Automotive News for March 2013

Automotive News Archive

Columbia Chemical Receives GMW 4700 Type B, BL Chemistry Approval

Trivecta NI-Z Black 70 with Trivecta Black Sealer 350 is now part of GM’s limited list of approved finishers for zinc nickel.

BASF Makes GM's 2012 Supplier of the Year List BASF Makes GM's 2012 Supplier of the Year List

Award is BASF's ninth such honor in the past 11 years of the GM program.

Gipe Automotive named PPG Platinum Distributor of the Year

Kentucky-based automotive paint and parts supplier was instrumental in assisting customers in the conversion to PPG waterborne products.

GM Fairfax Kansas Site Breaks Ground on All-New Paint Shop GM Fairfax Kansas Site Breaks Ground on All-New Paint Shop

Paint shop is part of a $600-million investment in the plant, which builds the Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet Malibu.

Back Issues of Metal Finishing Available Online

Behind on your Metal Finishing Issues? Recent editions are now archived on our website for a limited time.

Tucker Industrial Liquid Coatings Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Military, industrial, and commercial specialty finisher marks significant milestone.

Coventya Acquiries Premium Solutions, Inc.

Acquisition increases Coventya's market position whitle strengthening its sales and technical group with the integration of key employees.

Enthone Appoints Rolf Pofalla Industry Manager, Automotive Decorative Coatings - Central & Eastern

Pofalla is responsible for the marketing of ENTHONE® base metals and plating on plastics processes used in decorative automotive applications.

Siemens to Host Manufacturing in America Symposium, March 20-21 in Detroit

Event to include 'Automotive Manufacturing Summit'