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Nicole Racing Becomes the First Reseller for Zircotec's Automotive Coatings in Japan

Published on 2011-11-03. Author : SpecialChem

OXFORD -- Japanese motorsport component supplier Nicole Racing Japan has become the first and exclusive reseller of Zircotec's range of coatings and heat resistant foils in the region. The agreement will enable race teams, engineers, classic and performance car enthusiasts in Japan and Asia a simpler and faster way to get parts coated or purchase heatshield products in the country.

Nicole Racing Japan is a major importer and supplier of components to the motorsport, performance car and bike markets as well as supplying a number of OEMs in Japan. "We are delighted to be represented in the region by such a respected brand in the Japanese market," says Zircotec's Managing Director Terry Graham. "Our coatings solve heat, reliability and durability issues that are just as relevant in Asian motorsport and performance car as they are in Europe We are aware of Nicole Racing's reputation in Japan, they are an excellent addition to our network of distributors and we look forward to working together to supply the Japanese market. We have high hopes for our future business growth in Japan."

Nicole Racing Japan joins a growing number of distributors that simplify and speed up the process for customers seeking technical advice, coatings or ZircoFlex™ heatshield materials. The agreement in Japan follows similar agreements in Europe, US, Australia and India. "Most of our customers like to speak to us first before purchasing," adds Graham "They appreciate the ability to access quickly technical knowledge and solutions. Using distributors we can offer this service together with relevant local knowledge and language."

The firm's first orders from Japan are for the companies ZircoFlex™ heatshield product.

About Zircotec

Zircotec offers a wide range of plasma sprayed ceramic and metallic coatings that protect components against the effects of heat, wear, abrasion and corrosion. Lightweight and easily packaged, Zircotec's technologies can be applied to a broad range of different materials including metals and composites. Proven in F1 and the nuclear industry, the technology is now trusted by car manufacturers, industrial users, car enthusiasts and an increasing range of other applications to effectively manage heat and wear, enhancing performance and reliability. ZircoFlex™, a recent development from Zircotec, offers for the first time, a truly flexible ceramic coating.

Source: Zircotec

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