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about us

Our research and technology division is where over 200 highly qualified scientists come together and share their insights on technological developments, to help us push the envelope year after year. Our state-of-the-art laboratories are spread across multiple locations around the world. Here is where most of our paint development and testing for architectural and industrial application takes place. We also have a microbiology lab, a modern instrumentation lab, and a resin and functional polymer development lab.

We also frequently conduct forums, conferences, and think tanks in our fully functional auditorium. 

vision

We want to be an innovative, agile, and responsive world class research and technology organisation that’s aligned to future customer needs and catalyses the growth of the company across existing and future businesses.

What helps us realise our vision?

  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Agility
  • People
  • Customer centricity

 

international teams

Bangladesh

Asian Paints Bangladesh works on developing new products like creating new shades for different products as well as customising shades based on client requirements. Product improvement and upgrading are carried out here.

Barbados

The technology team at Berger Paints Barbados is completely solutions-oriented. It works with raw material suppliers to determine appropriate painting systems for architectural and light industrial coatings. Berger Trowel-On recorded a 41% increase over the past year, and the team was also successful in developing water and oil-based clear stain base.

Bahrain

Berger Paints Bahrain (BPB) is one of the overseas subsidiaries of Asian Paints India. It is an ISO 9001, 14001 certified paint company, and a major market share of decorative and industrial products on the island. 

Egypt

SCIB Chemicals S.A.E. is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified paint manufacturing company in Egypt. The team is focused on the development of all kinds of architectural paints, wood coatings, and industrial/PC products as per local requirements. 

Emirates

Berger Paints Emirates Limited is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified paint manufacturer involved in the development of decorative, wood, and industrial/protective coatings as per the requirements of the GCC region and the local UAE market.

Ethiopia

Kadisco Paints and Adhesive Industry S.C. is one of the oldest paint and adhesive manufacturing companies in Ethiopia. It works on the development of decorative paints, automotive paints, industrial paints, wood paints, and adhesives. 

Jamaica

The technology team at Berger Paints, Jamaica, covers product development, functionalisation, application and process engineering, and quality assurance. The focus here lies on the formulation of new systems and optimising existing systems for practical application. 

Fiji

Asian Paints (SP) Ltd., Fiji, has a central technology department for the South Pacific region. It is the only laboratory in the South Pacific with National Association of Testing Authority (NATA) accreditation for testing requirements compliant to ISO/IEC 17025. It also has successfully developed 90 products that are Australian Paints Approval Scheme (APAS) approved.

Sri Lanka

Asian Paints Sri Lanka focuses on product development and improvement, cost reduction, benchmarking, complaint management, and localising products. The unit is responsible for launching a variety of waterproofing primers, and solvent-based wood stains and varnishes

Nepal

Asian Paints Nepal focuses on alternate vendor development, fine-tuning shades, incorporating feedback to further develop formulations, and customer complaint resolution along with ensuring hygienic working conditions

Oman

The Asian Paints Oman team focuses on developing and modifying products for the region. Their focus is mainly on raw material substitution and replication/localisation of regional products. 

 

innovation and excellence

Asian Paints has been the market leader in paints since 1967. Today, we are a corporate force and India’s leading paints company. Here are some of the key international awards we have won for our global efforts.

 

international recognition

  • "Royale Aspira" certified to be compliant as per Green Seal standard for Paints and Coatings(GS-11),USA.,2015
  • "Ambient curing scratch resistant and flexible clear coatings with multi-polar solvent repellency"- Awarded First Place in the Roon Award paper competition at the 2013 Coatings Tech conference in Rosemont, IL
  • "Addressing Green and Sustainability through Advanced Polymers and Chemistry"- Awarded with "Asia Coating Innovation Achievement Award" at the Green Industrial Coating, Asia, Shanghai, China in October 2011
  • "Novel Thermal Stimuli Responsive Waterborne Paint with Reversible Wettability Switching"- Awarded The Gordon Best Paper Award- Coatings Tech Conference, 2009, Indianapolis, USA, organized by FSCT (Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology)
     

industry recognition

"Royale Aspira" Awarded the Sustainability Award for Best Green Product in Chemicals Sector, FICCI, October 2015.
 

  • Indian paint association award winning papers:
  • Synthesis and Characterization of High Solid Alkyd for Eco-friendly Coatings by Nilesh S Phalke, Anil C Salvi, Rajesh M Shah, awarded the first best paper in Research Category 2014
  • Stimuli Responsive Hydrophobic-hydrophilic Water based Decorative paint by Girish Mirchandani and Jhalak Gupta, awarded the third best paper in Research Category 2014
  • Intelligent Functions of Coatings of 21st Century for Safer Cleaner Sustainable World by Vaibhav Dave, SnehaSaha, Sanjay Das, NirmalyaMoitra, awarded the first best paper in Review Category 2014
  • Paint & Coatings: Thinking beyond Decoration & Protection for Betterment of Society & Human Beings by RiteshBhavsar, Kirankumar M. Nehete, Avinash Y Sardesai, awarded the second best paper in Review Category 2014
  • “Green Alternative of Coal Tar Epoxy Coating" by S.D. Jagtap and S.P. Tambe awarded the second best paper in Research Category 2012
  • "New Generation Coatings need innovative raw materials" by A. Sardesai and R. Tambe awarded the best paper in Review Category 2012

 

technological capability

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inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectroscopy

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contact angle measurement

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surface tensiometer

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thermogravimetric analysis

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ftir-microscope

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gel permeation chromatography-triple detector

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headspace gas chromatography

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atomic force microscope (afm)

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automatic weather station

our journey

The key to consistently being a leader in the paints industry is innovation. At Asian Paints, we’ve been innovating with our products for 70 years. Each year we push the limits and set greater benchmarks for ourselves. We’ve delivered brand new exciting concepts such as Colour World, Home Solutions, Colour Next, and Kids' World. As we continue to serve our customers in over 65 countries,take a look at some of the milestones we’ve achieved so far.

 

work with us

At Asian Paints, we’re looking for curious and analytical minds to join our research and technology team. From products to raw materials, to even sustainability – we’re always looking to be better than the day before.

 

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