Saw the opening of our first color laboratory.
We partnered up with Standox, one of the world’s leading refinishing brands, to exclusively represent them in Russia.
The company set up a regional network of our own branch offices to better service our customers.
In order to offer car refinish training to local refinishing professionals we worked with Standox to open an Information Center in Moscow. It was the first facility to offer professional training in Russia.
Saw the launch of Brulex, our own refinishing brand designed mainly to meet the needs of independent body shops in the medium price market segment.
Moved into a new headquarters in Moscow. Our own building combined sufficient office space and warehouse capacities for a continually growing enterprise.
This year we launched Normex, another brand of car paints and supplementary products to satisfy the needs of the budget segment of the car refinishing market.
Production begins at a newly built Tver Paint factory, own facility built from the ground up and equipped up to highest international standards.
Established Translack, a company that introduced a new brand of paint materials for industrial use and provides the distribution of these products.
Reaching out to our end-users, we launched MalerMarket, a retail chain of color labs to cover the needs of vehicle refinish professionals. It is the first chain of both our own and franchised shops acting on a national scale.
Establishing PaintGroup, an umbrella brand for Autorepair Systems, Tver Paintfactory, Translack, and the MalerMarket companies to emphasize their unity and integrate their strengths.