AkzoNobel and McLaren Racing extend their partnership

Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren MCL35M entering corner

McLaren Racing today announced a multi-year extension to its long-standing partnership with paint and coatings partner AkzoNobel. In addition, the partnership will now expand to see AkzoNobel become a Sustainability Partner of McLaren Racing.

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AkzoNobel will continue to create and develop paint technology for the McLaren Formula 1 team, using products and technologies to support McLaren’s performance while driving innovation in other industries.

As a Sustainability Partner, AkzoNobel will now expand its collaboration with McLaren to explore new possibilities in the areas of sustainability, technical innovation and product development.

Matt Dennington, Director of Partnerships, McLaren Racing, said:

It’s fantastic to extend and expand our partnership with AkzoNobel. We’re looking forward to taking this innovative and long-running relationship into a new chapter, taking a more integrated approach to development that will see AkzoNobel support us on our mission to become a more sustainable team.

Patrick Bourguignon, Director of Automotive and Speciality Coatings, AkzoNobel, said:

We’re incredibly proud and excited to be enhancing our relationship with such a long-standing and valued partner so that we can achieve more together. Our shared focus on outstanding performance and pioneering innovation will help to propel us both forward and add a new dimension to our formula for success.

We’re also looking forward to incorporating our People. Planet. Paint. Approach as we strive to play an active role in McLaren Racing’s sustainability journey. It’s all about building on the amazing success we’ve had so far and shaping the partnership for the future.

About AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. That’s why everything we do starts with People. Planet. Paint. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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