AkzoNobel Archives - BodyShop Business
AkzoNobel Launches New Primer for OEM Plastic Part Production

The multi-substrate nature of the new primer means there is no need to switch products in production, reducing complexity and increasing efficiency on the paint line.

AkzoNobel Announces Automotive & Specialty Coatings Leadership Changes

John Griffin, Dan Carranza and Dustin Warren have all seen changes to their roles in Automotive & Specialty Coatings and U.S. Vehicle Refinishes Sales.

AkzoNobel, China Exploring Electron Beams for Curing Coatings

E-beam technology is a fast-growing scientific field and could offer significant advantages over conventional thermal curing methods,

AkzoNobel Launches Vehicle Repair Sustainability Challenge

The Vehicle Repair (VR) Sustainability Challenge aims to reduce the collective carbon footprint of the vehicle repair industry.  

AkzoNobel Announces Programming for SEMA Show

AkzoNobel will feature a larger indoor exhibit space, an outdoor exhibit space, twice daily autograph sessions with Dave Kindig and more at this year’s SEMA Show.

AkzoNobel Unveils Mural at Pontiac Transportation Museum

The mural was part of AkzoNobel’s Let’s Color Program, which aims to inspire communities to collaborate with AkzoNobel to transform public spaces into vibrant, colorful places.

AkzoNobel Expands Kindig Partnership

Originating in November 2016, the partnership with famous custom car restorer Dave Kindig now expands to June 2027.

AkzoNobel to Supply Porsche China with Water-based Products

The company will supply its full water-based Sikkens range to provide Porsche China with a complete water-based solution for its refinishing needs. 

AkzoNobel Names Ricardo Rosso Pontiac Site Manager

AkzoNobel has named Ricardo Rosso the new site manager for Pontiac Automotive and Specialty Coatings, effective March 1, 2023.

AkzoNobel Podcast Reveals Need to Rethink Vehicle Refinishing

The podcast featured Michael Giarrizzo and Graham Threlfall discussing how body shops will need to operate in the future to survive.

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

AkzoNobel and Dave Kindig, television star of Motor Trend Network’s Bitchin’ Rides show and creator of custom car company Kindig-it Design, will once again have a big presence at the SEMA Show.

AkzoNobel Appoints Gregoire Poux-Guillaume Member of Board of Management

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.