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Dulux agrees to $4.2 billion takeover by Nippon

Late last week the board of DuluxGroup announced that it had unanimously agreed to accept an offer of $4.2 billion from Japan’s Nippon Paint and was urging shareholders to...
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BASF creates chemistry in Shanghai

BASF is enhancing its regional innovation capabilities with new facilities at the Innovation Campus Shanghai, to further strengthen collaboration with the automotive industry and to offer new process catalysts...
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MTA Institute first trade RTO to be ACPET certified

The MTA Institute (RTO No. 31529) is the first trade Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia to be approved under the ACPET Industry Certification Program (AICP). An ‘ACPET Industry...
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Major milestone for PPG/Team Penske partnership

Today, PPG is the largest supplier of refinish coatings for Penske Corporation’s racing, truck leasing and automotive collision repair subsidiaries. The robust partnership demonstrates the long-term commitment these companies...
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Daimler Sustainability: Focus on the entire added-value process

Sustainability is one of the essential elements of Daimler’s corporate strategy. At the same time, it is a measure of business success. The sustainability strategy spans the product development...
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Tradiebot launches Augmented Reality to the collision industry

Tradiebot Industries an Australian based Auto Innovation company officially launched its Augmented Reality software application WorxAR at the AAA Expo and Collision Repair Expo. The cutting-edge technology will allow...
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Maxine is on her way to Kazan!

Every year WorldSkills Australia hosts The Global Skills Challenge, the warm-up event to WorldSkills 2019 to be held in Kazan, Russia later this year. Invitations are extended to the...
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Hot Rods and Hot Dogs at Ford Australia

The Ford Australia once again held the Hot Rods and Hot Dogs (HR&HD) fundraiser event in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) at their Asia Pacific Product Development...
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‘Semi-structural’ composite used in new BMW 3 Series

Plastics manufacturer Trinseo recently highlighted a lightweight glass-fibre-reinforced composite it said still provided enough strength to replace aluminium or magnesium in “semi-structural” automotive roles. BMW uses the “long-glass-fibre-reinforced acrylonitrile...
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Axalta’s announces the 2019 ‘Think Sustainable!’ winner

Axalta, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has concluded their ‘Think Sustainable!’ promotion in Australia by announcing the winner to be Robbie Manson from Apex Smash...
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