Automotive coatings will need to provide far more than eye-catching aesthetics and extended protection when an array of new mobility models enters the market, Rebecca Liebert, PPG senior vice president, automotive OEM coatings, told the audience during an Automobili-D presentation today at Detroit’s Cobo Center.
PPG is helping global vehicle manufacturers apply sophisticated new color strategies to help enhance brand differentiation and address both the aesthetic and functional realities of vehicles that will be used in new ways.
The artists behind “Wrench’d”, one of television’s most popular custom automotive programs are among many Matrix Mavericks of Color who will appear at the Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes’ 2019 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction booth to meet fans, demonstrate painting techniques and sign autographs.
The application for the Collision Repair Education Foundation Benchmark Grant program, formerly the Ultimate Makeover Grant, is now available to schools teaching collision repair across the U.S. The grant program is in its 10th year.
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes releases its latest slate of I-CAR certified courses for Valspar Automotive refinish paint brands; classes are available at training centers located in Grand Prairie (Dallas), Texas, Detroit, Michigan and Sacramento, Calif.
Properly manage your time in the paint department, and you’ll see a steady revenue stream. Even better, find ways to work more efficiently to boost production and you’ll see even more money in your coffers.
Matrix Automotive Finishes has selected 13 unique vehicles for its 2019 calendar. Builds ranging from mid-century trucks to cutting-edge custom motorcycles display what can only be described as inventive and dramatic paint jobs brought to life by some of the industry’s most well-known and renowned painters using Matrix products, from basecoat to the clear.
AkzoNobel and Dave Kindig, renowned hot rod builder and host of Motor Trend television program “Bitchin’ Rides,” announced they have launched a new e-commerce website to make it easier for bodyshops, distributors and car enthusiasts to order products from the unique Modern Classikk paint line.
AkzoNobel, a global leader in automotive and specialty coatings, is handing over the keys for its Acoat Selected Benevolence Program to combine it with the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Recycled Rides initiative. The latter has its roots in the AkzoNobel program.
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