Automotive and commercial vehicles

AkzoNobel Completed the Acquisition of Lankwitzer Lackfabrik’s Aluminum Wheel Liquid Coatings Business

The acquisition of Lankwitzer’s wheel coatings business allows AkzoNobel to expand its performance coatings portfolio.

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Dürr Received the BMW Group Supplier Innovation Award

The EcoPaintJet Pro painting process of Dürr has been awarded in the “Sustainability” category.

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Henkel's Pallumina Thin-Film Process Has Been Awarded

Henkel was awarded by the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment for its commitment to sustainability.

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Solvay Will Launch the SolvaLite® Surfacing Film for Automotive Body Panels

The new surfacing film of Solvay will provide fast cure and flatness for large Class A painted surfaces.

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Dürr Will Build a New Industry 4.0 Paint Shop for a Car Manufacturing Company

Chery Automobile will rely on 92 painting robots and the intelligent software from Dürr.

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Dürr Has Won the 2022 Automotive News PACE Award

The EcoPaintJet Pro coating technology of Dürr has been recognised for its performances and sustainability.

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Easy Protect, Tailor-Made Protection Without the Scratches

How do you protect a car body from the time it leaves the production line until it arrives at the dealership? SAMES KREMLIN innovates with Easy Protect, a robotized solution for depositing protective film to measure. Efficient, productive and with a low environmental impact, it challenges today's adhesive plastics and tarp.

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Dürr, Manz and GROB-WERKE to Partner to Provide Integrated Solutions for Battery Producers

Dürr will be part of a joint project for setting innovative machine standards “made in Europe”.

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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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Dürr to Focus on the Electrification of Natural Gas-Fired Ovens

The electric ovens developed by Dürr reduce paint shop CO2 emissions by up to 40%.

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Sun Chemical Launches Paliocrom® Satin Gold Pigment

Sun Chemical has launched Paliocrom® Satin Gold EH 3600, a mid-shade golden aluminium-based effect pigment developed for automotive and high-performance industrial coatings.

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AkzoNobel Will Acquire the Aluminium Wheel Liquid Coatings Division of Lankwitzer

The acquisition of Lankwitzer’s wheel coatings business will allow AkzoNobel to expand its performance coatings portfolio.

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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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