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DuPont extends AXA supplier agreement in UK

DuPont Performance Coatings UK Limited has extended its current Preferred Supplier Agreement with AXA UK plc which will see AXA subsidiary Swiftcover join the existing arrangement.

Under the terms of the Agreement, Swiftcover will recognise DPC as its preferred refinish coatings partner with immediate effect. Swiftcover Approved repairers will be able to choose which of DPC’s three premium paint brands (DuPont Refinish®, Spies Hecker® and Standox®) to use in the course of repair to Swiftcover-insured vehicles, which will consequently benefit from DPC’s transferrable Lifetime Warranty®.

As a further step in the relationship between AXA and DPC, all AXA field and technical staff will receive product awareness training at the DPC Refinish Academy at Stevenage. This exposure to the technical aspects of the paint repair will ensure that AXA personnel are fully up to date with the latest developments in paint technology, including the unique Spies Hecker Hi-TEC 3WBC product range.

Nigel Glass, Marketing & Strategic Planning Manager DPC Refinish Systems commented, “We continue to offer bodyshops a choice both in terms of paint brand and the distribution route through which they purchase it. The fact that AXA has chosen to extend our agreement and to incorporate Swiftcover is testament to the benefits it has derived from the original relationship and we look forward to working closely with Swiftcover staff and their approved repairers in the future.”