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DuPont Pakistan Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement with Berger Paints Pakistan Limited

The science company and paint manufacturer to provide comprehensive, innovative solutions to dealers and body repair centres across Pakistan

Press Release
Karachi, Pakistan – January, 2011 -- DuPont Pakistan Operations (Pvt.) Ltd. recently announced signing of a distribution agreement with Berger Paints Pakistan Limited. Under the agreement, Berger Paints will market and distribute DuPont Refinish products in Pakistan.  DuPont Refinish is a dynamic corporate aftermarket paint brand of DuPont that provides unique, innovative paint systems and localized business solutions to professional bodyshops.

The agreement will bring to the market a range of innovative products, services, and solutions aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the vehicle refinish processes in Pakistan. It will further increase customers’ productivity, from the reception area to the delivery of the repaired vehicle.

“For more than a decade DuPont Refinish has been offering its bodyshops the ability to benefit from the highest productivity gains. Our products, our advanced management tools, and our ethical, transparent business relationships together with our reliable, strong support for our bodyshops, are the cornerstones of our brand. Our fast response and tailored solutions will help local customers build sustainable solutions. DuPont Pakistan is committed to accelerate DuPont Refinish growth in the country and strengthen its technical support,” said Abdul Hamid, Business Manager, DuPont Performance Coatings.

“Our strategic alliance with Berger Pakistan will help our local customers deliver solutions that works together to address local demands and challenges. The success Berger Paints has had in the paint market makes them an ideal strategic partner for us to commercialize our innovative portfolio,” he added.

“The Partnership with DuPont is a great way to further boost our activities in the market and further consolidate our presence in the local paint industry. In line with our innovation strategy, this will allow us to combine the strengths of two leading companies to develop solutions to better address body shop needs through innovative paint systems,” said Abdul Aziz Khan, General Manager Marketing & Sales, Berger Paints Pakistan Ltd.

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About DuPont:
DuPont (www.dupont.com) is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 90 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.

About Berger Pakistan
The BERGER name has been associated with paint manufacturing for more than two centuries. The BERGER group has worldwide affiliations, with companies operating in 46 counties. In Pakistan, the history of BERGER is as old as the history of organized paint manufacturing. The first company to introduce premium quality paints in the country. The Berger Paints Pakistan Ltd. started its operations in 1950.

Strategic Partnership Alliance

Strategic Partnership Alliance.....

L-R: Abdul Hamid Khan - Business Manger, DPC Refinish Systems, Pakistan, Dr. Muhmmad Ahmed - Managing Director, Berger Paints, Clive Gray - Business Manager DPC Refinish Systems, Middle East, Pakistan & Cyprus and Fakhrul Arfin - Director Operations, Berger Paints at the signing ceremony.