Colorado is recognized as one of the leading paint manufacturers and the largest producer of decorative paints in Morocco. Here are some of the milestones that retrace our history:
Colorado is established in Casablanca, Morocco.
Awarding of quality label from the Public Laboratory of testing and trials (LPEE).
Establishment of the regionalization policy via the inauguration of branches in different regions of Morocco.
Establishment of the latest general Integrated Management Software package (ERP).
Certification of COLORADO’s marketing, research, development and production activities according to standard ISO 9001 version 2000.
Commissioning of a new top technology plant specialized in the manufacture of water-based paint.
Stock market listing in the Casablanca Bourse.
Inauguration of Casablanca showroom, purchase of a 9 ha plot of land for the new industrial site of Dar Bouazza and start up of project for security certification OHSAS 18001 and environment ISO 14001.
Establishment of the first exports operations, primarily to Africa and initiation of the construction of the new industrial site of Dar Bouaaza consisting of the production unit for water-based products and hangars for raw materials and finished products.
In January 2009, certification of COLORADO to standards: OHSAS 18001 Version 2007 for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, ISO 14001 Version 2004 for Eenvironnemental management system.
Opening of the automotive bodywork product range in partnership with VALSPAR the n°1 world leader.
Opening of showrooms in Meknes and Kenitra.
Signing of a strategic partnership contract with the VALSPAR Group, opening of a showroom in Beni Mellal and start-up of work on extension of the storage hangar at Dar Bouazza.
Opening of a showroom in Marrakech.
Obtention of the Gold Label as a " Tobacco-free company " from the Lalla Salma Cancer prevention and treatment foundation, obtention of Tax «CATEGORIZATION» by the Moroccan tax authorities. Colorado is the only paint company that has this status.
Obtention of the COFACE QLF certification with the highest score "@@@".
Opening of several showrooms abroad.
Reclassification of the company's shares in the Casablanca stock exchange main chamber.
Obtention of the "ECOLABEL" certification for many products.
Inauguration of a showroom and agency in Oujda (Morocco) and a showroom in Nouakchott (Mauritania).
Renewal of the Coface certification with the highest score "@@@".
Obtention of the Lalla Salma foundation gold "Tobacco-free company" label for the fourh year in a row.
Workplace health & safety trophies: Special jury prize obtained.
Gender equality project: Obtention of the exellence award given by the morrocan ministry of labor.
Colorado has successfully renewed the certifications of its management system (Health Safety and Environment) in accordance with the international standards ISO 14001 V2015 and OHSAS 18001 V2007 and the follow-up audit according to the international standard ISO 9001 V2015.
Colorado has signed an agreement with the customs administration that has granted it the status of Authorized Economic Operator: safety and security. It becomes the 2nd company in Morocco to obtain this status across all sectors.
Colorado won the 'Top Performers 2018' trophy in social and environmental responsibility awarded by Vigeo Eiris, for its performance on the criterion "Taking into account pollution risks"
Successfull renewal of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications and transition to ISO 45001.
Inauguration of the "GHARB" logistic plateform.
Inauguration of a new showroom in Fès.
New laboratories: Modernization of the R&D dedicated spaces in COLORADO's sites.
Colorado won the 'Top Performers 2021' trophy in social and environmental responsibility awarded by Vigeo Eiris (A Moody's subsidiary).
Obtention of the COFACE QLF certification with the highest score "@@@" for the seventh year in a row.