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DuPont Refinish partners with Yamaha Motor Racing

For the third consecutive year, Yamaha Motor Racing renews its successful partnership agreement with DuPont Refinish Italy. The prestigious Japanese constructor will continue to use the highly-productive DuPont Refinish paints on the racing bike parts.

Adelio Casati, DuPont Refinish country business manager Italy and Greece, says, “the renewal of this partnership agreement with a group that is so dynamic is wholly in line with the DuPont Refinish brand. We are delighted to be working with Yamaha Motor Racing again, and we will continue to offer the support the team needs. We of course wish the team good luck for the current season.”

Marco Riva, Yamaha Motor Racing general manager, says, “the partnership between DuPont Refinish Italy and Yamaha Motor Racing has developed from a solid business foundation and focus on sustainability. Yamaha Motor Racing follows the dictates and inputs of Yamaha policy for Social Responsibility and is committed to seek collaborations with companies who provide exceptional, high- quality products as well as sustainable products and services. DuPont Refinish reflects all these requirements”.

In addition to the racing bike parts, the waterborne paints – Yamaha Blue – Cromax® Deep Purplish Blue® and DuPont™ 3800S ChromaClear® VOC by DuPont Refinish will continue to be used on the team’s eight trailers and IVECO trucks as well as on the mechanics’ toolboxes, workbenches and other pitlane equipment.  DuPont Refinish paints are also used in the garage and hospitality area.

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