PUBLIC COMPANY; YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1917
REVENUE: $802 million s (2017: $735 million)
Marine coatings; Industrial coatings; Container coatings
Masataka Uetake, president and CEO; Junji Tomochika, managing director and chief of administration HQ; Yasuyuki Kiseki, director and chief of production HQ; Hideyuki Tanaka, directory and chief of technical HQ.
Chugoku Marine Paints manufactures paint for ships, industrial and containers uses, as well as adhesives. The company offers paints for large vessels, pleasure boats and yachts, marine containers, fishing boats, and fishnets; protective paints for anti-corrosive protection; paints for building materials and woodworking; functional paints; heavy duty paints; paints for plastics; and caulking material for railways. It is also involved in the sale of painting related equipment; management and contract work for coating; inspection of surface treatment and coating; and other activities. The company has a headcount of 2,272 and 14 facilities.
Marine and yacht comprises 70 percent of sales, general industrial 15 percent and container 15 percent.
SEAFLO NEO CF PREMIUM is one of the key products for Chugoku. This ultra low friction antifouling provides excellent performance against slime and barnacles. SEAFLO NEO CF PREMIUM has made the record of more than 100 applications for less than a year since its product launch. SEAFLO NEO CF PREMIUM utilizes CMP’s zinc acrylate polymer technology and new biocide Selektope. The company is monitoring performance of SEAFLO NEO CF PREMIUM together with its clients.
Recently, an evidence of the effectiveness has been introduced in “The Naval Architect.” The company is still on the way to fully prove it to the level of our expectation, but believes that it will be welcomed by the industry with big surprise and will contribute to protect environment. SEAFLO NEO CF PREMIUM is not only for hull coating in drydock; the company is ready to supply for newbuilding project from now onwards.