Turnover: 389 million EUR (2022)

Country: France

CIN Celliose, a French company founded in 1929 under the name Celliose, became a CIN subsidiary in 2007. It operates in industry, notably in the ACE (Additives for Cement and Coatings) and cosmetics packaging sectors.

With over 100 years' experience in the paints and varnishes sector, CIN Celliose has acquired an important position. In 1992, it became the market leader in Portugal, a position it still holds today. By integrating the Valentine brand the previous year, CIN also became the leader in the Iberian Peninsula.

CIN focuses exclusively on paints and varnishes, and operates in various market segments. It is present in the building sector with a market share of 59%, followed by industry (24%), anticorrosion protection (10%) and yachting and marine (7%).

Internationally recognized, CIN is one of the leading paint and varnish companies in Europe and worldwide. In 2021, it was ranked 11th European manufacturer of paints and varnishes (European Coatings Journal, June 2022) and 35th worldwide (Coatings World Top Companies Report, August 2022).

CIN is synonymous with innovation, quality and leadership in the paint and varnish market. In 2022, the company achieved sales of 389 million euros, with 1,634 employees and 190 R&D technicians.

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