YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1926
REVENUE: $270 million
• Architectural coatings • Industrial coatings • Protective coatings
João Serrenho, chairman and CEO; Ângelo Machado, board member; Fernando Jorge Ferreira, CFO.
CIN (Corporação Industrial do Norte S.A.) is a Portuguese privately owned paint and coatings company, established in 1926, acting through subsidiaries in Portugal, Spain, France, Angola, Mozambique, Mexico and South Africa and looking to extend its activities to other countries in Europe, Africa and South America. The company reported revenue of $270 million for 2014. Architectural/decorative coatings comprised 56 percent of sales, industrial (including powder) comprised 32 percent and protective coatings comprised 11 percent. The company most recently launched Inspira Zero COV – a water-based Zero VOC interior paint available in white as well as thousands of colors.