AkzoNobel launches comprehensive range of OEM-approved RADAR Transparent Color Formulas


Bodyshops making repairs to vehicles that feature the latest embedded advanced driver assisted systems (ADAS) can now benefit from more than 200 OEM-approved RADAR transparent color formulas from AkzoNobel, developed to comply with each OEM's required specification.

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AkzoNobel plans for a bitchin’ presence with Dave Kindig at SEMA 2023 in Vegas


A larger indoor exhibit space, an outdoor exhibit space, twice daily autograph sessions with Dave Kindig, educational presentations, Carbeat® demonstrations ‒ and an exciting celebrity car unveiling.

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AkzoNobel introduces Sustainable Repair Network in Europe to help vehicle refinish customers reduce carbon emissions


AkzoNobel has launched the Sustainable Repair Network, a new program to help bodyshops reduce their carbon footprint

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AkzoNobel to supply Porsche China with complete water-based refinish range


AkzoNobel has received approval to supply its water-based refinish products to Porsche China – currently one of the premium automotive brand’s biggest markets.

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Accelerate repair performance while lowering energy costs with Sikkens Autosurfacer Optima


With bodyshops needing to ‘Rethink’ their operations during these challenging economic times, premium vehicle refinishes brand Sikkens has developed an all-new one-stop filler, which can significantly improve productivity while lowering energy costs.

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Autosurfacer™ UV primer addresses urgent need


Rising energy prices and the need to reduce carbon emissions have highlighted the need to ‘Rethink’ the way Vehicle Refinishing (VR) businesses approach sustainability.

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In the latest Automotive Insights: refinish podcast, host Graham Threlfall, Global Key Account manager from Akzo Nobel, talks to Michael Giarrizzo, President and CEO of DCR Systems.

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AkzoNobel launches industry-first tool to drive bodyshop sustainability


Bodyshops can now take advantage of the vehicle refinish industry’s first repair calculator to measure, manage and reduce carbon emissions, which has been developed by AkzoNobel.

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Sikkens' campaign encourages vehicle refinishers to 'Rethink' sustainability


Sikkens, a premium refinishes brand of AkzoNobel is launching a new campaign aimed at encouraging vehicle refinishing businesses to ‘Rethink’ sustainability throughout the entire refinishing journey.

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AkzoNobel and McLaren Racing shift partnership into top gear


McLaren Racing and AkzoNobel have extended and expanded their long-running partnership. The new multi-year agreement will deepen the successful 13-year relationship and explore new possibilities in the areas of sustainability, technological innovation and

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Formula for success


McLaren F1 racing driver Lando Norris visits AkzoNobel’s Sassenheim site

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Automotive Insights: Refinish (AIR) - Episode 3: How bodyshops can benefit from the rise in cosmetic repairs by using the Rapid Repair concept


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If you want to understand what a Rapid Repair concept is, how this approach can help you dealing with the increase in small and medium repairs effectively and what solutions are available then you don’t want to miss this episode. Listen to the podcast now!

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AkzoNobel vehicle refinish launches first episode of Automotive Insights: Refinish podcast


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Every crisis creates new opportunities – Now that business travel, face-to-face meetings and events cannot take place the AkzoNobel vehicle refinish team came up with another way to communicate.

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AkzoNobel secures Honda Motor Europe aftermarket repair approval


Honda Motor Europe has renewed its approval of AkzoNobel vehicle refinish brands Sikkens® and Lesonal® for aftermarket repairs of Honda vehicles in Europe until 2024.

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