Milestones & Achievements

2015 Nipsea Group was listed as Singapore’s most prestigious top 50 companies for the SG50 Tribute Edition by DP Information Group
2015 Nippon Paint China received Silver Stevie Award for CSR Annual Report and Bronze Stevie Award for "Color, Way of Love" program
2015 The 'Society Care' project by Nippon Paint China received an honourable mention in the Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) category of the Ragan Awards
2015 Nippon Paint China, won three major awards at the fourth China Charity Festival for:
  • Best Annual Philanthropic Group
  • Best Annual Philanthropic Personality (Eric Chung, President of Nippon Paint China)
  • Best Philanthropic Project
2014 Nippon Paint Hong Kong becomes first paint manufacturer to receive prestigious HKMVC (Hong Kong Most Valuable Company) award
2014 Nippon Paint Lanka has won the GOLD Award at Sri Lanka's National Best Quality ICT Awards
2014 Nippon Paint Vinh Phuc Co Ltd (Vietnam)
2014 Nippon Paint PT. NP Auto Refinishes (Indonesia)
2014 Nippon Paint Lanka has received the Singapore Green Label Scheme for Medifresh 3 in 1 and Weatherbond Algae Guard
2014 Nippon Paint India (Chennai) achieved Three Star excellence award in Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) 2013 by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Southern Region
2014 Nippon Paint Lanka won “The TV commercial of the Year” Award by SLIM Nielsen Peoples Awards
2014 Nippon Paint conferred Best Company for Leadership for Paint Technology in ASIA by IAIR®
2014 Nippon Paint Vietnam achieved "Vietnam - 100 Best Places to Work" and No.1 in Manufacturing/Chemical Category in Vietnam by Anphabe and Nielsen
2014 Nippon Paint China was a Finalist in The PR Media Relations Awards and garnered an Honourable Mention in the Best PR Innovation segment
2014 Top brand in C-BPI polls ‘Top scores in brand awareness and loyalty in the household goods category and Top brand in the interior paint and wood coatings categories'
2013 Top brand in C-BPI polls ‘Top scores in brand awareness and loyalty in the household goods category and Top brand in the interior paint and wood coatings categories'
2013 Nippon Paint Malaysia held its first ever “"ReThink, ReCreate, Pushing the boundaries of Paint & Coatings” Paint EXPO which had received many good reviews from contractors to partners
2013 Nippon Paint Thailand painted the biggest reclining Buddha in North of Thailand - Sukhumaram Temple
2013 Nippon Paint Philippines signed an exclusive agreement with Mitsubishi Motors to manufacture and supply Auto shield products
2013 NIPSEA Group acquired Guangzhou Supe Chemical Co Ltd, a leading player in the floor coatings segment in China.
2013 NIPSEA Group acquired Opel Paint from Australia’s Dulux Group.
2012 Nippon Paint Lanka was established.
2012 Nippon Paint Bangladesh was established.
2012 Nippon Paint Thailand. Won "ESCO Project Awards 2012" as an enterprice which is successful in using ESCO system by using Technology to help conserve energy.
2012 Nippon Paint Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary
2012 Nippon Paint Hong Kong achieved Reader’s digest Most Trusted Brand Award - Gold
2012 The top 10 Eco-friendly application corporations By Special Committee of Waterborne Polyurethane, China Polyurethane Industry Association
2012 China’s Best International Brand-Building Case Award By 21st Century Economics Herald and the world’s largest brand consultancy Interbrand
2012 Nippon Paint China awarded top 10 Eco friendly application corporations granted by Special Committee of Waterborne Polyurethane, China Polyurethane Industry Association
2012 Nippon Paint China CSR Project “Color, Way of Love” was awarded Annual Influential Charity Brand in China’s Education
2011 Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for Product Innovation in Decorative Coating
2011 Nipsea Group achived Frost & Sullivan. Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for Product Innovation in Decorative Coating.
2011 Nippon Paint Pakistan. The only paint company that was awarded PCSIR certifications and provides eco-friendly paints.
2011 Nippon Paint Malaysia achieved
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for Malaysia Paints & Coating Company of the Year.
Putra Brand Awards 2011 - Household & Home Improvement
Reader's Digest Trusted Brand Award 2011
Archidex Green New Product Award - Nippon Hydro Series
HomeDec New Product Award - Nippon Hydro Series
2009 Malaysia receives green excellence award
2007 "My Inspiration, My Nippon” TVC won China’s and Asia-Pacific Effie award for best creativity
2006 Nippon Paint India is established.
2005 China ISO 14000 certification
2004 Nippon Paint Taiwan is established.
2002 China exempt inspection product award
2001 China environmental protection award
2001 Nippon Paint Malaysia achieved standard requirement of 5S Practices with 5S Certification by National Productivity Centre
1998 Nippon Paint Singapore achieved Singapore Quality Class Award
1998 Nippon Paint China established the first service center for wood coating and color in China
1998 Highest standard in business excellence in Singapore
1998 World’s 1st environmental friendly “Cationic electrolyzed activate deposition paint
1997 World’s 1st commercialized paint system for ships
1997 China green building material award
1997 1st in the chemical process industry in Singapore to receive ISO 14000 certification
1996 China ISO 9002 quality certification
1995 Nippon Paint Vietnam is established.
1994 Nippon Paint Philippines is established.
1994 Nippon Paint Singapore signs the “Green Pledge”, establishing the company’s drive towards environmental protection.
1993 Nippon Paint China is established.
1991 Nippon Paint Thailand. The first Powder Paint factory of the Nipsea Group is built in the Prappradaeng compound.
1991 Nippon Paint celebrates its 110th anniversary.
1988 China obtains the licence for production technology of construction paints.
1979 Osaka Plant holds Labour Safety Week and is awarded the Minister of Labor’s Prize for excellence.
1977 Nippon Paint Korea is established.
1976 Nippon Paint Philippines Inc is established.
1970 Nippon Paint Enterprise (HK) Co Ltd is established.
1969 Nippon Paint Indonesia is established.
1967 Nippon Paint Malaysia is established.
1963 Pan Malaysia Paint Industries, currently known as Nippon Paint Singapore, is established.
1931 Nippon Paint Co Ltd headquarters moves to Osaka.
1929 The chamberlain of Emperor Hirohito visits Nippon. Nippon starts marketing "Koken" phenol resin
1927 The company changes its name to Nippon Paint Co Ltd.
1898 Komyosha is renamed and incorporated as Nippon Paint Manufacturing Company Ltd.
1897 Patent for zinc oxide production method, Nippon Paint’s first patent, is obtained.
1881 Komyosha, Japan’s first manufacturing company, is founded.