TC Specialties Inc. will be the premier distributor of paints and primers beginning with the West Coast and Wichita facilities.
Valence expects a successful transition that could expand to more North American locations. Valence is expanding the strategy to the East Coast region with ongoing assessments.
TC Specialties Inc. is a distributor of Akzo Nobel Aerospace Coatings. Its high-performance products coupled with superior TC Specialties technical support and decades of reliability have set the standard for coating excellence that meets the needs of military aerospace and defense customers.
Valence's Vice President of Operations, Andrew Brandenburg, commented, "VST is pleased to have formed this agreement with TC Specialties, a stellar aerospace coatings company providing high-quality paint and primer. This is a great first step in consolidating our supply chain to improve service availability and response time."
TC Specialties President Gary Fujihara added, "TC Specialties looks forward to growing this partnership and expanding our ability to deliver the same high levels of service and reliability that we have maintained with several of VST's industry-leading facilities for more than 30 years."