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beyond colour

Welcome to the Prominent Paints world – taking you ‘beyond colour’

We go beyond colour to exceed your expectations by delivering inspired innovation, advanced technology, excellent quality, and unmatched professional services, expertise, and support throughout your unique project.

From initial site inspections to technical specifications, colour consultation, site evaluations, on-site training, steadfast support, and technical and commercial expertise, we act as your trusted allies in completing remarkable projects.

Industry professionals and proud homeowners alike know and trust us as the prominent name in paint quality, innovation, and professional services.

For you, we go above and beyond. #BeyondColour 

company codes


  • Act with integrity and be true to our values
  • Deliver consistent stakeholder returns
  • Develop innovative solutions to meet diverse customer expectations
  • Work safely, protect the environment and support the communities where we operate


To exceed expectations beyond colour by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust


  • We partner to create mutual value
  • We make it happen
  • We run it like we own it
  • We trust our people every way, every day
  • We do better today than yesterday

more about us

We’ve been going beyond colour and
exceeding expectations since 1981

From our inception in 1981, Prominent Paints has grown into a leading architectural brand in the South African market. Our head office and manufacturing plant is situated in Alrode, Johannesburg, and employs more than 180 people.

Our brand offers more than colour expertise: we offer unmatched, end-to-end professional services. Our aim is to exceed expectations in every way: in colour expertise; in innovative, quality paint solutions; and in expert teams that are on-hand for specifications, education and assistance throughout your project.

The Prominent Paints brand has been built on strong partnerships with dynamic retailers and an ever-growing compliment of trade contractors and painters. Through the exceptional service delivery that stems from the internal drive and passion of our people, Prominent Paints has not only become a trusted brand in the market, it has also been acknowledged as one of the preferred architectural brands in South Africa.

the Prominent Paints business

Our networks ensure you always have access
to our quality products and expert services

From the national warehouse in Alrode, our products are distributed through regional warehouses and Paint Centres throughout South Africa, servicing a national network of over 300 retailers of Prominent Paints’ products. Our export markets include: Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, DRC, Mozambique, Malawi and Namibia.