AkzoNobel to Serve Third-Largest U.S. Chevrolet Dealership - BodyShop Business

AkzoNobel to Serve Third-Largest U.S. Chevrolet Dealership

AkzoNobel Car Refinishes Americas announced it has again advanced its relationship with General Motors and the Chevrolet brand. Karl Chevrolet of Ankeny, Iowa, the third-largest Chevrolet dealership in the U.S., as well as the largest Chevrolet dealership in the state of Iowa, has chosen AkzoNobel as its preferred supplier.

In a move to expand its leadership role in the greater Des Moines area, Collision Center Manger Larry Gilliam chose to explore opportunities for providing more sustainable business solutions. Following extensive supplier reviews of waterborne paint offerings, Gilliam chose the Sikkens Autowave paint system for its technology and support network, AkzoNobel says.

“Karl Chevrolet has always strived to be a leader in all facets of our business and within our community,” said Carl Moyer, president of Karl Chevrolet. “Our growth to become the third-largest Chevrolet dealership in the U.S. was achieved by consistently delivering the best quality, service and support. Therefore, it was only logical that we would look to the world’s largest coatings supplier as we made our move to provide more sustainable business solutions through environmentally friendly waterborne paint products for our collision repair business.”

Jack Edgin, Western Market manger for AkzoNobel Car Refinishes Americas, added, “We are honored that Karl Chevrolet has chosen AkzoNobel and the Sikkens Autowave brand to aid in advancing their business. They join a large array of Chevrolet dealerships that have chosen AkzoNobel as their paint solutions provider.”

More information:

Sikkens and Lesonal Get Worldwide Approval from GM

AkzoNobel Product Extra: Clearcoat for Waterborne Paint


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