Asian Paints is an Indian multinational paint company which is
headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company is committed to
provide basic and industrial chemicals, decorative paints, industrial
finishing products and coatings. Its other products are related to home
decor and bath fittings.
It is India's
largest and Asia's third largest paint corporation. The company operates
in 16 countries and services consumers in over 65 countries. Its
foundation stone was laid in 1942. The firm is among the major players
in the Indian paint industry.
It was set
up as a partnership firm by four friends- Champaklal Choksey, Chimanlal
Choksey, Suryakant Dani and Arvind Vakil. Having an innovative spirit
and strong consumer-focus, the company has been the market leader in
paints since 1967. It manufactures a wide range of paints for decorative
and industrial use.
The company's vision is to be the fore runner of inspiring decor and to actively empower customers to create their dream homes.
company is also active in its corporate social responsibility by being
inclusive of its community through a range of social interventions,
enhancing skills and building social infrastructure to improve their
quality of life. Its CSR focus areas include Education, Skills
Development, Healthcare/Hygiene and Water Management.
also has its own colour academy called 'The Asian Paints Colour
Academy' equipped with modern facilities, workshops for hands on
trainings, inspiration area and contractor resource centre in order to
continually to continually upskill existing painters into specialists.
Asian Paints, the group also operates through its subsidiaries like
Berger International, Apco Coatings, SCIB Paints, Taubmans, Causeway
Paints and Kadisco, across the world.
It was the top ranked Indian company in the "Forbes Most Innovative company List" in 2017.