Top 10 Paint Companies in India

The Paints and colors enhances the visual appearance of a home and the surroundings. Paints not only protect the house from dust, sunlight and rain but also gives a fresh look.

Due to the infrastructural growth in the country, Indian paint industry has shown the tremendous growth over the past few years. As a result, India has become Asia Pacific’s fastest growing paint market.

A large variety of paints and colors are being used in India which includes Plastic Paint, Oil Paint, Emulsion, Latex Paint, Distemper, Acrylic Paints, etc. Here, I present to you the compilation of top 10 Paint Companies in India, as researched by us.

1. Asian paints

Asian Paints

When its about paint companies in India, Asian Paints is the leader among all the paint companies. Established in the year 1942, operates in more than 15 countries in the world and serves consumers of over 60 countries.

The company is known for its excellence in Ancillaries, Decorative paints and Industrial coatings. The Tractor Emulsion, Apex Ultima and the Royale are some of the popular brands of Asian Paints.

2. Berger Paints

Berger Paints

Berger Paints, ranked 2nd in the list of top 10 paint companies, was started in India in the year 1923. It is a public limited company listed in BSE and NSE. The Interior Wall Coatings, Construction Chemicals and Protective Coatings are some of the products of Berger Paints.

Founded in the year 1760 in UK, Berger Paints made its debut in India in 1923. Berger Paints holds a significant market share of paints in India and known for its brilliant color schemes.

3. Nerolac Paints

Nerolac Paints

Nerolac Paints came into existence in the year 1920 and is presently among the top paint companies in India. The company is engaged in sectors like Automotive, Industrial and Protective Coating.

Exterior Paints, Metal Paints, Interior Paints and Wood Paints are some of the products of the company. The company stand among leading paint companies in India and operate 5 paint manufacturing plants in different parts of the country.

4. Akzo Nobel India Limited (Dulux)


Dulux Paints is a globally acclaimed paint brand, which made its debut in India in the early 1930’s. . The company offer its products under two categories, viz. Interior and Exterior. Some of its well known products are Dulux Velevt Touch, Dulux Weathershield Clear and Dulux Super Clean.

Owner of Dulux brand, AkzoNobel India, is an Indian subsidiary of Akzo Nobel N.V., a Dutch Multinational Company involved in the business of paints and chemicals.

5. Shalimar Paints

Shalimar Paints

The company is known for its high quality industrial paints and decorative products. Some of its products include emulsions, primers, enamels and distemper.

Established in the year 1902, Shalimar Paints occupies the 5th position in the list of top 10 paint companies in India.

6. Jenson Nicholson Limited (JNIL)

Jenson Nicholson Limited

Jenson & Nicholson (India) Limited, was founded in the year 1922 and is the second oldest paint company in India.The company mainly deals with architectural, industrial and protective type of paints.

JNIL is the first Indian company to join the prestigious Nova Paint Club, which helps in manufacturing products with latest technology.

7. Agsar Paints

Agsar Paints

Agsar Paints Pvt. Ltd, was started in the year 1974 and  is the leading paint company in South India. The company’s product line consist of Decorative, Ancillary and Industrial paint products.

8. Snowcem Paints

Snowcem Paints

Incorporated in the year 1959, Snowcem Paints is a leading paint company, that manufactures high quality paint products. Some of its products include Cement Paints, Construction Mixtures and Primers.

9. Sheenlac Paints

Sheenlac Paints

Sheenlac Paints Limited came into existence in the year 1962 and is one of the leading manufacturers of auto finishing, thinner, wood polish products, wood finishing and other decorative paints.

Sheenlac Paints was the first company to make Non-Alcoholic Wood Polish as well as packaging thinners in recyclable PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) bottles.

10. Jotun Paints

Jotun Paints

Jotun Paints is ranked 10th in the list of top 10 paint companies in India. Jotun Paints is a Norwegian chemical company founded in the year 1926 and operates in more than 90 countries in the world. Jotun India Private Limited is a leading paint company and known for its high quality paint products.


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