|THAI KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD., one of Thailand's leading manufacturers of paints, has enjoyed great success over the past 40 years of its operations. The company's stellar growth stems from its strong dedication to superior quality and offering wider selections of paints in order to satisfy its customers' needs in different industries. Thanks to the implementation of leading-edge technology and continuous research and development, the company has increased its product quality and designed new products.
Its steady development is also derived from its green commitment which ensures that both its production plants are environmentally-friendly and safe for employees and communities.
With its tangible work philosophy and its responsible conduct as a corporate citizen, Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. is confident of achieving its business mission to become number one in Thailand's paint market in the near future.
Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. has always realised the importance of high- standard production that attain the requirements of the global market and meet the specific needs of customers in different industries. To this end, the company uses machinery that is specially designed by its parent company in Japan and implements the latest technological advancements. From computerised formula settings to modern grinding and automatic mixing machinery, each manufacturing procedure is introduced to ensure exceptional levels of efficiency and accuracy.
At Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd., maintaining stringently monitored production processes is of paramount importance. As such, the checking process incorporates inspection of raw materials prior to production, all the way to the final process where the finished products are randomly examined. This system guarantees that the international requirements and specific qualification of each customer are fully met.
Production process comprises
- Raw material preparation
- Let down and colour-matching
- Filtration and canningØ
To achieve the highest-standard production, Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. backs its quality products with incomparable standards of service, from product consultation to punctual delivery.
Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. provides in-house and overseas training on new techniques and applications for its garage technicians. Drills are often organised at the Auto Refinish Centre which abides by the same high standards as centres in Japan. Here, technicians are provided both theoretical and practical know-how so they can apply those skills to their jobs.
To keep abreast of the latest developments in paints, the company also arranges periodic special training courses. Lecturers and students from technical schools all over the kingdom are invited to participate free of charge.
Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. has now acquired two production plants in Samut Prakan and Rayong, with a combined production capacity of 48,000 tonnes per annum. The company's high-quality products are marketed under the "Fan" trademark. Most of its products are sold in Thailand, while some are exported to the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, and other countries.
Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. offers two main kinds of paints, with diverse grades to meet the needs of different industries and applications.
- Automotive and auto parts paint (Solvent base type and waterborne type)
- Motorcycle paint
- Electrical appliance paint
- Pre-coating metal paint
- Plastic paint
- Cationic electro-deposition paint
- Auto refinish paint
- Heavy duty industry paint
- Emulsion paint
- Enamel paint
- Wood finish paint
- Texture pain
- Specialty paint
Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.'s high-quality products have witnessed considerable growth over the years. Such development inspired the opening of a new production plant in 2006. With a huge investment of 1.2 billion baht, this state-of-the-art plant has been developed to further boost the company's production capacity. Cutting-edge technology is implemented into the operation in order to manufacture specific products that meet the changing demands of its customers.
The already completed plant is located on an area of 18 rai in the Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate, Rayong Province and already manufactures distinctive specialty paints used in the automotive industry. The facility came on stream in late 2006 and has now reached its full production capacity of 24,000 tonnes per annum.
A factory prototype for Kansai Group of Companies in Southeast Asia, Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.'s newest plant is environment oriented. The factory is uniquely designed with the strictest quality control. It operates ecologically-sound production processes and employs waterborne coating technologies. These green technologies decrease volatile organic chemistry compounds in the manufacturing process.
Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd. is very proud of its new production plant, especially as it is Thailand's first plant to be awarded ISO/TS 16949:2002, the most prestigious internationally-recognised certification for the production of automobiles and automotive parts and components, as assessed by BVQI.
A year to remember2008 is highly productive year for Thai Kansai Paint Co., Ltd., as the company has achieved two important milestones – celebrating its 40th anniversary and the official opening of its new production plant. These special occasions are a source of great pride for the company and promise a truly memorable year for all employees and the management.