Advance Paints is part of the dynamic Galiakotwala Group. It has diversified businesses – from Cotton trading to Engineering.Over the years, we have expanded beyond hardware trading into multiple businesses spanning various geographies across the globe. Today, the group has interests in businesses as diversified as cotton trading, industrial and decorative paints, steel packaging containers, chemical plant equipment, distribution of electronics and property development. Along with geographical reach across India, the group has engaged in significant international deals and forged collaborations with partners in over countries worldwide.
The Group employs over 200 people, with a network of 10 branches across India.
Advance Paints was established in 1945 in Mumbai. It commences operations with manufacture of General Purpose Paints and Synthetic Enamels. Subsequently it focused on High Performance Coatings for the Industrial segment. Its key focus has been the Transportation Industry (specifically the Indian Railways) and the Marine segment (specifically the Indian Navy). It has also widened its interest on the specialized Wood Coatings segment.