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.
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The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Sports teams sometimes paint the locker rooms used by opposing teams bright pink so their opponents will lose energy.