CIN focuses on specific market segments: Decorative, Industry, Corrosion Protection and Accessories, each with its own relevance in CIN's markets. Created in 1926, it is the only Portuguese company in the sector that belongs to CEPE - the European Association of Paint Manufacturers, and is also a member - since 1990 - of the Coatings Research Group Inc.. CIN is also a founder member of the Nova Paint Club.
By allocating 11% of its staff to R&D, CIN ensures that it stays at the forefront of technological innovation, able to anticipate market needs and to keep adding value to its products.
With manufacturing plants in Portugal, Spain, France, Angola and Mozambique, CIN distributes its products in the Iberian Peninsula through its own network of stores as well as through franchisees, dealers and authorised retailers. It also exports to a number of markets in Central Europe and South America.
CIN is 53rd in the world rankings of paint and varnish producers according to the prestigious Coatings World Top Companies Report of 2014.