About Uswas promoted by Nadkarni family. The company was started in the year 1985 with the name “Vanaprabha”. The name was changed to "Paladin Paints" in the year 2000. Paladin’s strength is in developing novel, innovative, speciality, green technology, cost effective resins & diluents.
Mr. Nadkarni was 1st Technical Director of Asian Paints in 1950’s. He is the first person who started manufacturing alkyd resins in India.
From the year 1960-1994, Mr. Nadkarni was main share holder & Technical Director of M/s. Bombay Paints Ltd. which was in collaboration with M/s. Hempel Marine Paints of Denmark. In this period, Mr. Nadkarni developed various protective & marine paints formulations to suit the specific end use.
Paladin has invested large amount of sum in Resin R&D Laboratory, Instruments, Equipments & People. The Lab is headed under able guidance of Dr. Barde who has more than 30 years of experience in Organic & Polymer chemistry.All the experience gained while working with M/s. Hempel in developing marine & protective coatings has gone in to development of range of hardeners, adducts, diluents, phenolic resins & modified epoxy resins all based on “Cashew Nut Shell Liquid” (CNSL) technology.
All these speciality resins and diluents like Epoxy Diluents, Reactive Diluent, Paladin Paints & Chemicals Private Limited Epoxy Hardeners Curing Agent Curing Agent for Floor Coating Hardener for Marine Paint Curing Agent for Floor Coating Solvent Free Hardener Tank / Pipe Coating Hardener Phenalkamine Hardener Polyamide Equivalent Phenalkamine Curing Agent Amine Adduct Amine Adduct for Protective Fast Setting Hardener Wet Surface Curing Agent Solvent Free Curing Agent Epoxy Diluents Reactive Diluent Non Reactive Diluent Epoxy Resins Epoxy Resin Acrylated Alkyd Resins Acrylated Alkyd Acrylated Resin are developed from “Cardenol” which is a GREEN TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT. “Cardenol” is extracted from CNSL. CNSL is an agricultural product and it is a renewable resource. Also, it is not derived from Petroleum. Hence, free from ever changing petroleum prices