The locally owned automotive paint distributor who does it all - Sales, Service & Installation

Auto Body Color Co., Inc

Corporate Office:

1919 E.19th Street




1919 E 19th Street

Kansas City, MO  64127



Fax: 816-241-3325


1805 Woodbine Rd

St. Joseph, MO  64505



Fax: 816-279-2804


122 Broadway

Larned, KS


Fax: 620-804-6237


8720 Washington Street

Lohman, MO 54053



Fax: 573-782-3601


230 South Broadway

Suite A

Salina, Kansas 67401





12211 N E 144th Street

Kearney,  MO. 64060


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About ABC Autobody Color

AUTOBODY COLOR Company, Inc. has been in the business of distributing Paint, Body Shop Supplies and Equipment for the Collision Repair Industry for over 65years. We provide Product Knowledge, Training, Service, and bottom-line profitability through our Kansas City, St. Joseph, Jefferson City Missouri & Western, KS locations.

AUTOBODY COLOR was originally opened as NASON Paint Store in Smithville, Missouri at the end of World War II and moved to St. Joseph in 1949 where it is still presently located. Dan Sommerhauser joined NASON Paint Store as a delivery driver in 1962. The name “NASON Paint Store” was changed to AUTOBODY COLOR & was incorporated in 1974. Dan and his wife Linda purchased 49% of AUTOBODY COLOR in 1977 and assumed 100% ownership in 1983. The first branch was opened in 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Corporate headquarters for AUTOBODY COLOR Company is located in Kansas City, Missouri. This building includes 2,400 Square feet of office space, and 7,600 square feet of warehouse space. AUTOBODY COLOR employee’s 23 professionals to serve our customers needs and wants. This includes Dan’s Brother, Linda’s Sister, their Daughter, Her Husband, and Grandson. Auto Body Color also employees a Father/Daughter team in the Kansas City location as well as a Father/Son in sales. Dan Sommerhauser was a founding member of the SCRS and served as local chapter president. Jim Sommerhauser has also served as local chapter president and is very active in regional and national activates. Linda Sommerhauser served three years on the National Board of Directors for the ASIA PB&E division and now sits on the AKZO/NOBEL Wholesaler‘s Board.

In addition to Paint and Body Shop Supplies AUTOBODY EQUIPMENT SOLUTIONS LLC, sells, installs, and services New and Used Equipment for the Collision Repair and Industrial applications. We specialize in the sale and installation of Spray Booths, Paint/Prep Stations, Shop Vacuum Systems, Compressors, Airline’s, Specialized Welding Equipment, Short Wave Curing, Drying systems, Frame Straightening Equipment, Computerized Measuring. Curtain Walls and MUCH more. We also offer Filter’s/Filter Service, assist in Body Shop Layouts, as well as assist in the relocation of Shop Equipment.

AUTOBODY COLOR (AUTOBODY EQUIPMENT SOLUTIONS) has been doing installations and maintenance of equipment in the Six State area of Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas and Iowa for over 30 years. We are proud to offer “Service after the Sale for our Valuable Customers”.

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