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 […]

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 […]

Sustainable Majesty: Axalta announces 2022 global automotive colour of the year

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The announcement of Axalta’s 2022 global automotive colour of the year, Royal Magenta, highlights the growing popularity of darker tones. Royal Magenta is a deep cherry colour with merlot and garnet hues, topped off with a luxurious, dark finish. Berry red in sunlight, it reveals a dark, mysterious look in the midnight […]