YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1986
REVENUE: $874 million
• Architectural coatings
Olivier Legrain, chairman; Bertrand Dumazy, CEO.
Formerly known as Materis Paints the company changed its name to Cromology in 2015. The Group ranks second in France for deco paints and is the market leader in Southern Europe (Italy, Spain and Portugal). With 10 research labs, 13 production facilities and 9 logistics platforms, Cromology designs and produces decorative paints and sells and distributes its products in more than 50 countries around the world, with a direct presence in 9 of them (Argentina, Belgium, France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey). Cromology operates its own distribution network of almost 400 integrated stores, Couleurs de Tollens, Zolpan, Robbialac and Colori di Tollens Bravo, which serve more than 50,000 professional clients and hundreds of thousands of private customers.