RDA Adds Ohio Distributor to Network
June 7, 2013—The Refinish Distributors Alliance (RDA) has added Westside Auto Paint & Supply Inc. to its network.
Omaha, Ohio–based Westside Auto Paint & Supply, owned by Pat Vitou and Rob Simko, is a single line distributor of Axalta Coating Systems paint and coatings products. The company has three locations in Ohio.
“We are excited to have Westside Auto Paint & Supply join the RDA/IMPACT group and look forward to their participation with our members and our organization,” said Robert McKenzie Jr., executive director of RDA.
RDA’s national group of refinish jobbers now includes 17 members that represent 183 locations throughout 27 U.S. states.
RDA said its members, who provide services to more than 3,500 collision centers nationwide, generate annual sales of more than $450 million—about 17 percent of the national automotive refinish business.