Kansai Plascon, Uganda’s biggest paint company has donated paint worth 50 million shillings to the CoRSU Rehabilitation Centre, the donation is part of the recently concluded ‘Paint and Win’ Colour Cup Edition promotion was handed over by the Plascon Managing Director, Mr. Santosh Gumte at the hospital premises in Entebbe, Wakiso District. Every year, Plascon runs the ‘Paint and Win’ promotion which serves as a platform for the brand to strengthen relations with its customers through various touch points including country-wide trade activations, online engagements and CSR activities. Through the promotion, the company also rewards its dealers, customers and painters with various prizes for their loyalty and continuous support. Also as part of the promotion, the company carries out a number of CSR activities.
● Plascon’s factory in Namanve is the most advanced paint manufacturing site in East Africa and produces 200,000 Litres a day
● Plascon is the only UNBS certified Paint manufacturer in Uganda, a guarantee that we provide trusted quality products to our consumers.
● Plascon has over 150 products including an innovative range of water proofing solutions and over 7,000 colours to meet our consumers’ coatings needs.
● Plascon has over 400 authorized dealers across Uganda and is found in more than 400 sub-dealers making it the biggest and easiest to find paint in Uganda
● Plascon continues to train over 10,000 painters across Uganda annually so that the best product is applied by the best trained painters.
ABOUT KANSAI PLASCON:
Mr. Santosh Gumte, Managing Director Plascon Uganda said, “Every year we have Paint & Win promotion which is not only about cash rewards for those who buy paint but to the general public as well. This has been done through CSR activities that are carried out as part of the campaign, community outreaches. during activations among other interventions.
CoRSU which was established in 2006 is a non-profit NGO that specializes in curative, preventative & rehabilitating services for people with disabilities in Uganda and neighboring countries.
Mr. Andrew Muleledhu, CEO of CoRSU said, “The faith you have shown our hospital is greatly appreciated. On behalf of everyone here I extend my sincere gratitude towards you for your generous and thoughtful donation. I would like to let you know that we are deeply grateful to Plascon Uganda for helping us improve on the hospital.”
Over the past 10 years, several establishments including schools, orphanage homes, and community based organizations have benefitted from the Paint and Win CSR where they have received donations in form of paint, makeovers among others. Some of the organizations that have previously benefited include Entebbe Referral Hospital, Sanyu Babies Home, Dwelling Places, Kigezi High School, Kampala School for the Physically Handicapped among others.
KEY FACTS ABOUT PLASCON IN UGANDA:
Kansai Paint, based in Japan, is a top ten coatings company globally, it is the largest suppliers in the world of original equipment auto paints. It has world-leading research & development facilities in Japan, India and South Africa, which continually drive innovation and excellence in the paint environment.
On the 4th of August 2017 Kansai Plascon concluded the purchase of the local business known as Sadolin Paints Uganda Limited and with this introduced the Plascon paint brand to Uganda. Plascon is widely accepted as the trusted quality product in Uganda and is available at over 400 dealers nationwide. The Plascon brand is well established throughout Africa and is the largest paint brand in Southern Africa.