Established in 1722, Sigma Paints is recognized as one of the leading forces in the Decorative, Marine and Protective market segment in the Middle East's paints and coatings industry. Maintaining a heritage of commitment to quality and endless innovation, today we are a reference point in paints and are viewed as the favored coating company in the Middle East. We were founded in Dammam in 1981 by a consortium of eminent Saudi businessmen in cooperation with SigmaKalon. Sigmakalon was the second largest coatings manufacturer in Europe employing over 12,000 people across 50 countries with an annual turnover of US$2.8 billion. In January 2008, PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG), a US based global supplier of coatings, chemicals, glass and fiber glass and equity affiliates and operating in more than 60 countries worldwide, acquired SigmaKalon. PPG Industries has an annual turnover of US$14 billion. Leadership to us means to be ahead of the market, offering new ideas, anticipating and providing sustainable solutions to the paint problems of our customers. In order to retain this elevated position, we focus on innovation, dedication and durable protection, the brand values of the company. Our leadership is echoed through innovation and our ability to anticipate the newest trends by offering new ideas and concepts with additional customer support services and by providing the best technological paint solutions; by monitoring the industry and continuously enhancing not only the systems, but also the supply chain and after sales services, We have a proficient and holistic business approach. Towards this end, we invest continuously in research and development offering the most innovative coating solutions in the region. We provide complete and comprehensive product ranges, as durability comes not only from the finish applied but from a well formulated, compatible, tried and tested full coating system. We harness corporate intelligence and creativity to generate innovative ideas that contribute in building the efficiency, profitability and success of our customer's s' businesses. Being part of the PPG Group of Industries, a global company, our operations position us as the largest coating manufacturer in the world. Yet we remain humble in our approach and accessible to all of our customers, regardless if they are the world's largest oil company or individuals looking to paint their majlis.