Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

Chinese paint manufacturer expands North American operations

February 2, 2012

Last year Guangdong Yin Fan Chemistry, one of China’s largest international auto paint manufacturers, launched its Silver Sails brand of automotive refinishes in the United States and now has extended its reach across the border into Canada. reported that Yin Fan Chemistry, aka Silver Sails Chemistry, made the announcement at the most recent CanadianCollision Industry Forum meeting in Toronto. Yin Fan in English means “Silver Sails.”

The company has been exporting products under private label to the United States for over three years and supplies paints to 30 automotive and truck manufacturers, and 400 jobber outlets in China. Silver Sails was chosen as coatings supplier to Da Changjiang, a large motorcycle manufacturer in China.

In 2006, Silver Sails established the Nano Coatings Technology Centre, in conjunction with Shanghai University. Silver Sails LV4033 HS, 10-minute bake, 2.1 VOC Nano Clearcoat, is a result of this partnership with the centre.

Silver Sails has received several international standards certifications including: ISO 9001-2000; ISO / TS16940- 2002; and SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance) International’s testing certificate for 2.1 low VOC compliant clearcoat.

The Silver Sails High Solids mixing system includes 72 toners with liquid pearls and xirallic pearls.

The North American corporate office is located in New Jersey near the headquarters for Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, BMW and Jaguar.