As South Africa’s largest automotive coatings company, Kansai Plascon, part of the Kansai Plascon Group, offers intelligent solutions based on innovative products and tailor-made services.

Through continuous research and development, we have successfully positioned ourselves as the unrivalled choice in vehicle refinishing. From primers to clear coats, our products are of the highest quality and our systems are comprehensive.



Using state-of-the-art technology, our paint systems successfully combine speed, ease of use, durability and perfect colour matching.

All our products are supported by advanced colour information systems, process toolkits and technical training programmes.

A leading South African Automotive Paint Coatings Manufacturer; manufacturing paints for OEMs is at the core of what we do.

A license agreement between Axalta and Kansai Plascon entitles us to manufacture Standox and Spies Hecker solvent borne coatings.

We are also proud of the fact that we are the only local manufacturer to produce coatings that are extensively approved for use by motor manufacturers.


Our well-known brands, all brands of distinction, include Acryline, MasterMix and Bodyshop Essentials, and we import Duxone, Standox waterborne and Spies Hecker waterborne coatings from Axalta.

Kansai Plascon has a wide distributor network throughout South Africa and Africa, and we are always seeking new partners to expand our footprint. If you are interested in becoming a distributor for Kansai Plascon, please Contact Us.

Through our extensive distributor network, we service the vehicle refinishing after-market sector throughout the sub-Saharan region.

Our headquarters and manufacturing facility is based in Port Elizabeth, with sales offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban. Export enquiries go through the Johannesburg office.

Innovation drives everything we do - from discovering new opportunities and embracing advanced thinking, to continuously looking for new ways of doing things better.