About Us

PCMN provides world-class products and services to Nigeria.

The best Nigerian products and services


Formerly known as Paints & Coatings Distributors Nigeria, the Company based in Port Harcourt, commenced business in 2001, to service the needs of the Oil and Gas Companies, paints and coating requirements as the sole distributor of the oil and gas industry’s leading brand – International Paint Protective and Marine Coatings, a business unit of AkzoNobel.

The demand, from discerning Nigerian businesses and individuals, for world-class paints and coatings led the Company to pursue its vision of becoming a fully fledged manufacturer, providing world class services to its Nigerian clientele, and to succeed in doing so.

In 2008, the Company evolved into Paints and Coating Manufacturers Nigeria Limited (PCMN) and has since extended its product offering to include a variety of brands and products proudly manufactured for the Nigerian marketplace.

In 2015 the Company secured the rights to exclusively sell and manufacture the Plascon range of Decorative and Architectural products in Nigeria.

PCMN provides world-class products and services to Nigeria, we achieve our success through good corporate governance practices; this has enabled the Company to ensure business continuity and that we operate within guiding laws and regulations that impact on our industry, whilst protecting the interest of all stakeholders.


Today, the Company provides Nigeria with the best products and services that the industry has to offer.

We manufacture, market and sell world-class paints & coatings in the Marine, Oil, Gas and Decorative industries.

In addition to this, the Company provides key technical skills, assessments, training, project & management and other services to the industry.

The Company is not merely a supplier of Paints & Coating systems, but a partner committed to working with customers to understand their specific needs whilst offering cutting edge solutions to meet those needs.

Our passion and our trusted reputation for excellence.

Our new look reflects who we are as a company and organisation. Our new PCMN identity is more than a logo, it reflects everything from our growth, our relationships with all stakeholders in our business ,to our exciting plans for the future and to expand our brand promise.

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ISO Certifications

PCMN’s ethos in manufacturing and providing its products and services to its clientele in Nigeria is based on World Class Products, proudly manufactured in Nigeria to world class standards, with world class service and support levels.

PCMN has been a proudly ISO certified Company since 2004 and has maintained this certification since and has shown its further commitment to its stakeholders in attaining certification to:

  • PCMN has further shown its commitment to world class quality standards, by attaining certification to IMO/PSPC Status and the ACQPA quality systems.
  • This commitment to quality led to PCMN being awarded the manufacture of the Coating Systems for the World’s largest FPSO ever built, TOTAL Energies Egina Field FPSO, as well the award of 4 LNG Carriers manufactured in South Korea for NLNG where PCMN manufactured and exported to Korea and China, over 1,000,000 litres of coating systems.
  • PCMN is Nigeria’s most qualified Paint Manufacturer, meeting and exceeding the needs of its exacting clients needs in proudly manufacturing to global standards world class products from the world’s leading Brands, proudly made in Nigeria.
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Holistic Service Provider

PCMN PCMN through its 20 plus years of represents some of the world’s leading suppliers of associated products and services to the coatings’ application industry offering its clients added support to their operations, including:

  • Blasting Abrasives
  • Blast Equipment
  • Blast and Spray Booths
  • Spray Equipment
  • Project Management
  • Training services
  • Technical support services


Holistic Asset Integrity Survey

lnterplan is a bespoke Asset Integrity Survey System designed by International Paints, which provides a comprehensive condition report for Onshore & Offshore facilities to determine levels of severity of coating failure and corrosion in accordance to ISO standards.

The report further provides a multi-year prioritized maintenance planning system including cost budgeting to assist maintenance engineers in long term maintenance planning.

This system provides for enhanced life cycle of clients corrosion protection of assets against a mode of deterioration model using micro and macro environmental condition definitions.




PCMN represents Africatuff UHP and HP Water Jetting systems in Nigeria. Africatuff specializes in Ultra High and High-Pressure Water Jetting/Blasting (hydro blasting) systems, mobile or permanent installations, custom engineered to suit the needs of all industries.

The UHP and HP pumping systems that Africatuff manufactures can cut through concrete and steel, stri paint off any surface, heat-exchanger cleaning, and many other applications related to every industry’s requirements for UHP and HP Water jetting.

Comprehensive structured training scheme


PCMN is the Sole provider in Nigeria for Steel Structure Painting Council (SSPC), The Society of Protective Coatings in Nigeria under corporate membership of AkzoNobel. SSPC is a world recognized training and certification portfolio for coatings applicators and inspectors. SSPC is a comprehensive structured training scheme to develop the skills of workers within the surface preparation of coating application industry.

The courses are suitable for both experienced and newly recruited personnel as well as those personnel involved in corrosion protection contracts.

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Shareholder commitment to Nigerian Content Development

PCMN, was established in 2001, to bring to the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry, the world’s leading brand of Protective & Marine Coatings, International Paint.
In 2008 The draft Nigerian Content Development Bill, was introduced by Government, to ensure that much needed jobs were added to the Nigerian economy and to develop manufacturing capacity in Nigeria.

As a result of the ongoing success of its Distribution business, and in line with the NCD Bill goals and ambitions, the company embraced the NCD Bill, including shareholder representation, and the shareholders of PCMN made the bold step of deciding to manufacture the Protective & Marine Coatings of International Paint in Nigeria,and commenced manufacture in 2009 in Lagos Nigeria.

By adding Decorative & Architectural paints manufacture in 2012, PCMN further enhanced its offerings to the Paints & Coatings industry.

This significant commitment to the NCD Act, has enabled PCMN to evolve into Nigeria’s leading Paints & Coatings manufacturer.

The results of this commitment are shown in the number of employees growing from 15 personnel in 2001 to over 150 – personnel and the cascade impact for suppliers and service providers to PCMN has seen significant numbers of jobs created in Nigeria, a success story of Nigerian manufacturing of which the shareholders of PCMN are very proud.

Corporate Social Responsibility

PCMN has undertaken and continues to regularly undertake Corporate Social Responsibility Programs such as: 

  • Provision of portable drinking water for the host community.
  • Contributing to the security system in the host community.
  • Supply of Paints and application for Painting of host Community Mosques and Church.
  • Supply of Paints to the Divisional Police command in the Community.
  • Supply of Paints to the Ikeja Immigration office.
  • Annual sponsoring of host community Youth end of the year event.
  • Sponsoring community school sports event.
  • Free training for local Painters.
  • Annual development contributions to the NigerDelta communities where the company supplies products.
  • Donations of Mozzi products to schools in Greek environment of Lagos state.
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Paints and Coatings Manufacturers Nigeria Limited | Registration NO: RC 406117
Directors: Chief S.I.C Okoli (Chairman), Michael Thompson (Vice Chairman/CEO/NCD Driver) (British), Bassam Dina, Michelle Knupfer (British), Kazeem Olabanji (Director Commercial).