Axalta Coating Systems acquires Spies Hecker distributor, Metalak

18 August 2015

Axalta Coating Systems has signed an agreement to acquire Metalak Benelux BV. For more than 60 years, Metalak has been the exclusive distributor of Axalta’s Spies Hecker refinish coating products sold in The Netherlands and in Flanders, Belgium. Metalak has offices in Bornem, Belgium and in Tiel, The Netherlands and will continue to operate under the Metalak name. The acquisition will take effect immediately.

Dirk Lippens, Country Business Manager for Axalta in Benelux, said: "Metalak has been operating successfully in the premium segment of the refinish market in The Netherlands and in Belgium and has established long-term relationships with hundreds of independent body shops and several repair networks.”

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