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09/23/2022

Ames partners with BSSA in New Zeland

Building Solution Supplies Australasia has more than 30 years of providing innovative building products for the region’s commercial trade.
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Ames Research Laboratories, a global manufacturer of waterproof coating and sealants, has reached a distribution agreement with the BSSA (Building Solution Supplies Australasia) of Auckland, New Zealand.

With more than30 years of experience in providing professional, innovative building products for commercial trade in Australasia, BSSA is the perfect partner to lead the global distribution of the Ames product line, the manufacturer said.

"We could not be happier to partner with BSSA,” said Carl Sabo, vice president of sales and marketing at Ames Research Laboratories. “Des Bickerton and his team at BSSA have the experience and knowledge of Australasia's commercial trade market to effectively articulate the Ames brand story to the hard-working trade professionals in New Zealand and Australia."

Gary Pickett, chief operating officer of Ames Research Laboratories, added "We are excited to begin this relationship with our first distributor in the Southern Hemisphere and extend the reach of Ames products. We have high confidence that our partnership will greatly benefit both parties."

Based in Salem, Ore., Ames is known in the coatings industry for its leading brands such as Blue Max, Maximum Stretch, Safe-T-Deck, and Capstone Granite.

 "We at the BSSA are very proud to be the Australasian distributor for the Ames family of products,” said Des Bickerton, a BSSA representative. “After experiencing these products and seeing what they could do in the US over 10 years ago, we knew we wanted to work with Ames' unique range of waterproofing solutions. Ames is the perfect solution for the climate down under."