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BAPS Hosts 9th Annual Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament in York

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, would like to thank all of the customers who came out to participate in the annual Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament, which was held on Thursday, August 2, 2018.

The tournament began at 9:00 AM with a shot gun start. Along the course, individuals had the opportunity to participate in four contests, including straightest drive, closest to pin, longest putt, and a chipping contest.

The morning was cloudy and damp and threatened to ruin the day, but 108 customers, BAPS representatives, and…

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Rudy Martinez Promoted to Assistant Manager

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor of automotive paint and related supplies, headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Rudy Martinez has been hired as Assistant Manager for the Dumfries, Virginia store location. Rudy joined the BAPS team seven months ago when BAPS acquired Total Auto Parts and Paint.

Prior to the acquisition, Martinez worked for Total Auto Parts and Paint for a year and a half. During this time, he primarily managed ordering and inventory of hard parts and also performed counter sales. Additionally, Martinez performed all of the…

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BAPS Hires Assistant Manager in Frederick

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor of automotive paint and related supplies, headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that Ernie Allnutt has been hired as Assistant Manager for the Frederick, Maryland store location.

Allnutt brings over eleven years of experience in warehouse, inventory management, paint mixing, and customer service experience. He also has experience in management, purchasing, and receiving. These skills will be invaluable to BAPS in helping to keep the store organized and well managed.

As the Assistant Manager Allnutt will be…

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Chambersburg Store Hosts Customer Appreciation Cookout

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor of automotive paints and related supplies headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, would like to extend sincere thanks to all who attended the Annual Customer Appreciation Cookout held at their Chambersburg store on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

The event, which began at 11:00 AM and was held until 2:00 PM, was held for the purpose of celebrating BAPS’ customers. BAPS greatly appreciates the partnership they experience with each one of their customers and enjoys being able to show their customers their appreciation.

Approximately 120 guests…

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BAPS Hires Account Manager for Chambersburg

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor of automotive paints and related supplies headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is pleased to share that Chuck Branchman has joined the BAPS team as an Account Manager for the Chambersburg store location.

Branchman has an extensive background in automotive paint, having been a painter himself for twenty-seven years prior to joining BAPS. His hands-on experience is a valuable asset to the team.
Branchman will be providing legendary customer service to BAPS customers in the areas surrounding Chambersburg extending as far as…

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BAPS Launches “Sprint for Kids’ Success” Campaign: Fundraising Campaign to Coincide with Event at BAPS Motor Speedway

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor of auto paint and related supplies headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that they have launched a new “Sprint for Kids’ Success” fundraising campaign to coincide with the preparation for BAPS Night at the Races scheduled for August 4, 2018.

Each year, BAPS sponsors a charity to support by selling raffle tickets at BAPS Night, which will be held this year at BAPS Motor Speedway, located in York Haven, Pennsylvania.

Instead of sponsoring a local charity as they have done in the past, BAPS set out to determine how to…

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BAPS Hires Director of Sales and Marketing

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor of automotive paints and related supplies, headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that they have hired TJ Ostrom as Director of Sales and Marketing.

Ostrom graduated in 2002 from Presbyterian College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. In 2004, he graduated from York College of Pennsylvania with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

Ostrom’s career began in the flooring and furniture business in new business development, where he was promoted to run the furniture division at Quality…

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A Letter to Our Customers

As many of our customers become aware of the news surrounding the possibility of BAPS’ acquisition of Hake’s Grocery, we wanted to personally share our thoughts with you, our valued customers. Such a move stirs up many questions, as BAPS has always been a paint store, and it may seem counterintuitive that a paint store would step into the grocery business.

What you may not be aware of, though, is that BAPS is not just entering into the grocery business, but we are, instead, upholding a family business. Our first love at BAPS is serving the community and the second is family business…

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BAPS Hires Human Resources Generalist I

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, PPG Platinum Distributor of automotive paints and related supplies, headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is pleased to share that Ashley Fox has been hired as Human Resources Generalist I.

A graduate of Millersville University, Fox has a background in sales, nutrition, and personal training. Her most recent experiences led her into the field of Human Resources, where she was actively involved in recruiting efforts as well as in Human Resources Management.

Fox will provide the Human Resources department and the BAPS team with streamlined processes and…

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James Ramsburg Promoted to Manager of Frederick Store

BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that James Ramsburg, Assistant Manager of the Frederick store location, has been promoted to Store Manager of the same location.

Ramsburg joined the team four years ago when BAPS acquired McHenry Auto Paints in Frederick, Maryland. Prior to the acquisition, James assisted in the growth of McHenry’s as Warehouse Manager under the supervision of his father, then owner, the loved and respected Darryl Ramsburg.

Over the last four years, Ramsburg has served in the role of Assistant Manager in the…

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