As a paint and coatings specialist, NIPSEA Group beautifies urban landscapes and continually creates superior Nippon Paint products to enhance people’s lives. With more than 70 NIPSEA companies spread throughout Asia, it understands the local needs of its customers in every community. Each company embraces diversity and operates together with a strong Pan-Asia presence.

NIPSEA Group has over 23,000 employees with 80 manufacturing facilities and operations in 17 geographical locations with its headquarters in Singapore, efficiently serving all aspects of the business, from production to customer satisfaction.

More commonly known as Nippon Paint across Asia, people associate the name with dedication to quality and top-of-the-line innovation. With its exceptional customer service and ground-breaking products, NIPSEA Group has led the way in changing the landscape of the paint and coatings industry.


At NIPSEA Group, employees come from different backgrounds and represent unique cultures, but as diverse as it is, the company is bound by its values and purpose that magnify Excellence and Growth for its people & Value Creation for its customers and shareholders in the Paints & Coatings industry through our:


Complementing technology and innovation with its coatings products and solutions.


Engaging consumers with solution that is cost efficient with their well-being in mind as well as investing resources to meet the needs of the communities.


A market leader in Paints and Coatings – Industrial, Automotive, Heavy Duty Coatings and Marine industries with products used by professionals, architects, trade users and home owners.


A value-driven initiative to achieve sustainable business impact and outcomes, bringing greater value to its customers and growth to the company.


Real emphasis on “Focus” in each of the market it operates in by increasing regional capacity and stimulating economic growth.

Today, the company’s core principles involve innovative coatings solutions and high performance products for architectural, industrial, automotive, heavy duty coatings, marine, trade and general consumer use while fulfilling ts commitments to its customers and creates the value with which it serves humanity through outreach programmes.



NIPSEA Group has expanded to a total of 16 countries and regions including Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Philippines, Indonesia and Middle East and still growing to date. It has become one of the best coatings and solutions partner for architectural, automotive, industrial, marine, O&G, specialised clients; bringing joy and happiness through its colour trends to millions of families across the world.

NIPSEA Group has maintained and solidified its position as one of the dominant coatings manufacturer in the Asia Pacific region in production and sales revenue through the years, making significant contributions to the development of the Asia Pacific coatings industry. After more than 50 years of growth, NIPSEA Group has established over 61 manufacturing facilities and operations across Asia Pacific region.

Nippon Paint was established in Tokyo by Mr. Moteki Jujiro in 1881 and is now the largest coatings manufacturer in Asia. The company pioneered the first paint plant in Japan. There was a rapid relocation of manufacturing facilities overseas in the latter half of the 20th century and this is expected to grow in the 21st century. Nippon Paint took its first step toward globalisation when it set up a Singapore joint venture in 1962. Nippon Paint Holdings Co. Ltd is a strategic shareholder in NIPSEA Group since 1962 with its head office located in Singapore where the first Nippon Paint factory in Asia was built.

NIPSEA Group* is officially a subsidiary of Nippon Paint Holdings.

*With the exception of PT Nippon Paint Indonesia

Nipsea Group was listed as Singapore’s
most prestigious top 50 companies



ESCO Project Awards 2012
Nippon Paint Thailand Won “ESCO Project Awards 2012” as an enterprise successful in using ESCO system by using Technology to help conserve energy. (2012)

Most Trusted Brand Award – Gold
Nippon Paint Hong Kong achieved Reader’s digest Most Trusted Brand Award – Gold. (2012)

Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award NIPSEA
Group achieved Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for Product Innovation in Decorative Coating. (2011)

Archidex Green New Product Award
Nippon Paint Malaysia awarded Archidex Green New Product Award and HomeDec New Product Award for the Nippon Paint Hydro Series. (2011)

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