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Published March 12, 2015
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has announced that several of its popular products have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal, long regarded as a trusted symbol of quality. The product lines receiving the seal include ENVIROBASE High Per… Read More »
Published March 12, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems was named a “Supplier of the Year” by General Motors (GM) at its Supplier of the Year awards ceremony last week. Winning suppliers from around the world received the award for going above and beyond GM’s requi… Read More »
Published March 10, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has expanded its customer training facilities for refinish technicians in Japan. The recently re-opened facility, located in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, is designed to provide additional resources to help body shop refinish… Read More »
Published March 10, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has opened a latest generation manufacturing facility in Shanghai to produce waterborne coatings for China’s growing automobile market. The newest and one of Axalta’s most advanced waterborne production facilities,… Read More »
Published March 5, 2015
BASF is launching a new binder – Acrodur Power 2750 X. The product is designed for the production of natural fiber composites for automotive lightweight applications such as interior car door panels or shelves. As a low-emission alternative to… Read More »
Published March 5, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has opened a latest-generation manufacturing facility in Shanghai to produce waterborne coatings for China’s growing automobile market. The newest and one of Axalta’… Read More »
IRL Releases Profile of the Chinese Paint Industry
Published February 27, 2015
IRL has announced the launch of a new edition of its single country report A Profile of the Chinese Paint Industry. In this study, IRL examines China’s paints and coatings market independently and not as part of a regional study on th… Read More »
IRL Releases Profile of the Chinese Paint Industry
Published February 27, 2015
IRL has announced the launch of a new edition of its single country report A Profile of the Chinese Paint Industry. In this study, IRL examines China’s paints and coatings market independently and not as part of a regional study on the Asia Pac… Read More »
By Arnold Wang, China Correspondent
Published February 23, 2015
Since 2009 the automobile industry of China has surpassed that of America to become the largest in the world. In 2013, China produced 22.1 million automobiles, 12.1 million out of which are passenger cars. The continuous economy growth leads to fast… Read More »
Published February 23, 2015
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has announced its distributor training course schedule for 2015. The courses make up a wide-ranging curriculum designed to provide PPG distributors with the comprehensive training and guidance necessar… Read More »
Nissan Debuts Glow-in-the-Dark LEAF in Europe
By Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor
Published February 20, 2015
Nissan in Europe has become the first manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to promote its all-electric LEAF, and to encourage more people to convert to solar energy at home. The manufacturer worked with inventor Hamish Scott, creator of S… Read More »
Published February 19, 2015
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business will go all-out Feb. 21-22 for its first appearance at the Easyriders Bike Show. The show, part of the Easyriders national tour of “The Biggest, Baddest Bike Shows in North America,” takes… Read More »
Published February 17, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has been named the winner of the ‘Volvo Bus Excellence Award’ in the field of “Delivery Excellence 2014,” in an award judged by the Volvo Buses purchasing team in India. The award was presented to Axalta… Read More »
Published February 13, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems, and Jeff Gordon, one of the most celebrated race car drivers in history, have announced a new multi-year partnership. Gordon will become Axalta’s Global Business Advisor, and serve as special advisor to Charlie Shaver, A… Read More »
Published February 9, 2015
A Bobby Alloway-built car painted with PPG Industries automotive refinish products won the 2015 America’s Most Beautiful Roadster (AMBR) award at the Grand National Roadster Show (GNRS), Jan. 23-25 at the Pomona Fairplex in California. The stri… Read More »
Published February 3, 2015
BASF Shanghai Coatings Co., Ltd., one of the leading automotive coatings suppliers in China, has recently been awarded the “Excellent Supplier Award 2014” by Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company and Zhengzhou Nissan Automobile Co., L… Read More »
Published February 2, 2015
PPG Industries has announced that it has submitted an offer to acquire a majority interest in the aerospace and automotive sealants businesses of Le Joint Français (LJF). LJF is a supplier of sealants and adhesives products for the aerospace a… Read More »
Published January 29, 2015
Asian Paints Ltd. has announced its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2014. “We registered single-digit volume growth in the decorative paint segment in India due to sluggish demand conditions," sai… Read More »
Published January 29, 2015
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has been heavily involved in a groundbreaking associate degree program in collision repair and refinishing technology at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) in Fayetteville, N.C. On Feb. 4,… Read More »
Published January 29, 2015
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has announced the 2015 appearance schedule of its colorful show truck. The truck, a popular crowd-pleaser at its tour stops, is a 75-foot 2007 Coronado Freightliner tractor-trailer rig. This year it sp… Read More »
Published January 28, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems and Pocono Raceway today jointly announced a multi-year partnership that will include an integrated sponsorship campaign and the renaming of this year’s June NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race held at ‘The Tricky… Read More »
SEMA 2014 Award-Winning Car Painted With Axalta Brand-ChromaPremier
Published January 28, 2015
At the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow, Axalta Coating Systems displayed a custom made 1932 Ford Sedan called Y’d Open at its booth. The car took home Ford’s Design of Excellence “Best of Show,” Mothers… Read More »
Published January 27, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has been named a finalist in the 2015 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence) Award program for its innovative 2-Wet Monocoat paint system. The first of its kind, the 2-Wet Monocoat paint… Read More »
Published January 15, 2015
PPG Industries reported fourth quarter 2014 net sales from continuing operations of $3.71 billion, up $207 million, or 6 percent, versus the prior-year figure of $3.5 billion. Net sales in local currencies grew 10 percent year-over-year, with acquisi… Read More »
Published January 13, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has launched its new blog, called Color Block, that focuses on color to highlight its Automotive Color of the Year campaign. Axalta executives and four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon and Ray Evernham, three-time NA… Read More »
Published January 7, 2015
Clariant recently played host to the car refinishes and automotive coating market in Guangzhou, China. At the Automotive Coating Association (ACA) Seminar, officiated by Chief of Guangdong Qingyuan Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone Bureau and co-or… Read More »
Published January 6, 2015
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) launched its second in a series of videos designed to promote and highlight the innovative ways adhesives and sealants are being actively used in the marketplace or being considered for a new application. The v… Read More »
SEMA 2014 Award-Winning Car Painted With Axalta Brand-ChromaPremier
Published December 31, 2014
At the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow, Axalta Coating Systems displayed a custom made 1932 Ford Sedan called Y’d Open at its booth. The car took home Ford’s Design of Excellence “Best of Show,” Mothers… Read More »
Published December 19, 2014
PPG Industries has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with the Axson Group to acquire Revocoat, a global supplier of sealants, adhesives and damper products for the automotive industry. PPG expects the transaction to close in… Read More »
Axalta’s Automotive Color of the Year – Radiant Red
Published December 15, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems launched Axalta Automotive Color of the Year 2015 at the SEMA automotive aftermarket trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Axalta’s 2015 color of the year, Radiant Red, debuted on the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS d… Read More »
Published December 10, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems is strengthening its performance testing capability by opening a new product development center at its facility in Lionville, PA. The center is equipped with a  Global Finishing Solutions professional spraybooth and advanc… Read More »
Published December 9, 2014
The commercial coatings group of PPG Industries has launched a redesigned website for the ADJUSTRITE Commercial Estimating System at www.adjustrite.com. The site went live in early November and features a refreshed look, user-friendly navigation and… Read More »
Published December 2, 2014
Daimler AG has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel Performance Coatings making the company one of the approved suppliers of vehicle refinishes to Daimler dealerships and approved bodyshops worldwide. The contract covers the supply and support of Akzo… Read More »
Published December 2, 2014
PPG Industries is launching new branding for automotive refinish brand Nexa Autocolor coatings to give a fresh look to its full range of products. The innovative Aquabase Plus waterborne line will be the first with updated product packaging. Nexa… Read More »
Published November 18, 2014
PPG Industries has released its annual automotive color popularity data, showing that white continues to be the most popular car color globally based on 2014 automotive build data.  According to PPG’s global data, white ranked first (up 3… Read More »
Published November 17, 2014
Quest Automotive Products (QAP), a member of the Quest Specialty Chemicals group, has hired Hermon Ferrell to be the company’s new Director of Product & Color Management. Ferrell brings more than 26 years of industry experience to Quest Au… Read More »
Published November 12, 2014
BASF's Coatings division has received an award for design. BASF designers, along with the Raum Mannheim agency, have received the “Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2014” for the design of their "Under the Radar" Global Co… Read More »
Published November 10, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems, a manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, launched Axalta Automotive Color of the Year 2015 at the SEMA automotive aftermarket trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center yesterday. Axalta’s 2015 color of the year,… Read More »
Published November 10, 2014
Cromax, one of the three global refinish brands of Axalta Coating Systems, has started a new initiative in the Netherlands: the Cromax Bike Team. The team’s aim is to offer Cromax customers in the Netherlands an accessible, easy and fun way to… Read More »
Published November 7, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems has launched Acquire Plus EFX to the Chinese market, a high technology based hand-held spectrophotometer that measures color with precision. The Acquire Plus EFX is already in use by some of the premium body shops across the wo… Read More »
PPG Reports on the OEM Auto Market
Published November 7, 2014
Coatings World recently had the opportunity to interview Jean-Marie Greindl, Vice President, Automotive OEM Coatings, EMEA, and President, PPG EMEA. Read More »
Axalta Announces Its Automotive Color of the Year-Radiant Red
Published November 7, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems launched Axalta Automotive Color of the Year 2015 at the SEMA automotive aftermarket trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Axalta’s 2015 color of the year, Radiant Red, debuted on the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS d… Read More »
Published November 6, 2014
The Automotive Division of Quest Specialty Chemicals is unwrapping new looks for its U.S. Chemical & Plastics (USC), Matrix Automotive Finishes and Prospray Automotive Finishes collision repair and refinish product systems at the SEMA Show, Nov.… Read More »
Published November 4, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems has released its Global Automotive 2014 Color Popularity Report. The report, which has annually tracked regional automotive color preferences since 1953, is the most comprehensive in the industry. This year’s report offer… Read More »
Published November 3, 2014
The commercial coatings group of PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has introduced DELFLEET Evolution F4935, F4936 and F4937 HS Epoxy Primers, a new series of high-solids, 2.1 VOC (volatile organic compound) primers with excellent adhes… Read More »
Published October 30, 2014
BASF's Coatings division has received the Materialica Design + Technology Silver Award 2014 in the "Surface & Technology" category for its XSpark automotive coating. The distinction was awarded during the 17th International Trade Fa… Read More »
Published October 30, 2014
PPG Automotive Refinish says it will make its colorful presence felt at the annual SEMA Show, Nov. 4-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. PPG Industries will displays an array of brilliantly painted cars, bikes and even a boat in its booth (24501) t… Read More »
Published October 27, 2014
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has introduced EC530 EN-V Performance Clearcoat, an easy-to-use clearcoat with premium gloss retention over waterborne basecoat, which meets or exceeds regulatory requirements in all U.S. and Canadian… Read More »
Published October 24, 2014
Professor Omar M. Yaghi, the James and Neeltje Tretter Professor of Chemistry at University of California-Berkeley, was the honored speaker at the Axalta Distinguished Lectures Series sponsored by Axalta Coating Systems and hosted by the Department o… Read More »



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