HISTORY of NPA COATINGS Inc. (NPAC)

A subsidiary of Nippon Paint (USA) Inc.

1991Nippon Paint (USA) Inc. (NP-USA®) and a minority shareholder, establish Seibert Powder Coatings, Inc., (SPC) by acquiring certain assets and trademarks from Seibert-Oxidermo, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Detrex Corporation. SPC, located in Cleveland, Ohio, manufactures and sells powder coatings and resins.
1994SPC begins distributing protective automotive film to suppliers and manufacturers.
1995 SPC begins construction on facilities to produce liquid coatings.
Seibert Powder Coatings, Inc. changes its legal name to NPA Coatings Inc. (NPAC) but continues to sell powder paint under the Seibert brand.
1996Nippon Paint (USA) Inc. acquires the remaining stock of NPAC from the minority shareholder.
NPAC begins to manufacture and sell liquid coatings to various automotive manufacturers in addition to its sales of powder coatings, resins and protective automotive film.
1997The Company begins to sell Ecoat, an automotive primer coating product to various suppliers and manufacturers.
2013NP-USA® sells NPAC's powder paint division, known as Seibert Powder Coatings, to Protech Chemicals, Ltd.