LKQ-Coatings_300pxLKQ Coatings is the new name for Iris and five distributors of automotive paint and body supplies purchased by Euro Car Parts’ parent company.

It has announced that the new name will come into effect by the end of the year. JCA Coatings, MKPE, Sinemaster, BeeBee and Premier will continue trading under their existing names during the transition.

LKQ Coatings is certain to have a significant impact on the sector and broadens the offer of LKQ and Euro Car Parts.

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia, Managing Director of LKQ Euro, said: “The values, dedication and expertise represented under the umbrella of LKQ Coatings will ensure that the business relationship repairers, motor manufacturers and insurance companies enjoy with the organisation is advantageous and rewarding.”

Richard Steer, Managing Director of LKQ coatings, said: “Investment plans are already in place to deliver the widest brand offering of paint and consumables across the UK reinforcing our aim to deliver a ground-breaking new refinish distribution experience for our customer, our business partners and our staff.

“These are challenging, exciting times ahead, and by working closely together, we will change the distribution model to the benefit of all the industry stakeholders. We are totally committed to remaining leaders in our field and to delivering our game changing proposition to the whole repair industry.”

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