Automotive News for August 2013

Automotive News Archive

MacDermid Adds A. Raymond Tinnerman to Network of 'ZinKlad' Applicators.

Partnership will allow MacDermid to broaden its presence within the supply chain.

GM ‘Blue Suit Crew’ Seeks Perfect Paint Finish GM ‘Blue Suit Crew’ Seeks Perfect Paint Finish

Paint shop employees at General Motors' Lake Orion Plant in Michigan constantly look to root out potential sources of contaminants.

Thomas Hartmann Appointed Managing Director of BASF Coatings GmbH Thomas Hartmann Appointed Managing Director of BASF Coatings GmbH

Hartmann succeeds Eva Müller who will assume a new position within the BASF Group.

AkzoNobel Names New Head of Integrated Supply Chain

David Allen brings broad experience in manufacturing, distribution, and operational efficiency.

Decc Makes Annual List of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies--Again!

Coating applicator achieves three-year sales growth of 179%.

Hentzen Coatings Celebrates 90 Years in Business

Gala celebration attended by 400 customers, suppliers, and employees.

Michael Cash To Head Axalta Industrial Coatings Businesses

New global role will support liquid and powder customers

U.S. Industrial Production Holds in July

Decrease in key consumer durable segments — including automotive parts production — puts drag on overall U.S. industrial output.

Winona Powder Coating Expands Etna Green, Indiana, Facility

New facility boasts updated powder coating line with a 5-stage washer, automatic and manual coating booths, and digitally controlled ovens.

MetoKote Revamps Website

New site offers additional functionality and features, including multiple languages, literature and product descriptions.