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BASF names KAPE Enterprises as ColorSource™ PREMIER Distributor of the Year


BASF Automotive Refinish   recognized its 2013 ColorSource PREMIER Distributor of the Year Award to KAPE Enterprises at its annual ColorSource PREMIER Conference  May 1 in Bonita Springs, Florida.

KAPE Enterprises is located in Beaumont, Texas and represents BASF Automotive Refinish in the Gulf Coast Area.  They have delivered growth every year since they became a member of the Colorsource community. “KAPE and BASF have strong alignment on the vision and strategic direction we are both executing, including expansion into new markets,” highlighted Denise Kingstrom, Strategic Accounts Manager for BASF’s Automotive Refinish business in North America. “KAPE has a strong focus on service and treat their customers as true business partners.  We are proud to recognize their performance with this award.”

KAPE Enterprises became a BASF single line ColorSource distributor in August 2005.  Armed with BASF support and world-class refinish products, KAPE provides a high level of service and productivity to its consistently growing customer base.  Billy Maxwell,

KAPE General Manager, stated “Thank you to all the hard working employees of KAPE and BASF.  Their dedication helped make this award a reality.”

Paul Whittleston, Vice President of Business Management for BASF Automotive Refinish in North America added, “Our annual event is a great way to recognize the ColorSource PREMIER community for continued growth and provides a venue for networking and sharing of best practices.  As the Automotive Refinish industry undergoes significant change, we look forward to ensuring this community is well positioned for success. ”

The BASF ColorSource PREMIER program is designed exclusively for single line distributors of BASF automotive refinish paints and coatings.  To learn more about how to become a ColorSource PREMIER distributor, please contact Denise Kingstrom at or 248-632-2420.

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Photo caption: KAPE Enterprises receiving the BASF ColorSource Distributor of the Year Award. Pictured from left to right : Denise Kingstrom, Strategic Accounts Manager, BASF, John Reyes Sales, KAPE Enterprises, Bill Maxwell, General Manager, KAPE Enterprises, Paul Whittleston, Vice President Business Management Automotive Refinish and Industrial Coatings BASF.


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