sustainability Archives - BodyShop Business
BASF’s GLASS Tool Helps OEMs Gauge Carbon Footprint in Paint Shops

BASF’s Coatings’ GLASS Tool offers an analysis approach that enables transparency and supports customers in making informed decisions for sustainable surface solutions.

Auto Care Association Forms New Sustainability Committee

The Auto Care Association has announced the formation of a new advisory committee that focuses on environmental sustainability in the auto care industry.

Report: Auto Interior Materials to Experience Customization, Sustainability Innovations

The automotive interior materials market is being driven by the notable rise in the demand for “green” materials to maintain sustainability in the environment.

BASF Recognized for Contribution to Sustainable Development

BASF announced that its coatings division was awarded the Pierre Potier prize medal in the Environmentally-friendly Process category for its R-M eSense automotive paint line, which covers all bodywork repairs.

Auglaize Auto Body Posts Pictures of New Paint Booth Paid for by State Environmental Grant

Auglaize Auto Body of Wapakoneta, Ohio, which recently received a $70,000 grant from the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority to purchase and install a new semi-downdraft paint booth, has posted pictures of the paint booth being installed.

Axalta Recognizes Marshall Auto Body of Wisconsin for Sustainability Efforts

Marshall Auto Body has installed energy-efficient equipment, motion sensors and timing controls, and has installed three complimentary electric vehicle chargers that are available to the public.

Axalta Partners with Stroud Water Research Center

The partnership unites the two organizations that have a similar philosophy and support of sustainable initiatives.

AkzoNobel Joins Industry Leaders for 2016 NACE | CARS Panel Discussion on Sustainability

This program marked a milestone in the road to bringing awareness and entrenching sustainability and sustainable business practices into the collision repair industry.

Axalta Launches Sustainable Star Awards

The launch follows Axalta’s recent release of its 2014-2015 Sustainability Report.

Axalta Publishes 2014-2015 Sustainability Report

Report reviews progress and initiatives in operations, research and development, human resources and CSR.

S/P2 Introduces First of 12 Sustainability Courses

The 12-course package focusing on sustainable business practices for automotive repair facilities will provide information about how going green is a smart financial decision, as well as good for the environment.

Collision Repair Education Foundation, AkzoNobel Open Applications for Sustainability Challenge Grant

Schools are invited to submit proposals for applying continuous improvement and sustainability principles that improve the processes in the school’s body shop or improve the way the shop interacts and impacts the community.