ABRAFATI is founded on July 15 by six coatings manufacturers.
The initial Working Groups are formed, consisting of professionals from the member companies. The Legal and Technical Working Groups remain at work to the present day.
The ABRAFATI Award for Coatings Science is created to stimulate research and technological development.
Groundbreaking Coatings Course implemented in Brazil.
First edition of the International Coatings Congress with 800 attendees. At the same time, the Suppliers Exhibition takes place with 33 companies participating. The book “A Indústria de Tintas no Brasil –…
The Consumer Code takes effect, reinforcing ABRAFATI’s work towards fostering ethics, fair competition and respect for consumers in the industry.
The Congress and Exhibition expand, moving to the Anhembi Exhibition Hall due to their growth and the need to provide more resources to participants.
Collaboration with the ABNT (Brazilian Association for Technical Standards) for the development of decorative coatings standards is kicked off.