Got it Covered: BASF announces new e-coat research centre

Münster-Hiltrup, Germany –BASF has inaugurated a new research centre at its German headquarters, where the coatings company will investigate the use of e-coat to “simulate [its] customers’ processes and paint systems” to paint pre-treated original parts like doors, fenders and hoods. The electrophoretic or cathodic dip coat (e-coat) process protects the surfaces, edges and cavities […]

Imminent Advancement: Axalta, BASF and AkzoNobel reps talk ADAS compliant coatings

Toronto, Ontario – On July 28, representatives from three major automotive coating companies met at an online Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association webinar to discuss the future of automotive coatings in the age of advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS)–effectively, radar systems that serve as the eyes of self-driving cars. For the uninitiated, these coatings are […]

Canadian Coatings: Autobahn becomes distributor for IGL

Concord, Ontario – IGL Coatings has announced its partnership with Autobahn Auto Salon as its new exclusive distributor in Canada. This partnership brings IGL Coatings’ full range of products and ceramic coatings to Canadian autobody workers, including the award-winning Graphene Reinforced 10H Ecocoat Kenzo. “It is an opportunity of a lifetime as we are able […]

Pride in Paints: CPCA announces 2022 award recipients

Ottawa, Ontario – the Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) has announced the following awards, recognizing innovation in the Canadian coatings industry. The Roy Kennedy Award is awarded to individuals who demonstrate outstanding contributions to the CPCA.  Only one is awarded each year. This year it was award to Terry Sutherland of PPG Canada. “Terry […]