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AkzoNobel Car Refinishes

Fax: 248-451-4404
Contact: Bill Orr

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AkzoNobel Combines Digital Tools to Improve Color-Matching

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-16-2018

A new standard in quick and reliable advanced color-matching is available to vehicle body shops now that AkzoNobel has combined two of its most innovative tools into a single system. The new offe...

AkzoNobel Releases MIXIT Color Web Application

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Recent News

AkzoNobel Once Again Coats the McLaren Formula 1 Car

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-13-2020

AkzoNobel announced that it has once again supplied the hi-tech coatings technology for McLaren Racing, this time for the MCL35 2020 Formula 1 car. As official paint and coatings partner of th...

AkzoNobel Unveils New Coating System for 2019 McLaren Formula 1 Team

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-14-2019

  Exciting new racing talent is being fused with AkzoNobel's latest color technology by the McLaren Formula 1 team, who have unveiled their new car livery for the 2019 season. Young racing tale...

AkzoNobel Remembers Longtime Employee Dave Smith

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-07-2018

AkzoNobel announced with great sadness that Dave Smith, an employee of over 25 years, passed away on May 28, 2018. Smith began his career with AkzoNobel in 1993 and played key roles throughout...

AkzoNobel's Largest Powder Coatings Plant Opens in China

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-29-2018

AkzoNobel announced that production has started at its new powder coatings plant in Changzhou, China. The facility – one of the largest of its kind in the world – is located at an existing site ...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-17-2016

From 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 BodyShop 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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