YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1917
Tetsuo Yamazumi, president;
Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd. is a Japan-based company engaged in the manufacture and sale of paints, as well as the provision of contract painting services. The paint-related segment manufactures and sells paints for ship, industrial and container uses, as well as adhesives. In 2009, Chugoku Marine Paints (Shanghai), Ltd., a subsidiary located in Jiading District, Shanghai, China, completed construction of its second factory and began operations. This factory, the companies third manufacturing plant in China following the first Shanghai factory and the Guangdong factory, was established in order to strengthen the companies productivity and competitiveness, as well as increase customer satisfaction. The new factory will supply paints for vessels, industrial paints for bridges, industrial plants, steel structures, etc. and resins for paints.