Crown Paints Plc partnered with Indian based Paint manufacturer Walplast Products Pvt Ltd to provide more quality products for the construction industry in the East African market.
Crown Paints has been selling the Walplast’s cement putty product in Kenya and the region and the announcement of the partnership is now expected to further strengthen the company’s grip in the paint market as well as broaden its portfolio.
The technical collaboration between Crown & Walplast India also focus on the manufacturing and providing solutions like skimming material for the booming construction Industry in the region.
“Crown Walplast Putty has been well received in this market and gives us the confidence that in future we can introduce more variety of textures, gypsum base skimming and ready-mix plaster products in this market,” said Crown Paints Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Rakesh Rao.
He added that Walplast and its extensive well-equipped Research and Development laboratories have developed truly path breaking products in India.
Walplast products Pvt Ltd Chairman Ashok Mehta, said, “We aim and strive to take Crown-Walplast to greater heights and achievements in all East African markets while maintaining continuous interaction with consumers to assess their emerging requirement, so as to be ready as and when the needs arise.”
Mehta said Crown Paints and Walplast Products Pvt Ltd will aim to achieve 1000 metric tons in East African regions by year 2022.
Walplast Products Pvt. Ltd, an ISO 9001:2008 certified Indian company is one of the largest manufacturers of building construction material products in India. It was established in 2004 with several manufacturing facilities strategically located in all the four corners of India.