Suzuki names distributor partners

Suzuki GB plc has extended its agreement with ACIS on an open ended, undefined basis as well as appointed Morelli Group as its exclusive Recommended Distribution Partner for Axalta Coating Systems.

ACIS is Suzuki’s preferred supplier of AkzoNobel Sikkens to its 150 strong Suzuki Approved Body and Paint Centres throughout the UK. ACIS also offers a range of value-added services to support Suzuki including Ascribe, its web-based stock inventory system, and ACISHealth, an interactive health and safety diary. ACIS has been working as an approved supplier in partnership with Suzuki since 2010.

Morelli Group will distribute Axalta Coating Systems refinish brands, Cromax, Spies Hecker and Standox to the Suzuki Approved Body and Paint Centres.

Graham O’Neill, chief executive of ACIS, said, ‘Our renewed and open-ended relationship with Suzuki is testament to the fact that we want to continue to work collaboratively to develop products and services that mirror Suzuki’s Body and Paint Centre requirements both currently and for the future.’

Graham Parker, Morelli, managing director, commented, ‘Morelli are very pleased to be working in partnership with the Suzuki programme team, promoting the benefits of the Axalta refinish products and providing services to the bodyshops.’