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PPG gains Mazda Uk approval

PPG Automotive Refinish paint lines Nexa Autocolor and PPG are now approved by Mazda Motors UK as part of the new Mazda ‘Post Accident Market Sector Programme’.PPG Automotive Refinish UK has been named as a preferred paint and dry goods supplier by Mazda Motors UK for its new ‘Mazda Post Accident Market Sector Programme’ which consists of a UK network of 142 Mazda Approved Accident Repair Centres.

The designation includes PPG and Nexa Autocolor and also extends to PPG Automotive Refinish’s unique own brand consumable range Bodyline® via Brown Brothers Distribution. This makes PPG the only supplier that has a combined paint and dry goods offer to the Mazda Motors UK network.

Paul Tranter, PPG Automotive Refinish UK National Business Development Manager comments on the approval: “Being designated for our paint brands Nexa Autocolor and PPG in conjunction with a preferred supplier status with Brown Brothers is something we take great pride in. Mazda is well known for its car quality and to achieve the approval is recognition of the performance of PPG products and demonstrates the value we provide to our motor manufacturer relationships”.

“We look forward to working closely with Mazda to achieve operational excellence through our product, training and IT solutions”

David Wilson-Green, Mazda Motors UK After Sales Director adds: “We took a great deal of care to select partners going forward that not only understood our vision and strategy but were able to support and deliver.  I’m delighted to be working with PPG who have quickly grasped the concept, demonstrated a commitment to achieve and are already working closely with our other stakeholders.  I look forward to a long term and fruitful relationship for us all.”

PPG Automotive Refinish look forward to working closely with Mazda UK on the PAMS programme, aiming to maximise capability and efficiency within the Mazda network.