Several decades ago a young businessman, Rodolfo Squinzi, set out to carve his niche in the building industry and founded MAPEI as a small family business in Milan, Italy. It was his vision to fill what he perceived as a void in the local construction industry by manufacturing interior and exterior paints and masonry repair products for commercial buildings, hospitals and airports. MAPEI opened its doors on February 12, 1937, with a three-person workforce.
Did you know?
One corner of a room painted red for example, may appear a different shade from the rest of the room. This is because colors reflect color and light, which slightly changes its appearance and the way our eyes perceive the color.