Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

Henkel partners with

January 16, 2008

Henkel has formed a collaboration with DuPont to distribute DuPont’s CorMax electrocoat to the North American automotive parts supplier industry. This alliance expands Henkel’s product offerings, providing customers a strong option for e-coat technology. With DuPont’s electrocoat technology, Henkel can now offer customers a single point of contact for service, troubleshooting and ordering their surface preparation and coating solutions.
“This collaboration builds upon our commitment to provide a full-range of coating solutions for the automotive supplier industry,” said Dan Wohletz, vice president, automotive, Henkel North America. “We have an extensive team of sales and service providers in this industry that are now able to provide our customers a complete coating solution, from pre-treatment to e-coating.”
Because customers can now partner with one provider for all of their coating solutions, this agreement enables them to consolidate their supply base to become more efficient. Henkel’s strategic partnership with DuPont has already resulted in agreements with key automotive parts suppliers.
“We are pleased to partner with Henkel to bring CorMax to the automotive components market,” said Dave Lazzeri, business director, Americas, DuPont Coatings Solutions. “With Henkel’s expertise in coatings and surface treatments, we have a channel that will allow us to expand the reach of our e-coat solutions.”