The award recognizes P.T. Hutchins for outstanding performance in the categories of sales achievement, entrepreneurship, new customer growth, a strong focus on customer industries, and operational excellence. This performance contributed to measurable growth of sales for the Dispersions & Pigments division in North America.
"The P.T. Hutchins team personified the phrase “distributor partner,” says Dan Gruber, President of Azelis Americas CASE. “This award is a testament to our dedication to technical expertise and a consultative selling approach that brings value to both our customers and our suppliers.”
The lab facilities at P.T. Hutchins work closely with the R&D and technical service teams at BASF to provide a holistic, solutions oriented approach to the market. This strategy was recognized by BASF through an Innovation award presented at the 2015 distribution meeting honoring the extraordinary efforts made by lab personnel to test and bring to market a new product in under 90 days.
“BASF’s Dispersions & Pigments team views P.T. Hutchins as a model distributor partner,” says Boone Pitts, Distribution Manager, Dispersions & Pigments, North America. “We rely on this type of partnership to help drive the growth of the division, specifically, the introduction of new products to the market place.”
“This award is a tribute to the efforts of every P.T. Hutchins employee and the strength of supplier-distributor relationship with BASF,” says Doug Kercher, President of P.T. Hutchins. “We are very proud of this accomplishment and intend on keeping this momentum going through 2016.”
P.T. Hutchins distributes the full portfolio of products from the Dispersions & Pigments division of BASF throughout the western region of the United States. This product offering includes dispersions, resins, pigments, formulation additives and performance additives. Additionally, P.T. Hutchins represents the construction products portfolio from the Construction Chemicals division of BASF throughout the United States and Canada.