A Lasting Legacy: AkzoNobel unveils mural at new Pontiac Transportation Museum

Pontiac, Michigan — It is not often that a company gets an opportunity to make a literal impression on history, but AkzoNobel has earned such an honour with the unveiling of a new mural at the new Pontiac Transportation Museum in Michigan. AkzoNobel, a fixture in the historic Pontiac, Mich. auto industry since as far […]

March Motor Madness: Motorama showcases Toronto’s hottest custom cars

Toronto, Ontario — Hundreds of gearheads gathered at Toronto’s International Centre last weekend for the annual Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo. With more than 300,000 sq. ft. of venue space, the event featured a display of more than 400 featured custom cars, hot rods and tuner cars; from trucks to old-school Mopar, modern mods […]

Good Results in All Regions: AkzoNobel publishes 2022 report with financial results

Amsterdam, The Netherlands ⁠— AkzoNobel unveiled its 2022 report on Wednesday, which details the company’s activities last year, including financial results and key business developments.  High energy costs and labour shortages continued to impact AkzoNobel’s vehicle refinish customers in 2022 while presenting the company with opportunities to support customers’ sustainability ambitions. Nonetheless, director of automotive […]

Paint Profit: AkzoNobel grows revenue on increased pricing

Toronto, Ontario — AkzoNobel reported its Q4 2022 and full-year 2022 financial results on Tuesday, with increased revenues driven by price increases. The company reported a 13 percent revenue increase for the full year 2022, compared to 2021. Pricing was up 14 percent. Operating income for the year was reported at €708 million (2021: €1,118 […]

Hot Talks: Stefano Liessi ‘Enslaved by KPIs’ workshop moved to CCIF Toronto conference programming

Toronto, Ontario — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has moved Collision Repair columnist Stefano Liessi’s CCIF Toronto workshop to main conference programming due to popular demand, the organization announced Thursday morning. Liessi, an I-CAR trainer and lead consultant for Canadian Collision Repair Specialist, was set to deliver “Enslaved by KPIs,” a limited-access workshop on […]

Repairs and Rigs: AkzoNobel readies for upcoming SEMA Show

Las Vegas, Nevada — Today, AkzoNobel, announced more details of its programming at the 2022 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, which promises to feature Dave Kindig, host of Motortrend Network’s Bitchin’ Rides show. AkzoNobel has a booth dedicated to Sikkens, where service consultants will showcase Carbeat—a digital body shop workflow solution at booth #20060 […]