India Ltd.Kolkata, India
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1923
REVENUE: $847 million
• Decorative coatings • Automotive coatings • Industrial coatings
Abhijit Roy, managing director; Srijit Dasgupta, director – finance and CFO; Aniruddha Sen, senior VP and company secretary; Tapan Dhar, senior general manager.
Berger Paints India Limited was founded in 1923 and is a leader in the Indian paints market. The company manufactures and markets a range of decorative and industrial paint products and has operations throughout India with seven manufacturing facilities, more than 135 depots, approximately 3,000 employees and more than 15,000 dealers.
The company recently announced plans to open a plant in the Russian town of Nevinnomysk in the Stavropol region. News outlets have reported that Berger officials are finalizing a site for the factory at Nevinnomysk, for which four to six hectares of land are required. The company plans to invest at least $5 million in the project and create approximately 50 jobs.