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Spectrum Paint Extending Reach in Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 18th, 2014) – Spectrum Paint Company has purchased the assets of all PROfessional Paint and Coatings (PPC) stores located in the greater Kansas City area, Lawrence, Kansas, as well as Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska.  PPC operated 10 outlets which distributed Benjamin Moore and Devoe Paint.  Spectrum will continue to sell Benjamin Moore and Devoe in addition to SPEC-PRO®, SPEC-ONE® and ALLPRO products.  The stores will open as Spectrum Paint locations onMonday, April 21st, 2014.

“The most important thing we are getting in this acquisition is the wealth of experience and knowledge that the employees bring to our team,” said Travis Detter, Spectrum Paint president.  “ I was very impressed when I visited the stores.  I can’t imagine a more prepared staff to help us build a strong presence in the midwest.”

Spectrum Paint Company was established in 1986 and has grown into the largest independent paint dealer in the United States.   The addition will bring the company’s total store number to 47, with stores in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and North and South Carolina.   Consistent growth over the past three decades is a testament to Spectrum’s commitment to be a leading supplier of architectural,  commercial and industrial coatings.  For over 25 years, Spectrum Paint has been providing  professionals and homeowners with top quality products, competitive prices and the best possible service.  Spectrum strives to offer the flexibility and response time of a small company, yet offer customers a broader and more complete product offering than any “company” owned store or home center.


 

Spectrum Paint Opens New Location in Claremore

CLAREMORE, Okla. (October 3, 2013) – Spectrum Paint Company will open its newest store in Claremore, 1301 W Country Club Rd next to B&B Theatres, on Monday, October 7th, 2013.  The paint store for commercial, industrial and residential professionals and do-it-yourselfers will carry Benjamin Moore Paints, PPG Pittsburgh Paints, SPEC-ONE and SPEC-PRO products. This makes Spectrum’s 14th store in Oklahoma and 37th store overall.

Spectrum Paint is no stranger to Claremore as owners Travis Detter, John Detter and Roddy Russo are long-time Claremore residents. “Spectrum has been focused on serving larger markets and recent growth has been due to acquisitions of other paint companies,” said Travis. “We’ve been asked by friends and family for a long time to open a store in Claremore and feel like now is the right time. We have 17 current employees that are either Claremore residents or Claremore High School graduates. We’re excited to finally serve the community that we live in and love.”

Spectrum Paint Company is the largest independent paint retailer/wholesaler in the nation with 37 locations in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina and South Carolina which serve the commercial, industrial and residential end user. Since 1986, Spectrum has been providing professionals and homeowners with top quality products, competitive prices and the best possible service.

The Claremore Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting will be on Tuesday, October 8th at 4:45 PM.


Spectrum Paint Opens New Location in Murrells Inlet

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (April 8, 2013) – Spectrum Paint Company will open its

newest store in Murrells Inlet, 4440 Highway 17 Bypass South, on Monday,
April 8th.  The paint store for commercial, industrial and residential
professionals and do-it-yourselfers will carry Benjamin Moore Paint and
Glidden Professional products.   This makes Spectrum’s third store on the
Grand Strand and 36th store overall.

“We acquired our first store in Myrtle Beach in January of 2012 and it has been extremely successful.  Along with our store in North Myrtle Beach, the Murrells Inlet addition will allow us to better serve our customers along the Grand Strand,” said Travis Detter, Spectrum Paint president.

Spectrum is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm and Saturday, 8am to 12noon.  Call 843-651-5200 for Spectrum Murrells Inlet store orders and more information.


Spectrum Paint Opens in Lawton
TULSA, Okla. (October 1st, 2012) – Spectrum Paint  Company has purchased the assets of Sohl Paint, 1010 Southwest B Avenue in Lawton, Oklahoma. The store will be operating as Spectrum Paint on October  1st, 2012.  This makes Spectrum’s 12th new store opening this year after purchasing 11 stores along the coastal Carolinas in February and April.

“We have always wanted a store in Lawton, but the opportunity hadn’t presented itself until now,” said Travis Detter, Spectrum president.  “Lawton is a great community and we are looking forward to building relationships and serving the area.”

Spectrum will continue to carry Benjamin Moore and Coronado products.  In addition, PPG Pittsburgh Paints and SPEC-PRO products will be introduced to the area.

Spectrum Paint was established in 1986.  The company has grown from one storage unit to 35 store locations, making it one of the largest independent paint dealers in the nation.


TULSA, Okla. (July 2, 2012) –   Spectrum Paint Company has purchased the assets of Ocean Paint, 1502 HWY 17 South in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The store will open as Spectrum on July 6th, 2012.  This makes Spectrum’s second location in the Grand Strand with a store currently located at 1203 Third Avenue South in Myrtle Beach.


TULSA, Okla. (April 12, 2012) – Spectrum Paint Company has purchased the assets of Lord & Evans Paints of Charleston, South Carolina.  “Lord & Evans has been preserving the historical coatings of the Lowcountry’s treasured homes and buildings since the company was founded as Wm. M. Bird & Co. in 1865.”

The addition will bring the company’s store number to 10 in the coastal Carolinas and 33 overall, making it one of the largest paint retailers/wholesalers in the nation.


TULSA, Okla. (January 5th, 2012) – Spectrum Paint Company has announced an agreement to purchase the assets of C & S Paint Center of the coastal region of North and South Carolina.  C & S currently operates 7 outlets which distribute Devoe Coatings and Glidden Professional Paints.  The stores are scheduled to open as Spectrum locations on Febrary 1st, 2012.

“Ron Choate and his staff at C & S have developed an excellent reputation,” said Travis Detter, Spectrum Paint president.  “We hope to learn from each other and are happy to have Ron serve as regional manager as we continue to grow in this area.  Our intentions are to staff the locations with current employees of C & S Paint.”

Spectrum Paint and C & S have been active members of Allpro Corporation, the largest association of paint dealers in North America.  Choate has served as president of the board, and Detter is the current president.

The addition will bring the company’s total store number to 30, making it one of the largest paint retailers/wholesalers in the nation.  Spectrum was established in 1986.

 

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