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John McGowan retires from PPG Refinish

John McGowan, the public face of PPG Refinish in Ireland for many years has retired after more than 40 years in the business.

Autopaint Supplies adds Cartec Diamond Cut 3000 extreme cutting compound

Autopaint Supplies has added Cartec’s Diamond Cut 3000, extreme cutting compound to its ever-increasing product portfolio.

Car-O-Liner BenchRack 6300 gets Mercedes-Benz approval

Car-O-Liner’s BenchRack 6300 has been approved by Mercedes-Benz for work on the Sprinter series of vans.

PPG acquires Hemmelrath

PPG has completed its acquisition of automotive coatings manufacturer Hemmelrath. Financial terms have not been disclosed.

World experts to speak at Electronomous

Electronomous, the car tech summit taking place in Killarney, Co. Kerry,  May 2-3  will provide a unique glimpse at how technology will affect the automotive, insurance and car finance industries, as well as car sales and motoring into the future. One commentator described it as where “the automotive and tech worlds converge”.

HBA continues roll-out of Brembo Expert programme

HBA Distribution is continuing its roll out of the Brembo Expert programme with its latest appointments being Partsworld in Bandon, Co. Cork and Stonebridge Motor Factors in Limerick , bringing the total number of Expert outlets to over 40 across the island.