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Future Leader of the Industry – Mark O’Connell

This month we induct fourth year spray painting apprentice Mark O’Connell of Sheen Panel Service in Ferntree Gully and a former student at Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence....
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Get back to business with Cromax

As some of the stay-at-home restrictions are cautiously being lifted across Australia, body shops are starting to get back to business. With many people avoiding public transport, the use...
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BASF’s new virtual AUVOTs display automotive coatings in the digital world

Automotive paint is one of the most complex when it comes to colour themes. To gain a realistic impression of colours, effects and surfaces on a complete car during...
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Axalta business update from the US

Axalta Coating Systems provided an update on second quarter sales trends through May. Axalta had withdrawn its guidance for the full year 2020 in March due to the uncertainty...
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Dec McKearney announced as National Brand Ambassador for Norton Abrasives Pacific

Saint-Gobain owned Norton Abrasives has announced a key partnership, with Dec McKearney appointed as National Brand Ambassador for Norton Abrasives Pacific. Resto my Ride, the TV series hosted by...
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AkzoNobel provides business update as it weathers COVID-19 storm

As the global pandemic continues to evolve, AkzoNobel announced it remains focused on ensuring employee health and safety and maintaining business continuity. The company said the steps taken to...
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PPG targets $170 million savings in global restructuring

PPG announced significant and broad restructuring actions to reduce its global cost structure. The company cited weakened global economic conditions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and related pace of...
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Glasurit renews global sponsorship with WorldSkills International

Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand, has renewed its two-year global industry partnership with WorldSkills International in a continued commitment to support young spray painters in the car painting category....
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Axalta USA launches colour retrieval software enhancement with 3D modelling

Axalta Coating Systems in the USA announced the launch of Advanced Color Proofing, the latest enhancement to their proprietary colour retrieval software, ColorNet. “Advanced Color Proofing allows collision customers...
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BASF partners with DiDi to reshape the carsharing industry

BASF and DiDi, the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, where Xiaoju Autocare (Xiaoju Yangche), a subsidiary of DiDi,...
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