Keep Your Technicians Trained with PPG Certification

March 27th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

Learning is a lifelong pursuit, and with today’s complex colors, new refinish products, and procedures, there is plenty to keep up with. PPG Certification Training is a key part of PPG’s commitment to ensure that automotive and commercial refinish technicians stay up to date with the latest products, processes and techniques for maximizing a paint […]

PPG and the Science of Color

March 27th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

PPG™ recently released its report on 2019 color trends, and around the world, silver increased in popularity about five percent over the previous year — now up to 15 percent — with white taking a four-percent hit, falling to a still-commanding share of 35 percent. Natural colors decreased in popularity by 2 percent, which doesn’t […]

Employee Spotlight on David Tanner

March 27th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

As controller, David Tanner works at both our Owensboro headquarters and the Louisville store, overseeing all information technology, finance, and human resources functions for the company. He has been with us since 2003, when as a recent college graduate, he was hunting for a job. A friend, who was working for us at the time, […]

PPG Speaks with CollisionHub on the State of the Industry

March 13th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

(photos) Left: RapidMatch XI measures more angles than any other spectrophotometer for the most accurate reading on the market. Right: PPG™’s OEM relationships ensures it has access to the latest colors so that variant formulas can be more quickly identified and produced. The collision repair industry is continually changing. CollisionHub Director of Industry Relations Jason […]

PPG™ Delfleet Essential® Customers Tell Why it’s Their Paint Line of Choice

March 13th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

The Delfleet Essential® brand is an easy-to-use, VOC-compliant paint system that delivers productivity and consistent quality at a value-conscious price. This industry-proven, single-stage system provides a glossy, durable finish with exceptional throughput performance. To complement the line and expand capabilities, a basecoat offering increases color and finish options. Equally impressive, warranty coverage is available for […]

DanAm Airlines and Sata filtration

February 27th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

If you’re looking to build a new facility or add on or replace your existing airline system, you need to talk with Gipe Auto Color experts about DanAm Air’s aluminum compressed air pipe system. It’s quick to install and easy to modify. DanAm Air components are removable and interchangeable, which allows immediate and easy layout […]

March Automotive Community Events in Kentucky

February 27th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

If you live in Kentucky and are automotive enthusiast, there are a lot of events in store for you! Whether you live in or near Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, Glasgow, Hopkinsville, Lexington, Louisville, Madisonville, Owensboro, or Paducah, KY, you are sure to be in for some automotive fun! Take a trip and enjoy friends and family, […]

Women in the Refinish Industry

February 19th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

PPG’s 2018 Sustainability Report states: “One of PPG’s greatest strengths is the diversity of our people, who represent wide-ranging nationalities, cultures, languages, religions, ethnicities, lifestyles and professional and educational backgrounds.  Their unique perspectives enable us to meet challenges quickly, creatively and effectively, providing a significant competitive advantage in today’s global economy.” One way in which […]

PPG & OEMs – Expert Panel & New Services Organization

January 27th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

As automotive technology advances and its complexity increases, PPG remains at the forefront of innovation, partnership and commitment.  PPG™ Refinish, division of PPG™ Industries, is a global leader in the refinish paint and coatings industry.  Your dedicated, local PPG™ Platinum Distributor, Gipe Auto Color, can assist your shop by demonstrating the many ways PPG continues […]

PPG™ MVP Business Solutions Overview

January 7th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

PPG™ Refinish, a division of PPG™ Industries, is a global leader in the refinish paint and coatings industry.  PPG™ delivers the most comprehensive set of training, tools and services for collision repair facilities across the world using the best resources available; some of whom are collision repair center owners themselves.  The MVP Business Solutions Program […]