News: Consolidator Report
With this addition, RDA grows its membership to cover 27 states.
The Refinish Distributors Alliance (RDA) announced it has added a new member, Crow Burlingame, Inc., headquartered in Little Rock, Ark. With this addition, RDA grows its membership to cover 27 states.
Crow Burlingame, Inc., has been in business since 1919. The company operates warehouse distribution out of Little Rock, Ark., Tulsa, Okla., and Monroe, La. They support 13 PBE specialty stores, operating under the name of Car Color. The warehouse also supports an additional 45 Bumper to Bumper Auto Stores that distribute PBE products out of their respective locations. In total, the company services 160 locations consisting of PBE specialty and Bumper to Bumper locations. The company carries the Axalta and PPG lines of automotive finishes.
Rick Del Donno heads up the PBE division for Crow Burlingame. Del Donno works in tandem with Tom Singleton, vice president and general manager of Crow Burlingame.
“They are looking forward to networking and exchanging best practices with the RDA members which are the best and most innovative, forward thinking distributors in the industry,” said Del Donno.
Robert McKenzie Jr., executive director of RDA, added, “We are excited to have Crow Burlingame as part of the RDA/IMPACT organization. I have known both of these gentlemen for many years and know they will add much insight and perspective regarding the common issues being addressed by RDA and of concern to all PBE distributors.”