Our Heritage

A Name Backed By Quality

Our story began in 1948, sparked by the passion of Kundar Singh Panesar, a young immigrant who arrived in Kenya with a talent for carpentry and ironwork and the dream of creating his own business. While we are now one of the oldest furniture companies operating in Kenya, we are still very much the brand that Mr. Panesar created over 70 years ago. From quality materials to the machinery and techniques that we employ to workforce development and skill enhancement, our operations are designed to produce flawless work.

Why We Are The Best

Value Chain

From material sourcing and procurement, 3D design and CAD, to costing, fabrication and installation.

Wood Quality

We have one of the largest drying kiln in East and Central Africa that ensures controlled drying under precise conditions.


We only work with the best in the industry from materials to workmanship and installation, our quality is guaranteed.

Quality Control

All our processes from manufacture to installation is supervised by our quality assurance team.


Rest assured our pricing is based on value and quality of our workmanship and design.

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We work with the best security fit-out providers in the country, working hand-in-hand with them to fit all solutions you need.


We have over 70 years experience within the East and Central Africa, from home to office, our industry knowledge is second to none.

Fire Certified

We are the only company in Kenya that certifies all our doors to the international standard of fire safety requirements.

Right Technology

Our technology and machinery is state-of-the-art. We continually invest in the latest technology to compliment our handcrafted products.

Our Workshop

Our 60,000sq foot, 3 storey workshop is designed around the renowned Japenese philosophy; The Kaizen principals. By continously improving our production methods we have succeeded in developing an effective and efficient production process which flow together seamlessly from start to finish.

Strong process equals precise time-lines and functional budgeting and when combining these with state-of-the-art technology, skilled craftsmen and 70 years of practical experience you get a winning producted.

Our workshop technology

CNC & Drilling Machines, Edge Banders, Heat press, Sanding machines, Tenon & Mortise and Hydra Clamps.

Production Capacity

Our production team is made up of over 130 multi-disciplinary artisans. As part of our training process, each team member is required to apprentice for a set time within each of our production divisions to ensure an in-depth understanding of the Panesar processes and standards.

All our master craftsmen have a minimum of 10 years experience and are in charge of training younger team members to ensure quality standards are met.

Our production divisions are

3S Design and technical drawing, Quality & Scheduling, Machining, Carpentry, Joinery, Sanding & Polishing, Upholstery and Quality Control.

Our Esteemed Clients

At Panesar, we aim to exceed your expectation at every turn and to do so, our entire team is trained in the customer buying journey. We understand that customer service starts before our clients purchase a service or product. We excel at during and after-sales service, which is why we have returning clients year after year. Aside from working on hundreds of private luxury homes, we have excelled in the corporate, goverment and interior design sector.

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Commitment to Quality

From 1948 through to today, Panesar has grown and thrived thanks to a commitment to artistry, quality and precision. Keeping pace with evolving technologies and techniques, we have unflaggingly continued our pursuit of excellence. Visit us today to learn how we provide our clients with work made to inspire and last for generations.

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Our Valued Clientelle

Our work is featured in the Kenyan State House and other luxury residences in East Africa and beyond – including a piece gifted to Queen Elizabeth II. In the corporate sector, we have worked extensively with Aga Khan Health Services, and Barclays Bank of Kenya, amongst others, and our hospitality work is notably featured in Serena Hotels.

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Our Showroom

Our showroom on Mombasa Road puts our craftsmanship on full display, with modern and traditional pieces that are ready to be added to your home. It is also a resource for our clients, where you can work with our expert team on designs for your bespoke furniture and joinery projects. Stop in to experience our quality, precision and professionalism.

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For Our Community

We are committed to uplifting our community, both environmentally and socially. To promote local forest cover, we aim to plant 1 million trees by 2025. The Panesar Training Institute develops skills in all areas of furniture and joinery work. With the larger Panesar Group, we sponsor the Circle Academy, a school for children with special needs.