Paints & Coatings


– SAMHWA PAINTS Industrial Co., Ltd.

Paints & Coatings

[INQ. NO. 1411C14] Mr. Jin-soo Oh who is representative director of SAMHWA PAINTS Industrial Co., Ltd. ( received the 68th Trader of the Month award for his contributions in leading the excellent export performance of SAMHWA PAINTS.

Established in 1946, SAMHWA PAINTS is a Korea’s major paint company with revenues of over US$425 million as of 2013. For almost 60 years it has represented the paint industry in Korea, manufacturing and selling a wide range of products – from architectural paints to DIY paints, heavyduty coatings, general industrial paints and special industrial coatings such as coil coatings, vehicle coatings, plastic coatings, UPE coatings, UV coatings and can coatings as well as the cutting-edge functional coatings. With its abundant accumulated experience and continuous R&D, the Korean company has gained recognition – not only in the domestic market but also in overseas markets, extending its exports to Vietnam, China, Japan and the USA. With more than 200 R&D employees, SAMHWA PAINTS invests over US$14.6 million per year in research and development, putting top priority on enhancing the firm’s technological competitiveness in the world market.



Decorative Paints (Architectural Paints): SAMHWA PAINTS provides decorative paints for various applications that meet the growing needs for high-end construction materials by consumers. In particular, ‘I-saenggak’ is one of the company’s key eco-friendly paint brands that are safe for both adults and children. The premium paint features special function to deodorize and remove toxic formaldehyde.

In addition, SAMHWA’s another premium and non-toxic paint brand, ‘The Classy ATO FREE’ demonstrates the company’s commitment to take care of both the environment and users’ health. Certified by AAFA (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America) and KAF (Korea Asthma Allergy Foundation), the product can be used without concern about atopic dermatitis.

Coil (Pre-Coated Metal) Coating: SAMHWA’s coil coating has contributed to the development of Korea’s coil coating sector through technical tie-ups with international companies. SAMHWA has produced and exported corrosion-resistant PVC Sol coatings through an alliance with France-based AKZO S.A. since 1994. SAMHWA’s coil coatings are highly rated for their excellent performance in functionality and workability as coatings for building interior/exterior finishing materials and metal parts for home appliances.

Plastic Coatings: SAMHWA PAINTS provides top-quality plastic coatings designed to improve durability of plastic parts used in all industrial areas, including info communications products, image appliances, home electronics, safety helmets, auto parts, and vehicles’ interior materials. SAMHWA has long developed and provided water-soluble urethane coatings to prepare the EU’s environmental regulations in 2006. | Blog Magazine of Korean products, brands and Goods

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