MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Valspar Corporation has been named an approved supplier in Brazil by AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. The heavy machinery giant gave Valspar approval to provide liquid, e-coat and powder coatings, and aftermarket paint products for use on all AGCO equipment.
"We have worked with AGCO since 1992 in other regions and are thrilled about being an approved AGCO supplier in Brazil," said Aaron Wagner, AGCO Global Account Manager for Valspar. "AGCO approves only suppliers that meet high standards for strength, performance, quality and ethics, and we're proud to be selected. We look forward to helping AGCO's partners with what they need most for their agricultural and heavy equipment — strong, long-lasting protection that looks great and saves time and energy."
On March 22, 2016, Valspar participated in the AGCO Supplier Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil, giving Valspar the opportunity to showcase its products, services and capabilities with over 700 supplier attendees. Participants learned about Valspar's experience, coatings expertise, strong presence in Brazil, and industry-leading products, including Valspar VectrogardTM, DurasparTM and ValdeTM coatings.
"We're looking forward to delivering to AGCO and its supplier network high-quality, top-performing and durable coating products, while providing strong value and the best service and support in the industry," Wagner said.
For more information on Valspar's high-performance industrial coatings, visit www.valsparindustrial.com.
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