Axalta has signed a five-year global partnership agreement with Fix Network World. Under the agreement, Axalta is now the Preferred Global Paint Partner to Fix Network World, which has more than 700 collision repair shops in 12 countries.
Steve Leal, President and CEO of Fix Network World, said: “Following a detailed and thorough competitive tender process, we are delighted to name Axalta as our Preferred Global Paint Partner for the next five years. In Axalta, we have found a partner who could meet all our criteria, including strong global collaboration and giving our franchisees the choice between Axalta’s premium paint brands and their respective paint systems.
We welcome the value that Axalta brings to our global network, thanks to its extensive OEM approvals.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Axalta will accelerate Fix Network World’s growth with paint solutions and service offerings focused on shop efficiency. Axalta’s productive refinish paint systems, coupled with its advanced digital colour-matching technology, will increase Fix Network World’s paint shop profitability. Axalta will also audit and provide relevant practical training to the global network.
Troy Weaver, Axalta Senior Vice President for Global Refinish, added: “This strategic alliance demonstrates our commitment to Fix Network World. As its global business partner, we share the same drive to maximise business success. We have put in place an industry-leading global solution not only for the network’s current needs but also for its future requirements. We are confident that we are positioned for mutually beneficial growth.”