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Another prestigious award for PPG’s MoonWalk

At a recent presentation ceremony, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) honoured PPG with wins in two distinguished 2021 awards categories that are designed to highlight excellence in companies and...
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Capricorn gives record profits back to members

While most organisations charge membership fees, Capricorn is doing things very differently, paying its Members a record $71 million in FY21. This included the recent announcement of a $15...
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There is daylight between SATA trueSun and the rest

Perfectly uniform light distribution and a true daylight solution makes SATA’s new trueSun LED lamp a must-have tool for accurate colour matching. Sunlight is fundamentally important for life on...
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Dayco takes centre stage with BRT in Sydney

Dayco Australia will celebrate the long-awaited return of Supercar racing with Tim Slade’s CoolDrive Racing Ford Mustang at Sydney Motorsport Park later this month. The talented designers at the...
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Vincent Robin to lead global automotive coatings at PPG’s

PPG has announced the appointment of Vincent Robin to vice president, , effective 1 November. Robin, who currently serves as president, Asia Pacific region and vice president automotive coatings...
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Fix Auto Sierra Vista named March Taylor award winner

VeriFacts Automotive, LLC announced that Fix Auto Sierra Vista, located in Arizona USA, and its store manager Richard O’Leary, are recipients of a March Taylor award for 2021, recognising...
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The single best way to solve our skills shortage

A message from David Fraser, Group CEO Capricorn Society Ltd. If you’re finding it hard to attract and keep good, skilled employees, you’re not alone. Capricorn’s State of the...
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Endless variation in BASF’s latest automotive colour trends collection

Designers for BASF’s Coatings division have delved into new colour spaces for the 2021-2022 Automotive Colour Trends collection. Borrowing a phenomenon from quantum mechanics, this year’s collection is called...
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September PREP IT! apprentice competition winners

The winners are in for the Norton Prep It! apprentice competition, with first place going to Harry Le Lievre! Harry is a third year vehicle body builder employed by...
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Axalta opens new refinish facility in the Netherlands

Axalta has officially opened its new, state-of-the-art, sustainable facility in the Netherlands to further strengthen its Dutch refinish business. The ultramodern, strategically located facility in the Tiel municipality enables...
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