World's Top ten Paints Companies 2018 Annual Report

(Published by WPCIA January 5, 2018 Washington)

  In 2018 the global paints & coatings market increased by 4.9% to $164.9 billion, slightly below previous expectations of 5.06%。The global paints & coatings market is mainly distributed in five different regions namely, the Middle East & Africa (MEA), Latin America (LA), Asia Pacific (APAC), North America (NA) and Europe. The Asia-Pacific region accounted for about one-half of the 2018 volume with China comprising about two-thirds of the region’s consumption.Europe and North America are more mature regions for coatings growth representing 21% and 16% of the poundage, respectively.South & Central American countries, led by Brazil, are take 6% of the global volume.

  The architectural coatings continue to show strong performance this year,accounting for 55% of the global market share.This is mainly due to the development of Water-based technology, more and more residential construction use paint as their main decoration materials.Water-based technology in the whole architectural coatings market has increased by more than 50% compared with ten years ago. Other side,the industrial coatings is estimated to grow at CAGR of 4.7% during the forecast period to reach $83.6 billion by 2023 end due to growing demand for coatings from the automotive and general industrial segment.

  Some of the key players operating in the global paints & coatings market are Sherwin-Williams, PPG Industries, Nippon Paints, BASF, Diamond Vogel and AkzoNobel among others. In 2018,Sherwin-Williams, PPG Industries and AkzoNobel had sales over $10 billion. Sherwin-Williams acquisition of Valspar set a new sales record, with sales reaching $18.34 billion.Akzo Nobel sold Special Chemicals to Carlyle Group and GIC,the business was classified as held for sale and discontinued operations,as a result, sales have fallen sharply.


  1. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS (U.S.) $18.34 billion

  2. PPG Industries (U.S.) $15.63 billion

  3. AKZONOBEL (N.L.) $10.34 billion

  4. NIPPON Paints (J.P.) $5.761 billion

  5. RPM Inc (U.S.) $5.321 billion

  6. AXALTA (U.S.) $ 4.681 billion

  7. DIAMOND Paints (U.S.) $4.362 billion

  8. BASF (D.E.) $4.364 billion

  9. KANSAI Paint(J.P.) $3.855 billion

  10. Asian Paints(IN) $2.088 billion



  Company Profile:

  The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in 1866.Today,we are a global leader in the manufacture,development,distribution and sale of paint,coatings and related products to professional,industrial,commercial and retail customers.The Company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams,Valspar,Dutch Boy,Krylon,Minwax,Cabot,Thompson's Water Seal and many more.With global headquarters in Cleveland,Ohio,Sherwin-Williams branded products are sold exclusively through more than 5,100 company-operated stores and facilities,while the Company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers,home centers,independent paint dealers,hardware stores,automotive retailers and industrial distributors.

  United States, Cleveland, Ohio

  Tel: +216-566-2000

  Fax: +216-566-3310


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings sales: $18.34billion

  Number of employees: 60,000

  Geographic Sales: Europe 21%, Americas 33%,Asia Pacific 43%,in other regions 3%

  Board Members:

  John G. Morikis: President and Chief Executive Officer

  Allen J.Mistysyn:Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer

  Jane M. Cronin: Senior Vice President - Corporate Controller

  Mary L. Garceau:Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

  Thomas P. Gilligan:Senior Vice President - Human Resources


  April 25, 2018, The most innovative update yet to Sherwin-Williams powerful ColorSnap Visualizer app allows customers to easily use cutting-edge augmented reality to make faster and more confident color selections. The Instant Paint feature of the app is available now for iPhone and Android.

  May 10, 2018,Sherwin-Williams introduces new Cool Feel color technology to its SuperDeck Solid Color Stain. Developed to reduce deck surface temperatures by up to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, SuperDeck Solid Color Stain is available in 20 rich colors that help keep decks cooler to walk on, compared to conventional colors.

  September 12, 2018, Cavern Clay SW 7701 is Sherwin-Williams 2019 Color of the Year. A warm terracotta color with ancient, elemental roots, Cavern Clay is a nod to midcentury modern style, but with the soul of the American Southwest, which together create the desert modern aesthetic.

  December 10, 2018, Sherwin-Williams has created 23 new palettes to help professionals transform their clients’ spaces with the power of color. These palettes were created for the New Residential, Commercial, Multifamily, Healthcare, Hospitality, Education and Homeowners Association markets.

  2. PPG


  Company Profile:

  PPG founded in 1883 as Pittsburgh Plate Glass by Captain John B. Ford and John Pitcairn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass.Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.

  United States, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15272

  Phone: +1-412-434-3131

  Fax: +1-412-434-2125


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings sales: $ 15.63 billion

  Number of employees: 47,000

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 30%,United States and Canada 43%,Asia Pacific 17%,Latin America 10%

  Board Members:

  Michael H. McGarry:Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  Anne M. Foulkes:Senior Vice President and General Counsel

  Vincent J. Morales:Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  David S. Bem:Vice President, Science and Technology and Chief Technology Officer

  John A. Jankowski:Vice President and Treasurer


  January 02,2018,PPG today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire ProCoatings, a leading architectural paint and coatings wholesaler located in The Netherlands. PPG expects the transaction to close in the first quarter 2018.

  February 13,2018,PPG today announced that PPG and the PPG Foundation invested more than $10.5 million in communities worldwide in 2017. The funds, which support community sustainability and educational programming, will positively impact hundreds of community organizations in 29 countries where PPG employees live, work and play.

  February 22,2018,PPG today announced that the PPG Foundation invested more than $170,000 in northern Ohio organizations in support of educational, business development and community sustainability programs in 2017. The grants were made on behalf of PPG’s Euclid industrial coatings facility, Cleveland automotive OEM coatings facility and Barberton specialty coatings and materials facility.

  May 09, 2018,PPG today announced that it received a 2018 CIO 100 award for its PAINTMANAGER XI software platform. The 31st annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

  May 30, 2018,PPG today announced that it has completed a $1.8 million investment at a new distribution center in Mexico. The 49,000 square foot (4,600 square meter) facility located in the northern part of Mexico will be utilized for more than 15,000 unique paint and coatings products. It is the brand seventh distribution center in the country.

  November 30, 2018,PPG today announced a $1.7 million (RMB12 million) investment in a new dispense cell at its Kunshan, China, coatings manufacturing facility. The new cell, expected to be fully operational in January 2019, will increase production flexibility and productivity at the site, while also delivering significant cost savings, shortened delivery cycles and reduced emissions.

  December 03, 2018,PPG today announced that it has completed its acquisition of SEM Products, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of specialized automotive refinish products. Financial terms were not disclosed.

  December 14, 2018,PPG today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Whitford Worldwide Company (“Whitford”), a global manufacturer that specializes in low-friction and nonstick coatings for industrial applications and consumer products. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter 2019.



  Company Profile:

  AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 45,400 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect..

  Amsterdam, the Netherlands,

  PO Box:75730

  Tel: +31-88-969-7555

  Fax: +31-20-502-7666


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings sales: $ 10.34billion

  Number of employees: 45,400

  Sales amount distributing in different region: Europe 42%,Americas 21%,Asia Pacific 32%,in other regions 5%

  Board Members:

  Thierry Vanlancker:Chief Executive Officer

  Maarten Vries:Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board of Management

  Maëlys Castella:Chief Corporate Development Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

  Ruud Joosten:Chief Operating Officer, Paints & Coatings and Member of the Executive Committee

  Marten Booisma:Responsible for Human Resources and Member of the Executive Committee

  Isabelle Deschamps:General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee


  January 17, 2018,AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is investing more than €12 million to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Los Reyes, Mexico. Organic peroxides are essential ingredients in the manufacturing of a wide range of polymers.

  February 13, 2018,AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and Evonik Industries have successfully started production at their new joint venture to produce chlorine and potassium hydroxide at the company’s Ibbenbüren site in Germany. The facility uses state-of-the-art membrane electrolysis technology to produce up to 120,000 metric tons of potassium hydroxide and 75,000 metric tons of chlorine per year, as well as hydrogen.

  June 18, 2018,AkzoNobel has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Fabryo Corporation S.R.L. (Fabryo), becoming the leader in the Romanian decorative paints market.

  July 06, 2018,AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has officially broken ground for construction of a state-of-the-art organic peroxide production facility in Tianjin, China. Organic peroxides are essential in the manufacture of a wide range of polymers including PVC and thermoset resins.

  September 04, 2018,Spiced Honey has been unveiled by AkzoNobel as the Color of the Year for 2019. The shade was selected following expert research into global trends, insights and consumer behavior.

  October 01, 2018,Akzo Nobel has today completed the sale of the Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of €10.1 billion.

  November 01, 2018,AkzoNobel has strengthened its business in Asia by acquiring (100% shares in) Colourland Paints Sdn Bhd and Colourland Paints (Marketing) Sdn Bhd – both referred to as “Colourland Paints” – a home-grown paints and coatings manufacturer with wide distribution across Malaysia.

  December 13, 2018,Akzo Nobel has signed and closed the acquisition of Swire Industrial Limited’s minority interest in the AkzoNobel Swire Paints (ANSP) joint venture. Having held the majority share in the decorative paints joint venture since 1989, AkzoNobel has now acquired full ownership.

  4. NIPPON Paints


  Company Profile:

  Nippon Paints was established in Tokyo by Mr. Moteki Jujiro in 1881 and is now the largest paint manufacturer in Asia. We pioneered the first paint plant in Japan and have grown as the world's leading international paint manufacturer. We believe that our customers are the reason for our success over the last century. Capturing "Innovation, Service, Leadership" as the three key principles, Nippon Paint visualizes a rewarding future by harmonizing people, nature and society.

  North ward ,Osaka Oyodokita ,Japan

  PO Box: 531-8511

  Tel: +81-6-6458-1111

  Fax: +81-6-6285-6344


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings Sales: $5.761 billion

  Number of employees: 20,257

  Geographic Sales: Asia Pacific 85%,Europe 6%,Americas 9%

  Board Members:

  Tetsushi Tado:President, Representative Director of the Board

  Manabu Minami:Vice President, Representative Director of the Board

  Seiichiro Shirahata:Seiichiro ShirahataVice President, Director of the Board

  Atsushi Nagasaka:Senior Executive Officer, Director of the Board


  April 16, 2018 Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. will participate in the Osaka and Tokyo shows of the 1st Coating Japan—Highly-functional Paint & Coatings Expo (Organizer: Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., Co-organizer: Japan Paint Manufacturers ssociation),which will be held to revitalize the paints and coatings market.

  October 31, 2018, Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. decided to invest in the Chiba Plant, a powder coating plant located in Chiba, Japan—of Nippon Paint Industrial Coatings Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “NPIU”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. engaged in the industrial coatings business.

  November 29 2018, Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. is glad to announce that Nippon Paint China (hereinafter “NP China”),joint venture of Nipsea Pte., Ltd. and NPHD, has agreed to acquire 70% stake in Shanghai Mega Coatings Co., Ltd. and Mega Coatings (Nantong) Co., Ltd. (collectively known as"Mega"). Procedures to acquire shares are expected to be completed in early 2019.

  5. RPM Inc


  Company Profile:

  RPM International Inc. is a multinational holding company, founded in 1947, and is headquartered in Ohio. RPM’s subsidiaries that manufacture and market high-performance coatings, sealants and specialty chemicals, primarily for maintenance and improvement applications.RPM employs more than 14,500 people worldwide and operates 145 manufacturing facilities in 26 countries. Its products are sold in approximately 170 countries and territories.Fiscal 2018 sales were $5.3 billion, with 29 percent to industrial and specialty markets worldwide and the remaining 71 percent to consumers mainly in North America.

  Medina, Ohio

  PO Box: 44258 -0777

  Tel: +1-330-273-5090

  Fax: +1-330-225-8743


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings Sales: $ 5.321billion

  Number of employees: 14,500

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 22%,North America 71%,Latin America 4%,Asia Pacific 3%

  Board Members:

  Frank C. Sullivan: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  Lonny R. DiRusso: Vice President and Chief Information Officer

  Russell L.Gordon:Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  Edward W.Moore:Senior Vice President,General Counsel,Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary

  John F.Kramer:Vice President - Corporate Development


  March 19, 2018, RPM International Inc. today announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Miracle Sealants Company, a manufacturer of sealers, cleaners, polishes and related products primarily for tile and natural stone. Based in Arcadia, Calif., Miracle Sealants has annual net sales of approximately $25 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year, excluding one-time, transaction-related costs, were not disclosed.

  August 1, 2018,RPM International Inc. today announced that its Rust-Oleum group has acquired the Mean Green branded line of specialty cleaning products and the exclusive North American licensing for Roto-Rooter branded drain care products from CR Brands, which is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. These product lines have annual net sales of approximately $20 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year, were not disclosed.

  Septemper 11,2018,RPM International Inc. today announced that it has acquired Nudura Corporation, the leading manufacturer and distributor of insulated concrete forms (ICF) in North America. Based in Ontario, Canada, Nudura has annual net sales in excess of $40 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year, were not disclosed.

  December 17, 2018,RPM International Inc. today announced that its Rust-Oleum group has acquired Siamons International Inc., provider of the Concrobium brand of non-toxic specialty mold cleaners. Based in Ontario, Canada, Siamons has annual net sales of approximately $20 million. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive to earnings within one year, were not disclosed.

  6. Axalta


  Company Profile:

  Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology.

  United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  PO Box 19103

  Tel: +1-855-547-1461

  Fax: +1-302-892-5615


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings Sales: $4.681 billion

  Number of employees: 14,000

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 35%,North America 37%,Asia Pacific 17%,Latin America 11%

  Board Members:

  Charles W. Shaver:Chairman of the Board

  Robert Bryant:Chief Executive Officer

  Michael L. Carr:Vice President and President of America’s region

  Michael A. Cash:Senior Vice President and President, Industrial Coatings

  Robert Ferris:Vice President Corporate Affairs and Chief Communications Officer


  April 9, 2018,Axalta inaugurated its new coating manufacturing plant on April 4, 2018 at Savli, Vadodara in Gujarat, India. Approximately 70 guests, including local government officials, customers, university representatives, media, and employees attended the opening ceremony, which Axalta Chairman and CEO Charlie Shaver presided.

  July 31, 2018,Axalta is excited to announce the 30,000 square foot expansion of its Jacksonville, Texas production facility. The expansion is slated to be completed in the first quarter of 2019 and will increase Axalta's liquid industrial coatings production capacity in North America by approximately one million gallons annually.

  October 2, 2018,Axalta is pleased to announce the grand opening of its Learning and Development Center dedicated to industrial wood coatings technology in Pomona, California. The facility is a state-of-the-art learning and training environment, complete with a new classroom, conference room, and equipment for hands-on training.

  November 7, 2018,Axalta today celebrated the official opening of its Global Innovation Center, the largest coatings research and development (R&D) center in the world, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 175,000-foot Global Innovation Center offers unparalleled specialty labs, as well as office space. Its location in Philadelphia's historic Navy Yard enables collaboration among Axalta employees, business partners, and customers throughout the Philadelphia area and beyond.

  December 17,2018,Axalta is committed to driving continual technological innovation. Its latest developments use patented Axalta Fast Cure Low Energy technology that, when used as part of a complete system, cut process times in professional bodyshops by up to 50% and reduce energy consumption by up to 70% while still achieving the best quality repair.

  7. Diamond Paints


  Company Profile:

  Diamond Paints Company was founded in 1926 and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, its architectural coatings market share in the world paint is paint brand leader. The company is an OEM applications for industrial liquid and powder coatings, architectural coatings for commercial applications and owners of heavy protective coatings and paints. Diamond Vogel produces industrial coatings are widely used in aerospace, airport maintenance, ship, shipping traffic and heavy maintenance coatings. Company in the world with 13 production bases, there are more than 1000 sales center.

  Des Moines, Iowa City, USA

  PO Box: 50309 -3723

  Tel: 1-626-513-2983

  Fax: 1-626-333-8885

  Website: Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings Sales: $ 4.362 billion

  Number of employees: 1,1500

  Geographic Sales: Europe 35%,Americas 48%,Asia Pacific 17% Board Members:

  Drew Vogel: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  Doug Vogel: Vice president and director of traffic and heavy-duty coatings

  Mark Vogel: Vice President and Director, Industrial Coatings

  Frank Drewk: Vice President and Director of Architectural Coatings Summary:

  June 22, 2018,Diamond Vogel revealed a transformation of its brand identity. It includes a modernized and simplified update to its iconic windmill logo and a new look and feel to its branded communications and signage. Also, many of the separately branded business units will begin to use the Diamond Vogel brand.

  September 28,2018,Diamond Vogel announces 2019 Color of the Year is Day Spa (0634). Day Spa(0634) is one of twenty trend colors highlighted in Diamond Vogel’s 2019 Color Trend Report.The report spotlights influential trend colors to watch paired in four directional trend stories. Current trends are influenced by earth inspired tones and authentic hues that tie us to each other and the world..

  Diamond Vogel commitment to innovative solutions is designed to fulfill certain basic human needs: protection against the natural elements, clean water, dependable energy supplies, advanced transport infrastructures, maintaining the value of our buildings, safer and faster travel. Diamond Vogel is constantly adapting its products and systems to the changing requirements of its customers and end users - and in so doing is continually extending the range of applications. This corresponds with Diamond paint Coatings Company's corporate mission statement:“We strengthen the positions of excellence which we have reached and develop new success potentials by constantly renewing and improving our products, systems and procedures.”

  8. BASF


  Company Profile:

  At BASF, we create chemistry – for a sustainable future. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 115,490 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is arranged into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas.

  Ludwigshafen, Germany

  PO Box: 61309

  Phone: +49 621 60-0

  Fax: +49 621 60-42525


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings Sales: $ 4.364billion

  Number of employees: 115,490

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 51%,Americas 28%,Asia Pacific 21%

  Board Members:

  Dr. Kurt Bock:Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors Degree

  Dr. Martin Brudermüller:Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer

  Dr. Hans Engel:Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Financial Officer

  Saori Dubourg:Member of the Board of Executive Directors

  Sanjeev Gandhi:Member of the Board of Executive Directors


  June 20, 2018,The need to stay authentic in a world where technology continues to blur the lines between reality and artificiality is the driving force behind the BASF’s 2018-19 Automotive Color Trends theme – “Keep it Real”.

  July 16, 2018 ,With its coatings solutions, BASF has helped to create an unforgettable look and unparalleled performance for the ES8 – the high performance electric Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) from NIO, a multinational electric vehicle company headquartered in China. The seven-seater electric SUV uses BASF’s coatings solutions for the surface pre-treatment and all coatings layers. The ES8 includes BASF’s waterborne coatings technologies, as well as Oxsilan® from BASF’s Chemetall brand, an advanced thin-film technology for metal protection and waterborne coatings.

  August 1, 2018,The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang province, China. The site – which is planned to be completed by 2021 – will house production, warehousing, a state-of-the-art laboratory and administrative offices in an ideal environment for manufacturing development. This investment will strengthen Chemetall’s position in China to deliver the high level of service and quality solutions customers have come to expect from Chemetall. The site is ideally located at the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, which provides excellent infrastructure to this project.

  December 11, 2018,Leading chemical company BASF, together with its long-term partner and customer, Guangdong TGPM Automotive Industry Group Co. Ltd. (TGPM), today inaugurated the BASF-TGPM Automotive Refinish Competence Center (RCC). This new premium training platform and brand experience center, located in Foshan, Guangdong Province, will serve customers from around Asia.

  9. Kansai Paint


  Company Profile:

  Founded in 1918, Kansai Paint Co. Ltd. is one of the largest coatings manufacturers in Japan and Africa, with leading market positions in India, China and Southeast Asia. The company also has operations in Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. Core business areas include automotive coatings, industrial coatings, decorative coatings, and marine and protective coatings.

  Imabashi, Japan

  PO Box: 541-8523

  Phone: +81-6-6203-5531

  Fax: +81-6-6203-5018


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings Sales: $ 3.855billion

  Number of employees: 16,367

  Geographic Sales: Europe、Middle East、Africa 24%,America 4%,Asia Pacific 72%

  Board Members:

  Hiroshi Ishino:President,Representative Director

  Kunishi Mouri:Representative Director

  Masaru Tanaka:Directors

  Koji Kamikado:Directors

  Hidenori Furukawa:Directors


  April 18, 2018.Kansai Paint Group has announced approval from the U.S.Environmental Protection gency (EPA) for its Kansai Anti-Mosquito Paint. The Kansai Anti-Mosquito Paint is designed for interior use and contains a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide. The paint has been shown to significantly reduce the presence of mosquitoes in painted areas, contributing to effective mosquito population control and reducing the spread of many mosquito-borne diseases. Formulas for all base colors have been approved for use in this product, enabling Kansai to offer a wide swath of attractive colors.

  May 17,2018, Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. celebrates its 100th anniversary today. We would like to announce our activities as ‘our determination’ to continue contributing to the future at this great turning point to start new 100 years.

  October 19, 2018 Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. have designed a new corporate brand and brand logo. This will be a symbol of Kansai Paint, shared and used throughout all Kansai Paint Group companies from November 1st onwards.

  10. Asian Paints


  Company Profile:

  Founded in 1942, Asian Paints is India’s largest paint company and ranked among the top decorative coatings companies in the world. The company and its subsidiaries have operations in 19 countries across the world with 26 paint manufacturing facilities serving consumers in 65 countries. Subsidiaries include Berger International, SCIB Paints – Egypt, Asian Paints, Apco Coatings, and Taubmans and Kadisco.

  Mumbai - 400 055, India

  Tel: 022 - 6218 1000

  Fax: 022 - 6218 1111


  Main sale data in 2018:

  Coatings Sales: $2.088 billion

  Number of employees: 7,500

  Geographic Sales: Europe 6%, Americas 2%, Asia Pacific 92%

  Board Members:

  K.B.S.Anand:Managing Director & CEO

  Amit Syngle:Chief Operating Officer

  Manish Choksi:President-International Business,IT,HR and Chemicals

  Jayesh Merchant:CFO & Company Secretary


  20th September, 2018 Asian Paints Ltd had informed the Stock Exchanges that the Company was proposing to set up a paint manufacturing plant at Mysuru district, in the state of Karnataka with an ultimate capacity of 6 (six) lakh KL p.a. to be implemented in a phased manner at an approximate cost of Rs. 2300 crores at the then prevailing prices.

  Data from: company annual reports, sales reports and data analysis, participate in the edit this report world paints and coatings industry association (WPCIA) and coating research association (PRA) coalition industry senior researcher:

  This report joint editor: George Davis (world paints and coatings industry association industry senior researcher)

  James Thompson (coating research association senior researcher)