WAUKEGAN, Ill., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings announced today that it is expanding its distribution network by partnering with distributor Hisco, through their announced acquisition of Florida-based distributor Aero Colors, making AkzoNobel its preferred paint line.
This is an expansion of the partnership AkzoNobel announced last month with HiscoMex, a division of Hisco, to distribute AkzoNobel aerospace products throughout Mexico. With the announced acquisition of Aero Colors, AkzoNobel aerospace products will be available for order through Hisco within the United States and Mexico.
"We are proud to partner with Hisco and HiscoMex, which operates ten AS9120 Certified warehouses. This is a strategic agreement for AkzoNobel that will allow us to provide industry-leading technical support to our customers within the regions," says Tami Swearingin, Sales Manager, North America, for AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings.
With the partnership, AkzoNobel's entire Aerospace product line will be available through Hisco, including AkzoNobel's industry-leading Aerodur Base Coat/Clear Coat system, Eclipse topcoat, and the full line of Alumigrip products.
"We are excited about the expanded partnership with AkzoNobel. The acquisition of Aero Colors was very strategic for us as it positions Hisco with a world class manufacturer of aerospace coatings. We see a significant opportunity to create value for AkzoNobel and for our customers throughout North America," says Bob Dill, President and CEO of Hisco.
For more information on AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings, visit www.anac.com
A full stocking distributor with local inventory and multiple AS9120-certified sites, Hisco is uniquely positioned to deliver essential aerospace products. Today the international branch network includes 38 stocking locations in three countries: the United States, HiscoMex in Mexico and HiscoCan in Canada. Hisco's Precision Converting facilities provide value-added fabrication, and its Adhesive Materials Group provides an array of custom repackaging. Hisco also offers vendor-managed inventory programs and specialized warehousing for chemical management, logistics services and cold storage. Its supplier base includes manufacturing giants Henkel, Alpha and 3M, to name a few. For more information, visit www.hisco.com.
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more livable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 46,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
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