AkzoNobel announced the launch of Refinish+, a cutting-edge digital platform designed to enhance the operational efficiency and profitability of body shops. This innovative solution offers a single access point to a comprehensive suite of digital tools, including the cloud-based color retrieval application MIXIT, the advanced body shop production workflow app Carbeat, and a range of E-learning resources to support digital learning journeys.

Refinish+ stands out as a fully customizable platform, offering a personalized user interface and home screen that allows users to select and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) crucial for their business. One of its features, the Refinish+ Insights dashboard, provides a holistic view of a shop's performance, offering real-time analytics across all operations to facilitate data-driven decisions that can enhance workflow efficiency and business results.

Refinish+ enables body shops to benchmark their performance against industry leaders through the Refinish+ Manager, aiding them in identifying improvement areas, addressing challenges related to profitability, cycle times, as well as energy and emissions management.

“Skills shortage, spiraling costs and high repair complexity are the biggest challenges for body shops today,” explained Patrick Bourguignon, director of AkzoNobel’s Automotive & Specialty Coatings. “Refinish+ has been developed to help our customers to work smarter and drive efficiency with our
full range of AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinish digital solutions in one place. Plus, the platform’s tools -- Refinish+ Insights and Refinish+ Manager -- help to improve our customers’ business performance.”

Refinish+ is scheduled for phased introduction in North America, Australia and select European markets in the first half of 2024. For more information, visit www.refinishplus.com.

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