BASF group

On March 10, a GM Supplier of the Year award was presented to BASF. Accepting the award were Wayne T. Smith, BASF North America Chairman and CEO (second from left) and Sean McKeon, BASF Vice President, Global Accounts, Automotive Coatings (second from right). Also pictured are Randy Pappal, GM Executive Director Body Group and GM Mexico Global Purchasing Vehicle Engineering Center (far left) and Greg Warden, GM Executive Director, Body Engineering (far right).

Women’s Industry Network Announces 2016 Most Influential Women in Collision Repair Award Michelle Sullivan

Michelle Sullivan received the 2016 Most Influencial Women in Collision Repair Award by the Women’s Industry Network

PPG Charley Hutton Delivers Another Ridler Award-Winning Finish

The 1939 Oldsmobile convertible "Olds Cool"

A 1939 Oldsmobile convertible sporting a custom-mixed metallic PPG ENVIROBASE® High Performance finish by Charley Hutton won the 53rd annual Ridler Award at the recent 2016 Detroit Autorama held at Cobo Hall.

The Infrared Handbook from B-Tec Systems was written by Peter Phillipson who has over 30 years automotive experience.

The Sherwin-Williams Company and The Valspar Corporation announced Monday, March 21 that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sherwin-Williams will acquire Valspar for $113 per share in an all-cash transaction, or an enterprise value of approximately $11.3 billion.