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The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

HELLA Sonne recruits John Walters

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

John Walters has joined the HELLA Sonne refinish paint team, in the role of senior technical representative to enhance the service and support offered to its distribution partners and bodyshop network.

The introduction of John comes as the brand approaches its two-year UK anniversary, during which it has undergone significant growth. &ldquo,John has vast knowledge, skills and experience in the refinish industry and we are truly privileged to have him in our team,&rdquo, said Director of Refinish, Paul Tredgold.

&ldquo,In the twenty-two months since we launched at Automechanika Birmingham, initial interest has transitioned in to a solid business and Sonne now has a firmly established position in the UK refinish market.

&ldquo,Our technical team are the real stars in the refinish division as their commitment, dedication and professionalism in supporting the launch into an overcrowded market has made the near impossible, possible.&rdquo,

The Sonne range comprises high quality refinish paint products and ancillaries, that offers an ideal alternative for refinish distributors and repairers focusing on performance, productivity and efficiency. The Sonne Hidrosonne Evo range of water based paint consists of Solid, Metallic, Pearl and Xirallic toners, offering a palette in excess of 70,000 colours, with easy usage, high opacity and excellent, fast drying properties.

The extensive colour database is regularly updated as new colours from the vehicle manufacturers become available to the market. The outstanding colour platform is fully supported by a range of Sonne ancillary products, including VOC compliant primers and clear coats.