Chrysler approved the new 1100755 Elegance clearcoat from Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes (SWAF) on a global basis. Having undergone extensive certification, the clearcoat meets the Chrysler PF-10537 standard that the company sets to assure that
Navistar International Corp. for the third consecutive year has selected AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings Americas to receive the Diamond Supplier Award for exceeding performance expectations for quality, delivery, and responsiveness; fo
Deborah Craig, an environmental scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Office, will be the featured speaker at the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) meeting March 17 in Meadowlands, N.J. CIC will be held in conjunction wit
Driven in part by the worries over the quality of some non-OEM products, developments in the certification arena could eventually determine where and how repairers source structural and many other aftermarket parts.
AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings Americas (A&AC) announced that five leaders have been selected as the 2011 Most Influential Women in the Collision Repair Industry (MIW). They comprise a cross section of service areas within the coll
PPG named Miller Auto Parts & Supply Co. as its 2010 Platinum Distributor of the Year. Charlie Lightner, president of the Huntingdon, Pa.-based distributor, accepted the award at PPG's Platinum Distributor Conference in Orlando, Fla.
In feedback received from membership, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has become aware of a growing number of instances where insurance carriers have made determinations to limit claims settlements for either "tinting" or "blending
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced that its A-Plus Network members will be among the first collision repair facilities to join the Collision Guard online safe driving community. Collisionguard.com posts collision repair facility profiles
PPG Industries has issued a corporate sustainability report for 2010, which expands on and enhances the scope of information provided in the company's first full report for 2008. The document provides in-depth details regarding PPG's status and progr
Although the high-voltage batteries are located in one of the least likely areas where damage occurs, they still may become damaged in a collision and they pose safety concenrs different than lead acid batteries.
DuPont Protection Technologies is conducting the DuPont Tyvek "Dirty Work" Photo Contest to show how workers use Tyvek garments to help keep safe and clean while performing the dirtiest jobs. Tyvek provides breathable barrier protection and is used i
DuPont Performance Coatings named winners of the 2012 Calendar Competition. Twelve winners were selected from entries of vehicles custom- painted with DuPont Refinish, Hot Hues or Cromax Pro Waterborne products based on best use of color, including f
BASF Automotive Refinish completed its annual ColorSource Conference, a three-day interactive conference for single line distributors of BASF refinish paints and coatings. During the conference, BASF re-launched the ColorSource PREMIER Program and sh
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