By CRM staff
Toronto, Ontario – March 27, 2019 – CHC Paint & Body Shop Supplies in Toronto, Ont. is the first Canadian shop to be named PPG’s 2018 Platinum Distributor of the Year.
The annual award honours the distributor that demonstrates outstanding performance, loyalty, product knowledge, and customer service and support.
John Parran, PPG director of the Platinum Distributor program in the U.S. and Canada, presented the award at the annual PPG Platinum Distributor Conference held on Feb. 21-24 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida. The conference brought together PPG Platinum Distributors from across North America. Pino Chiappetta, CHC president, and the company’s senior leadership and regional managers accepted the award on behalf of the CHC organization.
“We are excited and proud to announce our first Platinum Distributor of the Year from Canada,” said Parran. “CHC Paint & Body Shop Supplies had a great 2018. In addition to the Platinum Distributor of the Year honors, we also recognized CHC for winning the most new collision centers in Canada for the second consecutive year. CHC’s achievements are the result of years of hard work and shop wins, accomplished by Pino and his team.”
Along with Parran, PPG was represented by PPG chairman and CEO Michael McGarry, PPG vice president of global automotive refinish Gary Danowski, and PPG general manager of collision for the U.S. and Canada Tom Maziarz.
“We at CHC are extremely humbled and honored to be named the PPG Platinum Distributor of the Year for our performance in 2018,” said Chiappetta. “We continuously strive to stay focused on developing our people, providing the best service to our customers and delivering best-in-class products. Thank you, PPG, for your unwavering trust and loyalty. I also would like to extend a special thank you to our PPG team in the greater Toronto area for all its effort, support and leadership.”
The PPG Platinum Distributor program began as a loyalty and support initiative for PPG single-line distributors, with the ultimate goal of providing exceptional service and benefits for PPG automotive refinish customers. The program delivers competitive advantages to participants by aligning the technology, training and customer support of PPG with the entrepreneurship, customer awareness, local market knowledge and service capability of the independent distributor.
To learn more about PPG automotive refinish products and the Platinum Distributor program, visit ppgrefinish.com.