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Zimmerman Auto Body Supplies joins the Refinish Distributors Alliance

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 06:00
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The Refinish Distributors Alliance (RDA) has added a new member Zimmerman Auto Body Supplies Inc. Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Zimmerman Auto Body Supplies Inc. is a 2nd generation family run business that has been selling paint and supplies to the collision industry since 1979. Over the last 40 years they have grown to 4 locations in Ephrata, Mechanicsburg, York and Lewistown Pennsylvania and over 75 employees. The company carries the Akzo Nobel, BASF, Sherwin-Williams, and Transtar lines of automotive finishes. 

Corey Zimmerman manages the day to day operations of the stores with an exceptional support team. They have a full-time staff for custom color matching, a business services manager who offers consulting to clients, semi-annual training seminars with nationally recognized speakers, and the best delivery system in the industry. Their combined years of experience include; 50 years of custom painting, 65 years employed with major paint manufacturers.


Corey Zimmerman said,” they have been looking for a group with other independent distributors who share like-minded ideas. They are always looking for ways to differentiate themselves and offer value added programs to their customers. The RDA conferences and the IMPACT Performance Products and Marketing Programs will be an immediate benefit.


“We are excited to have Zimmerman Auto Body Supplies join the RDA group and know they are a great fit with our organization. We look forward to their participation and involvement with all the RDA members.” said Robert McKenzie Jr., Executive Director of RDA.


RDA/IMPACT is the largest national group of independent refinish distributors dedicated to providing quality services and products to their collision shops.  RDA has 20 members, representing over 400 locations. Members service over 5000 collision centers throughout the United States. We represent a cross-section of all major refinish brands and do over $500 million in sales as a group, comprising around 18% of the refinish business nationwide.  


Those interested in joining RDA/IMPACT should contact Robert McKenzie, Jr. directly at 731-217-9081 or via email at


For more information on RDA/IMPACT visit their web site at  or contact Melisa Jolls at 908-251-5713 or email:

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