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Car Refinishes Signs Major UK Paint Supply Contract

Akzo Nobel’s Car Refinishes operation has clinched what is believed to be the UK’s largest paint supply agreement.

Akzo Nobel’s Car Refinishes operation has clinched what is believed to be the UK’s largest paint supply agreement.

five-year contract has been signed with ABS for the supply of Sikkens car refinish products via The Trade Group.

, which has more than 100 bodyshops in its network, is a marketing company which was formed five years ago by UK Acoat selected partners.

“We are delighted to have signed a new agreement with ABS,” said Keith O’Dell, general manager of Car Refinishes UK.

“We have a long and successful history with the group and both Akzo Nobel and Trade have helped the ABS network develop and grow.”

ABS managing director, Keith Johnson: “Akzo Nobel has been our paint supplier for a number of years, but a full investigation was made of the paint market before the ABS board made this decision.

“We remain convinced, however, that Akzo Nobel remains the best option for us.”

(Released: November 14, 2000)

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