Faaber Paints Private Limited was founded by Mr.L.Rajagopalan (former president of Indian Paint Association) as a paint factory in the outskirts of Chennai to manufacture decorative paints for Berger Paints in the year 1986. In 1987, Faaber started supplying its products to other industries as well. It started manufacturing decorative enamels by 1989.
Faaber converted itself into a 100% industrial paint manufacturer in 1998. Faaber was the first paint company in the small scale sector to get ISO 9001 certification in the year 1998.
Faaber commenced toll manufacturing for PPG Asian Paints in the year 2002. First it started with thinners and then clearcoats.
In the year 2005, Faaber expanded its operations with two additional units – an automotive paint processing unit and a CED paint application unit. It was also certified by TUV for TS16949 and ISO 14001.
In April 2006, Faaber was acquired by Mr. P.C.Mathew and his family for a brief period. On 30th August, 2006, PPG Asian Paints Private Limited took over Faaber, and Faaber became a 100% subsidiary of PPG Asian Paints.