Saudi paints manufacturer to showcase new range at sbie
Raghadan Paints, one of the largest paint companies in the Middle East, will be showcasing its latest innovations in paints and decorative products at the Saudi Building and Interiors Exhibition (sbie) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, this month.
The products have been formulated to meet the latest trends in the regional market.
The company has recently introduced Raghadan Polo, a chromatic effect decorative interiors finish to achieve a rough metallic effect by using special pearlescent pigments and Raghadan Velvet, a new velvet-effect decorative paint considered to be the first of its kind to be produced in the Gulf region.
Another new addition to its product portfolio is Raghadan Atoshinto, a pearl-effect decorative paint that provides an excellent pearlescent appearance when light reflects on the wall painted with the product.
Some other products to be showcased are include Raghadan Granito, an interiors and exterior texture coating based on special acrylic polymer to get granite effect; Raghadan Graviato Décor, a multi-colour texture coating based on acrylic and special quartz for exterior application; and water based Raghadan Gold and Silver decorative paints.
Al Nuaim: New range meets market
The company also produces Raghadan Silverguard, a multipurpose water based microbial topcoat and Raghadan Silicon Tex, a premium quality decorative and protective acrylic-silicon finish providing excellent water repellency combined with maximum water vapour permeability.
Established in 1974, Raghadan has a huge production and distribution network, consisting of three major paint factories in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and Cairo (Egypt) and Amman (Jordan), six paint companies in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Jordan and Egypt, a regional office in London (UK), 15 branches, 20 agents, and 500 distributors.
The company boasts a multinational workforce of 1,000 employees and has business interests that cover the sectors of manufacturing, distribution, import, export, and supply and apply of paints and design and engineering services.
The company attributes its success to quality of its products. “Our business is supported by numerous quality accreditations,” says Abdullah Ahmed Al Nuaim, chairman, Raghadan Paints.
Its products meet the standards set by Saudi Arabian Standards Organizations (Saso); ISO 9001-2008 and the Green Seal Standard GS-11. Last year Raghadan’s paints were also tested and certified to have low VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions by a certified independent laboratory and material testing company.