35 NCT centres now open – remaining 12 to follow within two weeks

The NCTS reopened 19 centres on Monday, June 8. It then reopened the remaining 16 centres on Monday last (June...
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The new cabinet ministers and our industry

The new Taoiseach Micheál Martin named his cabinet last Saturday. Here are some of the names and portfolios that may...
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Gradual re-opening of the driving test service  

The last act of the now former Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority...
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Ireland meets ELV reuse and recovery targets for first time

Elves, the compliance scheme for End-of-Life Vehicles (ELVs), has played a key part in Ireland’s success in meeting the End-of-Life...
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Fix Auto expands Irish network

Last December, Fix Auto revealed plans for expansion in Ireland. However, this was inevitably delayed due to the ongoing Covid-19...
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New UVC sterilization box from National Autoparts

The SteriBox SB1 is a multipurpose UVC sterilization box which kills 99.99 per cent of viruses and bacteria, and is...
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Nexa Autocolor is committed to continually reviewing its product offer and implementing changes where necessary that deliver improvements to colour capability, mixing accuracy and consistency of our colour offer.

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To meet the increasing trend by commercial vehicle manufacturers, repairers and bus builders to offer vehicles finished in various gloss levels, PPG has launched F3111 Delfleet Matt Binder for UHS.

New paint performance enhancer from Nexa Autocolor

Nexa Autocolor’s drive to constantly improve process optimisation has been further demonstrated through the introduction of a new Paint Performance Enhancer SPP2000 compatible with the Turbo Plus EHS range, that enables easier maintenance of trucks and a faster process for cleaning.

Refinishers rely on Standox Genius

Refinishers who want a fast and accurate way to match colours need look no further than Genius, the tried-and-tested spectrophotometer from Standox. More than 3,000 units are already in use in Europe, the Middle East and Asia – and this number is rising.

DECLG proposes Decopaint and Solvent regulations revision

The Department of Environment, Culture and Local Government (DECLG) is proposing to revise the Decopaint and Solvent regulations in the second half of the year.
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Local authorities urged to support licensed refinish trade

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is urging all local authorities to support the licensed refinish trade in their respective areas, by publishing a public notice that urges motorists to use only certified car spraying operators when having your their car’s paintwork repaired.