This website provides you with information about
patterns in concrete elements:
• GIAN pattern mats for an anti-slip imprint.
• GIAN Concrete Art for façade patterns.
Compañero is a small, independent Dutch company
that specializes in manufacturing various patterns in
Maarten de Graaf started Compañero in 1999
with the purpose of making precast concrete more
functional, safer and more stylish. The main principles
of the company are cooperation and corporate social
The name Compañero – Spanish for partner – was
chosen because Compañero wants to meet the wishes
of architects and concrete companies and is, together
with them, constantly looking for alternative solutions,
which could create new, innovative products.
Maarten de Graaf the founder of Compañero started out in 1999 with a mission:
to make concrete safer and more beautiful.