About Compañero

GIAN anti-slip pattern

GIAN in practice

GIAN test results

Video-expl. GIAN (2 min)

GIAN Concrete Art
Façade patterns

Concrete protection

Technical documentation


GIAN anti-slip formliners Made in Holland Reach compliant
About Compañero

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 an independent Dutch company that specializes in manufacturing various patterns in concrete. 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 responsibility.

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.

formliner, Safety due to anti slip pattern and anti skid texture in concrete stairs, landings, balcony and access gallery. The Companero GIAN pattern mat provides the precast concrete with an anti-slip pattern
Maarten de Graaf the founder of Compañero started out in 1999 with a mission:
to make concrete safer and more beautiful.