For the sixth consecutive year, DuPont Performance Coatings has received a “Business Partner Award of Excellence” from Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC. This is the ninth time DuPont has received the award since it was introduced in 1999. The award based on quality, dedication and commitment was presented at the 20th annual Southeast Toyota Distributors Business Partners Awards event in Daytona Beach, Fla. on May 24.
DuPont Performance Coatings was recognized for its work with SET’s vehicle processing facilities in Jacksonville, Fla. and Commerce, Ga., which supply Toyota and Scion vehicles to all 172 Toyota dealerships in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and North and South Carolina. Members of the team who won the award were: Joe Grillo, on-site color and technical support; Trevor Wiggins, Hot Hues marketing support for the Scion custom painting project; Matt Hayes and Terry Vliek sales, marketing and technical support.
“It is always an honor to receive this recognition from Southeast Toyota Distributors,” said Al Salas, DuPont’s Florida District sales manager. “SET has a very professional organization, and is well positioned for continued growth. DuPont wants to be a part of that growth.”
Salas added that in 2008, DuPont will introduce Cromax Pro Waterborne technology at SET’s vehicle processing facilities in Jacksonville.
Presenting the award to the DuPont team were Tim Garza, vice president, accessory sales and marketing and Bob Moore, vice president and general manager, Vehicle Processing for SET.