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South American Contract Renewed

Akzo Nobel's Car Refinishes business in South America has successfully renewed its contract with Toyota Motors.

Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes South America has successfully renewed its official recommended contract with Toyota Motors, as well as securing a new certification for Lexus, Toyota’s premium brand.

The approvals relate to the use of Sikkens car refinish products within the Toyota and Lexus dealer networks. To maximize the benefits of the products, CR South America will be offering the Toyota network a complete package of services, including project consultancy, training programs and dedicated technical support.

“With this unprecedented agreement Toyota has demonstrated confidence in our products and services,” said Evandro Villatoro, CR South America’s AAM services manager. “Akzo Nobel is helping Toyota achieve the perfect combination of top quality vehicles and top quality car repairs.”

Added Reinaldo Bigal Komatsu, Toyota’s technical assistance manager: “In our internal tests the Sikkens products presented high quality and high productivity levels with perfect color matching. Our target is to look for the best solutions for our dealers.”

(Released: November 5, 2001)

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