NB Coatings has technical service representatives specializing in color management, problem solving, inventory management and production support to help our customers bring new colors on line quickly, optimize processing parameters, and identify ways to maximize first-time quality. Technical teams deliver the services customers need to reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance competitive advantage in their markets.


NB Coatings emerged from Bee Chemical, a company with a 60+ year history of dependability. Customers have come to rely on our consistent product performance to meet OEM manufacturing requirements.

Nippon Paint has long been respected for its expertise in automotive body coatings, strong relationships with Asian OEMs, technology leadership, excellent manufacturing processes, and broad global capabilities. Together these strengths create a company that is a leader in paint on plastics for the North American market. We intend to continue to earn your trust as your preferred supplier for automotive coatings.


NB Coatings’ manufacturing operations will continuously set the standard as a world-class manufacturer for the automotive coatings market. NB Coatings’ mission is to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations 100% of the time by providing the highest quality product in a safe, timely and consistent manner.

NB Coatings has been certified to ISO9001, ISO14001, TS16949 and has an A2LA-17025 Laboratory Accreditation. NB Coatings is committed to continuous improvement of this high level of quality.

Global Leadership

NB Coatings, a Nippon Paint Company, is a leader in the North American automotive coatings for plastics market. In tandem with its sister companies Nippon Bee Chemical (Japan), NB Shanghai Trading Company (China), and Daihon Bee Chemical (Korea), market leaders throughout Asia, NB Coatings supports Nippon Paint’s global leadership position in the automotive coatings industry.


NB Coatings researches the changing needs of OEMs and plastic-part decorators and develops new products to meet those needs. This dedication to innovation has produced some of the automotive plastic industry’s most significant coatings.

NB Coatings partners with customers to clearly understand their requirement for processing, quality, delivery, and technical assistance. Products and services are then tailored to meet their needs and help our customers enhance their competitive advantage in serving their customers.