History of the Company
Al-Jazeera Paints Company, was established in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in 1979, as a small company with high aspirations and ambitions. In a short period of time, and as a result of the vision and dedication of the founders, the efforts have succe
eded in laying strong grounds for a pioneering company in the paint industry in the GCC countries and the Middle East at large. In this context, the company became a pioneer in manufacturing and developing innovative, high quality and environmentally responsible paints, designed to meet the requirements and needs of a wide range of clients including industrial, commercial and individuals.
The company capacity to manufacture high quality paints grew to reaching 320 thousand tons annually, up from merely 4 thousand tons at inception.
Al-Jazeera Paints, throughout the past years, strived to support the national economy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and interacted with local communities in where it existed. The company manufactured cotemporary, high quality, environmentally safe and innovative paints serving all kind of industries, construction projects and decor.
The company paved the way to the Saudi youth to develop and improve their technical and technological knowhow by providing them with on-the-job training and through attracting them to employ with the company.
Al-Jazeera Paints Company spares no efforts in making partnerships with distinctive clients based on responsibility bearing, enhancing human resources and concerted efforts for the purpose of reaching the highest professional standards, and achieving sustainable development in the field of paint manufacturing. As a result, the company covered all areas of the Kingdom with 500 showrooms and sales centers of which their locations were carefully selected to be within reach of company clients. It furnished these showrooms with a highly trained staff that is dedicated to assist and help clients to select from a wide range of specialized and distinguished products in order to satisfy their diversified preferences and tastes.
Al-Jazeera Paints Company continues its professional march in exploring the endless potential of paint industry technologies utilizing its production units and by realizing the best value for its products at the aim of enriching people’s lives and maximize its clients’ prosperity.
The company will stay steadfast in keeping its promise of commitment to quality, objectivity and innovation in manufacturing all its products along with professionalism that the company can through it realize excellence and increase its capabilities to reach the highest international standards.
About the company:
Throughout the 33 years of professional experience, Al-Jazeera Paints, the paints industry giant in the Middle East and surrounding regions, has experienced many successes which were beneficial for our national economy and realized exceptional achievements:
1 - The company was crowned as the first paint company outside of the United States of America with the International (Green Seal) certificate for sustainable green buildings according to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) classification. We have manufactured high quality paints, environmentally responsible and one that preserve the consumer and the environment.
2 - The company was crowned as the first company in Asia and Africa with UL certificate for our fire resistant products using Intumescing Technology. We were also crowned with a certificate from Exova Warringtonfire Laboratories for the same products making the Kingdom becoming in the forefront in the world of paints side by side with the industrial countries. This has led the Kingdom to play a prominent role in preserving lives, properties and in protecting large projects from collapsing.
3 - Our company name was the first paint company to be included in the international MPI list as a result of passing of our products of a number of organization tests .
4 - Throughout the years, we were competitively in line with the needs and wants of our clients in regard to all kind of paints and related services, consequently we had an assortment of architectural, decorative, industrial, marine paints along with protective paints, wood paints, fire resistant paints and others.
5 - We have increased our production capacity to about 320 thousand tons annually by establishing the first of its kind fully automotive factory which utilizes the latest international technologies to manufacture environmentally safe water-based paints. The factory commenced operations in mid of 1993 with a production capacity of only 4000 tons.
6 – We established the first of its kind natural research and study center in 1993 where all the field testing,
experiments and inspection take place thus making sure that the products are in line with the Middle East weather conditions which tends to be hot as a result of sunshine throughout the year.
7 – We developed an R&D center that emulates the most advanced R&D centers in the world and invested tens of millions of KSRs in it. We also furnished it with high competencies of engineers and technicians who are entrusted to innovate the latest and most advanced products thus meeting our esteemed clients’ expectations and requirements.
8 – We launched the first mobile training center equipped with samples, tools and training means and toured the Kingdom as an integral step to the work of the central training academy which all are for free.
9 – We established the first paints training and educational academy in the Arabic Gulf region and the Middle East that strived to bridge the gap between academic research and application on the ground along with providing the latest in the world of paints and increase scientific and research exchange with universities and specialized authorities as well as organizing joint researches. The company assumed the organization of scientific conferences related to paints and colors and participated in international, regional and local conferences. The academy was equipped with the latest equipment and technical training tools and works according to the latest practical and applicable scientific methodologies. We also established branches for the academy all over the Kingdom.
10 – We organized the first and the second Saudi Paint and Colors conference based on our solid vision of the necessity to enrich scientific research in the world of paints.
11 – We enhanced our presence in the gulf in the field of metals anti-corrosion by providing anti-corrosion and rust products that prolongs the life span of the metals. Moreover we participated in the Middle East Anti-Corrosion conference held in Manama-Bahrain.
12 – We changed the classical look of paints through innovating a decorative bundle that was much celebrated by our esteemed clients including our first of its kind external paint (Al-Jazeera Thilal) which resist drit, sand and harsh weather conditions along with our lineup of products including (Al-Jazeera Worood, Al-Jazeera Rawa, Al-Jazeera Ebdaa, Al-Jazeera Khayal, Al-Jazeera Goldy, Al-Jazeera Chamois, Al-Jazeera Velvet, Al-Jazeera Fantasy, Al-Jazeera Marmo, Al-Jazeera Rowshen).
13 – We bonded parents and their children by offering a special paint for children rooms and made sure it was safe and healthy.
14 – We celebrated heritage and gave it a good deal of our attention as it is important for our esteemed clients through a new and unique innovative product that grants the modern houses a clayish look, dubbed it Al-Jazeera Mashashco.
15 – We have developed a special kind of paint that combats graffiti on walls of buildings which violates the values and norms of the society, dubbed it; (Al-Jazeera Rival).
16 – We manufactured the strongest and the latest paint that fights microbes in surgery and delivery rooms in hospitals. The new product is based on silver ions and accredited by International Agion Labs dubbed; (Al-Jazeera Anti-Microbes Agion).
17 – In line with our strive to preserve public health and safeguard the environment, we were the first Saudi paints company that manufactures paint for ships that resist marine fouling with no TBT component which is harmful for marine environment and health of men who live of fishing.
18 – We issued the first e-catalog in the world of paints and launched two e-applications, iDecor and iJazeera for colors and décor on smartphones. We established a color center in our showrooms to assist in selecting the right colors and decoration that are highly unique and modern that embody the aspirations of all society segments.
19 – We have created a quantum leap in the methods of displaying of paints through more than 500 outlets in and out of the Kingdom which are unique furnished with high end decorations and enjoys a spacious area along with a special design that meets the needs of our esteemed clients and capture their attention.
20 – We put our print on a number of government, private, health, educational, commercial, touristic and universities projects in yet a solid proof of the quality of our products including large projects in King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center which is a part of ARAMCO, Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman and King Abdul Aziz International Airport.
21 - We attracted Saudi competencies and provided a work environment that encourages innovation and excellence to enable our ambitious employees to excel and develop. We hired national cadre from people with special needs. And we continued our strive to instill work ethics in youth through organizing annual meetings with large numbers of them.
Always looking forward to new horizons in the manufacturing and technology of paints along with maximizing the benefits of our products to enrich people’s lives and prosperity.
To provide products and services in the field of paint manufacturing in a way that meets clients desires and needs as well as to emulate the developments in the filed for the sake of fulfilling these desires now and in the future.
d. Creativity and Innovation
e. Team Spirit
1. We strive to be a leading and competitive paint company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Gulf region and the Middle East and Africa
2. Achieve partnership with clients and society at large that stems from the spirit of responsibility and uplift the national industrial sector along with development of the human resources.
3. Realizing the highest quality standards and excellence through knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm and commit to performance and balanced growth.
Company General Policy:
The Company utilizes high quality raw material in its production and performs conclusive testing and experimental procedures before being put to production and usage.
Al-Jazeera Paints invest in its human resources and employs qualified and experienced staff yet help the company deal with the market and preserve company pioneering position.
It utilizes the best equipment and the most advanced machinery in its production operations.
It equips and activates R&D and quality control labs using the available resources.
The company adheres to standards and specifications of the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization along with American Specifications and Standards and the ISO in all its products.