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Since: 12.09.2014

Thesi Vathi Pigadi, Mandra, GR-19600 Αττικής, Greece


Vivechrom, a member of AKZONOBEL and market leader, continues its upward trend with a modern organizational structure, a dynamic management team and a significant manpower of 215 people. The company owns a contemporary plant of decorative paint in Mandra Attikis, while operating the largest and most effective distribution network with more than 2,000 points of sale, serving every corner of the Greek mainland and islands. 

Vivechrom produces a full range of high quality products covering the market’s needs in decorative paints, combining excellent performance, ease of application, high resistance and excellent aesthetic result. Its range includes Ecological Paints, Wall Paints, Wood care Paints, Metal care Paints, Trim Paints, Special Paints and thinners.

Vivechrom’s vision is to be the No1 paint company in Greece, offering high quality products, investing in Sustainability, ameliorating its customers’ lives, contributing to the Society and adding value to its partners and shareholders.

Our core principles are Safety, Integrity and Sustainability. All activities are carried out according to the company’s values: 
  • Customer oriented
  • Winning together 
  • Passion for excellence
  • Deliver commitments 
Vivechrom is committed toward protecting the environment, by deterring or limiting environmental impacts that emanate from its activities and products, through their proper design, manufacture, distribution and use, as well as through waste management. For this reason VIVECHROM participates in the AKZO NOBEL’s voluntary program Product Stewardship, which seeks to address health and environmental aspects throughout all stages of a product’s life cycle. 

In addition social responsibility is firmly identified with its willingness to operate as responsible citizen, covering a wide range of good practices addressed to local communities, non-governmental organizations, socially vulnerable groups, educational institutions and cultural organizations.

Vivechrom, member of the Hellenic Network for Corporate Social Responsibility and Greece’s national representative in the Pan-European CSR EUROPE network, runs a pioneering program, the “My Community Program”, encouraging the active volunteering participation of its personnel to social activities. 

The Company’s very first priority is to invest in its people, by providing a safe working environment and investing consistently to their continuous development via trainings. Seminars address to all personnel with experienced partners and scientific institutions, as well as presentations for college students of Greek & foreign educational institutions.

Management System Certificates
  • Integrated Management systems according to PAS99:2012 
  • Quality Management System (ΕΝ ISO 9001:2008)
  • Environmental management system (EN ISO 14001:2004)
  • EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme ) Registration according to Regulation EC 1221/09
  • Occupational Health and Safety management system (OHSAS 18001:1999 – ELOT 1801: 2002)
  • Member of the Institute of Business Ethics (ΕΒΕΝ) in Greece 

2005: The “ENTERPRISE & ENVIRONMENT Prize” by the ACCI 
2006: The “1ST GREEK AWARD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT” by the Greek Association of Environmental Protection Companies 
2007: The “COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE Award” of the EFQM Model 
2007: The HEDA Prize (Hellenic-Dutch Association) for the contribution to the commercial and cultural relations between Greece and The Netherlands 
2008: The “NATIONAL DISTINCTION OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE Award” by the Greek Ministry of Development in the frame of the National Model of Business Excellence 
2008: The “RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE Award-4 stars ” of the EFQM Model 
2009: “BEST WORKPLACES 2009: Award’’ of the ‘’Great Place to Work Institute Hellas 
2010: Listed within the ‘’Strongest Companies in Greece’’ by ICAP 
2011: The “RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE Award-5 stars” of the EFQM Model
2011: “BEST WORKPLACES 2011 Award’’ of the Great Place to Work Institute Hellas 
2013: “AkzoNobel TakeCare Safety Recognition Award” for the safety at Vivechrom’s premises 
2013: “BUSINESS ETHICS EXCELLENCE“ Golden distinction from the Institute of Business Ethics (ΕΒΕΝ) in Greece 2014: “Social-Environmental Ethical Governance“ distinction from the Institute of Business Ethics (ΕΒΕΝ) in Greece
2014 Honorable distinction “Consistency in the pursuit of Excellence” for Vivechrom by EEDE
2014 Recognized for Excellence 5 star of the EFQM model at “Business Excellence Awards 2014” by EEDE