International Paint Protective Coatings, an AkzoNobel company, will merge its distribution center in Baton Rouge, LA, with the local AkzoNobel company-owned store in the same locale—the first U.S. location to offer a full selection of International Paint Protective Coatings, Devoe High Performance Coatings and Glidden architectural paint products under one roof. Slated to begin joint operation in the first week of November, 2009, the state-of-the-art 4,000+-square-foot facility, with full automated racking, tinting and shipping capabilities, will serve high-performance protective coatings customers in the downstream oil and gas market segment, the water and wastewater market segments, as well as its traditional institutional, commercial and residential painting customers. The Baton Rouge location will be one of several distribution consolidations anticipated to occur during 2010.
International Paint to merge distribution center with AkzoNobel store in Baton Rouge, LA
By Tim Wright
Published October 27, 2009
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