Al Gurg Paints

Al Gurg Paints (AGP) has been providing decorative and protective coatings to residences and commercial structures since 1989.
The Oasis Paints story
Brand Oasis of today is a reinvented avatar in AGP’s product offerings. AGP earlier was known more as manufacturers of Dulux (under license from erstwhile ICI UK, now Akzo Nobel) and Leighs (under license from W J. Leighs UK, now Sherwin Williams).
Brand Oasis is a standalone brand with a unique selling proposition of premium quality at affordable price. Being a member of Easa Saleh Al Gurg, AGP and therefore Oasis signifies total integrity, transparency and professionalism.
Currently Oasis offers a complete range in Decorative, General Industrial, Protective and Wood Coatings range and will continue to add additional ranges in the future.
  • Oasis Colour Lounge is a tastefully decorated colour lounge providing specialized services in making a considered choice of paints to the discerning consumer. Availability of modern tinting system, a well-qualified Colour Consultant & in house application division make OCL a one stop shop for a complete painting package.


  • Weather–o–meter: Oasis coatings are rigourously tested under harshest simulated environmental conditions to study their effects with respect to concerns like corrosion, extreme climatic pressure etc. Once these testing standards cleared, the coatings are ready for commercial usage. 


  • Research & Development laboratory – AGP’s well-appointed laboratory and qualified chemists execute the dual responsibilities of quality control and developmental work. Comprehensive testing of raw materials, finished goods, competitor mapping, new product testing, cost rationalization, sample creations, technical trouble shooting for customers, field trials and root cause analysis in case of customer complaints are deftly handled in a tireless manner.


  • A high speed mixer – AGP's manufacturing facility is well equipped with machinery, well trained operators as well as supervisors; mixing and blending paints as well as high performance coatings capable of providing the important attributes of protection and aesthetics.


  • In house fire testing capabilities for superior coatings like Intumescent paints, meant to provide sufficient evacuation time in the event of fire.

  • Finished goods warehouse: Neatly stacked tins, pails and cans in various sizes are maintained professionally ensure that AGP customers get serviced in a timely, efficient and comfortable manner.  The service is the same be it for a customer who requires a single can or a container load.


Key milestones

New factory established for manufacturing paints in Sharjah after a fire destroyed the existing factory in the early part of the year


Agreement with ICI for manufacturing Dulux under a licensing agreement


ALCHEM changed to Al Gurg Leighs Paints


W J. Leighs adds licensing of Firetex range (Intumescent range of Leighs coatings) to the product portfolio


Leighs Coatings used to paint the helideck on the iconic Burj Al Arab helipad


W J. Shares transferred to H. E. Easa Saleh Al Gurg and AGLP becomes a 100% ESAG Group owned entity


Al Gurg Leighs Paints name changed to Al Gurg Paints signifying a broader product spectrum, instead of being perceived as an industrial paint organization only


AGP becomes a zero debt entity


Dow Chemicals recognizes AGP for achievements in Green Building efforts


AGP awarded International Business Award a.k.a. Stevie Awards for 'Turnaround performance'


AGP wins Dubai Quality Appreciation Certificate


AGP awarded Environment Protection Certificate (EPC) by the Ministry of Environment & Water


AGP awarded Environment Protection Certificate (EPC) by the Ministry of Environment & Water for the second year in succession


AGP awarded Environment Protection Certificate (EPC) by the Ministry of Environment & Water for three consecutive years 


AGP revamps its Brand Oasis, develops a complete range of Decorative Coatings with sub brands Trumastic and Trushield as the flagship ranges for Interior & Exterior ranges


AGP develops Wood Coatings range under TruWood sub brand


AGP restarts its Paint Application division (Al Gurg Painting Works) to provide quality services

Key Clients
Kier Dubai LLC
Al Basti & Muktha Ll
Al Futtaim Carillion
Aldar Laing O'rourke
Ali & Sons Contracting
Amana Steel Building
Brookfield Multiplex
China State Construction
Bond Interiors
J C Maclean International
Alec Fitout
Al Baadani Painting
Al Rawda General Maintenance
Al Sabbah Trading
Al Sanad Building
Roseville Middle East
Haroon Painting
Gulf Painting LLC
Al Habtoor Leighton
Al Futtaim Carillion
Mammut Building System
Petrofac Emirates LLC
Aldar Laing O'Rourke
China State Construction
J C Maclean International
Haroon Painting
Spacemaker Emirates
Fabtech International
Wasl Properties
Al Ghurair
Accolades & Achievements
Al Gurg Paints history is dotted with numerous achievements and accolades in terms of prestigious projects won, completed or awards received. Some notable and standout examples are mentioned below.

AGP becomes ISO 9001:2008 certified in 2002

AGP awarded the Dubai Quality Appreciation Certificate in 2011

AGP awarded the International Business Award (also known as Stevie Awards) in 2011

AGP awarded Environment  Performance Certificate by the Ministry of Environment & Water for three consecutive years from 2011 - 2013

AGP awarded ESMA certification in 2017

Toll manufacturing

The excellent manufacturing capabilities at AGP are available for toll manufacturing of other brands subject to large volume requirements. Different type of arrangements are possible e.g. raw materials can be supplied by the buyer and toll manufactured by AGP or the entire product can be supplied as per buyers needs with suitable NDA’s (Non-Disclosure Agreements in place). AGP currently toll manufactures Dulux brand for Akzo Nobel JV in UAE and some select items for Fosroc as well as other products such thermal insulating coatings for various players in the industry.

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