YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1985
REVENUE: $185,000 million
Automotive refinish; Decorative paints; Wood finishes
Mohamed Mohamed Ahmed El-Sayed, CEO; Amr Mohamed El-Sayed, commercial director; Lotfy Hassan El-Badrawy, R&D director.
The company was founded in 1985 under the name Kantara Paints and Chemical Industries specializing in car refinish paints. In 2002 the company opened its current headquarters located in Port Said and changed its name to Kapci Coatings. In 2017, Kapci generated revenue of $185 million. Car refinishes accounted for 58 percent of sales; architectural and decorative coatings 24 percent; wood finishes accounted for 15 percent, and inks accounted for three percent. Kapci Coatings’ production facility is located on 210,000 square meters of space where the company has an annual production capacity of roughly 80,000 tons. It has recently expanded its warehouse space. The new location, specifically for emulsion paints, will be nearly 62,000 square meters.