Metallic Migraines: PPG research says some metallic finishes interfere with ADAS

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Repainting bumper covers with certain metallic finishes can interfere with the operation of radar units located behind the bumper, according to recent findings from PPG. The paint giant’s research was conducted in partnership with several automakers and aimed to calculate the impact of a variety of colours on repainted bumpers. The findings […]

Tuesday Ticker: October 19, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this weekly edition of Collision Repair’s Tuesday Ticker, PPG breaks a number of its own records and Stellantis enters a lucrative partnership with an electronics giant. Pumped up PPG PPG stock has hit a new high four times over in the last five days, according to the market tracking website FostersLeader. […]

Product Report: PPG introduces Waterborne Low-Gloss Clearcoat System

Strongsville, Ohio — Earlier this week PPG announced the release of their new waterborne low-gloss clearcoat system.  The 2.1 Low VOC Matte and Semi-Gloss Clearcoats is intended to be used with the ENVIROBASE® High-Performance basecoat system and is available in the United States and Canada. The system consists of two premium-quality 2K acrylic urethane clears […]

Tuesday Ticker: April 27, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, PPG scores a consecutive Gold Rating in business sustainability, AkzoNobel reports growth for 2021’s first quarter and auto parts supplier Martinrea teams up for a joint battery research venture. Seal of sustainability PPG has announced that it has once again achieved a Gold Rating in corporate social […]

Tuesday Ticker: April 20, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Boyd Group Services gets an ‘outperform’ rating from CIBC, PPG makes major moves after exceeding Wall Street’s Q1 expectations and Tesla stock sees a drop following an alleged autopilot-involved accident in Texas. Boost for Boyd Boyd Group Services had its price target raised by stock analysts at CIBC […]