Kansai Nerolac completes 100 years
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Kansai Nerolac completes 100 years

Company is the second largest coating company in India and a market leader in industrial coatings in the country.

  • By Pravin Prashant | September 02, 2020
Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited (KNPL), the second largest coating company in India and a market leader in industrial coatings has completed 100 years in India. 
 
Established in 1920 as Gahagan Paints and Varnish at Lower Parel in Mumbai, this paint company continues to be in an enviable position of being the second largest paint company in India and one of the most trusted names in the industry.
 
Speaking on this momentous occasion, HM Baruka, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, KNPL said, "As I look back into our illustrious and vibrant legacy, I don't see a journey of hundred years, but a collection of defining moments and bold decisions embedded in an ethos of care, that brought us to now and here."
 
At every step in this 100-year journey, we have adapted and transformed, but what has always remained constant is our focus on care and innovation directed at protecting, inspiring and touching lives every day. Our core values guide the way we conduct ourselves and interact with stakeholders. 
 
KNPL is one of the crown jewels in the Kansai Paint Group of Companies and is acknowledged as an innovator and thought leader in the Indian Paint industry. It has pioneered high technology coating solutions; from the first Maruti car, to introducing global standards in terms of finish and quality in automotive paints, pretreatment chemicals, high performance coatings and powder coatings. KNPL bears the unique distinction of bringing in eco-friendly, heavy metal-free and low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) paints, pioneering healthy, yet aesthetic living environments by way of superior decorative paints. 
 

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