Asian Paints - Making quality paints for
an annual turnover touching Rs 3,50,000, Asian Paints is
undoubtedly the leading manufacturer of paints in India. The company
was the joint effort of a group of men consisting of Champaklal
N Choksey, Chimanlal H. Choksi, Suryakant C. Dani and Arvind R.
Vakil who got together in February, 1942 to set up a paint company
in a garage on Foras Road, Mumbai and named their company the Asian
Oil & Paint Company, a name which had been decided randomly after
going through the telephone directory.
The Asian Paints mascot, Gattu, the mischievous kid has
had a lasting impression on the minds of the Indian consumer. Asian
Paints emerged as India's leading paint company ahead of any international
competition. Initially a family owned company it slowly changed
into a professionally managed company.
having major international companies such as Balmer Lawrie as clients,
the company does not neglect the grassroots. It reaches out to the
consumers in the remotest corners of the country. According to Suresh
Pujari, sales promoter, Asian Paints, "Our retail
and industrial segment teams have an extensive direct dealer network
which enables us to satisfy all sectors. It is the quality of our
products that has enabled us to capture the market."
Paints is one of the most admired companies in India today with
a mindboggling product range with paints for everything . It manufactures
some of the most high performance long lasting emulsions. Making
the task of doing up interiors easy, Asian Paints offers
the Colour World shade palette designed by some of the talented
designers of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. The
APCW touch-screen Computer which is extremely easy to operate will
help one to chose the correct shade for creating the 'Merawala
Asian Paints,14th Floor,
Nariman Point , Mumbai - 400 021
Tel : 202 4544
Website : www.asianpaints.com