Duron, Ameron Announce Distribution Agreement
BELTSVILLE, MD — Duron Inc. announced an agreement with Ameron International Corp.'s Performance Coatings and Finishes Group to distribute Ameron products through Duron's company-owned stores. Duron, which says it is the third-largest paint manufacturer in the country with company-owned stores, operates more than 265 stores and service centers in the eastern United States.
Ameron's Performance Coatings and Finishes Group, based in Alpharetta, GA, manufactures a range of high-performance coatings for various markets, including marine and offshore, oil and gas production, refining, petrochemical processing, electric power, pulp and paper, municipal water and wastewater, and others.
Duron President and Chief Operating Officer Tom Schwartzbeck said the partnership with Ameron "allows Duron to offer its customers a complete high-quality package of industrial coatings, as well as technical support for significantly larger jobs in the industrial segment of our market." Ameron's products complement Duron's line of Dura Clad industrial maintenance coatings, he said.
Ameron Chairman, President and CEO James S. Marlen said Duron provides Ameron with "a broad distribution platform in the east, central and southern regions of the U.S."