Painter Rendezvous: International R-M Best Painter Contest set for late June

Clermont-de-l’Oise, France — Some of the world’s top automotive painters will descend on Clermont-de-l’Oise, France in late June to sort out who will take the top prize at the thirteenth International R-M Best Painter Contest Final. The competition will see ten national finalists square off at the R-M Refinish Competence Center in France from June […]

Canadian Myles Veljacic wins Sustainability Award at R-M Best Painter Contest

Myles Veljacic (centre) of CSN-OpenRoad Auto Body competing at the R-M Best Painter Contest. Veljacic won the Sustainability Award and third place in the competition overall.

By Mike Davey Richmond, British Columbia — October 5, 2016 — The competition was intense, but that didn’t stop Myles Veljacic from bringing home two awards. Veljacic recently competed in the R-M Best Painter Contest at the R-M Refinish Competence Center in Clermont de l’Oise, France. He won third place in the overall competition and […]

BASF sending competitor to R-M Best Painter Contest

Brandon Rixse (centre) receives his plaque for being named the North American representative for the R-M Best Painter contest from Roger Sipe, BASF Account Representative (left) and Mike Freeman, BASF Market Segment Manager for R-M in North America.

Southfield, Michigan — June 13, 2016 — For the first time, BASF will participate in the R-M Best Painter Contest, with Brandon Rixse of Thomas E. Brown representing the company. Rixse will travel to R-M global headquarters in France to participate in the competition against painters from 15 different countries. “The goal of the competition […]