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Pantone has presented Viva Magenta 18-1750, the Colour of the Year 2023

Viva Magenta by Pantone descends from the red family to demonstrate a new signal of strength.

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Tikkurila Presents Rosy Moment, the Color of the Year 2023

V413 Rosy Moment by PPG Tikkurila represents warmth, empathy and kindness.

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BASF Released the 2022-2023 Automotive Color Trends Collection

NEW ARRAY is this year’s colour collection by BASF, focused on sustainability and functionality.

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AkzoNobel Unveils Its Color of the Year 2023

‘Wild Wonder’ is AkzoNobel’s Color of the Year 2023. The hue is inspired by the warm tones of harvested crops.

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PPG Unveils 2023 Color of the Year ‘Vining Ivy’

PPG has unveiled its 2023 Color of the Year: the “bluish, greenish” Vining Ivy.

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Axalta Has Revealed the Automotive Colour Preferences in Mexico

According to Axalta’s 2022 Automotive Color Preferences Survey, red is the most popular car colour in Mexico.

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Axalta Publishes New Report on Colour Trends

In the latest edition of the magazine Vibes, Axalta has published a report which offers a series of reflections on the changing role of colour in a post-pandemic world.

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British Coatings Federation Reports Negative Impact of Brexit on Coatings Industry

According to the latest report by the British Coatings Federation, Brexit has had a negative impact on the coatings sector’s trade with the EU.

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Industrial Coatings Manufacturers Hit by Higher Raw Material Prices, Energy and Freight Costs

The British Coatings Federation latest report shows higher raw material prices, energy and freight costs hitting decorative paint and industrial coatings manufacturers hard.

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PPG Released its 2021 Automotive Colour Popularity Report

PPG's 2021 Automotive Colour Popularity Report highlights the increased demand for two-tone finishes, custom colours and other emerging trends among car buyers.

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Royal Magenta is Axalta's Global Automotive Colour of the Year 2022

Axalta unveiled its Global Automotive Colour of the Year 2022: Royal Magenta, a deep cherry colour that brings to market a refined and optimized finish for the future of mobility.

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Raw Material Prices Continue to Rise

The latest report from the British Coatings Federation shows a new price inflation of raw materials.

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CIN Presents Antologia Colour Collection

CIN's Antologia Colour Collection is a curated collection of 126 new and exclusive colours inspired by history, architecture and decorative arts, evoking memories of the past to give colour to an ever-changing present.

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BASF Published the 2021 Automotive Colour Report

BASF has released its annual automotive colour popularity report, showcasing global coating preferences.

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Axalta Published the 69th Global Automotive Color Popularity Report

Axalta’s report shows an increase in blue vehicles and a decline in white ones, with grey hues still popular.

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