Incorporated as British Paints (West Africa), started importation of paints from NewCastle. Distribution done through outlets of PZ, Brossette and VYB. Acquired 6.5 acres of landed property and commisioned the first paint factory in March 1962.

Poineer status earned & attracted interest from investors.

Commenced production  of top quality decorative paint under the international name ROBIALLAC.