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By Admin on in August 1, 2016 in Industry News

Yellow … it’s a happy, optimistic color! It reminds us of sunflowers and daffodils, lemons, sunshine and happy faces. One particular yellow, however, is going away for good. That’s right PPGÒ Refinish is phasing out its DeltronⓇ brand Light Chrome Yellow. An inventory management notification issued June 22 says that the [...]

By Admin on in July 16, 2016 in Industry News

  Guided by our longstanding principles of tradition, experience, teamwork and fostering mutually respectful partnerships, Martin Auto Color has faithfully served and earned the trust of auto body customers for over 25 years. This month, we are pleased to announce the addition of Bay Ram Collision Center as a new [...]

By Admin on in June 30, 2016 in Special Interest

Most of us have a favorite color. Some of us even have a color that looks best on us when we choose our clothing. What about the color of your vehicle? Did you know that your car color could actually tell the world what and how we want them to [...]

By Admin on in June 30, 2016 in News and Views

The Automotive Refinish business unit of PPG™ has expanded and upgraded several of its Business Development centers in alignment with their commitment to provide professional training. The centers are said to be, “state of the art”, equipped with new conference rooms, classrooms, spray booths, downdraft prep decks and mixing rooms. [...]

By Admin on in June 23, 2016 in News and Views

[caption id="attachment_99" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Unrecognizable business person analyzing graphs and taking notes[/caption] PPG announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its European glass operations to glass manufacturer Nippon Electric Glass Co. Ltd. (NEG) on June 20, 2016. Employee consultation processes, receipt of regulatory clearances and other [...]

By Admin on in June 20, 2016 in Refinishing

The Automotive Refinish business unit of PPG™ has expanded and upgraded several of its Business Development centers in alignment with their commitment to provide professional training. The centers are said to be, “state of the art”, equipped with new conference rooms, classrooms, spray booths, downdraft prep decks and mixing rooms. [...]

By Admin on in May 30, 2016 in Special Interest

Is your business social or anti-social? If you haven’t claimed your company’s real estate on the various social media avenues, your business is anti-social and you’re missing out on awareness among millions of potential consumers for very little investment. Facebook is estimated to have 665 million active users daily. Twitter [...]

By Admin on in May 30, 2016 in Industry News

When drivers climb behind the wheel of their vehicles these days, chances are good they have a smartphone with them and that's changing how people travel. Gone are the days of paper maps and exit roulette for food, fuel and accommodations. Here to stay are the days of the mobile [...]

By Admin on in May 30, 2016 in Industry News

Albert Einstein reportedly once said: “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” The automotive refinishing industry is always changing. Those unprepared to change are likely to find themselves at the bottom of the heap in this competitive industry. With that in mind, your Martin Auto Color [...]

By Admin on in March 7, 2016 in News and Views

Bobby Alloway has a jam packed trophy case that is getting even more crowded with his recent win at the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition during the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The winning PPG™-painted 1933 Ford Roadster, owned by Larry Olson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was [...]

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Reno, NV and Local Area Auto Events

Check out an area car show or event near you! SEMA Show November 5-8 3p-10p Las Vegas Convention Center With over 3,000 new products on display, and over 2,400 exhibiting companies filling over a million square feet of the Las Vegas Convention Center - there's more opportunities than even you can handle. [...] Read More..

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Southern California Car Shows in November

November brings about cooler temperatures, but that is no reason to cool down on the amazing car shows and events throughout your area. Check out a local event near you! Best of France and Italy November 3 9a – 4p Come on out on November 3 from 9:00am-4:00pm to Woodley [...] Read More..

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Northern CA October Car Show Guide

Be sure to get your fill of amazing car shows still in full swing throughout the entire month of November! The Mean Machines Car Show November 1 4p – 8p Come out and enjoy all the fun at the Canyon Grill and Alehouse. Free raffles, awards and much more. More [...] Read More..