; Eng. Mohey El-Din Abdel Razek, CEO; Ashraf El Kahky CFO; Adel Mohey El-Din, R&D ex. director; Eng. Khaled Abdel Fattah, operations executive manager.
Since its beginnings in 1958, Paints and Chemical Industries (PACHIN) has been a pioneer in the Egyptian paint and coatings industry. Its core business is the production of various types of architectural and decorative coatings, industrial paints, printing inks and alkyd resins. 85 percent of its sales were in architectural/decorative; six percent in industrial paints; six percent in printing inks and three percent in alkyd resin. PACHIN maintains a strategic alliance with AkzoNobel in which PACHIN is licensed to manufacture and sell various products on behalf of AkzoNobel under the Dulux trademark. Recently PACHIN concluded an agreement to be the sole distributor of Chugoku Marine Paints in Egypt. PACHIN also has a strategic alliance with NovaColor, a leading Italian manufacturer of decorative products.