Refinish

GMSV polishes up with PPG

As General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) continues to grow in Australia, the company has approached PPG for specialist paint training for dealer pre-delivery staff. With the Corvette Stingray sports...
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Sheen Panel Service officially EV certified

Sheen Panel Service has completed nationally recognised training and is now certified to ensure your fleet of electric and hybrid electric vehicles are repaired to national standards with a...
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Silver lining for royal celebration by AkzoNobel

A special shade of platinum silver to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been created together with luxury supercar maker McLaren Automotive by AkzoNobel, Automotive and Specialty Coatings...
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BASF and BMW rely on renewable raw materials

The BMW Group is the first carmaker to place its trust in more sustainable automotive OEM coatings certified according to BASF’s biomass balance approach. The BMW Group has chosen...
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VACC honours the next generation

During Australia’s most acute labour shortage in living memory 248 apprentices have entered the automotive workforce, thanks to the Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce. At an invitation-only gala event...
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Axalta Sales up 10.4% in Q1 compared to last year

Refinish sales up 15.6% compared to 2021 and volume up 4%. Axalta Coating Systems reported net sales of $1,174 million for its first quarter ended 31 March, an increase...
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BASF and its employees donate another €4.2m to Ukraine

€2,110,156: This is how much BASF employees donated to the BASF Stiftung (BASF Foundation) as part of the company-wide initiative #ColleaguesForUkraine – by far the highest result of an...
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PPG reports first quarter net sales of $4.3 billion

PPG reported that it had record first quarter net sales of $4.3 billion for the first quarter 2022. The result was 11% higher than the previous year. Sales were...
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AkzoNobel delivers double-digit revenue growth in Q1

Pricing in line with raw material inflation. AkzoNobel revenue was €2,525 million up 12% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to last year and 10% higher in constant...
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Team Penske scores 600th victory

When Josef Newgarden’s No. 2 PPG Chevrolet made a daring sweep around the outside of teammate, Scott McLaughlin, to take a final corner win at the NTT IndyCar Series...
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