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Eliminating Bottlenecks in the Paint Booth

The key to achieving continuous flow through the booth is to manage the prep process to match the booth cycle.

Reducing Your Paint & Materials Cost

Today’s mission is focused on how PBE distributors can help reduce P&M cost in order to improve P&M profitability and increase output.

Jerry’s Paint & Supply Joins Wesco Group

Wesco Group, a leading paint, body and equipment distributor in the Western U.S. and Canada, announced that Jerry’s Paint & Supply has joined the Wesco family of companies.

Why Inventory Fulfillment is Job. 1 for a PBE Distributor

Product fulfillment is more than simply moving boxes. It’s a potentially complex process that requires a systematic approach and the active participation of both collision center and distributor personnel.

What Makes a Good PBE Distributor?

PBE distributors must change. Having the best products, people and service is not enough.

Wesco/Color Compass Acquires WD Co-Auto’s PBE Division

WD Co-Auto’s PBE Division serves independent and member-dealer collision centers across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Industrial Finishes & Systems Names Gay Brown VC

Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc., a leading distributor of automotive paint, equipment and supplies, has announced the appointment of Gay Brown as vice chairman.

VIDEO: Choosing the Right PBE Jobber, Presented by FinishMaster

In this video, BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl discusses the advantages of having a “vendor partner” and the difference between a good jobber and a great jobber.

Color Compass Corporation Joins Wesco Group

The Wesco Group, a leading paint, body and equipment distributor in the western U.S., announced that Color Compass Corp. has joined the Wesco family of companies.

UYL Color Named One of Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses 

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that UYL Color Supply has made the 2018 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America, based on revenue growth.

BASF Names Micro Distributor of the Year

BASF Automotive Refinish has named Micro Auto Paint & Supplies (Micro) its 2017 Distributor of the Year at the annual ColorSource conference. 

Painters Supply & Equipment Co. Acquires ACS of Georgia

The acquisition adds nine locations in Georgia and Alabama, and expands PSE’s market reach into the southeastern U.S.