AkzoNobel Car Refinishes



United States
Fax: 248-451-4404
Categories: Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Refinishing

Recent Products

AkzoNobel Releases MIXIT Color Web Application

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-31-2016

AkzoNobel announced it has released a MIXIT web application, which will provide real-time updates for color software – and support searching in Chinese. The new color web application can be...

AkzoNobel Introduces U-TECH E250 Direct-to-Metal Epoxy Primer

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-24-2015

AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes business has announced the most recent extension to its commercial paint brand in North America, U-TECH E250 direct-to-metal (DTM) epoxy primer. This all-in-one sur...

AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes Launches U-Base for U-TECH Basecoat System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-17-2015

AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes business has released a new U-TECH basecoat system called U-Base, designed for the commercial builder and refinish markets. It is a two-component polyurethane basecoat...

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Mercedes-Benz Chooses AkzoNobel as Recommended Supplier for Automotive Refinishes in China

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-01-2018

AkzoNobel announced that it has become the recommended supplier of automotive refinishes for Mercedes-Benz China, the country’s leading luxury auto brand. The agreement, which follows extensi...

AkzoNobel to Divest Specialty Chemicals Unit

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-28-2018

AkzoNobel announced the sale of 100 percent of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of €10.1 billion ($12.5 billion). Amsterdam-based AkzoNobe...

AkzoNobel Recaps 2017 Financial Results, Business Highlights in Digital Report

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-15-2018

AkzoNobel recaps its financial results and business highlights in a newly released digital report. “Report 2017” is a dedicated site featuring interactive content, infographics and videos, ...

AkzoNobel’s Heavy-Duty 20 Group to Co-locate with HD Repair Forum

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-02-2018

 The HD Repair Forum (HDRF) announced that AkzoNobel has confirmed they will host their spring 20 Group meeting the week of April 9, in conjunction with the HD Repair Forum at the Fort Worth Hi...

AkzoNobel Sikkens Acoat Selected North American Summer Conference Celebrates Milestones

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-04-2016

The Intercontinental Hotel of Buckhead in Atlanta was the setting for a double anniversary celebration – the 40th anniversary of the AkzoNobel Acoat Selected network of premium body shops globally a...

AkzoNobel Receives Approval from American Honda and Acura for All Warranty Repair in the US

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-19-2016

American Honda Motor Company has recently released a service bulletin naming AkzoNobel and its brands Sikkens and Lesonal as approved paint lines to be used by anyone performing paint repairs paid for...

AkzoNobel Names Thierry Vanlancker Future Head of Specialty Chemicals

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-08-2016

AkzoNobel has named Thierry Vanlancker as the future executive committee member responsible for specialty chemicals, effective Feb. 1, 2017. He will succeed Werner Fuhrmann, who has decided to retire ...

AkzoNobel Joins Industry Leaders for 2016 NACE | CARS Panel Discussion on Sustainability

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-30-2016

A panel discussion sponsored by The Coalition for a Triple Bottom Line in Collision Repair, which includes AkzoNobel and a number of other prominent industry leaders, was held during NACE | CARS 2016....

Human Power Team Aims to Break Records with the Help of AkzoNobel

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-22-2016

Up until 2015, HPT Delft and Amsterdam had won the men’s category in the World Human Powered Speed Challenge for four years in a row, and held the world human powered speed record. Sadly, a seri...

AkzoNobel First to Enter 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-05-2016

AkzoNobel announced that it has joined forces with Dutch sailor Simeon Tienpont to form team AkzoNobel, with the goal of winning the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race safely and sustainably. Team AkzoNobel ...

AkzoNobel Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Acoat Selected Body Shop Network

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-11-2016

AkzoNobel announced that 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the company’s Acoat Selected network of body shops. AkzoNobel pioneered the idea of a premium body shop network in the 1970s when i...

AkzoNobel Confirms Offer to Acquire BASF's Industrial Coatings Business

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-17-2016

From aftermarketNews.com AkzoNobel announced it has made an offer to acquire BASF’s Industrial Coatings business for €475 million ($528 million USD). The transaction would include technolog...

AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes Reveals 2016 Distributor Council

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-11-2016

AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes has announced the members of its 2016 Distributor Council. The Distributor Council is a legacy activity of Vehicle Refinishes that spans its 30-year history in No...

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Axalta Coating Systems



United States
Phone: 855-6 AXALTA
Contact: Kristine Gallagherhttp://www.axalta.us
Categories: Adhesives, Advertising & Marketing Services, Computerized Office & Information Systems, Drying & Curing Lights/Systems, Heat Guns/Heat Tools, Information, Training & Certification, Management & Financial Services, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products

Recent Products

Axalta's Cromax Mosaic Basecoat Provides Coverage and Blendability

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2015

Axalta Coating Systems has introduced a solvent-borne basecoat that enables shops to stay with a solvent-based system and be ready for applicable VOC regulations in most U.S. air districts and Canada ...

Recent News

Axalta Offering Online I-CAR Professional Development Program Credit Hours

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2018

Axalta said it is the first company to offer I-CAR’s Professional Development Program credit hours to collision repair professionals online.  Customers in the United States now can go to Ax...

Axalta Expands Live Virtual and In-person Refinish Learning and Development Offering

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-28-2018

Axalta has announced that it is extending its refinish Learning and Development offerings in North America to include new, interactive live virtual training (LVT) courses designed specifically for d...

Axalta Wins Market Leadership Award for Global Refinish Products

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-13-2018

Axalta Coating Systems received the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Market Leadership Award for the automotive refinish coatings industry, which recognized the company’s refinish brands Cromax, Spies ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Axalta Coating Systems with Global Market Leadership Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-07-2018

Based on its recent analysis of the automotive refinish coatings market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Axalta Coating Systems with the 2017 Global Market Leadership Award. “Axalta’s ...

Axalta Buys Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Sacramento

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-05-2018

  Axalta Coating Systems announced that it has acquired a “state-of-the-art” manufacturing and distribution facility in Sacramento, Calif., to support growth in its North American Indu...

Axalta Announces its 2017 Supplier of the Year Winners

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-01-2018

Axalta Coating Systems recently announced its 2017 Supplier of the Year award winners. The award recognizes top suppliers that go above and beyond expectations to ensure that Axalta provides e...

Axalta to Present at SCRS Repairer Driven Education Series Program at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-14-2016

Axalta has announced that experts from Axalta Coating Systems will speak at the annual SEMA Show Nov. 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) in Las Vegas. Both presentations are part of the...

Axalta to Highlight the 'Need for Speed' at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-12-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced it will exhibit at the SEMA show Nov. 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. The SEMA show is regarded as the premier automotive and specialty produc...

Axalta Partners with Stroud Water Research Center

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-14-2016

In the wake of the recent release of its 2014-2015 Sustainability Report and the launch of its Sustainable Star customer awards program, Axalta Coating Systems announced its partnership with Strou...

Axalta Celebrates 35 Years of Operations at Front Royal Plant

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-09-2016

On Labor Day, Axalta Coating Systems celebrated 35 years of operations at its Front Royal, Va., manufacturing plant with a program, festivities, tours, and barbecue for employees, their families and l...

Axalta Reveals New Global Brand Identity for Imron Polyurethane

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-06-2016

Axalta Coating Systems has unveiled a new visual identity for its Imron brand of polyurethane coatings, a portfolio of premium-quality products for OEMs and, in selected markets, for the aftermarket r...

Axalta Gives University of Michigan Students Rare Look Under the Hood at Pure Michigan 400

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2016

From aftermarketNews.com Axalta Coating Systems hosted University of Michigan (U-M) business, chemistry and engineering students at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 race weekend ...

Axalta's Spies Hecker and Standox Gain Re-Approval

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-30-2016

BMW AG has renewed its approval for 2016 of Spies Hecker and Standox – two of the global premium refinish brands of Axalta Coating Systems. The agreements with the two brands include use of Spies He...

Axalta Launches Sustainable Star Awards

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-16-2016

Individuals and businesses are increasingly taking responsibility to help preserve our future. Axalta Coating Systems says that recognizing good stewardship is an essential part of the equation. In li...

Axalta Publishes 2014-2015 Sustainability Report

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2016

Axalta Coating Systems published its sustainability report covering the company’s progress against a range of sustainability metrics measured over the course of 2014 and 2015. The report reviews...

Axalta Announces Sale of Common Shares by Affiliates of The Carlyle Group

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-01-2016

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has announced the sale of 41,621,996 common shares on an underwritten basis by affiliates of The Carlyle Group. Following the offering, Carlyle will not beneficially...

Artist Utilizes Axalta Coating Technology to Finish Carbon Fiber Sculpture

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-01-2016

Axalta Coating Systems is working with automotive manufacturers in their quest to make vehicles lighter in order to reduce emissions and fuel consumption by replacing standard steel with composite...

Axalta Launches Master Refinish Certification Program

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-07-2016

Axalta Coating Systems has launched a Master Refinish Certification program as part of its Learning and Development offering in North America. The Master Refinish Certification program provides a ...

Axalta Coating Systems Supports SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference with Official Partnership

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-05-2016

Axalta Coating Systems was a supporter of the SkillsUSA’s 52nd Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) that took place June 20-24 in Louisville, Ky. The partnership provided supp...

Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Dura Coat Products

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-28-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dura Coat Products, a prominent manufacturer of coatings for metal coil and related markets in North Ame...

Axalta to Host Mike & Friends Collision Repair Industry Event

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-08-2016

Education and preparation are often thought of as the keys to success. If you want to be the best, you have to work hard and continue to perfect your craft. Axalta Coating Systems is offering an o...

Axalta Partners with Ray Evernham to Preserve 'American Graffiti' 1958 Chevy Impala

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-01-2016

For TV host and former NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham, the featured car in the movie, “American Graffiti,” is the holy grail of hot rods – a car that inspired his lifelong passion f...

Axalta Continues Commitment to Women's Industry Network on 10th Anniversary

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-09-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced its continued support to the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) as a Gold Sponsor of WIN’s 2016 Annual Educational Conference held May 2-4 in Tampa, Fla. Axalta wa...

Axalta Announces 2016 'Paint Outside the Can' Contest

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-20-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced that its 2016 Paint Outside the Can contest is now open. The contest, now in its second year, is an invitation to auto body customers to unleash their creativity u...

Axalta Refinish Training Launches Learning Campus in North America

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2015

Axalta Refinish Training has launched the Axalta Learning Campus in North America, a new way to access training content and track progress. The company made this move to keep pace with changing custom...

Axalta Opens Third Cromax Color Center in Thailand

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-22-2015

From aftermarketNews.com. Axalta Coating Systems announced it has opened a new Cromax Color Center in Chiang Rai together with Northern Car Paint Co. Ltd., its key distributor of Cromax in Chiang R...

GM Names Axalta One of Its Suppliers of the Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-10-2015

Axalta Coating Systems was named a Supplier of the Year by General Motors (GM) at its recent Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. Winning suppliers from around the world received the award for going...

Axalta Sponsors Recent Society of Women Engineers Mid-Atlantic Region Conference

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-02-2015

Axalta Coating Systems sponsored the recent Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Mid-Atlantic Region Conference and Career Fair. The event took place this past weekend in Philadelphia, Pa. The career f...

Racing Legend Jeff Gordon Joins Axalta as Global Business Adviser

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-11-2015

Axalta Coating Systems and Jeff Gordon, one of the most celebrated racecar drivers in history, have announced a new multi-year partnership. Gordon will become Axalta’s global business adviser, servi...

Axalta Coating Systems Inaugurates Enhanced Sales, Technology and R&D Resources in Mexico

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-03-2015

Axalta Coating Systems has inaugurated a newly refurbished technology and R&D center for its powder coatings operations in Mexico. The facility also provides expanded capabilities for Axalta sales...

Axalta Coating Systems Releases 2014 Color Popularity Report

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-04-2014

Axalta Coating Systems has announced the release of its Global Automotive 2014 Color Popularity Report. This year’s report offers an introduction to Color Matrix, Axalta’s automotive color fore...

Axalta Coating Systems Interfaces Collision Shop Management System with New DMS

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2014

Axalta Coatings Systems has announced that its ProfitNet Collision Shop Management System is now interfaced with Dealertrack Technologies' Dealer Management System (DMS). ProfitNet is a software pr...

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B-TEC Systems / B-TEC USA, LLC

13769 East Lupine Avenue
Scottsdale Arizona 85259
United States
Fax: 480-621-5948Phone: 480-621-5304
Categories: Booth Accessories, Clean Air/Shop Environment, Cleaning & Recovery, Compressed Air Systems, Detail Products & Cleaners, Drying & Curing Lights/Systems, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Prep & Surface Products, Prep Equipment, Prepstations, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting, Spraybooths, Prep Stations & Related Equipment

Recent Products

B-TEC Systems Introduces High-Speed Dryer for Spray-Outs

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-18-2015

The ST-01 Paint Sample Dryer is designed to produce rapid drying of both waterborne basecoats and urethane clears and single-stage coatings. The ST-01 can use infrared, air movement or both to obt...

B-TEC Systems Unveils New Infrared Curing Equipment Range

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-28-2015

A new range of short-wave infrared equipment is being introduced in the U.S. The B-TEC Systems infrared range has been highly successful in Europe and will now be available to American customers. The ...

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BASF Automotive Refinish



United States
Fax: 248-304-5502
Contact: Sue Jaszkowski http://www.basfrefinish.com
Categories: Paint & Paint Products, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing

Recent Products

BASF's Glasurit 90 Line Introduces New Color Boosters

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-11-2016

BASF’s Glasurit 90 Line automotive refinish has introduced eight new Color Advance Boosters that increase efficiency and performance for challenging red, blue and green colors. The boosters prov...

BASF Launches Norbin Brand in the US and Canada

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-28-2016

BASF Automotive Refinish announced it has launched Norbin, a new brand of products, in the U.S. and Canada. Norbin primers and clears are now available for purchase through BASF distributors. ...

BASF Portable Color Matching Tool

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-05-2012

BASF Automotive Refinish’s COLOR-MAXmobile2 solid color tool is compact and portable and provides 531 color chips that can be easily compared to the vehicle with up to five colors on a single swat...

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BASF Expands Single-Line Distribution with New Stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-04-2018

BASF Automotive Refinish continues to add distribution locations with its single-line ColorSource partners. Matthew’s Auto Supplies recently opened a third ColorSource store, in Washington, N...

BASF Expert to Discuss OEM Influence on Collision Repair Industry in Webinar for Refinish Distributors Alliance Customers

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-23-2018

At the request of the Refinish Distributors Alliance (RDA), Jeff Wildman, manager of OEM and industry relations for BASF, will present a webinar called “The Increasing Influence of OEMs on the C...

BASF to Bring Bogi Lateiner, Female-Built Chevy Montage to 2018 Women’s Industry Network Conference

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-19-2018

Bogi Lateiner of Bogi’s Garage and Velocity’s “All Girls Garage” will be at the 2018 Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Conference in Indianapolis. BASF is sponsoring Lateiner’s appe...

BASF Color Ideation Vehicle Wins Big at Goodguys Del Mar

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-11-2018

BASF announced that the 1940 Ford Convertible, “Lucille,” a Goolsby Customs build and owned by Debbie Walls and coated with BASF Glasurit 55 Line in a custom color, “Glasurit Cabernet, Gools...

BASF VisionPLUS University Course to Focus on Pre-Repair Planning, Scheduling

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-10-2017

VisionPLUS University, BASF’s series of seminars and workshops for body shops, will hold an Advanced Production Management class June 6 at the Audi Training Center in Ashburn, Va. Geared towa...

BASF Set to Dazzle With Cars, Colors and Business Solutions at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-17-2016

BASF Automotive Refinish revs up to make a colorful splash at the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas when it unveils the latest in restyled and custom vehicles, new color offerings, advanced business sol...

Refinish Expert from North America Wins Two Awards at International R-M Best Painter Contest

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-10-2016

  BASF announced that Canadian automotive refinish painter Myles Veljacic took home third place and was named the most sustainable painter in the international R-M Best Painter Contest. Th...

Fitzgerald Auto Group Celebrates Golden Anniversary with BASF

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2016

BASF announced that the Fitzgerald Auto Group, started by Jim and Jean Fitzgerald in 1966, has celebrated its golden anniversary with the paint manufacturer. Now with two locations – Monroeville and...

BASF Supplies 37 Custom Colors to Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2016

BASF announced that its collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is expanding globally in that it will supply 37 unique colors for the Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations for 2017 mode...

BASF Automotive Refinish Expands Distribution in California

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2016

Industrial Finishes & Systems, Inc., has expanded its distribution of BASF Automotive Refinish paint brands (Glasurit, R-M and Limco) to Northern California. The location in Concord, Calif., r...

BASF Automotive Refinish Expands Distribution in Florida

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-20-2016

BASF distributor Albert Kemperle, Inc., has expanded its distribution of BASF Automotive Refinish paint brands Glasurit, R-M and Limco in Florida. The new location in Fort Myers, Fla., opened last...

BASF Sponsors Repairer Driven Education Series at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-16-2016

For the seventh consecutive year, BASF Automotive Refinish is a Masters + OEM Level Sponsor of the Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series at the SEMA Show. “BASF has always placed a clear em...

BASF Automotive Refinish Expands Distribution in Denver

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-14-2016

Capital Paint & Refinish, a BASF ColorSource distributor, has expanded its distribution of BASF Automotive Refinish paint brands (Glasurit, R-M and Limco) into the Denver metropolitan area and...

R-M Sponsors 'Back to the Bricks' for Second Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2016

BASF’s R-M automotive refinish paint brand recently served as the Platinum Sponsor for the Back to the Bricks car show in Flint, Mich., for the second year in a row. With more than 4,000 vehicle...

American Honda and Acura Approve BASF Automotive Refinish Paint for All Warranty Repairs in US

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-30-2016

American Honda Motor Co., Inc., has approved BASF’s Glasurit and R-M Automotive Refinish paints for its warranty and goodwill repairs. This is the first time American Honda has issued a service b...

BASF Automotive Refinish Hires Marvin Gillfillan

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-29-2016

Marvin Gillfillan has joined BASF as vice president, Automotive Refinish Solutions, North America at its Southfield, Mich., location. “Marvin brings a wealth of global experience and knowledg...

BASF Automotive Refinish Continues 25-Year Partnership with CARSTAR

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-25-2016

BASF Automotive Refinish has signed an agreement with Driven Brands, extending its 25-year relationship with CARSTAR North America. As a preferred partner, BASF will continue to provide CARSTAR shops ...

BASF Accepting Entries for 2nd Annual Glasurit Best Paint Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-10-2016

Glasurit Automotive Refinishes will honor outstanding excellence in painting during the 2nd annual Glasurit Best Paint Award, judged and presented by the legendary Chip Foose. Vehicles must be on disp...

BASF to Sponsor MSO Symposium at NACE | CARS 2016

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-08-2016

BASF is returning to the NACE | CARS Expo & Conference for the fifth year as a sponsor of the MSO Symposium – a popular and exclusive educational event drawing attendance from multi-shop ope...

Toyota Names Connecticut BASF Glasurit Shop Certified Collision Center of the Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-03-2016

A-1 Toyota, a BASF Glasurit shop in New Haven, Conn., has won the Toyota Certified Collision Center of the Year award. This marks the first time a Toyota dealer from the Northeast has received the...

BASF Boosts Research and Development for Automotive Coatings in Asia Pacific

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-27-2016

BASF is stepping up its regional research and development (R&D) activities for automotive coatings at the BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Shanghai, China. At the new state-of-the-art co...

BASF to Bring Chip Foose to CARSTAR Conference

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-05-2016

BASF Automotive Refinish announced it is bringing Chip Foose, world-renowned restoration expert, to the 2016 CARSTAR conference July 9-11 in New Orleans. In addition, BASF is a Gold Sponsor of CAR...

BASF Provides Exclusive Advanced Training for Bentley Motors

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-14-2016

BASF Automotive Refinish is conducting its annual Bentley training at two of its competence centers in the U.S. The three-day advanced course is being held in Houston June 14-16 and in Buena Park, Cal...

Chip Foose and KC Mathieu Demonstrate Dueling Spray Guns at BASF Automotive Refinish Open House

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-14-2016

Chris Toomey, BASF senior vice president, Coatings Solutions North America, welcomed guests and hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for BASF’s new Houston competence center along with members of th...

BASF Participates in R-M Best Painter Contest

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-14-2016

For the first time, BASF Corporation will participate in the R-M Best Painter Contest, with Brandon Rixse of Thomas E. Brown, Inc., representing the company. Rixse will travel to R-M global headqu...

BASF Glasurit-Painted Nissan GT-R Aims to Raise Awareness for Kidney Cancer

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-13-2016

Andrew Lee was diagnosed with a rare and incurable kidney cancer last year when he was just 19. He is using his customized 2015 Nissan GT-R as a way to bring attention to kidney cancer and is unve...

BASF Glasurit and R-M Automotive Refinish Products Receive Global GM Approval for 21st Time

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-08-2016

General Motors paint engineering reviewed and approved BASF’s comprehensive standardized test process for its Glasurit and R-M automotive refinish materials. All products tested received approva...

BASF Coatings Division Releases Upcoming Automotive Color Trends

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-16-2016

BASF’s Coatings division has announced its up-and-coming colors of automotive design. The overarching theme for this year’s collection of 65 colors is “Parallax,” a concept where objects ...

BASF Wins Ohio Chemistry Technology Council Excellence Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-12-2016

The BASF Whitehouse, Ohio, site has received the Eagle Award for Excellence for its exceptional performance in environmental, health, safety and security from the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council...

BASF Names WASCO Distributor of the Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-06-2016

BASF Automotive Refinish has awarded its 2015 ColorSource Distributor of the Year award to Wholesale Automotive Suppliers of Columbus (WASCO) at its recent annual ColorSource conference held in Cl...

BASF Names Colortone Automotive Paints Distributor of the Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2015

BASF’s Automotive Refinish business recently awarded its 2014 ColorSource Distributor of the Year Award to Colortone Automotive Paints at its annual ColorSource Conference. “The Los Angeles mar...

BASF Automotive Refinish Awards Employee and Salesperson of the Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-27-2015

BASF Automotive Refinish presented its Employee and Salesperson of the Year awards at its recent 2015 North America Team Meeting. This marks the first time BASF Automotive Refinish has named an...

BASF Coatings Receives iF Design Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-24-2015

BASF’s Global Color Designers received the internationally renowned iF Design Award for the current edition of its Global trend book, “Under the Radar.” The trend book is published exclus...

GM Names BASF 2014 Supplier of the Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-20-2015

BASF received General Motors’ (GM) Supplier of the Year Award for the 10th time in the past 13 years. The award was presented to Joe Schmondiuk, BASF's vice president of global accounts, during ...

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ChemSpec USA, LLC.

9287 Smucker Road
Orrville Ohio 44667
United States
Phone: 330-669-4036Fax: 330-669-3965
Categories: Adhesives, Detail Products & Cleaners, Information, Training & Certification, Masking Products, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting

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ChemSpec USA Boasts SEMA 2015 Success

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-25-2015

ChemSpec USA announced that SEMA 2015 was a great success for the company, primarily due to the announcement of the completed acquisition by Axalta Coating Systems and the high foot traffic of att...

ChemSpec USA Announces Several Organizational Changes

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-01-2014

ChemSpec USA Inc. has announced several organizational changes. Rob Simpson, president, will be retiring from the company. “It is with great sadness that we announce that Rob Simpson will be r...

ChemSpec USA Redesigns Website

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-25-2012

ChemSpec USA has redesigned its website at www.chemspecpaint.com. The site features a fresh, new look and is packed with updated information about the company and its products.  Visitors can access t...

ChemSpec's Hydrolux Logo Featured on NASCAR No. 77 Chevrolet

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-27-2012

Hydrolux and ChemSpec drove into the world of NASCAR June 16 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, better known as "The Bullring." ChemSpec joined forces with the RPM Racing team and lent their eye-catc...

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De Beer Refinish

9287 Smucker Road
Orrville Ohio 44667
United States
Categories: Paint & Paint Products

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Valspar Automotive Announces Multiple OEM Approvals for DeBeer Refinish WaterBase 900+ Series

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-12-2014

Valspar Automotive announced it has gotten several automotive OEM global paint approvals over the past few months, namely Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. All approvals include the DeBeer Refinish W...

Valspar Revamps DeBeer Refinish Look

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-12-2014

Valspar Automotive has announced a new look for the DeBeer Refinish brand. Customers will begin to receive products with new labels starting in September. The DeBeer Bear is moving forward as a sym...

General Motors Approves De Beer 900+ by Valspar Automotive

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-31-2014

General Motors, maker of brands such as Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Isuzu, Opel and Vauxhall, has given a global approval for De Beer 900+ system by Valspar Automotive.   This ...

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Dominion Sure Seal Ltd.



United States
Fax: 905-670-5174
Contact: Tony Molnarhttp://www.dominionsureseal.com
Categories: Adhesives, Bedliners & Bedliner Franchises/Dealerships, Cleaning & Recovery, Cleanup Products, Detail Products & Cleaners, Glass/Windshield Repair & Replacement, Gun Parts, Hand Tools, Paint & Paint Products, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Prep Equipment, Profit Centers, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Welding Equipment & Products

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OBITUARY: Dominion Sure Seal Founder Ronald Bryson Morton

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-11-2012

Dominion Sure Seal announced the passing of its founder, Ronald Bryson Morton, on Dec. 29, 2011, at the age of 71. The company said of Morton: "Ron spent 40 years building his legacy and will be mi...

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House of Kolor



United States
Phone: (800) 845–2500
Categories: Paint & Paint Products

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House of Kolor Releases New Color Book

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-15-2016

House of Kolor, a Valspar Automotive brand, has unveiled its newest color books, complete with the Shimrin2 Intermix System, select featured formulations and classic colors that the custom paint compa...

House of Kolor Looking for Class of 2017 "Prestigious Painters"

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-29-2016

House of Kolor is looking for next year’s “Prestigious Painters.” The custom coatings brand is accepting submissions through Sept. 1, 2016, for its class of 2017 winners. The Prestigious Pai...

House of Kolor Unveils Redesigned Website

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-12-2016

House of Kolor by Valspar announced it has redesigned its website. It is inviting customers and visitors to explore the new website and merchandise store at www.houseofkolor.com. The website has b...

House of Kolor by Valspar Announces Standouts at Recent California Car Shows

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-09-2015

House of Kolor by Valspar announced that Greg Meyer has received multiple wins at the Grand National Roadster Show and Sacramento Autorama. Meyer displayed a 1933 Chevy Custom Roadster “Admeyer” a...

House of Kolor by Valspar Announces 2015 Prestigious Painter Award Winners

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-20-2015

House of Kolor by Valspar is proud to present the 2015 Prestigious Painter Award. This title has been given to the top 12 painters in the industry for the past 15 years. "Whether you're a weekend w...

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Kapci Coatings

11929 Denton Dr
Dallas TX 75234
Phone: 972-243-2879Phone: 469-396-1801Fax: 972-243-2887

Martin Senour Automotive Finishes



United States
Categories: Paint & Paint Products, Refinishing

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Martin Senour Launches New Industrial Maintenance Coatings DTM Acrylic Enamel

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-23-2016

The Martin Senour Company has introduced its new Industrial Maintenance Coatings DTM Acrylic Enamel. It is a high-gloss, 100-percent acrylic, waterborne, corrosion-resistant coating for light to m...

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2016 Fourth Quarter Training Schedule Announced by Martin Senour

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2016

The Martin Senour Company announced its 2016 fourth quarter training schedule, with courses running from Sept. 26 to Dec. 12, 2016. Training courses emphasize painter certification and maximizing shop...

Martin Senour Paints Honors Student Who Won SkillsUSA for Second Straight Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-19-2016

Martin Senour Paints announced that, for the second straight year, an Aims Community College student has won the annual SkillsUSA Championships in the Automotive Refinish and Collision Repair categori...

Martin Senour Announces 2016 Third Quarter Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-09-2016

The Martin Senour Company announced its 2016 third quarter training schedule, with courses running from July 11th to Sept. 26, 2016, at its training facilities nationwide. According to Martin Senou...

Martin Senour Announces 2016 Second Quarter Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-03-2016

The Martin Senour Company announced its 2016 second quarter training schedule, with courses running from April 19th to May 19th. Training courses emphasize painter certification and maximizing shop pr...

Martin Senour Announces 2016 First Quarter Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-17-2015

The Martin Senour Company announced its 2016 first quarter training schedule, with courses running from Jan. 5th to March 21st. Training will take place at Martin Senour facilities nationwide. “I...

NAPA/Martin Senour Provided Something for All at 2015 SEMA Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-12-2015

NAPA/Martin Senour’s SEMA Show booth provided something for all attendees from collision repair to shop professionals, jobbers and automotive enthusiasts. NAPA/Martin Senour SEMA Show highlights inc...

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Matrix System Automotive Finishes

850 Lass Rd. Building E
Walled Lake MI 48390
United States
Fax: 330-830-6005Phone: 330-830-6000
Contact: David Brunorihttp://www.matrixsystem.com
Categories: Computerized Office & Information Systems, Detail Products & Cleaners, Gun Parts, Information, Training & Certification, Internet & Web-Enabled Services, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Matrix Automotive Finishes Introduces Innovative Basecoat System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-17-2016

Matrix Automotive Finishes is taking basecoat systems to the next level. Gone are the days of multiple mix banks and walls of inventory. Matrix, a Valspar Automotive brand, has introduced a universal,...

Quick Drying DTM Primer Surfacer

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-23-2013

Matrix System’s MP-200 DTM Primer Surfacer is a premium direct to metal (DTM) primer surfacer. This product is high-build, fast drying and easy to sand. It was formulated to provide excellent adhesi...

Low-VOC Solvent Basecoat System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-26-2012

The Refinish Solutions Low-VOC Solvent Basecoat System from Matrix System allows professional vehicle refinishers to mix RPB-LV Refinish Solutions Low-VOC Basecoat off of the existing Matrix System MP...

Erase Stubborn Salt Stains

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-02-2012

Matrix System Automotive Finishes’ Salt Eraser solves an array of salt problems that pop up during the cold season. It removes stubborn salt stains from any fabric quickly and effortlessly – simpl...

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Matrix Automotive Finishes Looking for Vehicles for 2019 ‘Mavericks of Color’ Calendar

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-02-2018

Matrix Automotive Finishes is looking for a few good vehicles. From classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles to street rods, Matrix is looking for vehicles to showcase in its 2019 “Mav...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Debuts New Packaging

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-24-2017

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a Valspar Automotive brand, has redesigned the packaging of its entire product line. This redesign is in effort to create design synergy and improve the customer’s expe...

Valspar Automotive Re-Signs with Larsen Motorsports

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-22-2016

Valspar Automotive has renewed its contract with Larsen Motorsports for the 2017 race season, sponsoring the jet dragster team with its Matrix Automotive Finishes line of products. Jet pack cars dr...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Calling for 2017 Calendar Entries

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2016

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a brand of Valspar Automotive, is looking for projects finished exclusively in Matrix colors to feature in the coating brand’s 2017 calendar, “Award Winning Finishes....

'Counting Cars' TV Show and Matrix Team Up for Sixth Season

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-08-2016

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a brand of Valspar Automotive, is the official automotive paint brand for the sixth straight season of “Counting Cars,” History’s reality TV series that profiles the ...

Matrix Sponsoring Celebrity Appearance at AASP/NJ Northeast Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-18-2015

Matrix Automotive Finishes announced that they will feature a celebrity pinstriping artist, Nub from Nub Grafix, at the Matrix Booth during the 2015 Northeast Automotive Services Show held March 20-22...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Announces 2015 'Award Winning Finishes' Calendar Contest Winners

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-25-2014

Matrix Automotive Finishes has announced that its 2015 Matrix “Award Winning Finishes” Calendar Contest was yet another big success. Matrix customers across the country were invited to part...

Select Matrix System and Pro-Spray Training Programs Now Approved for I-CAR Credit

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-21-2014

Quest Automotive Products, a division of Quest Specialty Coatings, has announced the approval of select Matrix System and Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes training programs by the I-CAR Industry Training...

Matrix System Launches Social Media Campaign

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-18-2014

Matrix System Automotive Finishes has announced the launch of multiple new social media channels on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+ and LinkedIn. The goal of these accounts is to crea...

Matrix System Continues Partnership with 'Counting Cars' and 'American Restoration'

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-07-2014

Matrix System Automotive Finishes has announced its continued partnership and support for the History Channel's hit reality TV shows, "Counting Cars" and "American Restoration." Both shows debuted on ...

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NAPA



United States
Fax: 770-956-2201
Contact: Gaylord Spencerhttp://www.napaonline.com
Categories: A/C Equipment & Supplies, Air Supply Systems, Body Parts & Accessories, Booth Accessories, Clean Air/Shop Environment, Cleanup Products, Compressed Air Systems, Detail Products & Cleaners, Dimension/Measuring, Drying & Curing Lights/Systems, Frame Straightening & Alignment, Hand Tools, Information, Training & Certification, Lifts & Jacks, Masking Products, Mechanical Parts & Accessories, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Paint Safety, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Power Tools/Electric & Air, Prep & Surface Products, Prep Equipment, Prepstations, Refinishing, Repair, Service Equipment, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting, Spraybooths, Prep Stations & Related Equipment, Storage, Welding Equipment & Products, Welding Safety

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Automotive Service Association Joins Forces with NAPA Auto Parts

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-08-2016

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced a new member benefit in cooperation with NAPA Auto Parts. The purpose of ASA’s partnership with NAPA is to develop a membership benefit program...

NAPA/Martin Senour Unveils Custom 1966 Mustang at SEMA Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-06-2014

The Martin Senour Company unveiled a custom-built and custom- painted 1966 Mustang featuring the Martin Senour Pro//Base Automotive Refinish System and restored by Chris Carlson Hot Rods (Mulvane, Kan...

NAPA to Host Environmental Consultant at SEMA Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-28-2014

GRC-Pirk Management, the consulting firm for NAPA AutoCare’s GreenCare program, has announced that an environmental engineer will be available to answer questions about “going green” at boot...

NAPA and Martin Senour Paints Announce NAPA Collision Conference

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-12-2014

NAPA has announced that it will host its inaugural NAPA Collision Conference with leading insurance experts and collision industry partners, including Martin Senour Paints, April 15-17 at the Gaylord ...

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PPG Automotive Refinish



United States
Fax: 614-294-0197
Contact: Cristina Fronzagliahttp://www.ppgrefinish.com
Categories: Computerized Office & Information Systems, Detail Products & Cleaners, Information, Training & Certification, Management & Financial Services, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting

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PPG Adds RapidMatch XI to Color Solutions Toolbox

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-02-2017

PPG announced it has expanded its Color Solutions XI product line with the introduction of the all-new RapidMatch XI spectrophotometer. Combining groundbreaking optical power, color camera images a...

PPG Launches New Aquabase Plus Compatible P190-6950 Extended Performance Clearcoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-13-2016

  PPG’s Automotive Refinish business unit has introduced P190-6950 Extended Performance Clearcoat, an easy-to-use clearcoat engineered expressly for use over AQUABASE Plus waterborne basecoa...

PPG Introduces EC550 En-V Ultra Gloss Clearcoat for Envirobase High Performance Basecoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-06-2016

The Automotive Refinish business unit of PPG has launched EC550 En-V Ultra Gloss Clearcoat, a new production-friendly clearcoat formulated specifically for use with ENVIROBASE High Performance wat...

PPG Adds New HS Basecoat Hardener to Delfleet Evolution Line

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-16-2015

PPG Commercial Coatings has introduced Delfleet Evolution F3259 HS Basecoat Hardener, an ideal match for use with the brand’s FBCH premium basecoat. F3259 Basecoat Hardener has been specially des...

PPG Introduces Multi-Panel Clearcoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-08-2014

PPG Automotive Refinish has enhanced its OMNI LV product line with the introduction of MC2910 EuroPlus Multi-Panel Clearcoat. MC2910 is a 2.1 VOC clearcoat ideally suited for multiple panels and la...

PPG Launches New Look for Envirobase Waterborne Product Line

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-01-2014

PPG Automotive Refinish has created new global branding for its popular Envirobase High Performance waterborne product line. Updated product packaging for the leading PPG brand now sports a complet...

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PPG Sets Q2 Collision Refinish Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2018

PPG has announced its schedule of collision refinish training classes for the second quarter of 2018. Collision refinish courses set for April, May and June will cover PPG premium brands includ...

PPG-Painted Car Takes 2018 Ridler Award at Detroit Autorama

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-29-2018

A heavily customized 1957 Chevrolet dubbed “Imagine” and sporting a gleaming silver PPG finish claimed the prestigious Don Ridler Memorial Award at the recent 66th Detroit Autorama. The ann...

PPG Recognizes Painters Supply with Platinum Distributor of the Year Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-27-2018

PPG’s automotive refinish business has honored Painters Supply & Equipment Company (PSE) of Taylor, Mich., as its 2017 Platinum Distributor of the Year. John Parran, PPG director, Platinu...

PPG MVP Business Solutions Announces Schedule for ‘Elevating the Customer Experience’ Class

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-22-2018

PPG MVP Business Solutions has announced the schedule for its “Elevating the Customer Experience” class. The course’s objective is to provide collision center owners, managers, sales staf...

PPG-Painted Custom Builds Earn Top Honors at Goodguys Awards

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-14-2016

A 1967 Chevelle and a 1961 Ford F-100 pickup – both painted with PPG products – earned top honors from the recent Goodguys Rod & Custom Association. The Chevelle, built by Jeremy and Phil ...

PPG in Full Color at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-11-2016

PPG is tipping its hat to color through a display of dazzling paint jobs and world-class custom cars, trucks and motorcycles at this year’s SEMA show Nov. 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center....

PPG-Painted Cars and Trucks Shine at Shades of the Past

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-04-2016

Cars and trucks bearing PPG finishes carried off several key awards at the annual Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup, held Sept. 9-10 at Dollywood Splash Country in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. This year, ...

PPG Platinum Distributor Painters Supply & Equipment Receives ACE Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-30-2016

Painters Supply & Equipment Co., a Taylor, Mich.-based PPG Platinum Distributor, has been named the winner of the Auto Care Association’s Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award for 2016-2017...

PPG Introduces Upgraded Tint Guide Posters

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-29-2016

Recognizing that blending is not always an option for some paint technicians, PPG has made significant upgrades to its traditional tint guides and created new posters that provide quick, visual “at-...

PPG Continues Support of National SkillsUSA Championships

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2016

PPG once again supported the SkillsUSA Championships, which were held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, June 22-23. SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit organization, serves more than 300,00...

PPG Restoration Seminars Address Challenges Facing Custom Car Builders

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-21-2016

PPG continued its commitment to custom car restorers with a two-day restoration seminar at the company’s Business Development Center in Wixom, Mich., August 16-17. The class, intended for profes...

PPG Earns American Honda Approval

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-16-2016

PPG announced it has received approval from American Honda Motor Co., Inc., for use of its Nexa Autocolor 2K, Deltron, Global Refinish System, Envirobase High Performance and Aquabase Plus products...

PPG Devotees Honored for Outstanding Achievements

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-14-2016

PPG devotees Jerry Covington and Dermie Close were recently honored for their respective outstanding achievements in the world of custom motorcycles and cars. Covington is a longtime fixture in...

Bob Medved Joins PPG MVP Business Solutions Team

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-07-2016

PPG has announced the addition of Bob Medved to the Automotive Refinish SBU as a business solutions manager within the MVP Business Solutions team. Prior to joining PPG, Medved served as the senior...

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Honors PPG Manufacturing Facility

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-06-2016

PPG announced that its coatings and resins manufacturing facility in Delaware, Ohio, has earned a Gold Level Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agen...

PPG-Painted Oldsmobile Wins Hot August Nights Cup

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-18-2016

A 1939 Oldsmobile Series 60 convertible dubbed “Olds Cool,” painted by Charley Hutton using PPG products, captured the inaugural Hot August Nights Cup on August 6th at the recent namesake clas...

Simon Pagenaud Takes PPG-Painted Chevy to Another Team Penske IndyCar Victory

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-12-2016

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud drove his No. 22 PPG Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet to another Verizon IndyCar Series win, beating teammate and second-place finisher Will Power to the checkered flag...

PPG Dream Car Award Winners Named at Annual Goodguys PPG Nationals

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-03-2016

PPG Industries took a starring role at the 19th annual Goodguys PPG Nationals held July 8-10, 2016 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. The annual PPG Dream Car award winners were named, and...

PPG Continues Support for Speedway Children's Charities in New Hampshire Chapter Track Walk

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-28-2016

PPG Industries demonstrated its ongoing support for Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) by joining with the organization’s New Hampshire chapter on July 16th for the 2016 Track Walk fundraiser at ...

PPG Certification Program Aims to Keep Technicians Up to Date

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-13-2016

Advancements in auto refinish technologies, combined with the growing number of OEM special effects vehicle finishes, make it critical that collision refinish technicians stay current with availab...

PPG Enhances Training Facilities

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-16-2016

In its ongoing commitment to provide comprehensive professional training, the Automotive Refinish business unit of PPG has expanded and improved several of its Business Development Centers to “s...

Toyota of Orlando Named Toyota Certified Collision Center of Year for Second Time

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-30-2015

Toyota of Orlando has won the Toyota Certified Collision Center (TCCC) Triple Crown Award. It is the second time the dealership has received the accolade; the previous honor came in 2012. The awar...

PPG Show Truck Gets A New Patriotic Look

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-28-2015

PPG Automotive Refinish has repainted its popular show truck. The truck, a 75-foot 2016 Freightliner Cascadia tractor-trailer rig now features a fresh red, white and blue paint scheme reminiscent of t...

PPG Presents BAPS Auto Paints & Supply with Platinum Distributor of the Year Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-02-2015

PPG Automotive Refinish has named Pennsylvania-based BAPS Auto Paint & Supply the 2014 Platinum Distributor of the Year. The announcement was made by Bob Wenzinger, director of the PPG Platinu...

PPG Completes $40 Million Plant Expansion In Brazil

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-23-2015

From aftermarketNews.com. PPG Industries held a ceremony to mark the completion of a $40 million, 65,000-square-foot plant for onsite resin production at its Sumaré, São Paulo, Brazil, coatings m...

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Prospray Automotive Finishes

600 Nova Dr. SE
Massillon OH 44646
United States
Phone: 330-830-6000Fax: 330-830-6005
Contact: Laura Yerkeyhttp://www.prosprayfinishes.com
Categories: Information, Training & Certification, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Prospray Automotive Finishes Introduces Bold New Packaging

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-14-2015

Saluting their European heritage, Prospray, a premium, global refinish brand of Valspar Automotive, has introduced a new, clean, bold and distinctly European look to the labeling of all of its Prospra...

Versatile and Fast Clearcoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-30-2014

Pro-Spray’s PSC-4500 Hyper Clearcoat is a high-solids product that amps productivity and can be mixed to meet National Rule or low-VOC compliance. Designed for use over Pro-Spray Solvent Basecoat an...

Precision Color Selection System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-15-2011

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes has introduced a powerful tool that takes the guesswork out of color-matching. The Navigator precision color selection system features more than 5,100 of the most popul...

Jet Black Waterborne

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-05-2010

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes is now offering WBC-452-2 Factory Pack Jet Black Basecoat formulated for H2O. WBC-452-2 is not a toner but a pre-mixed basecoat developed to match nearly all of today’s...

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Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes to Showcase 1962 Chevy Corvette Roadster at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-16-2014

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes has partnered with The Custom Shop in Flanagan, Ill., to display a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster known as the "Copper Topless" at its booth (11253). The Custom Shop...

Pro-Spray Finishes Releases 2014 Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-05-2014

Pro-Spray Finishes has released its 2014 training schedule. The courses being offered are designed to provide hands-on knowledge in a variety of areas for the automotive painting professional. Clas...

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes Launches YouTube Channel

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-04-2013

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes has launched its branded YouTube channel to help users improve the quality and efficiency of their jobs. Visitors can view a library of resourceful, high quality video...

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Rubber-Seal Medallion Refinish System



United States
Phone: 937-890-6547Fax: 937-890-6320
Categories: Adhesives, Body Parts & Accessories, Detail Products & Cleaners, Glass/Windshield Repair & Replacement, Masking Products, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair

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Medallion Refinish System to Exhibit at NORTHEAST 2014

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-25-2014

Medallion Refinish System, a manufacturer and seller of automotive coatings and repair products, has announced that it will be exhibiting at the NORTHEAST 2014 Automotive Services Show, taking place M...

Program from Rubber-Seal and Medallion Refinish Systems Sponsors CARA Membership Dues

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-03-2010

Rubber-Seal and Medallion Refinish Systems announced the sponsorship of the 2010 CARA (Choice Autobody Repair Association) membership drive. Now through June 7, Medallion Refinish system will spons...

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Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes



United States
Fax: 216-332-8575
Categories: Adhesives, Air Supply Systems, Bedliners & Bedliner Franchises/Dealerships, Booth Accessories, Clean Air/Shop Environment, Cleaning & Recovery, Cleanup Products, Clothing, Compressed Air Systems, Detail Equipment, Detail Products & Cleaners, Drying & Curing Lights/Systems, Glass/Windshield Repair & Replacement, Gun Parts, Hand Tools, Information, Training & Certification, Internet & Web-Enabled Services, Lifts & Jacks, Masking Products, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Paint Safety, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Power Tools/Electric & Air, Prep & Surface Products, Prep Equipment, Prepstations, Profit Centers, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting, Spraybooths, Prep Stations & Related Equipment, Storage, Welding Equipment & Products, Welding Safety

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Sherwin-Williams Adds HP Single-Stage Topcoat Line to ATX System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-12-2017

Sherwin-Williams’ popular ATX Refinish System has expanded its offering with the introduction of the new ATX HP Single Stage.  The topcoat enhances the ATX product line, delivering a powerf...

Sherwin-Williams Launches Rod & Restoration Custom Color Program

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-29-2014

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has teamed up with Barrett-Jackson Auction House to launch its Rod & Restoration Custom Color program. Designed for body shops looking to take on specialty res...

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Sherwin-Williams to Hold Next EcoLean Level 1 Workshop in San Antonio

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-22-2018

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced that its next EcoLean Level 1 workshop will take place May 22-23 at the Omni La Mansion Del Rio in San Antonio. The San Antonio workshop also will...

Sherwin-Williams Q2 Training Schedule Emphasizes Hands-on Application and Certification

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-14-2018

Sherwin-Williams has announced its second-quarter training schedule, which features courses held at training centers across the country. The Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes training progra...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Unveils New Online Media Center

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-01-2018

  Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has launched a new media center at Sherwin-Automotive.com, designed to put vehicle refinish and collision repair professionals in touch with the latest produ...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Announces Annual Vendor Awards

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-09-2018

  Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes recently announced its annual Associated Products Vendor Awards. Sherwin-Williams made the announcement at a special reception for more than 200 s...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Announces 2018 First-Quarter Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-14-2017

Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes has announced its 2018 first-quarter training schedule. Held at training centers across the country, the courses provide participants with a combination of ...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes to Participate in Repairer Driven Education Series at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-27-2017

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes (SWAF) is a proud supporter of the SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, which features educational sessions specifical...

Sherwin-Williams to Showcase Products, Services and Builds at SEMA Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-19-2017

Sherwin-Williams announced it will be showcasing its brands, products, business solutions, distribution and technical services this year at the SEMA Show in the North Hall, booth no. 10639. 1960 Ch...

San Antonio to Host Next Sherwin-Williams EcoLean Level 1 Workshop

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-13-2017

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes will hold its next 2017 EcoLean Level 1 workshop on Oct. 24-25 at the Mokara Hotel & Spa, on the historic River Walk in downtown San Antonio. The exclusive ...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Approved for All Honda and Acura US Warranty Repairs

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-28-2016

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. approved Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes paints for its warranty and goodwill repairs. Included in the approval are Sherwin-Williams AWX Performance Plus waterb...

Kyle Larson Posts First NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Victory Sporting Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-30-2016

Kyle Larson posted the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of his career at the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway Aug. 28th. The win came in Larson’s 99th series start and ...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes 2016 Fourth Quarter Training Schedule Announced

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-30-2016

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced its 2016 fourth quarter training schedule, with courses running from October 10th to December 12th, 2016. Courses will help provide training in the l...

Sherwin-Williams to Hold EcoLean Level 1 Workshop in San Antonio

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-01-2016

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced that the next EcoLean Level 1 workshop will be held October 4-5, 2016, at the Omni La Mansion del Rio on the River Walk of San Antonio. The EcoLea...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Receives Technical Approval from Volkswagen Group

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-26-2016

Volkswagen Group has entered into a corporate agreement with Sherwin-Williams and approved the Sherwin-Williams refinish paint brand for use at Volkswagen Group brands (VWPC, Audi, SEAT, Skoda, an...

St. Louis to Host Sherwin-Williams EcoLean Level 2 Workshop

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-14-2016

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced it will hold its next 2016 EcoLean Level 2 workshop Aug. 30-31 at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis. While there, the group will t...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Announces 2016 Third Quarter Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-09-2016

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has released its third quarter 2016 training schedule, outlining the courses taking place nationwide at training sites from July 25th through Sept. 26, 2016. ...

Martin Truex Jr., Sherwin-Williams Finishes Make History Winning NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup Race

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-07-2016

Martin Truex Jr. collected his first win of the season at the recent Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway May 29th. But it wasn’t just the trip to Victory Lane that Truex and his Furniture ...

Sherwin-Williams, Driven Brands Announce Strategic Partnership with CARSTAR

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-06-2016

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has announced a newly expanded partnership with Driven Brands as an approved automotive coatings vendor to the U.S. segment of CARSTAR North America’s networ...

Alexander Rossi and Sherwin-Williams Finish First at Indianapolis 500

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-06-2016

Indianapolis – Indy 500 rookie driver Alexander Rossi won the historic, centennial Indianapolis 500 race (with more than 350,000 fans at the sold-out Speedway.) Rossi and his crew, gambling that...

Sherwin-Williams Recognizes 2015 NASCAR 'Fastest Lap' Contingency Award Winners

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-19-2015

The Sherwin-Williams Fastest-Lap Contingency Award recognizes the eligible driver who turns the fastest lap of each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race throughout the season. Each week, the award winner rec...

BodyShop Business Staff Visits Sherwin-Williams for Paint-Off, Education

by Alicia Lewis - 05-12-2015

On May 8, BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Associate Editor Alicia Crabtree visited Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes’ headquarters in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, to spray some of the...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Announces 2015 Third Quarter Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2015

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has announced its latest third quarter 2015 collision repair industry courses and training sites that will be available from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2015. Part...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Partners with Toyota for Estimator Training Program

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-05-2015

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. and Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes have announced the 2015 schedule for the annual Toyota Certified Collision Center estimating program, with Sherwin-Williams continui...

Sherwin-Williams Schedules Special EcoLean Workshop This June In Cleveland

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-27-2015

Sherwin-Williams introduced its EcoLean series of lean workshops more than five years ago and since then, each one has been sold out. The brand anticipates that tradition to continue as it announces i...

Check Out “The Finish” from Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-19-2015

"The Finish” from Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes is a program for industry professionals, by industry professionals. The Finish Magazine features informative editorial pieces like: Collect...

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Southern Polyurethanes, Inc.

PO Box 1300
Blairsville GA 30514
US
Phone: 706-781-2220
Categories: Bedliners & Bedliner Franchises/Dealerships, Paint & Paint Products, Prep & Surface Products, Profit Centers, Refinishing

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Easy-Spraying and Sandable Epoxy Primer

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-27-2015

Southern Polyurethanes' Epoxy Primer not only has outstanding corrosion resistance but provides excellent adhesion to aluminum, metals, fiberglass and plastics. SPI Epoxy Primer sprays easy, lays slic...

Quick-Curing Primer

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-02-2010

Southern Polyurethanes 4:1:1 Turbo 2K Primer uses a hyper-cure resin system that can be sanded in 30-40 minutes and is 100-percent shrink free and sand-scratch free in only three hours at 75°F. Tur...

High Solids Clearcoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2010

Southern Polyurethanes 1:1 Universal Clear is a true polyurethane high solids clearcoat that’s hard to run, does well in high heat and humidity, doesn’t require baking, won’t yellow whites, buff...

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Spies Hecker



United States
Fax: 734-454-4983
Contact: Kristine Gallagherhttp://www.spiesheckerusa.com
Categories: Cleanup Products, Computerized Office & Information Systems, Information, Training & Certification, Internet & Web-Enabled Services, Management & Financial Services, Paint & Paint Products, Paint Safety, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Spies Hecker Introduces Permasolid Low-VOC Clear Coat 8098

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-28-2011

Spies Hecker announced the introduction of Permasolid Low-VOC Clear Coat 8098, a low-VOC finish from the Spies Hecker “2K-Acryl-System.” Spies Hecker says the product is easy to apply and buff and...

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Spies Hecker Refinish System Approved By Mercedes-Benz USA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-11-2010

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) has approved Spies Hecker refinishing products for use on Mercedes-Benz vehicles. MBUSA requires that only approved paint refinishing products and procedures be used on an...

Spies Hecker Customer Receives ‘100 Days, 100 Projects’ SBA Loan

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-27-2009

Greenfield Collision, a Spies Hecker customer in Washington, Mich., is one of the first companies in the United States to receive a special Small Business Administration (SBA) loan as part of Pres. Ba...

Spies Hecker Continues Role As Worldwide Paint Supplier For Mercedes-Benz

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-23-2009

Daimler AG has reconfirmed its global approval of Spies Hecker products and services for the Mercedes-Benz brand. Foundations of the relationship are Spies Hecker services, global supplies, expert adv...

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SprayMax Aerosols



United States
Phone: 800-321-0672
Contact: Brian Letschhttp://usa.spraymax.com
Categories: Miscellaneous, Paint & Paint Products, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Corrosion Protection for Aluminum

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-14-2015

SprayMax's 2K Wash Primer is one product of the SprayMax Aerosol Small Damage Repair System. It provides exceptional corrosion protection on different metal surfaces – specifically aluminum – used...

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