PPG Exhibiting at Northeast 2010 Tradeshow March 19-21 - BodyShop Business

PPG Exhibiting at Northeast 2010 Tradeshow March 19-21

Plans include appearance by Dave Perewitz, lean and waterborne product seminars

PPG plans to exhibit at the Northeast 2010 Tradeshow this weekend (March 19-21) at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey, booth 227.

The Northeast Tradeshow is in its 33rd year. The annual event is intended for members of the industry and provides opportunities for review of the latest automotive-related products and services.

With VOC emissions regulations expected to be mandated in the near future for the Northeast (OTC) region, PPG says its display will highlight its Envirobase High Performance and Aquabase Plus waterborne products.

Seminars covering the PPG “Convert with Confidence” process will demonstrate the ease of switching to PPG waterborne coatings. An MVP Throughput Solutions “Lean Six Sigma” seminar will also be presented.

Dave Perewitz, one of America’s best-known motorcycle builders and customizers, will sign autographs at the PPG booth. Regarded as a legend among hot rod, street rod, and motorcycle enthusiasts, Perewitz is the imaginative force behind Perewitz Cycle Fabrication, his family-run shop in Bridgewater, Mass. He is known for his one-of-a-kind, hand-built creations and awesome flame designs – a combination of design, engineering, performance and beauty.

PPG will also exhibit an environmentally friendly, customized 1956 Ford F-100 pickup truck. The award-winning street rod, restored by Steve’s Restorations and Hot Rods, Marcy, New York, has appeared at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the East Coast Indoor Nationals in Maryland and the Syracuse Nationals in Syracuse, New York.

The truck sports a paint scheme done with PPG’s VOC-compliant Envirobase High Performance waterborne coatings and the Vibrance Collection of custom finishes, and demonstrates the creative capabilities of PPG’s waterborne products. The pickup also features other ecologically sound attributes, including a big block Ford 460 engine that runs on 100 percent liquid propane and produces close to zero emissions.

The schedule of events for the PPG booth is as follows:

Friday, March 19
6-7 p.m. – MVP “Lean Six Sigma Overview” seminar

Saturday, March 20

11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Celebrity autograph signing with Dave Perewitz

2-3 p.m. – Celebrity autograph signing with Dave Perewitz

3-4 p.m. – Convert with Confidence seminar

4-5 p.m. – Convert with Confidence seminar

Sunday, March 21
10-11 a.m. – Convert with Confidence seminar

11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Celebrity autograph signing with Dave Perewitz


More information:

PPG Refinish

Northeast 2010 Tradeshow Dave Perewitz

You May Also Like

National Auto Body Council Board of Directors Nomination Process Closing Soon

NABC Board of Directors nominations are due Sept. 6, 2019, 60 days prior to the NABC Annual Meeting and Board Elections on Nov. 6, 2019 at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

The National Auto Body Council (NABC) announced in early August that nominations were open for the NABC Board of Directors. The NABC board is comprised of collision repair industry companies and individuals representing the industry's thought leaders. These volunteer board members donate their time and expertise to lead the NABC and serve its industry membership.  

Cruise Postpones Release of Driverless Taxi Service

Cruise, a GM subsidiary, recently announced that it will miss its goal of launching a large-scale self-driving taxi service in 2019.

Cutting Edge Automotive Solutions Partners with Andretti Rallycross

Andretti Rallycross announced that Cutting Edge Automotive Solutions will serve as technical partner on Cabot Bigham’s No. 02 OINK Clothing Beetle for the remainder of the 2019 Americas Rallycross season, showcasing their SP Tools USA brand.

Ford, Volkswagen Expand Collaboration to Include Autonomous, Electric Vehicles

Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG announced they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles – and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe.

CCAR Updates Website with More OSHA Alliance Resources

CCAR (Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) has announced the addition of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance content on its main website, www.ccar-greenlink.org.

Other Posts

CARSTAR McLaren Lake Forest and CARSTAR McLaren Irvine Open in California

Owned by husband-and-wife team James and Mary Davis, CARSTAR McLaren Lake Forest and CARSTAR McLaren Irvine are a family business.

CIECA to Offer Webinar on What Businesses Need to Know to Implement CIECA Standards

CIECA will hold its next CIECAst webinar, “Implementing CIECA Standards: Implementation Guide and Appendix C – BMS, Code Lists and Shema Components,” on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at 11 a.m. CST.

CARSTAR Urges Customers to Stay Winter Ready

Cold weather can create some of the harshest driving conditions of the year. The months between October and February top the list for accidents, vehicle damage and injuries.

CIECA Adds Broadly as Corporate Member

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced that Broadly has joined CIECA as a corporate member.