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AkzoNobel

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AkzoNobel Launches New Wanda Waterborne Basecoat System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-02-2021

AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes North America announced the launch of Wandabase WB Plus, a state-of-the-art waterborne basecoat system with superior coverage and control and industry-leading color accur...

AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes Launches New Sikkens Clearcoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-26-2021

AkzoNobel has announced the launch of Sikkens Autoclear Xpress Clearcoat, the latest cutting-edge development in rapid cure technology from AkzoNobel. Containing unique, hyper-cure resin technology, ...

AkzoNobel Launches Connect Digital Tool

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-13-2020

AkzoNobel announced they have launched Connect, their latest digital innovation to enhance efficiency in collision repair shops in North America. The application programming interface (API) facilitat...

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 ca...

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 Podcast Reveals Need to Rethink Vehicle Refinishing

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-21-2022

With demand for driver-assisted and electric vehicles (EVs) increasing and repairs becoming increasingly complex, collision repair shops are having to retool with capital-intensive equipment to compe...

AkzoNobel, Dave Kindig to Have Big Presence at 2022 SEMA Show

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-24-2022

AkzoNobel has announced its programming for the 2022 SEMA Show, and Dave Kindig, television star of Motor Trend Network’s Bitchin’ Rides show and creator of custom car company Kindig-it Design, w...

AkzoNobel Appoints Gregoire Poux-Guillaume Member of Board of Management

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-06-2022

At a recent meeting, the shareholders of Akzo Nobel N.V. appointed new CEO Gregoire Poux-Guillaume as a member of the Board of Management, effective Nov. 1, 2022. Gregoire Poux-Guillaume, new CEO ...

AkzoNobel Inks Partnerships with Paint the Future Winners

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-28-2022

Less than 24 hours after winning Paint the Future awards, three startups have already signed their letters of intent to continue working together on sustainable business opportunities with AkzoNobel....

AkzoNobel Launches Paint the Future Startup Challenge in India

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-14-2022

AkzoNobel announced it is set to launch its 2022 Paint the Future regional startup challenge in India, the focus of which is discovering creative solutions to improve the digital consumer experience....

AkzoNobel Commits to Supporting Women in Collision Repair

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-10-2021

AkzoNobel announced its ongoing commitment to be the exclusive diamond sponsor for the Women's Industry Network (WIN), which is focused on the development, enhancement and retention of women in the c...

AkzoNobel Delivers 6% Revenue Growth in Q3

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-20-2021

Akzo Nobel N.V. has published results for third quarter 2021. Highlights for Q3 2021 include: Pricing up 9% compared with Q3 2020. Revenue 6% higher (up 5% from Q3 2019, in constant currencies)Raw...

AkzoNobel’s Michelle Sullivan Appointed U.S. Sales Director

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-03-2021

AkzoNobel announced that Michelle Sullivan has been appointed sales director for its Vehicle Refinish (VR) US-East Region effective Aug. 1, 2021. Sullivan reports directly to John Griffin, regional c...

AkzoNobel, Mercedes Extend Partnership in China and Indonesia

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-27-2021

Mercedes-Benz and AkzoNobel have agreed to extend their partnership agreement for another four years, which means the company will continue to be a recommended supplier of vehicle refinish products a...

AkzoNobel Launches Paint the Future's Global Startup Challenge

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-15-2021

AkzoNobel announced that it is launching Paint the Future’s second global startup challenge on May 18. Led by AkzoNobel and powered by thousands of connections around the world, Paint the Future ha...

AkzoNobel Becomes Official Supplier to Tour de France

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-28-2021

AkzoNobel has teamed up with one of the world’s most colorful sporting events by becoming official supplier to the Tour de France. The strategic three-year partnership will see the company offer...

AkzoNobel Receives Top Employer Recertification in Five Markets

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-25-2021

AkzoNobel announced it has received Top Employer recertification in five key markets: the UK, China, Brazil, the U.S. and the Netherlands. In each country, AkzoNobel is building on a strong track ...

AkzoNobel Named New Vendor of the Year by Advance Auto Parts

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-14-2020

AkzoNobel announced that it has been named the New Vendor of the Year by Advance Auto Parts. “AkzoNobel has shown the highest level of commitment to training, sales support, marketing support a...

AkzoNobel Hosts First Virtual North American Performance Group Meeting

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-15-2020

AkzoNobel announced that it is holding its first virtual Acoat Selected North American Performance Group (NAPG) Conference Sept. 16-18. Traditionally held semi-annually, in person and in varying loca...

AkzoNobel Appoints New Leader of Automotive and Specialty Coatings in the Americas

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-12-2020

AkzoNobel has announced the appointment of John Griffin to the position of regional commercial director for Automotive and Specialty Coatings in the Americas, effective Aug. 1, 2020. John Griffin ...

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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Axalta Coating Systems

Phone: 855-6 AXALTA
Contact: Kristine Gallagherhttp://www.axalta.us[email protected]
50 Applied Bank Blvd. Suite 300
Glen Mills PA 19342

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Axalta Introduces New High-Performance Urethane DTM Primer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-07-2021

Axalta announced the launch of Imron Industrial high-performance urethane (HPU) direct-to-metal (DTM) primer, an innovative primer to support the agriculture, construction and earthmoving equipment (...

Axalta Introduces New Cromax XP Basecoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-03-2021

Axalta has announced the launch of Cromax XP, its latest solventborne basecoat for refinish customers in North America. This new technology delivers outstanding coverage, color match and final appear...

Axalta Launches Two New Imron Elite Products

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-21-2021

Axalta announced the addition of two new products to its Imron Elite coating solutions line in North America – Imron Elite ColorPLUS and Imron Elite Direct-to-Plastic basecoat. Both products are de...

Axalta Introduces Three-Piece Tri-Coat Fan Deck for Automotive Refinish Customers

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-25-2018

Axalta recently introduced a three-piece tri-coat color fan deck to help improve cycle time for refinish customers in North America who use its latest waterborne basecoat, Cromax EZ.   The fan...

Axalta's Cromax Mosaic Basecoat Provides Coverage and Blendability

by BodyShop 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 ...

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Axalta Media Day 2022: A Closer Look at Coating Technologies

by Meagan Kusek - 05-31-2022

On Wednesday, May 25, Axalta hosted a Media Day at its Global Innovation Headquarters in Philadelphia. After two years of having Media Day virtually and, prior to that, hosting at Axalta’s Customer...

Axalta Appoints New Senior VP & Chief Operations and Supply Chain Officer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-24-2022

Axalta Coating Systems announced that Dr. Keith Silverman is joining Axalta as senior vice president and chief operations and supply chain officer, effective immediately. Dr. Keith Silverman, the...

Axalta's Radar Transmission Simulator Receives 2022 BIG Innovation Award

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-20-2022

Axalta announced that its Radar Transmission Simulator (ARTS) with Color Palette Optimizer for Autonomous Vehicles was named a winner in the 2022 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Busi...

Axalta Releases 69th Global Automotive Color Popularity Report

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-21-2021

Axalta announced it has released its 69th annual Global Automotive Color Popularity Report revealing that most cars on today's roads are white (35%), black (19%) and gray (19%). Gray increased by fou...

Axalta Debuts New Prepper to Painter Training Course

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-21-2021

Axalta Refinish North America announced it has introduced a new "Prepper to Painter" training course. This course, offered through online and in-person blended learning, will teach refinish fundam...

Axalta Reveals New Paint Scheme for NASCAR No. 24 Car

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-19-2021

Axalta has unveiled a brand-new paint scheme for Hendrick Motorsports' iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE that spotlights Axalta's newest acquisition, U-POL, and its RAPTOR brand. William Byron w...

Axalta Announces Bright Futures Scholarship Recipients

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2021

Axalta has announced the winners of its first-annual Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The 19 recipients represent a group of students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and acti...

Axalta Announces Board Changes

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-30-2021

Axalta Coating Systems announced that Mark Garrett has stepped down as a member and chair of its board of directors, effective Aug. 26, 2021, due to his increasing professional commitments in Europe....

Axalta Receives Best Supplier Award from CAOA Chery in Brazil

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-23-2021

Axalta was named Best Supplier by CAOA Chery in Brazil, a manufacturer with the license to produce car and SUV models for Hyundai and Chery in the Brazilian market. This award is Axalta's second win ...

Axalta Scientists Recognized as Axalta Fellows

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-04-2021

Axalta announced that Dr. Carmen Flosbach and Dr. Michael Koerner have been elevated to Axalta Fellow, the highest honor that a scientist or engineer can earn within Axalta's Technology function. Thr...

Axalta Appoints SVP/Chief Human Resources Officer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-26-2021

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has announced the appointment of Jacqueline Scanlan to senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective June 14, 2021. "I am thrilled to welcome Jacki...

Axalta Survey Reveals Color Key Factor in Vehicle Purchases

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-26-2021

Axalta announced it has released its Automotive Color Preferences 2021 Consumer Survey aimed at analyzing the relationship between color and vehicle purchasing decisions among consumers. More than 4,...

Axalta Names 2020 All-Pro Teacher of the Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-17-2021

Axalta and the Philadelphia Eagles recently honored 10 Philadelphia-area teachers for their commitment to students, school and community as part of the sixth annual All-Pro Teachers program. The p...

Axalta Wins Three 2021 Edison Awards

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-23-2021

Axalta announced it won three bronze Edison Awards in the categories of Innovative Services, Sustainability and Engineering and Materials Science. Named after Thomas Edison, the Edison Awards have re...

Axalta Rebrands Transportation Coatings Business

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-22-2021

Axalta has announced the launch of Axalta Mobility Coatings, a rebranding of its Transportation Coatings business unit. The redefined business will focus on supporting the accelerating demand for e-m...

Axalta's Cromax XP Featured at Daytona International Speedway

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-05-2021

Axalta has announced that its new solventborne basecoat, Cromax XP, appears on the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE that will be displayed outside Daytona International Speedway (DIS) as part of the A...

Axalta Announces Global Automotive Color of the Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-12-2021

Axalta has announced its 2021 Global Automotive Color of the Year, "ElectroLight." ElectroLight is a refreshing green-yellow hue with inspired bold, contemporary flavors that echo style, energy an...

Axalta Receives Quality Supplier Award from Daimler Truck

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-08-2020

Axalta announced it has received the Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) 2019 Masters of Quality supplier award. The award honors top suppliers of components and services to Freightliner and West...

Axalta Announces New Organizational Model to Drive Performance

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-05-2020

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. announced plans to more closely align its global organization with its two global business segments to drive improved performance. This realignment follows the restructuri...

Axalta Extends Free Online Curriculum to All Vocational Schools

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-08-2020

Axalta has announced that its online refinish curriculum is now available to all vocational schools at no charge. This offering, which originally began as a pilot program with just a few vocational s...

Axalta to Participate in CCIF 2020 Virtual Experience

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-05-2020

Axalta has announced it will be participating in the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) 2020 Virtual Experience Oct. 7-8, 2020. This virtual conference will give attendees the opportunity to ne...

Axalta Appoints New Leader of Transportation Coatings Business

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2020

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has announced that Steve Markevich, executive vice president, will be leaving the company after having successfully led the Global Transportation Coatings business since 2...

Axalta Driver William Byron Ready for Championship Run in NASCAR'S 10-Race Playoff

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-01-2020

Axalta will be on board as William Byron, driver of the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, tries to earn his first NASCAR Cup Series championship. The 22-year-old driver cemented his place in th...

Axalta Names New Member to Board of Directors

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-25-2020

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. announced that Rakesh Sachdev has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective Aug. 24, 2020. Sachdev will serve on the company's Nominating and Corporate Governanc...

Axalta Extends Partnership with I-CAR Canada through Sustaining Partner Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2020

Axalta announced that they have extended their participation inI-CAR's Sustaining Partner Program in North America to include Canada, which was effective July 1, 2020. Axalta's participation in t...

Axalta Donates Hand Sanitizer to Local Community in Mexico

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-14-2020

Axalta announced that its Tlalnepantla facility has shifted manufacturing capabilities to produce more than 265 gallons of hand sanitizer, which is being donated to local healthcare facilities, first...

Axalta Advances Waterborne Coatings Development in China

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-28-2020

Axalta announced it has broken ground on the newest phase of its Jiading plant in Shanghai, which represents an important new investment in environmentally responsible waterborne coatings by the comp...

Axalta Offers Expanded Live Virtual Training

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-27-2020

Axalta announced it has expanded its live virtual continuous learning courses for refinish customers globally while they follow shelter-in-place orders du...

Axalta's "Sea Glass" Color to be Highlighted in Daytona 500

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-30-2020

Axalta announced that the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, driven by William Byron, will showcase the company's 2020 Global Automotive Color of the Year, Axalta Sea Glass, at this year's Dayto...

Axalta Names William M. Cook to Board Of Directors

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-31-2019

Axalta Coating Systems announced that William M. Cook has been appointed to join its Board of Directors, effective immediately.  Cook will serve on the company's Audit Committee and Environment,...

Axalta Hires Brian Berube As Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-08-2019

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. announced that Brian Berube has been named senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective July 15, 2019. He will be responsible for all lega...

Axalta and Philadelphia Eagles Celebrate Five Years of Recognizing Teachers

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2019

Axalta announced that it is celebrating a fifth year of partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles in the Axalta All-Pro Teachers program. The program honors the Philadelphia region's exceptional f...

Axalta Promotes Ashish Jawadiwar to Chief Information and Digital Officer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-29-2019

Axalta Coating Systems announced that Ashish Jawadiwar has been promoted to chief information and digital officer effective immediately. Jawadiwar will report directly to Axalta's CEO, Robert Bry...

Axalta's Bryan Shelton Honored as Responsible Care Employee of the Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-26-2019

Axalta announced that Bryan Shelton, the company's global responsible care coordinator, has received the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Responsible Care Employee of the Year award. The Res...

Axalta Wins Two Edison Best New Products Awards

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-05-2019

Acquire Quantum EFX by Axalta Axalta announced that it won two Edison Best New Products awards at a ceremony in New York City honoring products that demonstrate excellence in technological innovat...

Axalta Brings Experience and Business Council to 2019 HD Repair Forum

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-11-2019

Axalta Coating Systems, a provider of OEM coatings for seven of eight North American commercial vehicle manufacturers, has increased its support of the HD Repair Forum, the annual heavy-duty collisio...

Axalta Renews Commitment to CIECA

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-06-2019

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced that Axalta has recently renewed its commitment to the organization and its standards. “We share CIECA’s mission to stan...

Axalta Opens its Largest Refinish Training Center in India

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-28-2019

Axalta has announced the opening of its largest and most advanced Refinish Training Center, spread over 20,000 square feet in India.  The state-of-the-art training facility was inaugurated by S...

Axalta Awarded Accreditation by ASE

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-26-2019

Axalta announced that it has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for its refinish learning and development programs in the U.S. This accreditat...

Axalta Discusses Skills and Talent Development at IBIS Global Summit 2018

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-27-2018

Axalta participated in the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) summit that took place in Munich, Germany, June 11-13, 2018. Axalta’s delegation at the event consisted of 32 participan...

Axalta Kickstarts Kids’ Careers in the Automotive Industry

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-26-2018

Axalta announced it has installed an Axalta Paint Booth at the facility of Drive ONE, a non-profit that provides middle and high school-aged students hands-on automotive industry training, the tools t...

Axalta Sells 50,000th Spectrophotometer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-21-2018

Axalta has announced the sale of its 50,000th spectrophotometer globally since the launch of the first generation of handheld devices for the refinish industry in 2005. To commemorate this acc...

Axalta Receives EcoVadis Gold Star Award

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-13-2018

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has received a Gold Star award from EcoVadis, the international sustainability and CSR ratings firm. The ...

Axalta Offers Certified Field Training Program for Distributors

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-04-2018

Axalta says it is the first coatings company to offer distribution partners that provide training to Axalta’s refinish customers in North America the ability to earn a certified field trainer a...

Ford Honors Axalta Coating Systems at 20th Annual World Excellence Awards

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-31-2018

Axalta Coating Systems was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. Only 88 companies were selected as finalists from ...

Axalta Offering Online I-CAR Professional Development Program Credit Hours

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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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ChemSpec USA, LLC.

Phone: 330-669-4036Fax: 330-669-3965 9287 Smucker Road
Orrville Ohio 44667

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ChemSpec USA Boasts SEMA 2015 Success

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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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CRC Line – Car System & Mass King

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The CRC Line Now Exclusive Importer of Car System Fillers and Putties

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-02-2017

The Car System brand from Vosschemie GmbH in Germany, Europe’s largest manufacturer of 2K polyester fillers and specializes in “start-to-finish” putties that can serve as both filler and putty...

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Dominion Sure Seal Ltd.

Fax: 905-670-5174
Contact: Tony Molnarhttp://www.dominionsureseal.com
6175 Danville Rd
6175 Danville Rd Ontario

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OBITUARY: Dominion Sure Seal Founder Ronald Bryson Morton

by BodyShop 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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Evercoat

Fax: 513-489-7945
Contact: Dave Jacobsonhttp://www.evercoat.com
6600 Cornell Road
Cincinnati OH 45242

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Evercoat Announces New and Improved Formula for Rage Ultra Body Filler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-10-2017

ITW Evercoat has announced a new and improved formula for its Rage Ultra body filler. The new formula helps keep up with industry trends and customer needs by providing improved spreadability, virtu...

Evercoat Rage Ultra Body Filler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2016

High-production collision centers know that Rage Ultra body filler is unparalleled in terms of productivity and performance. Evercoat’s patented ECORESIN makes Rage Ultra one of the best sanding fil...

ITW Evercoat Launches Body Filler for Large Industrial Vehicle Manufacturers

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-31-2016

ITW Evercoat announced the launch of Evercoat Commercial Ultra Body Filler, which has been developed to meet the needs of large industrial and commercial vehicle manufacturers including ambulance,...

Get Flexibility with Evercoat's New Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-04-2015

ITW Evercoat announced the launch of Rage Ultra XTRA extended work time body filler. Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler gives body repair technicians worktime flexibility according to their needs...

Finishing Putty with Great Adhesion

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-05-2013

Metal Glaze Ultra polyester finishing putty offers excellent sanding and spreading qualities. It contains ZNX-7, which provides superior adhesion to galvanized steel and aluminum, eliminating the risk...

Remove Micro-Pinholes

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-20-2012

Evercoat’s 440Express Micro-Pinhole Eliminator is designed to be a shop’s insurance policy against micro-pinholes in glazing putty. Testing shows that, after use, up to 90 percent of rework caused...

New Evercoat Adhesives and Sealants

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2012

Evercoat's all-new adhesive and sealant product line is designed to simplify panel bonding, seam sealing and plastic repair. The bonding adhesives can bond SMC to SMC, metal to metal and SMC to metal....

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ITW Evercoat Launches Rage OPTEX Body Filler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-13-2018

Evercoat, a leading brand of body filler and putty in North America, has announced the launch of Rage OPTEX body filler with color-changing technology. Rage OPTEX changes colors from pink to gre...

ITW Evercoat Introduces Rage OPTEX Body Filler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-01-2018

ITW Evercoat announced it has introduced Rage OPTEX body filler, which changes from pink to green to let the body shop technician know it has been properly catalyzed and is ready to sand. Rage O...

ITW Evercoat Wins SEMA New Product Award for Collision Repair & Refinish

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-31-2018

SEMA announced its Best New Products Award winners at the 2018 SEMA Show, including OPTEX Color Changing Body Filler and Putty from ITW Evercoat. These awards are given to the most innovative a...

ITW Evercoat Announces James Cooley as U.S. Sales Director

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-26-2018

ITW Evercoat announces James Cooley has joined the company as director of U.S. sales. In this role, Cooley will be responsible for strategically leading the U.S. sales organization for the Everco...

Evercoat Reminds Auto Body Shops to Prepare for Hot Weather

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-12-2018

  ITW Evercoat reminds body shops to be prepared for hot weather by using Rage Ultra XTRA extended worktime body filler. Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler gives body repair technicians worktime fl...

Evercoat to Display Collision Repair Innovations at NORTHEAST 2018

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-13-2018

ITW Evercoat, a leading brand of body filler and putty for collision repair professionals, announced that the company will be demonstrating collision repair innovations in booth no. 144 at the upc...

Evercoat and Gas Monkey Garage Join Forces to Create One-of-a-Kind Motorcycle

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-11-2016

ITW Evercoat announced they have joined forces with Richard Rawlings and the team at Gas Monkey Garage to create a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle. Named the “Rage Motorcycle,” Gas Monkey Garage h...

Gas Monkey Garage Partners with Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-26-2016

ITW Evercoat announced that Gas Monkey Garage has selected Evercoat products to help them transform cars. “Every day at Gas Monkey Garage, we use innovative products from Evercoat to help wit...

ITW Evercoat to Demo Productivity Improvement Products at SEMA 2015

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-30-2015

ITW Evercoat announced product-training demonstrations at SEMA 2015 to help body shops improve productivity. These classes are part of the official SEMA New Products Training that features product tra...

ITW Evercoat Launches New Website

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-10-2015

ITW Evercoat announced the launch of its new website designed to be a resource for body shops and body shop technicians. The new website includes product and technical information on the Evercoat por...

Evercoat Welcomes New Marketing Manager

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-26-2015

Evercoat announced the appointment of David Jacobson to the newly created position of marketing manager. In this role, Jacobson will oversee all marketing-related experiences for both the Evercoat and...

Evercoat Celebrates 60th Anniversary

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-01-2013

Evercoat has announced that it is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Founded in 1953, Evercoat (formerly Fibre Glass-Evercoat) began producing a fiberglass resin material to recover and repa...

Evercoat Introduces New Bonding Adhesives, Seam Sealers and Plastic Repair Adhesives

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-04-2012

Evercoat introduced its new line of bonding adhesives, seam sealers and plastic repair adhesives. This simple line is designed to meet the needs of today’s technicians, while reducing cycle time and...

Evercoat Donates $14,000 in Product to 48 Collision Schools through I-CAR Collision Repair Education Foundation

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-09-2010

Evercoat has donated over 600 cartridges of its 2K flexible foam to 48 collision programs (secondary and post-secondary) across the country through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The donat...

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Evercoat Launches Light Speed LED Cure System at SEMA (VIDEO)

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-11-2021

Evercoat launched the Light Speed LED Cure System at the 2021 SEMA Show, which features three specially formulated products including Light Speed Optex Premium Body Filler with dual-cure, color-chang...

VIDEO: Fiberglass Repair, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-03-2021

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, discuss the keys to proper fiberglass repair and how to properly use Fiber Tech reinforced repair com...

VIDEO: Hall Buick GMC Excels with Evercoat Products

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-27-2021

Mark Smith, collision center director at Hall Buick GMC in Tyler, Texas, discusses the success his shop has had using Evercoat's OPTEX product line. ...

VIDEO: Commercial Products Overview, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-16-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, discuss the research and development behind some of Evercoat's commercial products for fire engines, ...

VIDEO: Find, Fill and Fix Micro Pinholes, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-08-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, discuss how to find, fill and fix micro pinholes in your body work. ...

VIDEO: Repair Mapping, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, define what "repair mapping" is and how to avoid it. ...

VIDEO: Pinholes vs. Micro Pinholes, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-29-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, discuss the difference between pinholes and micro pinholes and how to fix them. ...

VIDEO: Mixing/Applying Filler Correctly, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-28-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, discuss the correct way to mix and apply body filler. ...

VIDEO: Catalyzation Rates Matter, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-24-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, discuss the dangers of under-catalyzing and over-catalyzing as it relates to body filler. ...

VIDEO: Prepping a Panel for Filler, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, discuss the do's and don'ts of prepping a panel for body filler. ...

VIDEO: OPTEX Color-Changing Products, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-30-2020

BodyShop Business and Evercoat have collaborated to produce a video titled, “Using OPTEX Color-Changing Products.” In the video, BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior a...

VIDEO SERIES: Body Filler Basics Part 6, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-19-2020

BodyShop Business and Evercoat have collaborated to produce a video series titled, “Body Filler Basics: The Right Products and Processes Get the Right Results.” In Part 6 of the series abo...

VIDEO SERIES: Body Filler Basics Part 5, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-14-2020

BodyShop Business and Evercoat have collaborated to produce a video series titled, “Body Filler Basics: The Right Products and Processes Get the Right Results.” In Part 5 of the series abo...

VIDEO SERIES: Body Filler Basics Part 4, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-12-2020

BodyShop Business and Evercoat have collaborated to produce a video series titled, “Body Filler Basics: The Right Products and Processes Get the Right Results.” In Part 4 of the series abo...

VIDEO SERIES: Body Filler Basics Part 2, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-30-2020

BodyShop Business and Evercoat have collaborated to produce a video series titled, “Body Filler Basics: The Right Products and Processes Get the Right Results.” In Part 2 of the series, BodySh...

VIDEO SERIES: Body Filler Basics, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-23-2020

BodyShop Business and Evercoat have collaborated to produce a video series titled, "Body Filler Basics: The Right Products and Processes Get the Right Results." In Part 1 of the series above, ...


FinishMaster

Phone: 800-233-9133Phone: 888-311-3678 115 Washington Street Suite 700 South
Indianapolis IN 46204

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FinishMaster Announces Hood Master Challenge Winners

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-25-2021

FinishMaster has announced the winners of its second Hood Master Challenge, created to showcase the artistry within the collision repair industry. The event was held at the Bullseye Event Center ...

Uni-Select Names New President and COO

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-19-2021

Uni-Select Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Sylvester as president and COO of FinishMaster Inc., effective Oct. 11, 2021. Sylvester has over 20 years of experience in leadership roles...

FinishMaster Founder Jim White Passes Away

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-01-2020

FinishMaster has announced that Jim White, founder of FinishMaster, passed away on Aug. 25, 2020 at the age of 101. Jim White FinishMaster began on April 25, 1968, when White completed the fir...

FinishMaster Announces Winners of Hood Master Challenge

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2020

FinishMaster has announced the results of their Hood Master Challenge, a contest designed to help shine a spotlight on the talented individuals working in paint booths every day and give them a chanc...

Uni-Select Announces New Appointment, Branch Openings

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-18-2018

Uni-Select Inc. has announced the appointment of Chris Adams as senior vice president, sales & marketing at FinishMaster. The company also announced the opening of new branches at FinishMaster a...

VIDEO: Managing Paint and Materials Inventory, Presented by FinishMaster

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-01-2018

BodyShop Business has released a new video presented by FinishMaster discussing the importance of having standard operating procedures (SOPs) to manage paint and materials inventory – if one does ...

FinishMaster Anniversary

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-25-2018

With roots firmly planted in providing exceptional customer service, FinishMaster, a wholly owned subsidiary of Uni-Select, is celebrating its 50th year in business. On April 25, 1968, in Grand Rap...

BodyShop Business to Offer Free Webinar Sponsored by FinishMaster on Evaluating Your Paint and Materials Partner

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2018

BodyShop Business will be offering a free webinar sponsored by FinishMaster on Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m. titled, "The Five Most Important Factors for Evaluating Your Paint and Materials Partner."...

FinishMaster Opens New Distribution Center in Grand Prairie, Texas

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-02-2018

FinishMaster, a wholly owned subsidiary of Uni-Select, announced that it has opened its fifth distribution center in Grand Prairie, Texas. The addition of the new distribution center in the Dal...

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Managing Your Shop's Profitability and Productivity

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-09-2022

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl discusses how auto body shops can trim costs without compromising quality in the face of inflation, the rising cost of paint and materials, rising technician pay ...

VIDEO: Understanding the Collision Tech Shortage

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2021

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl discusses the collision tech shortage and what collision repair facilities can do to make sure they get the skilled help they need. For more information, visit fi...


Matrix System Automotive Finishes

Fax: 330-830-6005Phone: 330-830-6000 850 Lass Rd. Building E
Walled Lake MI 48390

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Matrix Automotive Finishes Introduces Innovative Basecoat System

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 Releases New Mavericks of Color Calendar for 2019

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-20-2018

Matrix Automotive Finishes announced it has selected 13 unique vehicles for its 2019 calendar. Builds ranging from mid-century trucks to cutting-edge custom motorcycles display what can only be descr...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Introduces 2019 Mavericks of Color

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-06-2018

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a brand of Sherwin-Williams, introduced three new “Mavericks of Color” at the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The brand’s newest ambassadors, Lonny Speer, Jason Vand...

Cleveland Auto Body Shop Welcomes Ryan Evans and Lonny Speer of Count’s Kustoms

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-18-2018

Global Auto Body & Collision will welcome Ryan Evans and Lonny Speer of Count’s Kustoms to Cleveland during an open house event on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. Both Global Auto Body & Co...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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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SEMA VIDEO: Matrix System Automotive Finishes

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-10-2017

Matrix System Automotive Finishes, a Valspar Automotive brand, offers a good-better-best approach to today's collision repair refinish professionals. The company offers economy products for rental...


Motor Guard Corporation

Phone: 800-227-2822Fax: 209-239-5114 580 Carnegie Street
Manteca CA 95337

Recent Products

Motor Guard Introduces Unique Line of Miniature Sanding Blocks

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-05-2018

Motor Guard has introduced a first-of-its-kind line of miniature sanding blocks. These new blocks are constructed of a specially formulated compound, and their ergonomic shapes allow for fine, finge...

New Motor Guard M-C100 Filter Removes Oil Vapor from Compressed Air

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-22-2018

As shops are learning, the new waterborne automotive finishes require new air treatment tools. Waterborne finishes require air that is free of oil vapor. Standard oil-removing filters absorb oil mis...

Motor Guard Introduces Latest Stud Welder Kit

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-19-2017

Motor Guard has introduced a brand-new enhancement to its Magna-Spot line of Stud Welders, the JO-1050 Entry-Plus Kit with improved Striker-Tip Draw Pins for strong welds on all steels. Specially...

Motor Guard Introduces Aluminum Spot Repair Tool

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-27-2016

Motor Guard has released the new Magna-Stripper AL System (Model E-6100S), a soft, abrasive wheel that has been specially formulated to strip aluminum without heat, distortion or damage. The E-610...

Quickly Strip Coats with Motor Guard's Magna-Stripper System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-04-2015

Motor Guard's Magna-Stripper System is a spot repair tool for steel and aluminum body panels. The Magna-Stripper, No. E-6080S, quickly strips clearcoat, basecoat, primer coat or all three without ...

Sanding Blocks for Aluminum and Steel

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-26-2015

Motor Guard has developed seven new Super-Rigid Big Block models for fast and aggressive blocking on aluminum or steel. Engineered from super-dense yet lightweight materials, these new sanding blocks ...

Turn Stud Welder Into Plastic Repair Tool

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-04-2012

The Magna Stitcher from Motor Guard provides an economical solution for plastic repair by turning your stud welder into a plastic repair tool. It fits all popular stud welders and provides all the fea...

Economical Plastic Repair

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-24-2012

Motor Guard’s Magna-Stitcher (Model MS-1-KIT) provides an economical solution for plastic repair by turning your stud welder into a plastic repair tool. The MS-1-KIT fits all popular stud welders ...

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Motor Guard Names PBE Sales Manager

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-09-2018

Motor Guard announced it has appointed Bob Rheinhart as sales manager for paint, body and equipment sales effective immediately. With over 37 years in the PBE industry, Rheinhart brings a wealth ...

Motor Guard Corp. Named Top Vendor by International Autobody Marketing Group

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-02-2011

Motor Guard Corp. was named Vendor of the Year by The International Autobody Marketing Group (IAMG) during its recent industry conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. IAMG is a national association of pain...

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NAPA

Fax: 770-956-2201
Contact: Gaylord Spencerhttp://www.napaonline.com

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Automotive Service Association Joins Forces with NAPA Auto Parts

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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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Polyvance

Phone: 800-633-3047Phone: 256-638-4103Fax: 256-638-8490 1128 Kirk Rd
Rainsville Alabama 35986

Recent Products

Polyvance Releases UV Quick Patch for Rapid, Durable Repairs

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-04-2021

Polyvance's new 2044-3 UV Fast Patch is a self-adhesive patch that cures quickly when exposed to UV light, forming a rock-hard, tough, fiber-reinforced patch that will create a long-lasting, temporar...

Polyvance Releases Tab Magic Molding Putty

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-29-2020

Polyvance has announced the immediate availability of a new product, 6225 Tab Magic Molding Putty. Tab Magic Molding Putty is a flexible, moldable, rubber material that helps ease the repair and ...

Polyvance Releases New Welding Rod Profiles

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-03-2020

Polyvance, a specialist in automotive plastic repair since 1981, has always promoted plastic welding as the primary repair process. Because of this, they have traditionally offered the widest variety...

Polyvance Whip Hose Enables Techs to Swap Air Tools Without Unplugging Anything

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-06-2018

Polyvance’s new 6040 whip hose is designed to make repair work easier by enabling technicians to swap out their air tools without unplugging anything. With the whip hose, techs can go dire...

Polyvance Releases New 6450 Bumper Bag Plus

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-19-2017

Polyvance’s new 6450 Bumper Bag Plus is a versatile tool for removing dents in plastic and sheet metal. This one product can be used in many different areas of the body shop. The Bumper Bag Plu...

Polyvance Updates Nitro Fuzer Line of Nitrogen Plastic Welders

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-07-2017

Polyvance recently announced a major overhaul of its Nitro Fuzer line of nitrogen plastic welders. The company is introducing a fully functional entry-level product – the 6085 – for $2,995 ...

Polyvance Unveils New Bumper Pliers Kit

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-18-2016

Polyvance’s new 6146 Bumper Pliers Kit makes it easier for technicians to repair the rectangular “slot tab” features often found on bumper covers. These small rectangular holes are designed ...

Polyvance Releases New 6075 Bumper Mate 2 Plastic Repair Workstation

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-18-2016

The new 6075 Bumper Mate 2 from Polyvance makes it easy for a repair technician to hold floppy plastic bumper covers solidly in place so repairs can be made most efficiently. One technician can secure...

Urethane Supply Company Releases Cordless Rechargeable Plastic Stapler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-04-2016

Urethane Supply Company's new 6203 "Hot Spot" cordless rechargeable plastic stapler is perfect for holding broken headlight tabs and bumper tears in position while making plastic weld repairs. The Hot...

Urethane Supply Unveils New Bumpersmith 2.0

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-02-2016

Urethane Supply Company’s new 6071 Bumpersmith 2.0 offers a nitrogen plastic welding system combined with a fold-out bumper workstation which allows the technician to hold the bumper in almost a...

Reduce Cycle Time with Urethane Supply's 6066-CG Nitrocell Nitrogen Plastic Welder

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-21-2015

Urethane Supply Company revealed its new 6066-CG Nitrocell Nitrogen Plastic Welder, the most advanced generation of nitrogen welder yet. The 6066-CG is designed to generate its own nitrogen gas fro...

Make Strong Repairs to Plastic

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-19-2014

Urethane Supply Company's new 6059-C Nitro Fuzer Nitrogen Plastic Welder, the fourth-generation nitrogen welder from the inventor of the technology, features automatic switching between air and nitrog...

Efficient Nitrogen Welding System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-17-2014

Urethane Supply Company's 6058-CG Nitro Pro nitrogen welding system simplifies operation by eliminating the need to switch between nitrogen and air during the welding process. Compressed air is coupl...

Generate Nitrogen On Demand

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-18-2013

Urethane Supply Company’s new 6065 Nitro Pro Nitrogen Generator is designed to replace costly and inconvenient compressed nitrogen bottles used in nitrogen plastic welding systems. The Nitro Pro gen...

Recent News

Polyvance, Matrix Wand Join Forces to Provide Bundled Discount

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-19-2020

To help bring back some of the excitement that will be missing this year due to the SEMA Show cancellation, Polyvance and Matrix Wand have joined forces to provide a bundled discount when shops purch...

Polyvance Inducted Into Japan Autobody Repair Association

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-19-2020

Polyvance, a leading manufacturer of automotive plastic repair and refinishing products based in Rainsville, Ala., announced that it was inducted as a regular member of the Japan Autobody Repair Work...

Polyvance to Help Send Student to SkillsUSA National Conference

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-30-2019

Polyvance announced that it is making a donation to help Luis Rodriguez, a student at the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology who won first place at the 2019 Alabama SkillsUSA Automotive Refinish...

Polyvance Drops Price on Nitrogen Plastic Welders

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-14-2019

Polyvance has announced that it is reducing the price on its 6085-C and 6080-CG nitrogen plastic welders to $2,995 for the 6085-C and $5,295 for the 6080-CG. The price change...

Polyvance Releases Two New Kenworth W900 Hood Repair Kits

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-21-2019

Polyvance’s new Kenworth W900 hood repair kits provide an easy solution for broken hood pockets on Kenworth W900 trucks. Kenworth W900 trucks can have either “square” or “round” hood pocke...

Polyvance App Available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-07-2019

Polyvance has announced the launch of its very own smartphone app. The purpose of the app is to help technicians quickly identify plastics and the proper repair method. The app has a simple design t...

Polyvance Recognized for Collision Repair Education Foundation Donation

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-22-2017

Polyvance recently received recognition for its donations to the I-CAR Collision Repair Education Foundation in 2016. Company President Kurt Lammon received a custom-painted bowling-pin trophy....

Polyvance Hires New Company Sales Representative

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-12-2016

Polyvance announced the recent hiring of new full-time company sales representative Jeremy LeMire in the Southwest. LeMire will represent the company in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. LeM...

Polyvance Finishes Its First 24 Hours of LeMons Race

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-17-2016

Polyvance, formerly Urethane Supply Company, announced it has completed the February 2016 24 Hours of LeMons race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. “This was a fun team-building exer...

Urethane Supply Company Announces Name Change to Polyvance

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-01-2016

Urethane Supply Company, a pioneer in the field of automotive plastic repair since 1981, has announced a change in the name of their business to “Polyvance.” The change in name reflects the pro...

Professional Collision Equipment to Distribute Urethane Supply Nitrogen Plastic Welders in New Mexico and West Texas

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-23-2015

Urethane Supply Company announced that its nitrogen plastic welders will be distributed and supported by Professional Collision Equipment in New Mexico and western Texas. Professional Collision...

Greg Borst Joins Urethane Supply Company Sales Team

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-12-2012

Greg Borst has joined the sales team of Urethane Supply Company, bringing more than 22 years of sales and management experience to his new position as upper Midwest sales representative. Borst, fro...

Peter Vann Joins Urethane Supply Company Sales Team

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-20-2012

Peter Vann, collision repair consultant and trainer, has joined Urethane Supply Company (USC) as the West Coast sales representative. Vann comes to USC with much aftermarket experience, including a...

Videos

Learn to Repair Broken Headlight Tabs with Nitrogen Plastic Welder in Polyvance Course

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-06-2017

Polyvance’s new PR-03 Headlight Tab Repair course is an online training program designed to teach technicians and estimators how to repair broken headlight tabs with the nitrogen plastic welder....

Polyvance Releases New Video on Nitro Fuzer Line of Welders

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-30-2017

A new video from Polyvance highlights the features and benefits of its lineup of nitrogen plastic welders. In 2016, the company introduced its fifth generation of welders. “Polyvance’s N...


PPG Automotive Refinish

Phone: 800-647-6050 19699 Progressive Drive
Strongsville Ohio 44149

Recent Products

PPG Introduces PPG DIGIMATCH Camera and PPG VisualizID Software

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-22-2022

PPG has announced the introduction of PPG VisualizD advanced 3D visualization software and the PPG DigiMatch digital color camera for easier and faster color matching in body shops. The advanced tool...

PPG Introduces OneChoice AdPro Max Adhesion Promoter

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-12-2022

PPG has announced the launch of PPG OneChoice AdPro Max pigmented adhesion promoter for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Featuring a time-saving, one-coat application, the single-component undercoa...

PPG Introduces OneChoice SU1280 UV-Cured Primer Surfacer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2021

PPG has announced the launch of PPG OneChoice SU1280 UV-Cured Primer Surfacer for the U.S. and Canadian automotive refinish markets. Available in a spray-gun-applied quart, the primer surfacer with a...

PPG Launches DPS7500 V-Prime High Production Primer Surfacer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-06-2020

PPG has introduced its advanced DPS7500 V-Prime High Production Primer Surfacer. The new primer surfacer is part of PPG’s Deltron line of refinish products and is designed to address spot and panel...

PPG Adds RapidMatch XI to Color Solutions Toolbox

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Recent News

PPG Renews Tasca Racing Sponsorship for 2022 Season

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-06-2022

PPG has announced its renewed sponsorship of the Tasca Racing team for the 2022 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) season. Tasca Racing's Ford Shelby Mustang Nitro Funny Car Bob Tasca II...

PPG Names ColorVision 2021 Platinum Distributor of the Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-25-2022

PPG announced that it has named ColorVision of Springfield, Mo., its Automotive Refinish 2021 Platinum Distributor of the Year. (Left to right) Tom Maziarz, PPG vice president, Automotive Refinis...

PPG Announces Launch of PPG Knowledge College

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2021

PPG announced the launch of the PPG Knowledge College online learning management system, which provides the refinish industry with the most comprehensive online training program for automotive and co...

PPG Names Ideal Distributors Platinum Distributor of the Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-01-2021

PPG announced they have honored Ideal Distributors of St. George, Utah, as their automotive refinish 2020 Platinum Distributor of the Year. The annual award recognizes the distributor that demonstrat...

PPG Announces Team Penske Sponsorship, 2021 Race Schedule

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-15-2021

PPG has announced that it is continuing its longstanding support of Team Penske by serving as a primary sponsor for numerous races throughout the 2021 season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) and th...

PPG Supports Speedway Children’s Charities with Fireworks

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-30-2020

In support of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC), PPG sponsored a pre-holiday fireworks display on July 1 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The fundraising event, part of the SCC’s Summer Drive-i...

PPG Honors Platinum Distributor of the Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-17-2020

PPG announced it has named Colours, Inc., its automotive refinish 2019 Platinum Distributor of the Year. The annual award honors the distributor that demonstrates outstanding performance, loyalty, pr...

PPG-painted Cars Take Awards at Grand National Roadster Show

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-05-2020

A PPG-painted custom 1932 Kugel Muroc captured the 2020 America’s Most Beautiful Roadster (AMBR) award at the recent Grand National Roadster Show (GNRS) held at the Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, Calif...

PPG Appoints Tom Maziarz VP Automotive Refinish, Americas

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-20-2020

Tom Maziarz has been named PPG vice president, automotive refinish, Americas, effective March 1. Maziarz, currently general manager, marketing and sales, automotive refinish, USCA, joined PPG...

PPG Announces Team Penske Primary Sponsorship for 2020

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-12-2020

PPG announced that it is continuing its longstanding support of Team Penske by serving as a primary sponsor for numerous races throughout the 2020 season in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS), the NASCAR Xf...

PPG Completes Acquisition of ICR

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-03-2020

PPG recently announced that it has completed its acquisition of Industria Chimica Reggiana (ICR) S.p.A., a manufacturer of paints and coatings for the automotive refinish and light industrial coating...

PPG Expands PPG OneChoice UV Primer System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-26-2019

PPG announced that it has expanded its PPG OneChoice UV primer system to include a handheld ultraviolet (UV) LED cure light to provide a speedier solution. Technicians can complete spot refinish ...

PPG to Continue Sponsorship of Tasca Racing Team

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-04-2019

PPG announced that it is continuing its sponsorship of drag racing’s popular Tasca Racing team throughout the 2019 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) season. Led by Bob Tasca III, team pres...

PPG Announces Q2 2019 Collision Refinish Training Schedule

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-04-2019

PPG has announced the schedule of collision refinish training classes for the second quarter of 2019. Collision refinish courses set for April, May and June will cover PPG premium brands includin...

PPG Announces Team Penske Primary Sponsorship for 2019

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-18-2019

PPG has announced that it will continue its longstanding support of Team Penske by serving as a primary sponsor for multiple races throughout the 2019 season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series,...

PPG Announces 2019 Show Truck Tour Schedule

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-01-2019

PPG has announced the 2019 appearance schedule of its popular show truck. The bold red, white and blue PPG tractor-trailer rig – a rolling exhibit of premium PPG products – will kick off its cro...

PPG Video Affirms Commitment to Diversity

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-19-2018

Workplace diversity is a priority across all PPG Industries’ business units. Supporting that corporate-wide commitment — a key part of PPG’s core values — the Automotive Refinish division ...

PPG Sets Q2 Collision Refinish Training Schedule

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 award ...

PPG Show Truck Gets A New Patriotic Look

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos

PPG OneChoice AdPro Max Adhesion Promoter

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-16-2022

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and PPG Product Marketing Support Specialist Darin Poston discuss PPG's new OneChoice AdPro Max Adhesion Promoter, an adhesion promoter that is pigmented so you c...

Introduction to the PPG Knowledge College (VIDEO)

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-07-2022

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Robb Power, senior manager, Refinish Solutions, Automotive Refinish for PPG, discuss the PPG Knowledge College online learning management system — a ne...

PPG OneChoice UV-Cured Primer Surfacer (Video)

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-27-2021

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and PPG Product Marketing Support Specialist Darin Poston discuss PPG's OneChoice UV-Cured Primer Surfacer, a primer surfacer with advanced UV-cure coating techno...

VIDEO: PPG Envirobase Low-VOC Clearcoat System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-09-2021

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl discusses PPG's Envirobase High-Performance 2.1 Low-VOC Matte and Semi-Gloss Clearcoat System, which can reproduce a range of gloss levels – ideal for performin...


Pro Spot International, Inc.

Fax: 760-407-1421Phone: 17604071414 5932 Sea Otter Place
Carlsbad CA 92010

Recent Products

Pro Spot Introduces New SP-5.3 Double Pulse MIG Welder

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-31-2017

Pro Spot has introduced the new SP-5.3 three-phase double pulse MIG welder. The SP-5.3 is a collision repair tool derived from industrial standard welding machines. The microprocessor-controlled wel...

Smart Spot Welder

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-28-2011

Pro Spot International, Inc. has launched the new SMART i5 spot welder. Among the many new specifications that the i5 features, some of the most notable changes and additions include: auto mode, which...

CE- and ETL-Approved Welders

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-18-2010

Pro Spot is now CE and ETL approved. Products included in certification are the i4 and PR-2000 Resistance Spot Welders. Pro Spot has worked through a long certification process to get its products and...

Recent News

Pro Spot Announces Warranty Extension for i4S Spot Welder

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-02-2021

Pro Spot International has announced a warranty extension program for its popular spot welder, the i4S. All i4S spot welders purchased since 2018 will be given an automatic additional three-year w...

Pro Spot Announces New Distributor for New England

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-27-2021

Pro Spot International announced that Collision Tools Inc. ofRhode Island is now the authorized distributor for New England, including Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire and Rh...

Pro Spot Announces Fall Big MIG Giveaway

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-02-2020

Pro Spot has announced details of its Fall Big MIG Giveaway. Pro Spot is giving away three of its popular multi-process MIG welders: The SP-1, a pulse aluminum welder used widely in the colli...

Pro Spot Offering Rebates Up to $3,000 on Many Products

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-29-2020

Pro Spot announced that it has added extra ways to save with their SEMA specials this year by offering rebates up to $3,000 on many of their products, ranging from plastic welders to MIG welders to s...

Pro Spot Extends 0% Financing Offer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-01-2020

Pro Spot has announced that they are extending their 0% for 12 months affordable financing plan and adding in 2.9% for 24 months as well. Working with their distribution network all across the cou...

Pro Spot’s Distributor Council to Collaborate on Ideas

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-31-2020

Pro Spot announced that delegates from across the nation have been invited to their headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif., for the Pro Spot Distributor Advisory Council meeting. For three days, the team w...

Pro Spot Hosts SCRS at Tennessee Training Facility

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-22-2019

Pro Spot announced that it hosted the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) on April 16 at its new training facility in Nashville, Tenn. The event kicked off a week of industry meetings ...

Pro Spot Hosts Welding Day for American Honda

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-09-2019

Pro Spot announced that it recently offered hands-on spot welding and MIG welding training to the Collision Market Department of American Honda Motor Co. at Pro Spot's state-of-the-art training c...

VIDEO: Pro Spot Showcases New Products at SEMA

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-06-2019

Ryan Swanson, training development manager for Pro Spot, walks us through some of Pro Spot's newest products at the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. You'll see the PR-5 DFC Digital Force Control Rivet G...

Art Ewing, Pro Spot’s Sales and Marketing Director for Canada, to Retire

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-22-2018

Pro Spot International announced that Art Ewing, the company’s sales and marketing director for Canada, will retire. Russell Duncan, previously the equipment specialist for Color Compass, wil...

Pro Spot Hosts Craftsman Collision Team at Carlsbad, Calif., Headquarters

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-12-2017

Pro Spot International announced that it recently hosted the Craftsman Collision management team at Pro Spot’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Carlsbad, Calif. The managers of Crafts...

Pro Spot International to Exhibit at AASP/NJ NORTHEAST Show

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-16-2017

Pro Spot International announced it will be exhibiting at the three-day NORTHEAST 2017 Automotive Services Show held March 17-19 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. The show is pr...

Pro Spot to Exhibit New Products at Maaco Expo

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-10-2016

Pro Spot International announced they will be exhibiting products and a new surprise at the Maaco Convention and Tech Expo in Charlotte, N.C., Oct. 12-16. Pro Spot will have live MIG welding and d...

Pro Spot Attends American Honda Conference in Wisconsin

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2016

Pro Spot International is attending the American Honda Parts & Service Zone Fixed Operations Conference at The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wis., Oct. 5-7. Pro Spot representatives will be availabl...

Pro Spot Exhibits at Automechanika in Frankfurt, Germany

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-26-2016

Pro Spot International had another successful exhibition at the Automechanika trade fair held Sept. 13-17 in Frankfurt, Germany. Pro Spot released the SP-5.3 MIG Welder with 3-phase power to th...

Pro Spot Distributor Sponsors Inaugural Golf Tournament

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-22-2016

Pro Spot International’s Innovative Solutions and Technology recently helped sponsor the inaugural golf tournament benefiting the Collision Repair Education Foundation presented by the I-CAR Gre...

Pro Spot Announces Special NACE Show Deals

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2016

Pro Spot announced it will be demonstrating and training on their line of products in booth No. 404 at the NACE Expo Thursday, August 11th, and Friday, August 12th. Pro Spot is also offering NA...

Pro Spot to Highlight Repair Equipment at NADA Expo

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-31-2016

Pro Spot International announced it will highlight the newest in collision repair equipment at the National Automobile Dealers Association Expo and Convention (NADA) in Las Vegas April 1-3 at the Las ...

Pro Spot to Display at 2016 I-CAR Volunteer & Instructor Conference

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-08-2016

Pro Spot International announced it is sponsoring the 2016 I-CAR Volunteer & Instructor Conference, March 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. Pro Spot will be displaying the updated PR-5 riveter and its new...

Pro Spot Sponsors Charity Event for Children's Hospital

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-15-2015

Pro Spot International announced it sponsored the 23rd annual PBE Charity Golf Classic benefiting BC Children’s Hospital. The event was held at Morgan Creek Gold and Country Club in South Surrey, Br...

Pro Spot Introduces Virtual Welding Contest at AASP Northeast Show

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-12-2015

Pro Spot International hosted a virtual welding contest to educate attendees and bring attention to the importance of training at this year’s AASP Northeast Show held in Secaucus, N.J., in March. ...

Pro Spot Names Art Ewing Canadian Sales & Marketing Director

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 06-25-2014

Pro Spot International announced the appointment of Art Ewing as sales and marketing director – Canada. Ewing's main focus will be to support and further develop Pro Spot's existing distribution in ...

Pro Spot Donates More Than $115,000 in Welders to Collision School Programs

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-04-2014

Pro Spot International Inc. has donated two types of welders to eight high school and college collision school programs through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. Schools received either th...

Pro Spot Hires New Director of Training and OEM Relations

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-11-2012

Pro Spot announced that it has hired Roger Larsen as director of training and OEM relations. “I’m very excited to have Roger joining our company," says Ron Olsson, president of Pro Spot Interna...

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Pro Spot Introduces New PBE Solutions Program at SEMA (VIDEO)

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-17-2022

Art Ewing of Pro Spot International discusses Pro Spot's all-new paint and body equipment solutions program, ideal for PBE jobbers who want to display Pro Spot products to their customers. ...

Pro Spot Highlights Dust-Free Sanding System at SEMA (VIDEO)

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-17-2022

Art Ewing of Pro Spot International discusses Pro Spot's dust-free sanding system that not only keeps technicians healthy but also keeps the shop clean. ...

Pro Spot Highlights Enhanced Plastic Welder at SEMA (VIDEO)

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-17-2022

Ryan Swanson, training and development manager with Pro Spot International, discusses Pro Spot's addition of a nitrogen generator to its NP3 plastic welder, which eliminates the need to periodically ...

Pro Spot Highlights Rivet and Bonding Station at SEMA (VIDEO)

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-12-2022

Ryan Swanson, training and development manager with Pro Spot International, discusses Pro Spot's all-new rivet and bonding station — a complete station that takes care of all your riveting needs. ...


Prospray Automotive Finishes

Phone: 330-830-6000Fax: 330-830-6005 600 Nova Dr. SE
Massillon OH 44646

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Prospray Automotive Finishes Introduces Bold New Packaging

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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

Phone: 937-890-6547Fax: 937-890-6320 5751 N Webster St
Dayton OH 45414

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Medallion Refinish System to Exhibit at NORTHEAST 2014

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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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SEM Products, Inc.

Phone: 866-327-7829 1685 Overview Dr
Rock Hill SC 29730

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SEM Expands Product Offering with New Plastic Masking Film

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-28-2020

SEM Products has announced the release of Extreme Blue Plastic Masking Film and Transparent Plastic Masking Film. The addition of masking materials marks a milestone of growth as the company broadens...

SEM Introduces OEM-Matched Coating for Automotive Trim Components

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-10-2018

SEM Products has introduced Trim Black Ultra, an OEM-matched coating for automotive trim components. Named for its exemplary qualities, Trim Black Ultra provides a spray gun-like application a...

SEM Expands Weld-Through Primers Line with New Zincweld

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-25-2018

SEM Products has bolstered its weld-through primers offering with the addition of all-new Zincweld aerosol primer. Zincweld is specifically formulated to deliver best-in-class corrosion protect...

SEM Products Adds Six New Colors to Factory Pack Basecoats Line

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-14-2018

SEM Products has introduced six new colors to its Factory Pack basecoats line. Factory Pack is a professional-grade, time-saving urethane basecoat packaged in a shop-floor-compliant, convenient...

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SEM Products Unveils New Dual-Mix Quick Set 50 – Clear Adhesive  

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-04-2019

SEM Products, Inc., announced it has introduced the Dual-Mix Quick Set 50 – Clear, a transparent, two-component, urethane adhesive with a 50-second set time designed for plastic repair and general ...

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Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes

Fax: 216-332-8575

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Sherwin-Williams Introduces Ultra 9K Waterborne Basecoat System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-15-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has introduced a refinish system that is redefining waterborne – the Ultra 9K Waterborne Basecoat System. A streamlined bank combined with Sherwin-Williams A...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 Debuts Collision Core e-Solution for Business

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-08-2022

Sherwin-Williams announced it has launched Collision Core, a suite of programs that addresses key business operations in a shop including inventory, production, color, quality and scorecard (diagnost...

Sherwin-Williams Announces 2022 Automotive Calendar

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-28-2022

Sherwin-Williams has announced the debut of its 2022 calendar, celebrating the work of collision repair, custom and restoration shops across the U.S. and Canada. This year’s calendar featur...

Sherwin-Williams Announces 2021 2Q Training Schedule

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-31-2021

Sherwin-Williams announced that their second quarter training curriculum featuring 22 courses has been released. These sessions, intended for collision repair industry professionals at every experie...

Sherwin-Williams' 2021 Calendar Celebrates Collision Repair

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-28-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced it has released its 2021 calendar, which continues the tradition of celebrating the work of collision repair, custom and restoration shops across the c...

Sherwin-Williams Announces Winner of Spray Your Way Contest

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-26-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced that online voters have chosen Julian Dodd of Unionville, Va., as the winner of the Spray Your Way Design Contest hosted by Sherwin-Williams and SATA. D...

Sherwin-Williams Assists Collin College with Auto Tech Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-14-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced that its business services experts recently assisted a team from Collin College in Allen, Texas, to build out the school’s new Automotive Technology p...

Sherwin-Williams Marketing Director Discusses New Quality App

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-20-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes recently made headlines with the launch of their new Collision Core Quality App, an in-process, time-stamped, peer-to-peer quality verification and validation too...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Introduces Quality App

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-19-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has introduced the Collision Core Quality App, the first of several feature-rich applications by Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes designed to strengthen and s...

Sherwin-Williams Offers Free Webinar on Managing Quality

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-09-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced it will be holding a free webinar, "Revealing the Solution for Quality Validation," on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. EST. The webinar will feature Tom...

Sherwin-Williams Launches Spray Your Way Design Contest

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-04-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes and SATA have teamed up to host the Spray Your Way Contest based on the SATA Custom Design Gun Configurator. The contest invites participants to submit their orig...

Sherwin-Williams, Ford Technology Continue Relationship

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-30-2020

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes renewed its longtime support of the Ford Motor Company through the Ford Paint and Body Technology Center located in Inkster, Mich. The center assists in developin...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Joins I-CAR Sustaining Partner Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-30-2019

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced that beginning in 2019, automotive refinish professionals can earn I-CAR credits for completing Sherwin-Williams training courses at no additional cost....

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Announces Celebrity Appearances at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-11-2019

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced that the artists behind “Wrench’d,” one of television’s most popular custom automotive programs, are among many Matrix Mavericks of Color who wi...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Releases 2019 Shop Calendar

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-20-2018

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced it has released its 2019 shop calendar, showcasing a full year of breathtaking vehicle designs. The calendar features ambitious concepts brought to lif...

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Named Official Paints & Coatings Supplier of 2018 NYC E-Prix

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 07-17-2018

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes was named the official paints and coatings supplier of the 2018 Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix. For the second consecutive year, Red Hook, Brooklyn wil...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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, and ...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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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Spies Hecker

Fax: 734-454-4983
Contact: Kristine Gallagherhttp://spieshecker.com

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Spies Hecker Introduces Permasolid Low-VOC Clear Coat 8098

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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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