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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

The 2016 PPG™ color trend is Odyssey this year according to Dee Schlotter, senior color marketing manager at PPG™ Architectural Coatings US and Canada. With each New Year, consumers and industry experts search for the one color that will dominate trends for the year ahead. As PPG™ color experts looked [...]

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 [...]

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

If you’ve been using the Gray Epoxy Primer that PPG™ introduced last June in its DELFLEET® Evolution premium commercial paint system, you’ll want to know that PPG™ Commercial Coatings just rolled out two new primer colors. In addition to the F4921 Gray Epoxy Primer, the company now offers F4921WH–2.1 White [...]

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

Collision repair center owners, managers and employees looking to take their operation and business skills to the next level are only a few short weeks from this spring’s PPG™ MVP Business Solutions Conference. If you haven’t registered yet for the April 24-26 event in Scottsdale, AZ, take a minute and [...]

By Admin on in February 4, 2016 in Auto Paint

[caption id="attachment_176" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Worker hand painting a red hood of car in auto workshop[/caption] Automotive paint can be difficult to keep up with in an ever-changing market place. Many believe technology has made modern paint more and more cumbersome to understand and use. However, if you are looking to [...]

By Admin on in February 4, 2016 in Auto Paint

If you’ve already made the move to waterborne coatings, then you know the importance of this equation: Air + Clean + Dry = stellar paint jobs, higher production and happy customers. Clean air doesn’t necessarily need to cost more than a built-in swimming pool. Upgrading, or simply maintaining a three- [...]

By Admin on in February 4, 2016 in Automotive Tips

The first step to making your job easier is to choose the best color for your car while still window shopping. Black is the most difficult to care for, especially if you are not the type to wash your car regularly. White and gray may be the way to go [...]

By Admin on in February 4, 2016 in Auto Paint

It only makes sense that by dangling “unbelievably low” paint prices in front of your customers and zipping the product over to the auto body shop in record time, is a sound strategy for increasing sales and building business. Right? Not necessarily the case. At least, not in the long [...]

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