KP Lao Company (in short KP) was founded in 1940s by Mr. Khambay Philaphandeth under the old name of Khambay Philaphandeth Company Limited. At the time of political turbulence in Laos in 1970s, KP was suspended and closed down until the second generation of the Philaphandeth’s family re-established the company and officially registered the company with Ministry of Industry and Commerce in 1995 under K.P Company Limited.
KP started off as a distribution company. Over the years, it has expanded its business to cover joint-venture businesses. To date, there are 16 companies under the umbrella of KP Group. In the nutshell, KP has two main businesses namely, distribution and joint-venture. For the distribution, KP has been the official distributor of many world-renowned products ranging from Fast Moving Consumer Good (FMCG) to automotive to agriculture and home improvement services.
In the pursuit of excellence and moving towards to the international standards, KP has been given ISO 9001 since 2014.