Boustead Sissons launches Malaysia's first water-based gloss paint

Boustead Sissons Paints Sdn Bhd (Boustead Sissons), a subsidiary of Boustead Holdings Berhad (BHB) and one of Malaysia’s leading paint manufacturers, unveiled the country’s very first water-based gloss paint at a ceremony held at The Royale Bintang Damansara, Mutiara Damansara on 12 April 2007.

Some 150 guests attended the event which was launched by YBhg Tan Sri Dato' Lodin Wok Kamaruddin, Group Managing Director, BHB.

Called Sissons Splash, this revolutionary product is an environmentally friendly water-based alkyd with high gloss finish that is ideal for wood and metal surfaces. It is ammonia-free with no added heavy metals, almost odourless and low in volatile organic compounds.

The introduction of Sissons Splash was the culmination of two years of intensive Research and Development (R & D) efforts conducted by Boustead Sissons at its in-house state-of- the-art R & D facility.

Mr Chew Chik Soo, General Manager, Boustead Sissons,said, "Sissons Splash, which was 100% developed in Malaysia, is a reflection of the brand's strategy to introduce new and innovative products that are in line with the trends in this highly competitive decorative paint industry."

Available in all leading paint and hardware retail outlets, the recommended retail price for Sissons Splash is RM120 for the 5-litre can and RM30 for the 1-litre can. Utilising the Sissons Omnicolour Computerised Tinting Machine, there are over 1,000 colour choices available for Sissons Splash.