BASF announced it will be bringing KC Mathieu and the Ringbrothers to open house events this week. KC Mathieu, owner of KC’s Paint Shop, Hot Rods & Restoration, will attend the annual open house of auto body supplier Albert Kemperle on Wednesday, Dec. 14th in Orlando, Fla., and Mike and Jim Ring, the Ringbrothers, will attend the grand opening of auto body supplier National Coatings & Supplies (NCS) in Neenah, Wis., on Thursday, Dec. 15th.
KC Mathieu is a BASF vehicle builder and owner of the award-winning KC’s Paint Shop.
“BASF partners with Kemperle across the East Coast, and our relationship continues to strengthen as the businesses support each other,” said BASF North American Marketing & New Development Manager Dan Bihlmeyer. “We are proud to bring KC to the Kemperle celebration and look forward to many more.”
Mathieu will attend the celebration to meet and greet customers and discuss his latest builds. KC uses the BASF R-M paint line for all of his builds.
Kemperle began with a single location supplying to automotive, fleet, marine, aviation and industrial markets out of Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1940. The distributor now has nearly 30 locations along the East Coast, including store fronts, warehouses and training facilities.
Winner of the 2016 SEMA Chevrolet Design award, the Ringbrothers, will attend the National Coatings & Supplies (NCS) Grand Opening in Neenah, Wisconsin on December, 15.
With this new location, NCS now has 114 distribution points throughout North America serving the collision repair industry. The Wisconsin location will serve the mid-state region. NCS sells Glasurit, R-M, LIMCO products from BASF, providing refinish supplies in every class from premier to economy.
“BASF has been partnering with NCS for years and we are thrilled to assist in the opening and celebration of the new location,” said BASF NA Marketing & New Business Development Manager Dan Bihlmeyer. “This new location provides convenient, local service to our customers in this market and we are confident that NCS will provide a stellar customer experience for our existing and new customers in the area.”
The Ringbrothers will attend the grand opening in Neenah and are bringing their newly built 1969 Camaro G-Code that won the Chevrolet Design Award at the SEMA Show in November. The vehicle also took second place in Glasurit’s Best Paint competition at SEMA 2016.
NCS prides itself on being the local paint, body and equipment distributor with a national reach, supplying marine, aerospace and aviation, commercial transportation and automotive collision repair and refinishing markets.
With 114 stores and 750 employees, NCS now serves over 15,000 collision centers.