HERO is still open and operating at full capacity, undertaking all precautionary measures to take care of any of your technical service, parts or new equipment needs. We are here to assist you during this time of uncertainty.

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The only "Design Ready" Zero VOC compatible machines in North America

Benjamin Moore
HERO is now a Gennex and Color Preview Supplier for US & CANADA. The 3 approved automatic dispenser models are:
*A310-16 *A360-16 *A450-16

About » Company History




2013 HERO Welcome Dunn-Edwards store into their already extensive client base.
2012 HERO becomes the supplier of Home Depot Mexico, installing over 500 pieces of equipment.
HERO introduced the "9" Series Automatic Dispensers.  This range of dispensers has the smallest footprint heavy duty dispenser in the industry, which is 30% smaller than competitive models.
HERO becomes the fastest and steadiest growing global manufacturer of POS equipment in the world with a 20% increase in 2011 its continuous 15% increase within the past four years.
2011 HERO extends its full line of automatic and manual dispensers as well as service support to the Latin America Market by launching HERO Latin America Ltda. in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2011 I.C.T.C. Holdings Corporation purchased the assets related to the paint mixing and shaking business from Ultrablend LLC.
2010 HERO launches the World’s most compact automatic dispenser.
2009 HERO is awarded Favoured Vendor Status from the world’s largest retailer for automatic.
2008 I.C.T.C. divests airless business and sells to Graco of MN.
2007 NIT of Turin Italy, sells business to I.C.T.C.
2007 ECS of Mumbai India, sells business to I.C.T.C.
2006 HERO begins CJV in Guangzhou China.
2006 Highland moves from Ashland MA, to Delta B.C.
2005 HERO moves to Delta B.C., where it accompanies Napier in its home of 7 years.
2005 I.C.T.C. Holdings Corporation - purchased Highland Laboratories.
2005 I.C.T.C. Holdings - adds new co-owner - Past president of Corob - Steve Balmer
2004 HERO purchased By I.C.T.C Holdings Corporation- owned by Tony Traub.
2001 HERO acquired the assets of ABC colorant dispensers.
2000 HERO introduces the H2K paint sprayer.
1996 HERO entered into the manufacturing of pressure washers.
1994 The first HERO "2000 Series" manual dispenser was produced and sold.
1993 HERO entered into an agreement with "Highland Laboratories" to distribute their line of shakers in Canada.
1992 HERO began to research and develops its own line of colourant dispensers.
1989 HERO became an OEM distributor of HVLP paint sprayers for "Turbinaire".
1988 HERO began development of "piston powered" paint sprayers which still is a technology most commonly used by HERO’s mutual competitors.
1986 HERO is sold to a group of investors and becomes public.
1977 HERO entered into an agreement with "Strastint" of Australia (a manual colourant dispenser manufacturer) to distribute manual colourant dispensers throughout Canada and the U.S.
1969 HERO was founded as a manufacturer of diaphragm airless paint sprayers to Canada and U.S. markets.