As part of the agreement, the company has been recognised as the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team’s authorised supplier of car paint and coatings.
As it builds on its successful partnership with the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team, Sherwin-Williams will continue to offer technology and product application progress to the automotive industry, with a particular focus on assisting the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team and other customers all over the world to obtain next-level efficiency.
Brian Gallagher, President and General Manager, Automotive Finishes Division, Sherwin-Williams, said, “We are thrilled to support the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team in this new partnership, and are confident that our 150+ year history of quality and innovation will continue to be an asset to its car performance on and off the track. Both organizations have a proven track record of delivering excellence in all aspects of their operations, pushing the technological boundaries of product performance, innovation and sustainability to propel our industry forward.”
Richard Sanders, Chief Commercial Officer of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team, said, “We’re excited to welcome Sherwin-Williams into our partner ecosystem as an official provider of automotive paint for our cars. We have a shared commitment to innovation, performance and sustainability which makes for a natural partnership. Their reputation for excellence in the global automotive finishes industry is second to none and we look forward to working together in 2023 and beyond.”
Andrew Moody, Head of Paint and Graphics at the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team, commented, “Competing at the highest level of motorsport, we are always striving to find performance in all aspects of our work. Balancing the aerodynamic and weight requirements of painting a Formula One car, whilst creating a perfect finish and applying a stunning livery that excites and engages our fans and partners, is a challenge we relish each year. Working with Sherwin-Williams and utilizing their vast expertise to tackle this challenge is something we are looking forward to.“