Company of the Year 2016 Manager of the Year 2016 2016 Winner – Leadership & Management Category 2016 Winner – Customer Orientation and Marketing Category 2016 Winner – Innovation, ICT and Knowledge Management Category Crown Paints won in a number of categories at the COYA Awards this year including the prestigious Company of The Year […]
Crown Paints (K) Ltd has been ranked as an excellent employer in the market during last year’s “Best Company to Work for Survey 2015” annual survey conducted by Deloitte & Touch Consulting Limited. The survey’s theme was based on; to measure, inspire, motivate and engage, evaluated employee engagement and satisfaction levels, among other parameters of […]
Crown Paints Umbrella Donation To Nairobi Traffic Police
Leading paint manufacturer Crown Paints has launched a range of Zero VOC paints in line with its commitment to offer innovative products of the highest international standards in East Africa. VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) are air pollutants found in paints that could have a damaging effect on the environment as well as human health. New […]
Crown Paints at the Kenya Property Developers Association (KPDA) CEO Morning Learning Session held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi on Tuesday, 17th May 2016.
Crown Paints Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park, where the Factory staff participated which commemorates the historic struggle of working people thought the world.
Crown Paints was part of the fundraising at during the Charity Golf Day held at Nyali Golf and Country Club on 2nd April 2016. The event was a huge success as the funds were to assist in looking after 36 orphan girls. Here are some photographs from the event.
Crown Paints/Housing Finance Foundation Graduation Day
Crown Paints – Repainted Classroom Block At Kwa Njenga Primary School
Crown Paints is synonymous with quality and lifestyle transformations with various textures and special effect finishes which add aesthetic values, long term protection and a fashionable touch to our homes. For example Ruff N Tuff is quite popular as it provides varieties of beautiful designer texture for walls protection from mould & fungus attack while […]
After a huge success in April, DIVAlicious was back again this past weekend. October 10th. This prestigious festive fashion & lifestyle exhibition, is an established brand from Dubai. They represent the crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me in exhibitors for apparel, accessories, gifting solutions, home decor & more by getting brands across the globe. For their second […]
Leading paint manufacturer, Crown Paints Kenya Limited has unveiled its fifth high-end showroom in Nairobi’s Karen area after opening another one in March last year in Lavington. The latest facility, located at Africa Reit house next to Karen Hub, will showcase the latest brands in the market ranging from decorative, automotive and protective paints, as […]
Leading paint manufacturer, Crown Paints Kenya, has introduced a first of its kind mobile application in the market that will make it easier for customers to make a more accurate selection of their preferred home interior colour scheme. The app dubbed Crown Colour App, will be available on both the Google Play Store as well […]
[CNBCAfrica] This week on Unstoppable we feature the CEO of listed paint manufacturer Crown paints, Rakesh Rao. He talks about challenges he has experienced in the paint market and how he has overcame them to expand the firm which has major operations not only in Kenya but Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan.
East Africaâ€™s leading paint manufacturer Crown Paints has announced its entry into Rwanda with the establishment of an ultra-modern paint showroom in Kigali with a five year plan to invest about USD2.5million in the country. Rwanda now becomes the third country to host Crown Paintsâ€™ showrooms in East Africa as the paint maker also owns […]
In word of famous author Paul Byrant, â€œWinning doesnâ€™t always mean first, winning means you are doing better than you have done beforeâ€. Company of the year 2014 The journey to being Company of the year has been long and winding. It is a journey that began as a small outfit in 1958. Today, Crown […]
Rakesh Rao (centre) the CEO Crown Paints presents the winners prize of a return trip (four days) for two to Thailand to Sam Onyambu (left) and Robert Njoroge (right) after they emerged the winners of the Crown Teflon 4 Ball Better Ball grand […]
Crown Paints and Cube Movers are the new winners of this yearâ€™s Company of the Year Award (Coya) and Small and Medium Enterprise of the Year Award (Smoya), respectively. The two bagged three awards each during a ceremony held at Safari Park Hotel on Friday to underscore exemplary business practices. Crown Paints Kenya chief executive […]
Crown Paints Kenya Limited has introduced a Silicone technology to its exterior range of paints. The NSE listed paint manufacturer will start manufacturing silicone paints at its factory in Nairobi, which will trade under the brand name Permacote Ultraguard Silicone. The paint will be produced in Kenya using silicone technology from Germany and will be […]
East Africa leading paint manufacturer, Crown Paints Group has today announced its entry into the Tanzanian paint industry. The Group, which was established in 1958, intends to invest USD$3.6million in the next 18months to build a market leading Paint Company that will transform the lives of Tanzanians. Crown Paints has also opened Tanzaniaâ€™s first ultra-modern […]
Crown Paints reward their loyal painters with a World Cup celebration like no other. Painters from TEAM KUBWA were invited to Nyayo stadium to watch one of the Quarter Finals matches on big screen. Apart from the large amounts Nyama choma (200 goats), there was also a large variety of free food and drinks, as […]
Crown Paints Ltd. Kenyaâ€™s leading coating company this week announced the availability of new product in their growing product portfolio. The local company will now distribute Fevicol in the local market as part of their partnership with Pidilite Industries, Indiaâ€™s leading adhesive, sealants and construction Chemicals Company.
Caption: MTN Business Kenya Managing Director Tom Omariba receives paints jerry cans from Crown Paints Kenya Ltd CEO Mr. Rakesh Rao. As part of its annual CSR MTN Business Kenya will be setting up a Library and an ICT Learning center in Maralal Primary School. Crown Paints Kenya Ltd announced 75 liters of paint sponsorship […]
Rakesh Rao (left), CEO Crown Paints plants a tree along outer ring road during a walk dubbed; â€œTree planting Walkâ€ organized by the Taj mall in conjunction with Swamirayan Academy Embakasi and supported by Crown Paints. Looking on is Hon. Irshard Sumra, the Embakasi North MP and Ramesh Gorasia the Taj Mall Director.
Crown Paints Kenya Ltd commissioned a Ksh 300 million paint factory in Kisumu County, the first of its kind outside Nairobi.
Patrick Karanja and Martin Mwangi won the Crown Teflon fourball better-ball competition held at the par 71 Muthaiga golf club over the weekend. Playing off handicap 4 and 12 respectively, their effort was on count backÂ beatingÂ Sahir Sarbana(19) and Nandya(28) to second position and one shot better than that of Sahir Bhabra(6) and Tanvir […]
Armourcoat is the world’s leading manufacturer of decorative plaster Crown Paints, Kenya’s largest paint manufacturer, has launched a special non-paint product as it diversifies its premium category now accounting for over 60 per cent of the company’s sales. The move comes as trends in the real estate market reveal a growing consumer base in the […]
[From Left to right: Junior Golf Foundation Trustee Rajeev Mediratta, Crown Paints Chief Marketing Officer John Hadley, Junior Golf Foundation Trustee Ashwin Gidoomal and Junior Golf Â Foundation Trustee Cathy Ngurani share a photo moment after the handover of the cheque that is aimed at supporting Junior Golf Foundation Competitions 2013.] Crown Paints yesterday handed over […]
Crown Paints has unveiled a state-of-the-art showroom in Nairobi as it seeks to grow sales by targeting increasingly sophisticated, quality-conscious consumers in the residential and commercial property market in Kenya. The new showroom located at Muthithi Place in Westlands will feature
[Crown Paints CEO Mr.Rakesh Rao (left) and Kenya Industrial Estates Ltd Managing Director Julius O.Mokogi showcase theÂ signed MOU between the two companies. The signed memorandum seals an agreement that Crown Paints and KIE have entered to support trained painters with financial products and business development services.] Crown Paints today (July 5th 2013) signed a […]
[Crown Paints CEO Mr.Rakesh Rao (right) shares a light photo moment with Giants Group of Nairobi TwigaÂ Chairman Mr.Mukesh P.Desai (left) and Vice Chairman Mr.Kirit M. Jani (middle) during a cheque handover that was held at Crown Paints offices in Westlands on Friday 28th June.] Giants Group of Nairobi Twiga is a non-profit organization geared […]
Pre-tax profits climb 12 per cent to Kshs.224 million on improves sales and efficiencies Thursday, May 2, 2013â€¦.Crown Paints has announced a 15 per cent increase in turnover for the year ended 31 December 2012, buoyed by rising demand for new products especially in the premium category, as well as enhanced efficiency in operations. Increased […]
Crown Paints Kenya has sealed a deal with the second largest manufacturer and supplier of protective, marine,Â decorative, container and yatch paints in the world, Hempel, to improve supply and technology in the paint industry. The deal, which follows a series of trade partnerships between Crown Paints and other global companies, was signed by Crown […]
November 20, 2012…Kathunguini Secondary School in Machakos County has benefited from a fresh coat of paint worth Sh200, 000, courtesy of Crown Paintsâ€™ ‘Transform your world ‘ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) facebook contest. The school, which was nominated by Mr Patrick Nzomo, was ahead with votes, followed closely by Lodwar Mixed Primary School . Nominating […]
Limuru Golf Club chairman presents a Crown Paints gift voucher to Susan Kanyora who emerged the best lady golfer with 34 points during the golf tournament held at the Muthaiga Golf Club on 14th November 2012 where Crown Paints was the sponsor.
We are the proud winners of the 2012 COYA Financial Management Award. We are grateful to our dedicated staff and you, our valued customer for propelling us forward.
Superbrands project director and associate publisher, Mr.Jawad Jaffer(left), presents a Superbrands certificate to Crown Paints chief executive officer, Mr. Rakesh Rao, at Crown Paints offices in Nairobi today. Crown Paints was ranked among top ten brands.
East Africaâ€™s leading paints manufacturer, Crown Paints, has launched a new product that would give buildings in any location within the region, whether on altitude or coast, long-lasting exterior finishes. Crown Permacote with TeflonÂ® surface protector is an advanced 100% pure acrylic and protective paint system that can be applied on all types of exterior […]
East Africaâ€™s leading paint manufacturer, Crown Paints, has launched a training programme for painters to improve standards in the booming building industry. The programme, which is part of the companyâ€™s corporate social responsibility offering, will impart technical and entrepreneurial skills on painters across the country. Crown Paints CEO, Rakesh Rao, said the programme will help […]
In its latest example of innovation, Crown Paints has launched a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) contest on facebook, which aims to leverage on the social connections of the public to nominate a not for profit institution that will benefit from a free paint makeover. The unique campaign dubbed , â€œTransform Your worldâ€, is part of […]
Crown Paints Junior Golf Foundation held at the serene Muthaiga Golf Club on August 5th and 6th was a show case of massive talent among the youth. From the way the young boys and girls, aged between 12 and 19 years old, swung and hit the balls, there was no doubt that Kenya has the […]
Crown Paints to promote fashion industry Crown Paints, has announced plans to promote local arts and fashion industry through sponsorship deals. Crown Paints CEO, Rakesh Rao, says the companyâ€™s strategy of transforming lives is in line with improving the fashion industry. â€œAt Crown Paints we work with colours and colours and fashion go together. If […]
Crown Paints is targeting a 50 per cent market share in the Tanzanian premium paints segment. The company will introduce decorative (water and oil based), automotive, varnishes and specialized floor paints into the market. It expects to leverage on its superior brand quality supported by strong research and development department to successfully penetrate into the […]
KCB Mortgages Division, through its offshoot S&L Developers Club, has today partnered with Crown Paints in an arrangement that will see developers in the region enjoy discounts of 20 percent on decorative and industrial paints. Through the one year agreement S&L Developers Club members will now access a wide spectrum of paints and allied products […]
No longer do products play a multi sector role, and the ever pressing need for safety at work and the environment pressures have brought about change. Products now need to focus on simple application, fast drying times and flexible functionality. Lacking the resources to self develop Crown Paints has joined forces with Free-world Automotive Coatings […]
Paint maker Crown Paints has entered into a distribution agreement with DU Pont chemicals USA to supply TeflonÂ®, an additive that will enhance the quality of decorative paints in the East African market. TeflonÂ®, which is used as an additive in many industrial processes, will be used by Crown Paints as an additive to matt […]
Crown Paints held a Painting Competition that was aimed at reviving the African Culture through graffittiÂ at the University of Nairobi. The theme for the competitionÂ was Graffitecture In recent times there has been an emergence of an expressive culture among the youth. This fiercely outspoken culture has manifested itself in music, clothing and in terms of […]
Leading paint maker, Crown Paints plans to increase its grip on the regional paint market by boosting its premium and economy market shares by between 10 per cent and 15 per cent respectively. Currently, the company commands 65 per cent of the premium market and 10 per cent of the economy segment. â€œWe project that […]
Crown Paints has joined hands with the International School of Kenya (ISK) by providing paint which will be used by students of all ages to paint a mural of some 300 metres in length and 3 metres high. This initiative is in line with the ISK Schoolâ€™s plan to undertake one of the biggest expansions […]
Crown Bergerâ€™s Rakesh Rao (right) and South African Flowcrete MD Ian Harrison after signing the deal in Nairobi. Photo/FREDRICK ONYANGOÂ The five-year deal with Flowcrete will see the firms target the high-end market notably shopping malls, homes and office blocks and it is expected to lead to the manufacture of the flooring materials in Kenya. […]
Clients targeted by the South African company through the partnership include the aviation industry, hospitals and hotels within East Africa. â€œA number of multinational companies have to conform to some European standards and lack of that has seen us lose out the market share,â€ said Crown Berger group chief executive Rakesh Rao. Read more at […]
Crown Paints Kenya Ltd and Flowcrete South Africa signed an agreement in which the Kenyan company will supply resin floors. The partnership includes making floor products and training Crown Paints staff, Rakesh Rao, the CEO of Kenyaâ€™s only publicly traded paint-maker, told reporters in Nairobi today. â€œThis initial partnership commits both companies for five years […]
Paint Maker, Crown Paints has announced a pre-tax profit of Sh169.4 million for the year ended December 31, 2010. This is a 29.6 per cent increase compared to Sh139.8 million posted a year earlier. Turnover reached Sh3 billion as volumes grew by 21.5 per cent indicating growth from Sh34 million to Sh79 million. Net profit […]
Handicap 15, Padam Soin beat a large field of seasoned players drawn from Nairobi and Thika to emerge victorious in the first series of Crown Berger sponsored golf tour at Railways Club on Sunday. Read more at allAfrica.com
Crown Berger Paints Chief Executive Rakesh Rao (left) and the companyâ€™s Chief Marketing Manager John Hadley at the Press Conference, Wednesday. [PHOTO: STAFFORD ONDEGO/STANDARD] Paints maker, Crown Paints yesterday launched the latest golf tour, which is expected to be played on 15 golf clubs around the country before the finals are held at the par […]
While officially launching the beauty of transformation campaign, an initiative aimed at beautifying the city at Makini School, Crown Paints CEO Rakesh Rao said the company has taken the initiative to ensure Nairobi has a facelift. Rao said the company has taken a forefront in encouraging paint tin recycling projects as a way of promoting […]
Crown Paints Kenya Ltd, a Kenyan paint manufacturer, headed for the highest close in more than a month on speculation the company boosted sales during the festive season. The stock climbed 3 percent to 34 shillings at 1:10 p.m. in Nairobi, the capital. A close at that level would be the highest since Nov. 22, […]
East Africaâ€™s leading paint maker Crown Paints announced an increase in Group Turnover by 13.7 percent compared to last year. The firm reported an 11.5 percent decline in after tax profitability for the half year ended June 30, compared to a similar period in 2008. While releasing the results, the firmâ€™s Finance Director Mr. Patrick […]