EKON was established in 1991
• 1996 started the country’s first private installation for synthesis of alkyd resins;
• 1998 started the production of alkyd and emulsion paints, giving priority to export;
• 2002 started the production of foam latex cores for mattresses and pillows;
• 2004 was created the brand PASTELO.
In the coming years EKON became the second biggest exporter of paints from Bulgaria