The National Lacquer and Paint Products Co Ltd
HF: “Camel” Paints and Lacquers are manufactured by The National Lacquer & Paint Products Co. Ltd, founded by two Chinese returning from the US Zhen Bing Jun and Huang Wei Xian in 1932. The company used “Camel Paint” as its trademark and in the beginning manufactured only enamel paint, lacquer, paste paint and spray paint.
Later in 1937, The National Lacquer & Paint Products Co. Ltd purchased the land-plot near King’s Road at North Point from the government for expansion.
Early founders of Hong Kong’s paint manufacturers came from a professional chemistry background. They processed the knowledge of production technique. NLPP’s founder Huang Yang Yin practiced in a paint manufacturer in US. (1)
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The Company was established in 1932 with the factory shown in this advert and photos being in North Point.
The company is now registered at 6/F, Camel Paints Centre 1, Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong.
This article was first posted on 9th December 2013.
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