PHILADELPHIA – Alan’s Collision Center in NE Philadelphia since 1975 announced today selection of new supply chain partner Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, and Till Paint Company, an auto body jobber founded in 1888 and headquartered in Woodbury Heights, N.J. The two will supply and manage coating and finishing products for auto body repair.
Till Paint brings specialty expertise to the auto body repair industry and is managing Alan’s Collision Center’s paint and coating product usage, technician training, compliance, efficiency and economies of scale, and on-time delivery.
“It’s rare that a collision center switches paint and coating providers, and we couldn’t be more pleased that Alan’s Collision Center put its trust in Till Paint to manage finishing aspects of auto body repair using Axalta’s coatings,” said Mike Ross, auto body repair consultant with Till Paint, the 129-year-old family business.
Alan’s Collision Center, an independent, single-owner auto body repair business, switched paint and coating companies in its supply chain seeking a higher level of professionalism.
“Alan’s Collision is a service business, and we continually seek supply chain partners that can raise the bar on product quality, improved auto body repair and safety for our customers,” said Jim Pfau, General Manager of Alan’s Collision Center, NE Philadelphia, Penn. “We know that Axalta Coating Systems’ products are leading edge in our industry, and Till Paint brings another notch of expertise to our business as we continue growing our business.”
Alan’s Collision Center is a full-service auto body repair business that specializs the only business in Philadelphia recognized by Ford for repair of the aluminum Ford F-150. In addition, the business holds the title of the only Philadelphia collision center certified by Mercedes-Benz for auto body repair of its vehicles.
“Alan’s Collision Center’s decision to use Axalta demonstrates the commitment by General Manager Jim Pfau to continuously explore new options for customer quality and safety,” said Mike Andersen, Axalta’s automotive industry expert and President of Collision Advice. “We look forward to our partnership with an eye, always, on the end users on our nation’s roadways.”
About Alan’s Collision Center
Since 1975, Alan’s Collision Center has served the tri-county region of Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties in the NE Philadelphia area. As a full-service auto body repair facility for all vehicle makes and models, Alan’s Collision Center is an independent, single-owner business. It holds specialty certification as the only Philadelphia collision repair facility to repair Mercedes-Benz, and it is recognized by Ford as one of the only Philadelphia collision center to repair the aluminum Ford F-150. The company is part of the Assured Performance Network. The collision center is not part of an insurance network and is oriented to a customer-first service philosophy. Follow Alan’s Collision Center on Facebook and Twitter.
About Axalta Coating Systems
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 13,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axalta.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.
About Supply Chain Partner Till Paint Company
In 1888, Frank Till opened the first Till Paint store in Philadelphia. Today, with 75 years in the automotive and coating industry, Till Paint serves a tri-state region with high-quality refinishing products for auto body repair with 30 employees and 12 delivery trucks. Nine members of its team average 35 years in the industry. Till Paint has sold auto refinishing products for more than 60 years, and the company holds a leadership position in the collision center sector assisting its customers to be more profitable, get more training, and earn economies of scale.