Friday, 06 May 2016 13:55

BASF Names Wholesale Automotive Suppliers of Columbus (WASCO) Distributor of the Year

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Tom Payne, WASCO General Manager (third from right) receives his trophy from (left to right) Denise Kingstrom, BASF Distribution Director; Paul Whittleston, BASF Vice President, Automotive Refinish; Chris Toomey, BASF Senior Vice President, Coatings Solutions North America; Paul Barnes, BASF ColorSource Program Manager and Nick Maloof, BASF Zone Manager.

BASF’s Automotive Refinish business awarded its 2015 ColorSource™ Distributor of the Year award to Wholesale Automotive Suppliers of Columbus (WASCO) at its recent annual ColorSource conference held in Clearwater, FL.

“WASCO had a very strong year in 2015 and for the last three years have delivered double digit growth,” said Paul Whittleston, BASF Vice President, Automotive Refinish North America. “This clearly demonstrates that with great partnership and focus comes great rewards.”

WASCO has been in business since 1962 and a ColorSource distributor for the last 14 years.  The company is owned by the auto dealerships in Franklin County, Ohio.

“ColorSource is the best of the best,” said Tom Payne, WASCO General Manager. “It was a team effort. All of our hard work and the vision we’ve had for WASCO has paid off. I was honored and humbled to receive this award from BASF.”

To learn more about becoming a ColorSource PREMIER distributor, please contact Paul Barnes at paul.barnes@basf.comor 508-272-8474.

For more information about BASF, visit http://www.basfrefinish.com or contact Mary Ann Short, phone (248) 948-2253 / E-mail: maryann.short@basf.com