Kolkata : JSW Paints, India’s environment-friendly paints company and part of the US$ 13 billion JSW Group, has entered the West Bengal market. Launched in 2019, JSW Paints has so far established a strong presence in the South & West markets. It is now scaling up its operations in the North, Central & East regions to become a pan-India player. It’s entry in West Bengal is part of this national scale-up. JSW Paints has begun rolling out its all water-based portfolio of paints comprising 1808 colours across key markets in the State. The company aims to establish a strong presence across all local markets in the State by March 2022.
JSW Paints has earmarked an investment of Rs 750 crore to scale-up its operations across North, Central & East regions. These investments will be utilized to expand current paint-manufacturing capacities in order to service the customers’ demand in West Bengal and other new markets as well as on other marketing & distribution initiatives. The Company is currently evaluating West Bengal as well as two other States to set-up its third paints manufacturing unit. A decision is likely to be made by end of current fiscal.
Commenting on its entry in West Bengal, Mr AS Sundaresan, Joint Managing Director & CEO JSW Paints said, “We are pleased to offer every home in West Bengal the advantage of Any Colour One Price as part of our market entry in this beautiful State. For the first time in India, our customers, here, will benefit from pricing transparency while choosing colours for their home. With a focus on being environment-friendly, our water-based range of paints for all surfaces including wood and metal will ensure that we cater to painting needs of every home in West Bengal. Our consumers in this State are well travelled and seek best quality products. Every product packs global best practises & better features in comparison to current offerings in the market. In order to ensure that our consumers have easy access to our product portfolio, we are putting in place a robust network of retailers in West Bengal. The idea is to help our consumers to make their paints and painting journey Simple, Swift and Sure.”
Through JSW Paints ‘Any Colour One Price’ proposition, the company offers 1808 colours at the same price. This is an industry-first offering that has disrupted the entire paints market. This unique proposition will be brought alive with an integrated marketing campaign that will be rolled-out in West Bengal soon. The marketing campaign will have a strong on-ground connect with consumers, channel partners and influencers.
JSW Paints’ offers water-based paints under the product range Halo, Aurus and Pixa. Halo Aquaglo is the company’s offering for wood and metal surfaces. In addition, it also offers waterproofing products under its IBlok range. It is the only company in India to offer a complete water-based product portfolio. Being environment-friendly, these paint products use no solvents, are low on VOC and family-friendly. As part of its services in the West Bengal market, consumers can avail the help of JSW Paints Buddy service where the company representative will offer personalized assistance to customers regarding their paint-related queries at the customer’s doorstep. The Colourvista Touch mobile app is designed to visualize colours in a customer’s home space, making it convenient for them to take decisions.