Refinish

Glasurit – 130 years of paint history

2018 is a significant year for Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand. Exactly 130 years ago, Max Winkelmann laid the cornerstone for his company that spawned the world’s successful Glasurit...
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A shining finish from Cromax for two gold medal winners

At the recent winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the German men’s two-man bobsleigh team of Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis, and women’s bobsleigh team of Mariama Jamanka...
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AkzoNobel to sell Specialty Chemicals to The Carlyle Group and GIC for €10.1 billion

AkzoNobel has announced the sale of 100 percent of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of €10.1 billion. This transaction creates...
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Axalta Coating Systems opens new industrial colour solutions centre in Frankfurt

Axalta Coating Systems officially opened its Axalta Colour Solutions Centre in Frankfurt, Germany at the end of February 2018. Built to serve industrial customers in Europe, the Middle East...
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Spies Hecker renews agreement with Volkswagen Group

Spies Hecker, one of the premium refinish paint brands of Axalta Coating Systems, global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has maintained its preferred paint partner status with the...
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PPG – 135 years of protecting and beautifying the world!

It was John Pitcairn and Captain John B. Ford who formed the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, way back in 1883, with the aim of producing America’s first marketable plate...
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Axalta maintains sporting heritage at the 2018 Winter Olympic games

With the 2018 Winter Olympics starting this month and running through to 25 February, Axalta Coating Systems has worked diligently behind the scenes to provide coatings that are designed...
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Symach’s FixStation equipment enables continuous workflow

“We have been very impressed with Symach’s equipment,” said Bill Park, CEO of Axiom Accident & Hail Repair. “It has allowed us to have predictable production so we don’t...
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PPG reports sales up almost 8 percent in Q4 2017

Automotive refinish coatings organic sales show mid-single-digit percentage growth. PPG reported fourth quarter 2017 net sales of approximately $3.7 billion, up nearly 8 percent versus the prior year. Sales...
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Axalta Coating Systems’ Three Premium Refinish Brands Approved For Use by Volkswagen Group Italia S.p.A.

          Axalta Coating Systems  has recently signed a new, three-year commercial agreement with Volkswagen Group Italia S.p.A. Under the terms of the contract, the distinctive...
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