"Innovation, customer-focus, contemporary and responsible products"
The driving forces of Berger Paints - reflect the very spirit of its founder Lewis Berger - who laid the foundations of brand Berger way back in 1760 in the UK. With modest beginnings in India in 1923, today, Berger Paints India Limited is the second largest paint company in the country with a consistent track record of being one of the fastest growing paint companies, quarter on quarter, for the past few years.
Undergoing a number of changes in ownership and nomenclature in its 88 year old history in India, the company has come a long way. Starting out as Hadfield's (India) Limited, it had just one factory in Howrah, West Bengal. By the close of 1947, Hadfield's was acquired by British Paints (Holdings) Limited, UK and came to be known as British Paints (India) Limited. In 1983, the name of the Company was changed to Berger Paints India Limited. Currently, the majority stake is with the Delhi based Dhingra brothers. Berger Paints has established itself through a long course of time.
From an annual sales turnover of Rs.25 lakhs, business revenues today are in excess of Rs.4,500 crores on a consolidated basis.
Berger Paints India is headquartered at Kolkata, with 10 strategically located manufacturing units and about 110 stock points. The company also has an international presence in 4 countries (Nepal, Bangladesh, Poland and Russia). With employee strength of above 2800 and a countrywide distribution network of 25,000+ dealers, Berger is acclaimed as a game changer in the sector with a vibrant portfolio of paints and tailor-made customer services in every paint segment.
The Company has another SBU – British Paints. For details, please see http://www.britishpaints.in/.
Committed to being a responsible corporate citizen, Berger proactively pursues strategies both within and without that bring multiple societal and environmental benefits to all stakeholders.