March 24,2022

Media release

Akzo Nobel Vehicle Refinishes signs supply agreement with the exclusive importer and distributor of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in Poland

Inchcape JLR Poland Sp. z o.o. has chosen Akzo Nobel Vehicle Refinishes as a trusted supplier of vehicle refinishing products and services for its distribution network in Poland. The agreement entered into force on 17 February 2022.

The signed agreement means that AkzoNobel's premium brands Sikkens and Lesonal, distributed in Poland by Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes Sp. z o.o. and Primakolor Car Refinishes Sp. z o.o., meet the highest quality standards and are recommended by Inchcape JLR Poland Sp. z o.o. for paint repairs on Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles at authorized dealers and their subcontractors in Poland.

"We are pleased to start a cooperation with Inchcape JLR Poland Sp. z o.o., the exclusive importer and distributor of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in Poland," - says Vaclav Kloub, Cluster Manager Central Europe, Nordics and Russia. "We are convinced that our premium brands Sikkens and Lesonal will perfectly meet the highest quality requirements and enrich our customer service offering, as well as contribute to the efficiency and profitability of the repair network ".

"As we continue to work within the Inchcape Northen Europe Group (Poland & Baltics), we feel privileged to have the opportunity to grow within the Jaguar and Land Rover network. The agreement signed with Inchcape JLR Poland Sp. z o.o. precisely defines the scope of our support for the Jaguar and Land Rover repair network, including the implementation of the latest premium technology, digital solutions, technical support training and business services," adds Jacek Chrząszcz Key Account Manager Vehicle Refinishes Central Europe& Nordics.

"I am glad that Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes Polska has joined the group of our partners. As a new importer of Jaguar Land Rover in Poland, we face a huge challenge of building and further developing a professional network of JLR dealers," says Dominik Trzupek, Aftersales Director Inchcape JLR Poland. "An indispensable element of this network is undoubtedly a comprehensive and top quality service of body and paint repairs. Therefore, our goal for the coming year is to fully standardise and certify the body shop network across the dealers and ensure the highest quality of repairs for our customers, regardless of the region of the country where they choose to have their repairs done. With this approach, we are confident that all repairs are performed in accordance with the manufacturer's guidelines, and their quality and attention to detail will allow the vehicle to continue to operate in a safe manner. The first and extremely important step is to provide the highest quality coatings and technology used to repair Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in our dealership network."

"By working with our partner AkzoNobel, we will further develop our body and paint shop network to the standards required by JLR. I am convinced that this will have a positive impact on the level of service provided to customers by JLR dealers. Our partner's extensive experience will also help to streamline processes and increase dealer efficiency, contributing to improved business performance. I believe that our cooperation will be beneficial for both parties,” concludes Jacek Górski, Managing Director of Inchcape JLR Poland.

 

Akzo Nobel Vehicle Refinishes has been providing products and services that meet the expectations of professional car body repairers for many years. In its activities AkzoNobel focuses on supporting the development of the business of its customers, combining experience and innovation of the offer and tools, builds business value and competitive advantage in the market.