Coachfinish joins NIBS Group

Belfast-based Coachfinish has joined NIBS Group to offer specialist distribution services throughout Northern Ireland. Coachfinish is in business for over...
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6,000 cars deemed too dangerous for the road in 2017

Thousands of people are driving 'death mobiles' on our roads - putting their lives and those of others at serious...
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Record growth announced by European vehicle glazing network

Automotive Glass Europe (AGE), the partnership of automotive glass replacement and repair companies covering 18 European countries, is celebrating a record...
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Three new Volkswagen models have gone on sale

Not resting on their laurels after topping the Irish car sales market for 2017, it has begun this year by...
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Road user education vital for drivers and cyclists

FTA Ireland (FTAI), the country's most active membership association for the logistics industry, has called on the Department of Transport...
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Trico encourages garages to offer free wiper checks

Trico is actively encouraging garages and stores to promote their free fitting service with its popular wall poster to encourage...
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Grand opening of Mirka’s newest subsidiary in Belgium

Mirka has opened a new subsidiary in Belgium, Mirka Belgium Logistics in Opglabbeek. The new facility including the warehouse and the belt converting unit has a staff of 73 employees. Over the last few years, one of Mirka’s largest distribution warehouses has been in Opglabbeek in Belgium, and operated by DHL Supply Chain. The volumes

Lechler 2018 Refinish Calendar is POP!

Lechler is paying tribute to POP-ART with its new Refinish Calendar. POP ART is an artistic trend that was launched in the latter half of the 20th century in rebellion again past conventions. During that historical period of inner crisis generated by consumerism, the movement abandoned spontaneity to study stimuli from the external world that

William Medcalf Vintage Bentley opens its doors

William Medcalf Vintage Bentley, the world-leading name in vintage Bentleys, opened the doors to its HQ for the first time in 2018 welcoming a host of classic cars, modern cars and motorcycles for a morning of coffee and conversation. The grounds of William Medcalf Vintage Bentley were filled with a selection of interesting and exotic

A day in the life of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Paint Shop

Spies Hecker, paint suppliers to the World Championship winning Silver Arrows race cars, was given unprecedented access to the team’s Paint Shop in the run up to the last race of the 2017 season. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport may have clinched the 2017 FIA Formula OneTM World Constructors’ Championship, and Lewis Hamilton the 2017 FIA Formula

Axalta unveils modern and tech-savvy StarLite

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) today announced the release of StarLite, its 2018 Automotive Color of the Year. StarLite is a modern, technology-savvy, premium colour for vehicles of today and tomorrow. Borne from Axalta’s ChromaDyne™ line of colour coats developed for automotive OEMs, StarLite is a light and reflective hue that uses Axalta’s tri-coat process

2018 major anniversary year for Glasurit

2018 is a significant one for Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand. Exactly 130 years ago, Max Winkelmann laid the cornerstone for his company that spawned the world’s successful Glasurit automotive refinish brand. Since then, Glasurit has not only participated in the development of the paint technologies but has also played a key role in shaping