Since 1953, Berger Paints Jamaica Limited has been providing innovative, cutting-edge paint products and services, based on the Company’s long-held ethos of delivering lasting beauty and protection to homes and institutions across Jamaica. Berger Paints Jamaica Limited remains the largest paint-manufacturing entity in the English-speaking Caribbean, with 95% of the company’s products manufactured locally. Backed by a strong technical support team, Berger Paints Jamaica Ltd. has conducted extensive research to develop paint products specifically for the Caribbean environment. Such research has led to brands including Berger 303 Flat Emulsion, 404 Gloss Oil, Everglow Low Sheen Emulsion, Royale Satin, Weatherproof Ultra and Magicote Flat Emulsion to become brand leaders in their respective brand categories.
Berger Paints Jamaica Limited holds the distinction of being the first regional company in the paint sector to achieve the International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2000 Quality Mark certification in 2002. In 2006, the company attained the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard. In the same vein of high achievement, Berger Paints Jamaica Ltd. has for over 45 years rewarded exceptional performers in sports, culture and education by sponsoring a number of annual awards and scholarships. Notable are Berger’s long-standing sponsorship of the Jamaica Netball Association and the Gibson Relays. The company also sponsored the Jamaica Basketball League for 30 years.
In 1992, Berger Paints Jamaica Limited, became a publicly listed company on the Jamaica Stock Exchange recording some 6,000 local shareholders. Berger’s success is attributed to its strong and competent team of employees, 60% of whom have served for more than 10 years.