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5 Tips To Take With You To The Classic Auto Show

Classic cars may be out of sight, but they most certainly are not out of mind! Typically, when you think of 100 year-old cars, the adjectives “old”, “rusty” and “retired” will come to mind. However, Autogeek has found some of the most rare and unusually pristine classic cars around, and will showcase them at their […]

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Liquid Nails Brand “FUZE*IT” Adhesive by PPG named Top 100 Product of 2016

Recently, This Old House® magazine named LIQUID NAILS® brand FUZE*IT™ by PPG a top 100 Product of 2016. The list includes only the most innovative and forward-thinking products launched within the calendar year. Since it’s initial release in 2010, it has now become the magazine’s tradition, to identify, test and crown products that have tested […]

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PPG helps build and paint bicycles for children in Istanbul

PPG recently announced their completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Istanbul, Turkey, which provides newly built and painted bicycles to nearly 35 elementary school students, including 15 who are Syrian refugees. The Colorful Communities program is PPG’s signature initiative for community engagement efforts and their aim is to protect and beautify the neighborhoods where […]

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Improve Paint Booth Performance with 3M’s Accuspray System!

Without a doubt, this generation demands innovation, to which 3M Collision has delivered. If you’ve ever painted any part of a vehicle by yourself, you’d know how time consuming it can be. Thankfully, 3M has introduced their Accuspray™ HG14 spray gun. The innovative system exists to simplify the application of coatings that require a 1.4 […]

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White is Still the Number One Paint Color Among Vehicles

Many car buyers are keeping their eyes peeled for end of year special pricing and, while car pricing may vary day-to-day and dealership to dealership, one constant remains; according to an annual report released by Pittsburgh and PPG, white is still the top automotive paint choice among car buyers. There are a few reasons this […]

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PPG Announces their Automotive Color Palette for 2020 Models

Inspired by nature, fashion, society, interior and industrial design, new pigment technology, and the international auto shows, PPG’s announces their new “Kulture” collection for 2020 automotive models! The “Kulture” collection includes a wide array of 70 new colors across 4 color-story trend palettes to speak to any consumer’s desires. These include: HourGlass – this palette […]

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Blue: The Color of the Future!

While white has been a dominant car color of choice for the past little while, consumer preferences may be shifting. As we start looking to the 2017-2018 car models, the color blue seems to be making a big comeback! Jane Harrington, PPG manager, color styling, automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) coatings, explains that in 2016, […]

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Collision Reporting Center Model Introduced to the US

3 Roanoke Valley locations are moving forward with a new concept for sorting out auto collisions from Canada. As the country’s first collision reporting center, it will be a more efficient experience for both motorists and officers in reporting minor collisions and filing claims with automotive insurance companies. Roanoke, Salem and Roanoke County are partnering […]

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