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Kansai Paint Co.,Ltd. (関西ペイント株式会社, Kansai Peinto Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese, Osaka-based chemical company whose main products are automotive, industrial and decorative coatings.[2] The company uses ALESCO as its corporate brand which it introduced in June 1987.

Kansai Paint Co.,Ltd.
Native name
Public KK
Traded asTYO: 4613
FoundedAmagasaki (May 17, 1918; 100 years ago (1918-05-17))
Headquarters6-14, Imabashi 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-8523, Japan
Key people
Hirosi Isino
ServicesControl and undertaking of painting works
RevenueIncrease US$ 3.11 billion (FY 2013) (JPY 320.45 billion) (FY 2013)
Increase US$ 209.48 million (FY 2013) (JPY 21.56 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
11,917 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2014)
SubsidiariesKansai Nerolac Paints
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references

The company is one of the world's top ten paint manufacturers with manufacturing sites in over 43 countries across the world.[3]

Kansai Paint is a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFJ) keiretsu.



  • Automotive coatings
  • Automotive refinish coatings
  • Industrial coatings
  • Decorative coatings
  • Protective coatings
  • Marine coatings
  • Coatings for personal use



In January 2013, the company signed a three-year sponsorship deal with the English football club Manchester United.[4]


  1. ^ "Corporate Profile". Kansai Paint. Archived from the original on May 10, 2015. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Company Snapshot". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "Kansai opens their largest state-of-the-art consumer experience center in Dubai". Zawya. Thomson Reuters. February 4, 2015. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  4. ^ "Man Utd broadens palette with Japanese paint sponsorship". Thomson Reuters. January 18, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2015.

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