BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spies Hecker®, one of the premium refinish paint brands of Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) – a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings – has been named Paint Brand of the Year by the Irish Auto Trade Awards 2018. The ceremony to present the awards took place at Carton House in County Kildare, Ireland, on October 26, 2017.
In the Bodyshop Awards category, Spies Hecker beat strong competition from five other well-established paint brands to take the title of Paint Brand of the Year for 2018.
“Winning this prestigious award is a great honor, and I would like to thank everyone who voted for us. We are also very grateful to all our industry partners, whose hard work in delivering Spies Hecker’s products and services across Ireland has been emphasized in this wonderful achievement,” said Derrick Paton, Business Growth Manager for Axalta in the UK and Ireland.
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The Irish Auto Trade Awards, which are organized by Ireland’s largest automotive trade publisher, Automotive Publications, are in their fourth successful year and aim to identify the best operators in all sectors of the Irish automotive aftermarket. Visitors to all of Automotive Publications’ websites voted and six nominees were shortlisted in each category. A second round of online voting then took place to select the winners.
Visit www.spieshecker.com for more information on products, services and other projects the brand is involved in.
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