National Collision

Axalta’s Cromax Mosaic brings low-VOC benefits without compromises

Las Vegas—Axalta’s recent introduction of its low-VOC solventborne basecoat line, Cromax Mosaic, was the company’s response to customers’ requests for a product that provides the benefits of a traditional solvent basecoat while meeting low-VOC regulations in most of the U.S. and in Canada, said Bruce Williams, product manager for Axalta Coating Systems.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:30
Technicians can fill 100 hail dents in less than 15 minutes, company says Las Vegas—Hail season is sweeping the country with violent storms, and without a doubt, auto body repair shops will be busy repairing the damage. Collision shops are challenged to balance the workload and maximize...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:27
Las Vegas—Many vehicles earned industry accolades featuring Glasurit and R-M paint by BASF at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in November. Key top honors given to show vehicles featuring BASF paint include: Chevrolet Design Award for the Best Chevy in Show;...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Technology has become a double-edged sword for collision repairers. It can distract drivers, leading to accident-damaged vehicles — or it can enable those vehicles to avert the accident before it occurs. Technology can help potential customers find your shop — or find your competitor...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—There are a number of reasons shop owners and managers may be looking at buying a new welder, and the ability to safely repair materials such as aluminum and high-strength steels is one of them. Continuing the buzz at NACE, much of the talk among collision repairers at the SEMA Show...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Philadelphia—Axalta Coating Systems announced its Global Automotive 2014 Color Popularity Report. The report, which has annually tracked regional automotive color preferences since 1953, is the most comprehensive in the industry, company officials said. This year’s report offers an...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—With the need for valuable, pertinent information on the rapidly changing landscape at an all-time high, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) presented its first-ever OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center in...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Nashville, Tenn.—Nissan announced major new enhancements to the Nissan Certified Collision Repair Network program, launching a consumer-focused referral initiative that ties Nissan vehicle owners with Nissan Certified Collision Repair Providers.  To enhance relationships between...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
As per-job margins for collision repair work get squeezed, shops are increasingly looking for ways to get as much production out of their facilities as they can. Whether a company has a smaller, single-location shop or multiple larger facilities, the same goal of maximizing production per square...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
I-CAR announced that two new courses are available to refinish technicians: “Refinish Materials and Application Blending (REF08e)” and “Color Theory, Mixing Toners, and Tinting (REF09).” These courses are available now and have replaced “Color Theory, Application,...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Strongsville, Ohio—A new easy-to-use low-VOC-compliant clearcoat from PPG Automotive Refinish offers greater control over variable environmental conditions with exceptional gloss retention, said PPG Waterborne Segment Manager Tim Jones. PPG’s EC530 En-V Performance Clearcoat is a high-...
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