PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Download our free BWater Works Coating Systems eResource Book

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Protective Coatings Centers Launched

Thursday, January 3, 2013

More items for Coating Materials

Comment | More

International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has announced the opening of Protective Coatings Centers across the U.S. and Canada.

The launch represents the first phase of what the company says will eventually become a larger network of free-standing Protective Coatings Centers servicing customers in all major markets.

The centers will increase International Paint’s reach to customers throughout North America by more than 200 percent, according to the company.

Photos: International Paint

International Paint has opened two Protective Coatings Centers, which the company says will increase its reach in North America by over 200 percent.

Streamlined Purchasing, Services

The centers are designed to help customers access International Paint and Devoe Coating’s full range of high-performance protective coatings, linings, and fire-protection products throughout North America by providing a more streamlined, customer-centric process.

“We are very excited about the launch of our new International Paint Protective Coatings Centers and the integral role they will play in providing a platform for our customer’s productivity and profitability longterm,” said Chris Tiernay, vice president of International Paint’s Protective Coatings North America division.

“With increased access to inventory, flexible pick-up and delivery options, and highly trained staff, all underpinned by harmonized services, our International Paint Coatings Centers will enable streamlined product procurement so that our customers can stay focused on their projects.”

Each location will provide industrial customers with a variety of personalized services, the company said.

The centers will offer onsite color and tinting assistance; hassle-free product ordering with monthly invoices; and direct contact with technical, engineering, and customer service support teams.

Management Team

The company has named the management team responsible for overseeing U.S. operations. Gary Ferguson has been named vice president of Distributor Sales & Store Operations, and Nick Butler was named manager of Store Operations.

Gary Ferguson will manage the centers' U.S. distributor sales and operations.

Ferguson will be responsible for managing all U.S. Protective Coatings Centers’ operations, including distributor sales initiatives.

With more than 28 years at AkzoNobel, Ferguson most recently served in the Decorative Paints North America division as regional manager of Sales & Operations for the Northeast region. He has held multiple sales and operations positions, including the national accounts manager for Canada.

Butler will lead the Protective Coatings Centers’ team in delivering customer service excellence, training and development, procedural compliance, and strict adherence to HSE&S standards.

Butler has been in the Decorative Paints North America division for more than 23 years and has held several field management positions in the U.S., focusing on the operational management of company-owned stores.

“Their wealth of hands-on management expertise will play a vital role in ensuring a seamless transition to customer-direct sales, and in the quality of our customers’ product procurement experience,” Tiernay said.

Locations

Locations in the U.S. include:

  • Kapolei, HI;
  • Fairfield, CA;
  • Seattle, WA;
  • Deer Park, TX;
  • Baton Rouge, LA;
  • Collinsville, IL;
  • Broadview, IL;
  • Louisville, KY;
  • Nitro, WV;
  • Beckley, WV;
  • Coraopolis, PA;
  • Charlotte, NC;
  • Longwood, FL;
  • Turnersville, NJ;
  • Union, NJ;
  • Los Angeles, CA (coming soon);
  • San Diego, CA (coming soon); and
  • Atlanta, GA (coming soon).

Locations in Canada include:

  • Delta, BC;
  • Burnaby, BC;
  • Grande Prairie, AB;
  • Edmonton, AB;
  • Calgary, AB;
  • Saskatoon, SK;
  • Winnipeg, MB;
  • Dorval, QE;
  • Dartmouth, NS; and
  • St. John's, NF.

For more information, contact protectivecoatings@internationalpaint.com.

   

Tagged categories: AkzoNobel; Business operations; Corrosion protection; Devoe; International Paint; Personnel

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.


Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.
www.polyflexlinings.com


Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.


International Paint LLC
New! Chartek

The next evolution in passive fire protection has arrived! Check out our new line of Chartek products.


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.


Midsun Specialty Products
Stopaq 30+ Year Coatings

Use Stopaq corrosion prevention coatings on pipelines, field joints, tank chimes, structural steel and more. Learn more at www.midsunsp.com/stopaq


Armorthane
Polyurethane and Polyurea Sprayed-On Protection

Buy POLYURETHANE or POLYUREA coatings and spray equipment for years of proven chemical resistance, water- and weather-proofing, and structural improvements.


Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.


Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com