Across the world – Berger is a name that is synonymous with Paint.
The origin dates back to 1760, when Louis Berger – a young German visionary, started dye and pigment-making business in England. Louis involved his family in the business and eventually changed the status of the company to Louis Berger & Sons Limited. The company grew and expanded rapidly with a strong reputation for excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship. Augmented by the dreams of Louis Berger, the unrelenting expedition for conception and revolution in the world of color and paints still continues.
Launched Express Painting tools and job coatings to offer better painting experience and ultimate finish
Achieved ISO14001 and OHSAS:18001
Berger Paints made all its products lead-free
Established Berger Becker Bangladesh Ltd. through Joint Venture with Becker Industrial Holding Coating AB Sweden to launch Coil Coating
Launched Breathe Easy Series – first eco-friendly paint series in Bangladesh
Strategic alliance with PPG to introduce Vehicle Refinish
Established Emulsion Plant
Enlisted in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE).
Relocation of Corporate Head Office to newly built Berger House in Uttara, Dhaka from Chittagong
J&N Investment (Asia) Limited UK, the majority shareholder of the company purchased the government shareholdings.
Establishment of a State-of-the-Art Paint Production Plant at Savar, Dhaka.
Establishment of 100% owned subsidiary company Jenson & Nicholson (Bangladesh) Limited focused on trading and indenting
The name of the company was changed from J&N (Bangladesh) Limited to Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited.
Duncan Macneil sold their shares to the majority shareholder J&N Group. Dada Group’s share was ultimately vested with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh after the independence of the country.
Set up of first paint factory at Kalurghat, Chittagong. The shareholders were Jenson & Nicholson (J&N), Duncan Macneil & Co. Limited, and Dada Group.
Berger commenced the paint business in the Indian sub-continent. Initially, the paints were first imported from Berger UK and later from Berger Pakistan
In 1760 a visionary German named Louis Berger, founded a dye and pigment-making business in England.