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Painters Supply & Equipment Acquires Specialty Coatings

Specialty Coatings is a leading distributor of paints, coatings and supplies for industrial, marine, architectural and government applications throughout the U.S.

Painters Supply & Equipment Acquires Westside Paint & Supply

Westside is a PPG Platinum Distributor that is headquartered in Bay City, Mich., and was founded by David Royal in 1983.

Longtime PBE Industry Veteran Marvin Wolf Passes Away

Marvin Wolf, who, along with his brother Joseph, helped his dad William (Bill) Wolf operate one of the oldest body shop supply stores in the country, passed away on May 1 at the age of 86.

Ogden Auto Color Joins Wesco Group

Wesco Group, a leading paint, body and equipment distributor in the Western U.S. and Canada, announced that Ogden Auto Color has joined the Wesco family of companies.

Wesco Group Acquires Cook’s Automotive PBE Business

Wesco Group, a leading paint, body and equipment distributor in the western U.S. and Canada, has announced that it has acquired Cook’s Automotive PBE business.

Lloyd Fields of International Autobody Marketing Group to Retire

Fields’ career in the automotive aftermarket business spanned over the past 49 years, particularly in the PBE sector.

Jim’s Color Corner Joins Wesco Group

Wesco Group announced that Jim’s Color Corner has joined the Wesco family of companies.

Painters Supply & Equipment Expands into Mid-Atlantic U.S.

An affiliate of Painters Supply & Equipment Co. (PSE) has acquired Nyquist, Inc., adding five locations in the Mid-Atlantic region.

East Bay Color Service Joins Wesco Group

Wesco Group, a leading PBE distributor in the western U.S. and Canada, announced that East Bay Color Service has joined the Wesco family of companies.

VIDEO: Selecting a PBE Jobber

Why selecting a PBE jobber based on price alone may cost you more than you save in the long run.

50 Years and Counting: A Look Back at My Collision Career

After 50 years, I’ve learned that collision repairers are a resilient bunch who can overcome any challenge.

The Reality of PBE Value-Added Services

Both PBE distributors and manufacturers offer beneficial value-added services – but there is a catch.