Companies / Polisan Kansai Boya

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On The Road To Becoming A Global Brand Through Turkish Decorative Paint Leadership…

Polisan Boya started paint production with a 10,000 ton/year annual capacity in 1985. After the transfer of 50% of its shares to Japanese Kansai Paint as of December 21, 2016 within the scope of its strategy of expanding its leader position in Turkey abroad, and of strengthening its position overseas, the Company continued its operations as Polisan Kansai Boya Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Similar to the general structure of the Turkish Paint Industry overall, the decorative paints group constitutes the bulk of the production and sales of Polisan Kansai Boya. The Company's main area of activity is paints used in construction and insulation works, special purpose and auxiliary products, insulation materials, thinner, paste. By-product groups such as brushes, rolls, spray, masking tape, hand tools and construction chemicals are offered particularly for painters through the widespread distribution channel. Polisan Kansai Boya also manufactures and sells products such as paint, varnish, primer, and coating to evaluate the potential of marine, furniture and industrial paints.

Polisan Kansai Boya has been operating in the growing Turkish Insulation Industry since 2007. Polisan Kansai Boya Polisan Insulation Systems contain thermal insulation materials such as panels used for walls, roofs, and bases to provide thermal gain and prevent heat loss in Turkey. Polisan Insulation Systems, which can be bought from authorized Polisan Kansai Boya dealers, is composed of 4 different packages (EPS, XPS, Rock wool, Carbon EPS).

Having formed its value for money perception through its widest sales channel, the best quality and service and high brand awareness in the Turkish Market, Polisan Kansai Boya adopts the principle that “Paint is not just a matter of color”. In this direction, excellence of product, sales channel, service and quality plays an important role in the Company's differentiation strategy, which is the ability to generate higher revenues while differentiating from the competition by offering innovative product; cost control and high profitability in the sales channel with unique practices in the sector; the best service for customers and business partners, and ensuring strong brand perception in global markets with high quality standards.


“HOME COSMETICS” – “My Home’s Cosmetics” Concept, which has Been Registered as a Global First

Polisan Kansai Boya emphasized the “Polisan does not produce paint, it produces Home Cosmetics” approach, claiming that paint is not all about colors, but that in addition to its functional benefits of maintenance and protection, paint makes an aesthetic contribution to the environment. Within this context, it registered the “Home Cosmetics” concept in 2008, becoming the first company to introduce the “Home Cosmetics” approach to the world. Polisan Kansai Boya succeeds in being the first preference of women by differentiating itself from the competition through innovative products, as well as shop and package design.

Innovative Products

One of Polisan Kansai Boya’s competitive edges is its R&D strategy, which focuses on producing environmentally-conscious, high-quality, value for money products that comply with standards, meet consumer's present and future needs, ensure their comfort, and differentiate the Company from the competition. The top-caliber products that Polisan Kansai Boya offers to the market as a pioneer of the sector, and that contribute significantly to its market share gains include:

  • Anti-carbonization featured exterior paint EXELANS TURBO FLEX C1
  • Turkey’s first water based “oil-paint” X1 ANTI AGING ODORLESS GLOSS
  • 7-feature interior paint ELEGANS
  • 9-feature exterior paint EXELANS
  • Water-based road marking paint POLİROAD
  • Wood protector spray varnish WOOD & WOOD
  • Plastic surface spray paint

Continuously Evolving Product Portfolio

As the latest product launch, Turkish-Japanese Partnership Polisan Kansai Boya presents new products that will revolutionize the architectural coating category with the contributions of and the scientific know-how of Dow Chemical, Polisan Holding’s American-originated partner, and the world's leading chemicals company.

Turkey’s Most Extensive Sales Channel - 6,000 Sales Points

Polisan Kansai Boya has established an extensive sales channel throughout Turkey in order to offer its quality product portfolio to painters and end users in the fastest way possible.

Production at Factory Quality Through 3,500 Water Based Tinting System “Mix Center”

Polisan Kansai Boya introduced the water based Mix System in 2000, developing it into Turkey’s most improved and first water-based new generation Mix System in 2008 through its R&D’s technological infrastructure and innovative approach. Polisan Kansai Boya positioned 3,500 sales points as "Production Centers" through the new generation Mix system coloring machines and Modula System, which are deployed at sales points worthy of an integrated facility investment. Thanks to the advantages it provides in inventory management, capital management and timing of the delivery, 85-90% of the total color sales are realized through the base system by coloring on the field. Parallel to the target of growth in foreign markets, the number of Mix Machines increases abroad as in domestic market. The colors widely preferred in the market are offered to the likes of consumers by being reported via remote access and integrated into the relevant Mix Machine.

Polisan Kansai Boya’s New Facility is the First LEED Gold Certified Facility in the Turkish Paint Market and the 308th Such Production Facility in the World.

Having started paint production with a capacity of 10,000 tons/year in 1985, and operating with a capacity of 180,000 tons/year in 3 shifts at the former paint facility, Polisan Kansai Boya started production with a 180,000 tons/shift design capacity at its new facility. The new facility, where trial production was carried out as of June 2018 and commenced actual production as of 2019, is built to international standards, EN 1090-2 certified and Turkey's first LEED Gold certified paint facility, while ranking as the 308th production facility in the world to hold this certificate. LEED certification, developed by the US Green Building Certification Institute, is the most renowned green building certification in the world. While the solvent-based production continues in the former facility, the new facility realizing majority of the total production, continues its activities with a focus on reducing production costs and increasing efficiency.

Quality Certification for Production, Service and Brand

Having introduced the “Home Cosmetics” concept globally in 2008, Polisan Kansai Boya realizes production at global standards with its ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 10002, and ISO 50001 certification. As of June 19, 2014, Polisan Kansai Boya has been included in the TURQUALITY® Support Program (“TURQUALITY®”), initiated by the Ministry of Economy for the branding of the Turkish product abroad, and to strengthen its image internationally, under the “POLİSAN” trademark. TURQUALITY® also acts as a guarantor and defines Polisan Kansai Boya’s quality and care from product design to its sales from the shelf. In 2015, Polisan Kansai Boya was the first in Turkey and the third manufacturer in Europe to receive Environmental Product Declaration (“EPD”) Certification for its Exelans Macro, Elegans Extra Semi Matt, Natura Ambians, and Natura A1 Silicon products developed by its R&D department. EPD Certificate applications have been submitted for new products manufactured according to changing market conditions in 2020.