Apr 02, 2024 21:41

Out Now! TUF Issue 37

The latest TUF magazine edition is out now! Packed with captivating customer stories, cutting-edge products and bodyshop insights to elevate your body shop game, it's a must-read. Dive into articles of overcoming skill shortage challenges, witness the artistry of vehicle restoration, and explore the latest innovations from Axalta. Don't miss out—grab your copy now!

Nov 16, 2023 23:28

Plastic repairs made easy with a new poster from Standox

Standox has an updated comprehensive poster available to professional refinishers detailing each stage of every type of plastic repair. The Plastic Repair Poster aims to speed up the plastic repair process and to help refinishers work more efficiently.

Nov 01, 2023 20:19

Out Now! TUF Issue 36

In this issue of The Ultimate Finish Magazine, we feature a a cover story on a 'Golden Holden' Torana, a labor of love that consumed three years of toil for the owners at Axalta Distributor, Wallaby Crash Supplies.

Aug 21, 2023 00:27

Vehicle Refinishing Apprentices Shine at National Competition

The WorldSkills Australia National Championships, held in Melbourne from August 17-19, showcased the talent of nine regional finalists in the demanding field of Automotive Refinishing. Axalta was proud to be a category sponsor to this event, supporting the contestants by providing them with Standoblue and Xtreme products to use over an intense 3 day competition, along with 2 technical people on hand to provide support.

Jul 23, 2023 23:25

Axalta Services Now Drivus!

Our renowned Axalta Services program is changing its name to Drivus. The portfolio offered by Drivus will give bodyshops expert business tools and services, tailored consultancy and training across a broad range of areas.

Axalta Irus Mix
May 11, 2023 04:00

Axalta launches Axalta Irus Mix

Axalta launches Axalta Irus Mix, the fastest fully automated and completely hands-free mixing machine for the automotive refinish industry. Axalta Irus Mix delivers highly accurate colour and works with Axalta’s innovative packaging, maximising profitability and minimising environmental impact to help refinish customers meet or exceed key business goals.

Jan 05, 2023 23:16

2023 Training Dates Announced

We are excited for another full year of training courses. We have integrated solid management practices and industry-specific best practice to develop a series of valuable courses.

Jan 05, 2023 17:15

Axalta’s 2022 Global Automotive Colour Popularity Report

With the release of its 70th annual Global Automotive Colour Popularity Report, Axalta revealed the top three automotive colours of 2022: white, black, and grey. First published in 1953, Axalta’s annual colour popularity report is the automotive industry’s longest running and most comprehensive colour account.

Nov 04, 2022 00:34

Global Defects Tech Tips Video: Pin Holes

Have you ever noticed tiny little holes in a repair area on a body panel? These are pinholes - a paint defect that can occur due to a number of different causes. Pinholes can be a frustrating defect because they show after all the work is done. Be sure to watch the latest video from our Global Paint Defects Series to understand the cause, prevention and remedy of this defect!

Axalta Fast Cure Low Energy Technology
Mar 21, 2022 09:07

Axalta’s Fast Cure Low Energy technology – helping bodyshops across Europe cope with the energy crisis

The cost of living is increasing but what is hitting homeowners and businesses alike is the soaring cost of energy. In January 2022, the Eurozone saw energy prices increase 28.6%. For bodyshop owners across the region these rising energy cost could not come at a worse time. After two years of struggling during the pandemic, energy costs are spiking with no assurance that the increases will slow.

Apr 24, 2020 05:46

Mercedes-Benz AG Approves Standox Until 2023

Mercedes-Benz AG has renewed its approval of Standox – one of the premium, global refinish brands of Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings. Effective 1 April 2020, Standox is once again approved for use across the Mercedes-Benz network in 11 European countries, until 31 March 2023.

Standox Colour Development
Mar 11, 2020 04:29

Trendy car colours: development, implementation and repair

According to the "Global Automotive Color Popularity Report 2019" from the paint manufacturer Axalta, grey came out on top in Europe in 2019. But how are future trends recognised and how are they then implemented in car paints? And above all, how are those colours then repaired? Whether or not a newly developed colour makes it onto a car can depend on whether it can be properly repaired.