Automotive and commercial vehicles

Nouryon Launched Expancel® HP92 Microspheres for the Automotive Industry

The new microspheres developed by Nouryon allow to reduce weight and withstand high pressure in underbody coatings and sealants.

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BASF Expanded its Indian Automotive Coatings Application Center

The investment will allow BASF to develop innovative solutions and better serve local customers.

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AkzoNobel and McLaren Created a Special Silver Paint for Royal Celebrations

To mark Queen’s 70-year reign, colour experts from AkzoNobel and McLaren have created a special silver paint.

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The BMW Group Employs BASF Paints Certified According to The Biomass Balance Approach

The BMW Group is the first carmaker to place its trust in more sustainable automotive OEM coatings certified according to BASF’s biomass balance approach.

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PPG and Grastim Will Partner to Reduce Energy Cost at the Quattordio site.

PPG partnered with Grastim to increase the energy efficiency of its automotive paints and coatings manufacturing site.

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Fraunhofer Developed the All-In-One Inspection Tool AutoInspect

The solution developed by Fraunhofer combines several automotive inspection modalities in a single system.

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Henkel Launched New Fire Protection Coatings for EV Batteries

Henkel specifically designed the protective coatings Loctite EA 9400 and Loctite FPC 5060 for EV battery safety.

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PPG Launches PPG ONECHOICE ADPRO MAX Pigmented Adhesion Promoter

PPG has introduced PPG ONECHOICE ADPRO MAX™ pigmented adhesion promoter for automotive plastics. 

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BASF Signed a Global Partnership with WorldSkills to Develop New Talents in Car Painting

BASF has signed a multi-year agreement to be the exclusive sponsor of the Car Painting category of WorldSkills International.

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Axalta Mobility Named a 2021 General Motors Supplier of the Year

Axalta was awarded in the paint category for exceeding the requirements set by General Motors.

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Orion Will Present its New Carbon Black Guide and New Products

Orion Engineered Carbons will showcase its “Super Black” innovations and the Carbon Black Guide at the American Coatings Show 2022.

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BYK Launches BYK-3568

BYK launched BYK-3568, a new silicone and polyether-modified acrylate specifically developed for automotive OEM coatings manufacturers.

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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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Rösler Provided Wheel Pros with 41 Special Wheel Finishing Machines

Wheel Pros relied on Rösler’s solutions for the surface finishing of its Torq Thrust wheels.

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AkzoNobel and McLaren Racing Strengthen their Partnership

AkzoNobel has announced the extension and expansion of the well-established partnership with the McLaren Racing Formula 1 team.

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