AkzoNobel chosen to paint the Buddh International Circuit

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AkzoNobel, the world’s largest paints and Coatings Company has supplied its protective coatings to the Buddh International Circuit.

Buddh International Circuit, India's Formula One Circuit developed by Jaypee Sports International Limited(JPSI) where the First Ever Indian Grand Prix will be held on October 30, 2011 has given the contract to paint the steel structure covering the 'Grand Stand' with a total surface area of 30,000 sq. metres  and steel tonnage of 1,200 tonnes to 'AkzoNobel'. Protective Coatings from AkzoNobel’s globally acclaimed International® Paintbusiness.

Mr B Ramakrishnan, Managing Director, Akzo Nobel Coatings India Pvt Ltd, says, “With a wealth of experience in offering technological expertise and innovative products to India’s infrastructure industry, International® Protective Coatings sustained this commitment and has supplied high performance coatings to various sporting venue projects in India. We are pleased to have been chosen to deliver our high performance coatings to the Buddh International Circuit, which requires durability to ensure the structural steel has a longer life protection and requires less maintenance.”AkzoNobel’s association with Formula-1tm further extends to its partnership with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula-1tm team. AkzoNobel is the official supplier of paint solutions to the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1tm team and is working closely to deliver innovative products to meet their strict performance requirements. When performance is matched against aesthetics, with sustainability as the driving force behind, then the preferred coating for sporting arenas remains AkzoNobel.

AkzoNobel’s expertise in supplying coatings for Formula-1 circuits is reinforced by a world-class track record that includes the Shanghai International Circuit and the Yas Circuit, Abu Dhabi.

With a global presence and an excellent track record in specifying and supplying to sporting venues, International® Paint has provided coatings for world-famous events, including the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa and the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

AkzoNobel in India has provided coatings solutions to many prestigious stadia projects such as the 2010 Commonwealth Games Stadia in Delhi; the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi; and the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, to name a few.

Republished from AkzoNobel India News, Article dated 25th Aug, 2011.


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