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1-800-Radiator

Phone: 1-800-723-4286Fax: 707-747-7401 4401 Park Road
Benicia CA 94510

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1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels

Phone: 800-383-7974Fax: 562-692-3851 12078 Florence Ave.
Santa Fe Springs CA 90670

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1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels Closes Escrow on New Facility

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2016

1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels announced it has closed escrow on its new one-acre facility and has begun the move to Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Located in Eastern Los Angeles County near the Orange County...

1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels Acquires Capital Wheels & Auto Salvage

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-27-2015

1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels announced it has acquired Capital Wheels & Auto Salvage after an agreement was reached between longtime friends and competitors Norman Huniu and Billy Eordekian. ...

1-800EveryRim Launches OEM Wheel Quick Quote System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-02-2013

1-800EveryRim has announced the launch of its OEM Wheel Quick Quote System. Shop workers can text a part number or picture of a customer's damaged stock wheel to 951-RimText, allowing shops to quic...

1-800EveryRim.com Expands Warehouse

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-29-2011

1-800EveryRim.com has expanded its warehouse to 30,000 square feet at its location in Pico Rivera, Calif. "With a larger and more efficient facility to house a growing inventory of OEM factory whee...

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3M

Fax: 651-732-7640
Contact: Monica Arcandhttp://www.3m.com/automotive
3M Center
St. Paul MN 55144-1000

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3M Introduces High Power Spray Gun Cleaner

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-02-2018

New 3M High Power Spray Gun Cleaner delivers cleaner in an aerosol can to blast excess paint and primer off spray gun surfaces – inside and out. It is specifically formulated to be used for b...

Match Color Perfectly

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-24-2015

Achieving the perfect color match, particularly on curved panels, can be a challenge. Now, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division has revolutionized color matching with a simple, innovative solution – n...

Clean Up Spills Quickly and Effectively

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-06-2015

3M has introduced 3M Medium Capacity Sorbents to clean up lower volume spills and contain everyday drips and leaks. Designed for use in multiple industries, users can choose from three types: Maintena...

Impact Resistant Structural Adhesive

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-16-2015

3M Impact Resistant Structural Adhesive 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division introduces new Impact Resistant Structural Adhesive (IRSA) designed for true structural bonding applications when specified b...

Faster Cutting for Paint Removal, Filler Shaping

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-21-2013

The Cubitron II Clean Sanding Hookit Disc features 3M precision-shaped grain technology that provides faster cutting for paint removal, body filler rough shaping and featheredging that ultimately last...

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3M Hire Our Heroes Program to Continue in 2019

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-29-2019

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), is once again offering the 3M Hire Our Heroes scholarship and tool grant awards program for 2019 to he...

3M Vinyl Wrap Colors

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-05-2018

3M has introduced new dynamic colors to its Wrap Film Series 1080 to stay on trend with popular tones in the industry. The four new shades to the 1080 lineup include: Gloss Flip Ghost Pearl Gl...

CARSTAR Owner Wins 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 at SEMA

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-02-2018

When the tire smoke cleared and the final results were tallied, Gary Boesel, owner of CARSTAR Alpine and CARSTAR Jordan Road, took home the top honors with a fast time of 153.87 in the 3M Hire Our H...

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division and Collision Repair Education Foundation to Support Veterans through 3M Hire Our Heroes Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-10-2018

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, is putting its effort to provide collision repair education opportunities for military members into high g...

3M Collision Repair Android App

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-17-2018

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division announced that its new app for mobile devices allows body shop technicians and distributor sales staff to get all the information they need for their collision r...

Standard Operating Procedures for Heavy Duty Truck Repair Now Available from 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-27-2018

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division announced it has created an online Heavy Duty Truck Repair Center to offer all of the solutions, SOPs and repair processes to repair professionals who focus on hea...

3M, Collision Repair Education Foundation Launch 2018 'Hire Our Heroes' Fundraiser

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-24-2018

  3M Automotive Aftermarket Division and the Collision Repair Education Foundation have launched their 2018 fundraiser to help programs to attract and support military veterans seeking a c...

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division and Collision Repair Education Foundation Name Recipients of 3M Hire Our Heroes Awards

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-18-2018

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division and the Collision Repair Education Foundation have announced the 33 recipients of the 2018 3M Hire Our Heroes awards. The recipients include students who have serv...

3M Now Offers Heavy-Duty Truck SOPs for METTON Material Repairs

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-11-2018

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division announced that it now offers standard operating procedures (SOPs) for repairing METTON LMR (liquid molding resin), a tough and durable engineered plastic material ...

3M and CARSTAR Support Launch of New-Age Collision Program at FTCC

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-10-2015

Personnel from both 3M and CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts were present at the Feb. 4 launch of the new two-year collision repair program at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC), which...

3M Awards Tool Grants to Veterans Through Collision Repair Education Foundation and Hire Our Heroes Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-22-2015

Through the Collision Repair Education Foundation and the 3M “Hire Our Heroes” program, four winners have been selected for a tool grant. The recipients, all military veterans, began their collisi...

3M Announces Launch of 2015 Hire Our Heroes Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-24-2014

For the third year in a row, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division has announced its support of the 3M Hire Our Heroes program to provide tool grants and assistance to military veterans through the Colli...

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A.J. Dralle, Inc.

Fax: 815-730-0565 1830 W. Mound Rd.
Rockdale IL 60436

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Abaris Training Resourses Inc

Phone: 775-827-6568Fax: 775-827-6599 5401 Longley Ln, Suite 49
Reno NV

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Abaris Training and KVE Composites to Provide Composite Training to European Customers

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-20-2017

Reno, Nev.-based Abaris Training Resources and Maastricht, The Netherlands-based KVE Composites Group announced that they will be providing Abaris composite training for the European market. KV...

Abaris Features Updated Training Courses at 2016 SPE ACCE

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-16-2016

Abaris Training Resources, Inc. displayed their continuing commitment to the automotive industry by introducing special updated carbon fiber repair training and services at the 2016 SPE ACCE in Novi,...

Abaris Receives SME's Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Award

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-18-2016

Abaris Training announced it was recognized at the SME AeroDef/Composites Manufacturing Conference held Feb. 8-10 in Long Beach, Calif., for over three decades of dedicated service to the advanced com...

Abaris' Carbon Fiber Structural Repair Demo Hits Home with SEMA Attendees

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-12-2015

Michael J. Hoke, president of Abaris Training Resources, Inc. in Reno, Nev., conducted two hands-on demonstrations on advanced composite structural repair techniques for carbon fiber automotive struct...

Abaris Training Resources Executive to Discuss Adhesive Bonding at SAE/ACCE

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-04-2015

Abaris Training Resources, Inc., announced that Louis C. (Lou) Dorworth, direct services manager at Abaris Training Resources, will be presenting a special tutorial titled “Adhesive Bonding of C...

Abaris to Provide Special Carbon Fiber Repair Presentations at NACE | CARS

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-08-2015

Abaris announced that Michael J. Hoke, president of Abaris Training Resources Inc., of Reno, Nev., will join Steve Marks from I-CAR to give a presentation titled “Understanding Carbon Fiber Desi...

Abaris Expands Reno, Nevada Facility

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-08-2015

Abaris Training Resources, Inc., of Reno, Nevada, announced it has added 1,100 square feet to its facility in order to provide more room for additional business and training capabilities. Abaris st...

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ABRA Auto Body & Glass

Fax: 888-872-2272 7225 Northland Drive, Suite 210
Brooklyn Park MN 55428

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ABW Tracker

Fax: 416-424-4140

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ACT Test Panels, LLC

Phone: 517-439-1485Fax: 517-439-1652 273 Industrial Drive
Hillsdale MI 49242

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Advanced Measurement Systems, Inc.

Phone: 423-781-7163 400 Tennessee Ave.
Etowah TN 37331

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Advanced Measurement Systems Releases Spectre Measurement System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-01-2016

Advanced Measurement Systems (AMS) has introduced the Spectre Measurement System, the latest in electronic measurement technology – including the industry’s smallest, most powerful scanner. Spect...

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Advanced Measurement Systems Welcomes New Distributor

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-14-2016

Advanced Measurement Systems, Inc. has announced the addition of Professional Maintenance as a new distributor serving North Carolina and South Carolina for AMS Laser Measuring products. Profession...

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Advanced Radiant Systems, Inc.

Phone: 317-577-0337Fax: 317-485-0118

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Aeromotive, Inc.

Fax: (913) 647-7300 7805 Barton Street
Lenexa KS 66214

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AFC Finishing Systems

Phone: 530-533-8907Fax: 530-533-0179

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Air Filtration Co., Inc.

Phone: 641-872-1137Fax: 641-872-1663
Contact: Jeremy Hagan http://www.afcfilters.com
1858 Highway 14, P.O. Box 63
Corydon IA 50060

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Air Filtration Co., Inc. Now Authorized Importer and Master Distributor of Speritex 6/65 HT Diffusion Media

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-14-2016

Air Filtration Co., Inc. announced that they have become an authorized importer and master distributor of Speritex 6/65 HT diffusion media for North America (excluding California). Media should be in ...

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Aircat Pneumatic Tools

Phone: 561-744-9500Phone: 888-424-7228 851 Jupiter Park Lane – Unit A
Jupiter FL 33458

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Florida Pneumatic Launches New Line of Low-Vibration, Lube-Free Orbital and Geared Sanders

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-16-2017

Florida Pneumatic Manufacturing Corporation has announced the launch of the new AIRCAT 6700 Series Low Vibration “Lube Free” Orbital and Geared Sanders. AIRCAT has developed a series of “lubr...

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Florida Pneumatic Acquires Jiffy Air Tool

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-10-2017

P&F Industries, Inc. announced that effective April 5, 2017, it has acquired substantially all of the assets, including certain real property, comprising the business of Jiffy Air Tool, Inc., lo...

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AirFlow Technology, Inc.

Fax: 414-657-2210

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Airgas

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Airomax/US Body Products

Fax: 4237907202
Contact: Richard Allegratihttp://www.usbodyproducts.com
21 Messick Road
Mountain Home AR 72653

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AirPro Diagnostics

Phone: (904) 717-1711 11737 Central Parkway
Jacksonville FL 32224

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AirPro Adds New VP of Field Operations/Business Development

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-04-2020

AirPro Diagnostics, LLC, has announced the addition of Eric Newell to its senior leadership team as vice president of field operations/business development. Newell holds a business management degr...

AirPro Diagnostics Launches 24/7/365 Service

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-15-2020

AirPro Diagnostics, LLC announced that it has launched a 24/7/365 service to the automotive aftermarket worldwide. “Knowing the importance of timely service to the repair community, we want t...

asTech Lawsuit Against AirPro Dismissed

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-17-2019

AirPro Diagnostics has announced that the lawsuit Repairify, Inc./Astech filed against it challenging AirPro’s “Truth Campaign” has been dismissed by U.S. District Court Judge Ewing Werlein...

Subaru Approves AirPro Diagnostics System for Certified Network

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-19-2019

AirPro Diagnostics announced that Subaru engineers have tested, certified and approved the AirPro scan tool for use by Subaru Certified Network participants. AirPro Diagnostics offers remote OEM sca...

GM Approves AirPro Diagnostics System for Repair Network

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-12-2019

AirPro Diagnostics announced that GM, after testing the AirPro scan tool utilizing GM GDS 2 software at its Global Technical Center in Warren, Mich., has certified that the AirPro system me...

AirPro Diagnostics Adds Senior Sales and Marketing Consultant

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-08-2019

AirPro Diagnostics, an industry leader in remote OEM diagnostic scanning, programming, safety system and ADAS calibrations, has announced the hiring of Frank LaViola as senior sales and marketing co...

1st Certified Collision Partners with AirPro

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-06-2018

AirPro Diagnostics, an industry leader in OEM diagnostics, announced that it has partnered with 1st Certified Collision Centers to provide pre- and post-repair scan and calibration services at 1st C...

AirPro Diagnostics Named Preferred Provider for Maaco, CARSTAR

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-14-2018

AirPro Diagnostics announced that Maaco Auto Painting and Collision Repair and CARSTAR North America have named AirPro Diagnostics their preferred provider for pre- and post-repair scan services. ...

AirPro Diagnostics, I-CAR/SCRS Video: Dealerships Might Not Always be Prepared for ADAS Recalibration

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-02-2018

  According to I-CAR, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) and AirPro Diagnostics, most dealerships might not be prepared for advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) recalibra...

AirPro Diagnostics Names Michael Quinn to Business Development Post

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-04-2018

AirPro Diagnostics announced the appointment of Michael Quinn as senior vice president of business development. “We are proud to have Michael join our team,” said Lonnie Margol, founder and...

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AirVANTAGE/Prime Supply Inc. Tools

Phone: 909-597-1788 14161 Albers Way
Chino CA 91710

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AirVANTAGE Advanced Series Pneumatic Sanders

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-12-2016

AirVANTAGE Advanced Series Pneumatic Sanders are ergonomically designed to deliver greater control, balance and comfort. Vacuum models feature a newly designed dual vacuum exhaust channel allowing f...

AirVANTAGE Tools Launches Advanced Pneumatic Series Sander

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-19-2016

AirVANTAGE Tools has introduced one of the latest additions to its AirVANTAGE line: Advanced Pneumatic Series Sander. Each Advanced Pneumatic Series Sander incorporates a patented motor fan blade c...

AirVANTAGE Tools Unveils Advanced Electric Series Sander

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-15-2016

AirVANTAGE Tools introduced the latest additions to its AirVANTAGE line: Advanced Electric Series Sanders. Advanced Electric Series Sanders feature a brushless motor with a patent-cooling design. ...

Ergonomic Sander

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-29-2013

AirVANTAGE sanders are ergonomically designed to deliver greater control, balance and comfort. The motor generates up to .28 hp for a fast, efficient performance. They’re available in a variety of m...

Low Profile Sanders

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-04-2011

AirVANTAGE LP (Low Profile) Sanders are the lowest profile in the industry with rock solid engineering, materials and craftsmanship. Ergonomically designed to deliver greater control, balance and comf...

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AkzoNobel Car Refinishes

Fax: 248-451-4404
Contact: Bill Orr http://www.akzonobel.com

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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...

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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 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 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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