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PPG Restoration Seminars Address Challenges Facing Custom Car Builders

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 professional custom builders, hobbyists, OEM representat...

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

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 by American Honda. “It is a huge honor to on...

PPG Earns American Honda Approval

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 for warranty repairs of Acura and Honda vehicles ...

Clark's Corner: Paint Without Fumes or Overspray

“Developed by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center’s (IWRC) painter trainers, the award-winning VirtualPaint is a highly adaptable virtual reality training simulator that mimics a fully customized painting and coating production environment,” sa...

House of Kolor Releases New Color Book

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 company is known for in the industry. The new book, ...

BASF Automotive Refinish Expands Distribution in Denver

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 Colorado Springs. “With Capital Paint now se...

Automotive Refinish Coatings Market Expected to Reach $10.8B by 2024

The global market for automotive refinish coatings features a markedly high level of consolidation, with the top five companies accounting for a share of over 65 percent of the global market in 2015, observes Transparency Market Research in a recent ...

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Honors PPG Manufacturing Facility

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 Agency. The Gold Level E3 Awards recognize an organ...

Automotive Coatings Gain Demand for Energy-Efficient Technologies

OEMs are concerned about the rising energy consumption at their paint shops and the resultant increase in carbon emissions. These environmental issues and OEMs' desire to accelerate production cycle times have prompted OEM coating suppliers to devel...

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

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 bulletin specifying approved paint lines for warran...

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