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Company Profile: National Paints

By Kerry Pianforte , Editor | October 14, 2015


National Paints, located in the United Arab Emirates, is the mother company of Sayegh Group, established in 1969. With sales in 2014 of $514 million, National Paints ranks number one in the Middle East and Arab world in both sales and production, and is considered one of the pioneer paints companies of high quality standards in paints and respective raw materials.

The company owns fourteen paint factories and three resin plants worldwide and had originally started in Jordan then United Arab Emirates. The factory in Sharjah specializes in paints production of all kinds. Other similar factories were established in Qatar, Sudan, Palestine, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Oman, Romania, and Egypt. In addition to several showrooms in Syria and Lebanon, National Paints also exports to over 60 countries worldwide. Its products include:

• Building and decorative Emulsion Paints of high resistance to weather fluctuations as well as lead free oil paints.
• Outdoor decorative paints.
• Special Effect Paints.
• Protective Coatings.
• Furniture & Wood Finish Coatings.
•  Automotives Coatings.
• Marine Coatings.
• Powder Coating .
• Raw materials mainly Alkyd & Resin, Acrylics and Polyesters.
• PVC materials
• Isolation and protection materials as well as Epoxy Floor coatings.
•Special paints for hospitals, operation theaters and food industry as well as Special Hygiene products.

The company  strives to develop products according to the need of its markets through its qualified research and development technicians as well as technical co-operation agreements with several international specialized firms worldwide such as Transocean from Netherlands and Clariant from Italy. As a result of these efforts, the company obtained several international awards and certificates. The company has also implemented paints work for major projects and buildings including hotels, airports, governmental and educational institutions and hospitals.

Success story:
National Paints Board of Directors decided in September 2014 to structure all National Paints business units under the umbrella of National Paints Group and its newly- appointed management.
The main focus of National Paints Group management – headquarters in UAE – is setting unified strategies and policies for all National Paints business units in a strategic approach towards its prime goal which is Leadership in current and future markets. As a first strategic approach in December 2014, and in the aim of increasing its market share and expand its presence in new export markets, National Paints announced the official acquisition of the Jordanian paint manufacturer Al Kilani – known as Champion Paints.

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