The CIN brand was first used by a newly founded company
Foundation of Companhia Industrial do Norte, SARL.
Foundation of CIN - Corporação Industrial do Norte, Lda.
Since then, industrial finishes leader
Foundation of Tintas CIN Angola, S.A.
Foundation of Tintas CIN Moçambique, S.A.R.L.
Flotation of capital on the stock market and listing on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.
Acquisition of Portuguese company Fábrica de Tintas Lacose, Lda.
Acquisition of the Portuguese company Sotinco - Sociedade de Tintas de Construção Tinco, S.A.
Portuguese coatings market leader
Acquisition of 47% of the capital of the Spanish company Barnices Valentine, S.A.
Portuguese coatings market leader.
Increase of stake in Barnices Valentine, S.A. (+11%)
Acquisiton of the Spanish company Cros Pinturas
Joint venture with DISA - Corporación Petrolífera, S.A.
Through the Joint Venture, DISA Pinturas, S.A., is set up in the Canary Islands, in which CIN holds a 50% stake of the capital.
CIN controls 98% of Barnices Valentine, S.A.
Obtained by increasing participation by 40%
Acquisition of the Portuguese company NITIN - Nova Indústria de Tints, S.A.
Acquisition of 100% of DISA Pinturas, S.A. and name change to Pinturas CIN Canarias, S.A.
Acquisition of 33% of the capital of the French company Artilin, S.A., increased to 42% in 2003
Acquisition of the Portuguese company Ibercoat - Tintas em Pó, S.A.
Acquisition of the Spanish company Proitesa – Productos Industriales de Tenerife, S.A.U.
Acquisition of various companies
Acquisition of the industrial finishes division of Robbialac and Martolar S.A.
Control of 100% of Artilin
Acquisition of the French company Celliose, S.A.
Acquisition of the Spanish company Compañía Limitada Industrias de La Pintura, S.L.U. (owner of the Palmcolor brand)