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KAPE Enterprises Named 2013 BASF ColorSource Premier Distributor of the Year

Announcement was made at the annual ColorSource Premier Conference in Bonita Springs, Fla.

From left to right: Denise Kingstrom, strategic accounts manager, BASF; John Reyes, sales, KAPE Enterprises; Bill Maxwell, general manager, KAPE Enterprises; Paul Whittleston, vice president business management automotive refinish and industrial coatings, BASF.BASF Automotive Refinish honored KAPE Enterprises of Beaumont, Texas, as its 2013 ColorSource Premier Distributor of the Year at the annual ColorSource Premier Conference on Thursday, May 1 in Bonita Springs, Fla.

Representing BASF Automotive Refinish in the Gulf Coast area, KAPE Enterprises has delivered growth every year since becoming part of the ColorSource community in 2005.

“KAPE and BASF have strong alignment on the vision and strategic direction we are both executing, including expansion into new markets,” said Denise Kingstrom, strategic accounts manager for BASF’s Automotive Refinish business in North America. “KAPE has a strong focus on service and treats their customers as true business partners. We are proud to recognize their performance with this award.”

Added Billy Maxwell, KAPE general manager, “Thank you to all the hard-working employees of KAPE and BASF. Their dedication helped make this award a reality.”

“Our annual event is a great way to recognize the ColorSource Premier community for continued growth and provides a venue for networking and sharing of best practices," said Paul Whittleston, vice president of business management for BASF Automotive Refinish in North America. "As the automotive refinish industry undergoes significant change, we look forward to ensuring this community is well positioned for success.”


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