“We are excited to have this location to better serve our growing customer base in the greater Carson City area,” said Industrial Finishes & Systems Regional Manager Frank Martinez. “We’re extremely grateful to have been offered this opportunity.”
AAP was founded in 2010 by Dan and Debbie Timmons. The couple were the original owners of a Carson City-based auto paint store and remained involved in the industry prior to launching AAP. They will continue to manage the operation in Carson City following the acquisition.
Dan and Debbie commented, “We chose Industrial Finishes because they have what it takes to take our business to the next level.”
In addition to conducting sales at the Carson City location, Industrial Finishes & Systems plans to offer training opportunities and events to the community.
“We have two I-CAR instructors on staff and they will be adding classes to be held in Carson City,” added Martinez. the company plans to kick-off their new location with a customer appreciation BBQ in the coming weeks.
The company also announced the addition of Carlos Lua to its Woodland, California sales team as a sales/technical consultant. He will focus on sales growth and troubleshooting technical issues that may occur with customers.
A 1990 graduate of Esparto High School in Northern California, Lua has a background in the industrial coatings field, starting his career at Sherwin-Williams. Most recently, he worked as a Sherwin-Williams sales representative.
“Carlos has a tremendous work ethic and is well respected by his colleagues and competition alike,” said Kevin Fitzgerald, regional sales manager in Woodland, California. “I am proud once again to have Carlos as part of my team and welcome him as a new member of the Industrial Finishes family.”