About NCS

National Coatings and Supplies (NCS) is an employee-owned Company, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, that services over 15,000 collision centers and other coatings users across the United States through 114 Stores and more than 750 employees. NCS was founded in 2009 specifically to serve the PB&E business and coatings users across the nation. We have grown by partnering with PBE Distributors across the country and will continue to do so. As we grow, we continually add industry expertise to bring increased efficiency and effectiveness in everything we do so we may better serve our customers.

Our Brand Promise is “Reducing Your Cost of Doing Business”. The four elements of this Brand Promise are focused on  reducing your material costs by reducing usage relative to output; increasing the productivity of your refinishing operations; taking cost out of the inventory fulfillment process; and finally, reducing your cost of obtaining information through our Private Client Data Center.

With a growing national footprint, NCS is equipped to handle nearly all aspects of the coatings business from industrial coatings to automotive paint as well as coatings for marine, aircraft, heavy duty transportation and the equipment and tools needed to apply them. Our knowledgeable field and store personnel bring the highest level of service and product offerings available to an ever-growing customer base.

NCS has an expansive offering of Paint, Body and Equipment (PBE) supplies making us the only choice that you will ever need. We distribute the top names in automotive paint and coatings including Axalta, BASF, PPG & Akzo Nobel along with all the top names in Allied products.

People and training are at the core of everything we do. With an industry that is changing at a rapid pace, we realize that technical training is one of the most important aspects in being a premier coatings distributor. We are committed to having the best trained people in the industry and all of our Technical Consultants are I-Car certified.  We are “Professionals Serving Professionals” so our interests go far beyond just products and extend to providing you with information, training, and the application assistance needed to enhance your profitability and productivity.

NCS is committed to being the leader in bringing new and innovative technology to our customers. With our new “Automated Inventory Management” software (AIM) as just one example, we can take the management of your shops inventory and profitability to a whole new level. Our exclusive “Private Client Data Center” offers you immediate 24/7 access to essential information about your account, purchases, industry information and NCS resources to help you manage your business.

Count on National Coatings & Supplies for all of your Paint, Body and Equipment needs. 


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