Procurement and Logistics

A materials company that contributes to the Nippon Paint Group's procurement of raw materials for paint and coatings by consolidating the supply chains and the purchase of raw materials.

Nippon Paint Materials, which was renamed of Nippe Trading and has a history of 50 years in the trading of raw materials for paint and coatings, goods for painting, and the final products of paints, consolidated the procurement departments of the Nippon Paint Group in Japan on January 1, 2021, to enhance its ability to establish and conduct procurement strategies, as well as design and optimize logistics with a view toward the total supply chain of raw materials.

Our business

As an operating company in Japan under the Nippon Paint Group, Nippon Paint Materials handles all procurement operations for the other subsidiaries in Japan and imports and exports paints and raw materials. Amid the advancing globalization of the petrochemical industry, the company strives to optimize the procurement of the raw materials for paint and coatings by exploiting its one-stop ability to handle the procurement and trading of raw materials, including storage and delivery. Historically, Nippon Paint Materials developed and implemented internal export control policies (CP) to ensure strict compliance with foreign exchange export control laws and regulations. Going forward, the company will continue to comply with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law and other laws and regulations on exports and strive to remain a company that customers entrust with the trading of paint materials.

METI Acceptance Number
Acceptance Date
January 29, 2010

Basic Information

Founding/Incorporation Founded July 22, 1971
Incorporated January 30, 1976
Specified capital 25 million yen
Number of employees 73 (as of January 1, 2024)
Shinichi Saito President and Representative Director of the Board
Yuichiro Wakatsuki Non-executive Director
Yuri Inoue Non-executive Director
Hiroshi Miwa Auditor
Derric Low Deputy President & Corporate Officer
Shinji Seo Executive
Tomoo Matsumura Executive
Details of business
  • Export of paints and raw materials for paint
  • Import and domestic sales of raw materials for paints
  • Storage and warehousing of raw materials for paints
  • Procurement of raw materials for paints
Shareholders Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. 100% (including indirect investment)
Head office 2-1-2 Oyodokita, Kita Ward, Osaka City, Osaka, Japan

Company history

July 1971 Established as Nippon Paint International Co., Ltd.
Export of raw materials for paint and machinery to Southeast Asia begins
January 1976 Establishment of Nipsea Engineering Co., Ltd., as a subsidiary of Nippon Paint International. Dispatch of technicians abroad, factory start-up, installation of equipment, and technical guidance
July 1989 Company renamed Nippe Trading Co., Ltd., and entered the trading of raw materials specializing in paint-related products
January 2021 Company renamed from Nippe Trading Co., Ltd., to Nippon Paint Materials Co., Ltd.


Head office

2-1-2 Oyodokita, Kita Ward, Osaka City, Osaka, Japan

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Tokyo office

Nipponpaint Tokyo Center Building 5F, 4-1-15 Minamishinagawa, Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo. 140-8675

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Chiba office

1072-2 Susukishima Shimosaru-shinden, Togane City, Chiba, 283-0031

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Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd.

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