PRIVATE COMPANY; YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1948
REVENUE: $160 million*
Architectural coatings; Industrial coatings
Kenji Kasuya, president and representative director.
Founded in 1948, Natoco Co., Ltd. produces fine chemicals, paints and inks, aided by its expertise in resin development. The company primarily provides coatings for metal, building, wood and other functional materials. Natoco is headquartered in Miyoshi, Japan and has two other manufacturing plants in Japan, and has a subsidiaries in Shandong, China, the Philippines and Thailand. The company has 205 employees. The paint segment is also involved in the manufacture and sale of synthetic resin paints, thinners and paint-related products.