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Kisho corporation

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Kisho Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of automotive coatings that have been in business since 1965 and is located in Hyogo prefecture. The company started out as a manufacturer of cosmetic and detergent products but have moved into car care products since 1970.

Kisho history

Kisho Corporation started life in 1965 by manufacturing detergent and cosmetic products. Kisho got involved in car care products after creating vehicle tyre wax in 1970. The next period of automotive care products was in 1990 when paint maintenance product where added to the list. It wasn’t until 1994 that OEM contracts where signed with Yokohoma and Toyota for factory finished vehicles. Suzuki was added to the list in 1996, Nissan in 1998, Toyota in 1999, Daihatsu in 2002 and Mitsubishi in 2006. The first succesfull glass coating was developed in 2005 by the Kisho corporation. After the re-organization in 2006, the redeveloped company developed liquid abrasive materials in 2007 and created the Si-901, Si-701 multi-function coating agent. 2012 saw the rise of the international sales-network and as of October 2017 they operate in 65 or 100 countries (different text claim different numbers).

Kisho products

Kisho Corporation has a variety of products that are either aimed at different surfaces, or different types of basic-material. Apart from offering product for paintwork, glass and trim, they also offer products that are either solvent-based or water-based. Apart from the coatings, Kisho has a small collection of microfiber products with as towels, sponges and cloths. The range of coatings offers the Si-701 multi-purpose coating, the Si-811 selfcleaning coating, the Si-901 ultra-gloss coating and the Si-02 wheel coating. The other ranges include the X-series coatings and the G-series glass coatings. The Top-24 series is offered as maintenance products for the previously mentioned coatings.

Company information

Kisho Corporation has its own company website. The company is moderately active on social media and uses a few different platforms to publish its products and development. The brand is not often seen at detailing events or similar meetings and seems to be only active in the Asian region. The company does have an almost worldwide distribution network but it is most often seen by resellers or national distributors mentioning the product.

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