About Us

Kenya's No.1 Paint Manufacturer

Established in 1958, Crown Paints (Kenya) PLC has grown to a company with an annual turnover of KSH. 9 billion in 2020, producing 3 million litres of paint per month and employing slightly less than 1,000 staff members. It is listed on the Nairobi Stock Exchange and has regional operations in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Crown Paints is the most innovative paint company in East Africa, providing tailor-made solutions to the construction and retail segments of the market with innovative products, services and world-class after-sales support.

The company’s offerings are enhanced by international brand partnerships that collectively provide the most comprehensive product range in the region. Crown Paints has the most extensive dealer network in Kenya in both semi-urban and rural areas, including depots and Crown Décor World showrooms countrywide.

The firm also possesses the most significant number of computerized tinting machines in the market, which can dispense a range of over 6,000 shades in minutes, providing customers with a higher colour range and unparalleled convenience. Award-winning and superior service from knowledgeable, well trained and customer-focused staff enriches the consumer experience.

We provide valuable insights and technical know-how from project planning, interior design, colour scheming or product selection to purchase to after-sales support. The company’s diversified range of quality-driven, innovative products and services remains the first choice for homeowners, painters, architects and professionals for over 60 years.

In addition to decorative paints, Crown Paints has supplemented its product range with a wide array of fashion and textured paint finishes. We target consumers who want their homes, offices or commercial developments to be an extension of their personality as well as to reflect global design trends and colour palettes.

The company has launched several textured paints from unique affordable interior Italian luxurious designer finishes in the Candis Range & Italia range to Crown Paints Ruff N’ Tuff exterior textured finish all have been the first choice in the industry for decades, together with an extensive range of textures that cater to a multitude of tastes as well as budgets.

Crown Paints have an extensive range of automotive paints available under its own Motocryl for the Jua Kali market, Duco brand as well as world-leading products from Nexa Autocolour (PPG) and Duxone (Axalta Coating Systems). The paint manufacturer has a supply agreement with Oil, Gas and Marine Specialist Coatings giant, Akzo Nobel, as well as leading adhesive and construction chemicals company, Pidilite. The Crown Silicone range of paints are produced under license from Wacker Chemie AG. They offer superior exterior wall protection from water, dust and extreme weather conditions that cause dilapidation of buildings and loss of value in the property market. Additionally, to address the gap in the sealant market, in partnership with Wacker, introduced general-purpose, sanitary and construction sealants to the market.

Crown Paints, also has an extensive range of wood paint and varnish products that help achieve modern, classic and timeless finishes for any furniture or home décor projects.

Our Mission

We are transforming lifestyles by providing world-class coating solutions while caring for the environment and community.

Our Vision

To be the most preferred innovative and colourful brand.

Our Core Values

Integrity, Transparency, Think Big, Ownership, Innovation

Hussein Ramji
Vice Chairman
Dr. Rakesh Rao
Group Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Mwati
Finance Director