Paints & Coatings
Basco Paints has been manufacturing paint since 1976 and has grown into one of the leading paint manufacturers in the Eastern Africa region. The company has a wide range of paints and paint related products for customers including internal and external paints, specialised and textured paint finishes, roof paints, floor paints and wood varnishes. The products are aimed both at the consumer decorative paint market as well as the industrial market.
Our vision continues to be a testament to our relentless efforts to bring quality, convenience and accessibility to you. We endeavor “to become the most admired and preferred paint company in East Africa providing expert solutions and inspiration through innovative, value added products and services, while enhancing stakeholder value.”
Kansai Paint Profile
Founded in 1918, Kansai Paint today is the leading paint company in Japan and a top 10 global paint company. With 51 operations globally, Kansai Paint employs more than 10000 employees worldwide.
Kansai Paint shapes the industry through innovation and has world class Research and Development facilities in Japan, India and South Africa, enhancing our Decorative brand leadership by continuously driving innovation and excellence in the markets our products serve.
Kansai Paint is also proud to be the official paint partner of Manchester United.
Chemical and Allied Products Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, is the technological licensee of AkzoNobel for Nigeria; (ICI was acquired in 2008 by AkzoNobel, the world’s largest paint producer). CAP Plc evolved from the world-renowned British multinational Imperial Chemical Industries Plc, which formalized it Nigeria operations in 1957 under ICI Exports Limited. In 1965, ICI Exports Limited changed its name to ICI Nigeria Limited and in 1968 it subsumed the paints company.
Dulux is the leading authority in the decorative paint segment and as such has always stood in the forefront on innovation and quality. The brand is a premium quality paint that provides an exceptional combination of durability and beauty. It allows consumers to fully express themselves in colours and creativity.
Insignia is the manufacturer and supplier of Coral and Galaxy paints and wall coverings. Developed in Africa for Africa, Insignia knows what it takes to create a breath-taking colour experience that can withstand the harsh African weather for years.
At Insignia we provide solutions that endeavour to delight our customers in every way.
We are a quality-conscious company always working to adding value, comfort and colour to our environment. Staffed with the right personnel in the key technical, production and customer service units, we have remained one of the dominant players in the Nigerian Paints industry.
Portland Paints and Products Nig. Plc started off as a small division of a large cement manufacturing company -West African Portland Cement (WAPCO). It was incorporated into a limited liability company in 1985, Portland Paints and Products Nig. Plc became an independent company in 2004 and later became a public company on 3rd April 2008, it was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday 9th July 2009.
Portland Paints became a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc in June 2013 after UAC acquired 51% equity stake in the company.
The Company is a leading paints company with decades of experience in manufacturing, distributing and marketing a wide array of Decorative, Automotive and industrial Paints, Marine and Protective Coatings and Sanitaryware that support the building, construction and Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria.
Our flagship brand is SANDTEX, a high-quality decorative paint which have been formulated after many extensive researches to provide protection and aesthetics for all types of residential and commercial buildings.
A limited liability Company, incorporated in Accra, Ghana in 1997. Premier Steel Limited is present in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Takoradi with many sub distributors throughout Ghana and Togo. Our primary function is wholesaling and retailing of building materials, coatings and construction chemicals.
The main objective of the Company is to provide QUALITY and INNOVATIVE products to the all sectors of the construction industry at COMPETITIVE prices with excellent after sales/customer service.