Asian Paints

  Asian Paints is India’s largest paint company and ranked among the top ten decorative coatings companies in the world with a turnover of more than USD one billion.

“Informatica is playing a vital role in enabling Asian Paints’ analytical decisions, based on a consolidated and trusted view of product costing data.”

Aashish Kshetry

Systems General Manager, Asian Paints
Business Need
  • Respond more quickly to market change.
  • Analyze cost data and increase efficiency.
  • Product costing process involved significant manual intervention, including determining the SKU costs of the company’s paint products, raw material and packing material prices.
  • Find a solution to quickly and accurately access and integrate raw material, bill of materials and other data—from any source.
  • If a mistake was made and the cost output was wrong, the team had to start all over again.
Solutions & Results
  • Enabled the company to respond more quickly to market price changes, thereby increasing competitiveness.
  • Decreased costs by integrating and delivering data at the right time, in the right format.
  • Enabled product costs to be calculated simultaneously across all manufacturing plants, thereby boosting productivity and efficiency.
  • Reduced time required to run quarterly product costing model from 24 hours to 20 minutes.
  • Drove better research, development and marketing decisions based on consolidated, trusted view of pricing data.
  • Allowed Asian Paints to run product costing simultaneously and preserve/archive multiple scenarios across business units: Decorative, Industrial and Automotive.

Products & Services

Informatica PowerCenter

Accesses, integrates, and delivers any and all data quickly and cost-effectively, without hand coding.

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