CarZ ties up with global paint major AkzoNobel

Official Press Release

CarZ, a multi-brand auto solutions network, has partnered with the paints and specialty chemicals world leader AkzoNobel for their full body painting requirements. AkzoNobel, with over 100 years of experience in paint technologies behind them, has stocks and support for various tints and shades for all makes and models of cars as per the OEM colour specifications.

It will provide services, training and support to CarZ, to ensure that every customer is satisfied with the quality of the paint job, the colour matching and the finish, while ensuring a faster turnaround.

CarZ is a total car repair and maintenance solutions provider and its state-of-the art service outlets are operational across 11 cities of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. These cities include Hyderabad, Guntur, Khammam, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Nellore, Anantapur, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. The company operates two state-of-the art service outlets in Karnataka, in the city of Bengaluru. The company is currently planning on a South India expansion.

Mr. Venu Donepudi, Founder and Managing Director of CarZ said, “ We are pleased to tie up with AkzoNobel, which is one of the worlds largest global paints and coatings company and a leading producer of specialty chemicals. This partnership will further enhance our commitment to deliver the best in class service to our customer, which is both high in quality and also affordable.”

Mr. Vijay Gummadi, Founder & CEO of CarZ said, “CarZ is a multi-brand service provider and hence it is important that we work with a company and a brand that can claim diverse and extensive knowledge of paint technology, application and colour matching for all makes and models of vehicles.

This association with AkzoNobel will allow us to further enhance our offering to customers whose requirements include fixing scratches, single and multi-panel paint jobs, full body paints which include colour restoration and colour change and decorative paint applications. With over 10,000 cars being painted at our facilities each year, we are loved by customers for the quality of our accident repairs and paint jobs. We will further strengthen this position with such relevant partnerships.”

About CarZ

CarZ was founded in 2008 by Venu Donepudi & Vijay Gummadi both auto experts with extensive experience in the North American Auto industry. Considering that dealerships and unorganized garages were the only two car service options in India at the time, CarZ was ideated to offer consumers the best of both: car repair with the expertise of a dealer and comfort of a local mechanic.

Headquartered in Hyderabad, the company currently operates in 14 locations across Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is the largest global paints and Coatings Company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers. Our portfolio includes well known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are a Global Fortune 500 company and are consistently ranked as one of the leaders on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. With operations in more than 80 countries, our 55,000 people around the world are committed to excellence and delivering Tomorrow’s Answers Today™