Automotive Color Trends

January 7th, 2020 by Alex Gipe

PPG, a global leader in the refinish paint and coatings industry, conducted research into automotive color trends and reports that up to 60% of consumers identify color as a major factor in their vehicle-buying decisions.  Read on to learn about what new colors are making debuts and how vehicle color preference changes from year to […]

PPG™ New Chromatic Sealers

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™, founded in 1883 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, leads the industry in innovation, sustainability and color, serving customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products and construction industries.  In 2018, PPG invested more than $9 million in communities […]

PPG™ PaintManager® XI Overview

December 5th, 2019 by Alex Gipe

PPG PAINTMANAGER® XI Overview PAINTMANAGER® from PPG™ is the state-of-the-art tool for monitoring and managing the productivity and profitability of a paint operation, no matter the size of your business.  PPG is proud to announce its latest advancement in color retrieval, mixing and management functions with the release of the software’s latest version; PAINTMANAGER® XI.

The Importance of OEM Certifications

November 14th, 2019 by Alex Gipe

The Importance of OEM Certifications In 2012, there were just 350 OEM-certified collision repair shops in the United States. Just five years later, that number increased more than tenfold. OEM-certified repairers now account for more than a third of all collision repair work revenue performed in the country.  If your facility is not currently certified […]

Autonomous Vehicles Will Rely on Advanced Coatings Technology

November 6th, 2019 by Alex Gipe

You may not be ready to leave the driving up to your car or truck’s computer, but work is rapidly progressing toward that being an eventuality. On the path to autonomy, the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) of today are already showing how they reduce driver workload and fatigue by helping with keeping the car […]

Local Car Shows and Auto Events

August 28th, 2019 by Alex Gipe

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3rd, 2019 – Clarksville KY 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM – MONTHLY Antique cars, muscle cars, classic cars, and street rods (all makes and models). Indoor restrooms and concessions available. No alcohol, loud music, or burnouts. Admission is free! Everyone is welcome.

Gipe Auto Color Provides You with Invaluable Tools, Training, Support, and Products to Improve Your Overall Productivity and Profitability!

July 11th, 2019 by Alex Gipe

Gipe Auto Color carries a full line of auto body refinish and collision repair products, car care products, and shop tools with 9 locations to serve you.

Join Us for Another Industry Night Event on May 22

May 21st, 2019 by Alex Gipe

Do all of your shop’s repairs meet the OEM repair specifications? Would all of your shop’s repairs hold up under scrutiny? Gipe Auto Color invites you to join us Wed., May 22 for a live broadcast. Shawn Collins and Dennis Keicher will discuss structural and non-structural bonding in the collision repair industry. Topics include: Metal […]

Meet the Ever Increasing Demands in the Collision Repair Industry with Gipe Auto Color

May 10th, 2019 by Alex Gipe

Collision repair shops face ever increasing demands from work providers and vehicle owners to improve Quality,Speedand Cost. Gipe Auto Color understands the importance of meeting those demands and has been in the business of providing tools, training and support to all of our valued customers to do just that.

The Importance of Investing in Safety and Health Equipment, Reducing Risks, and Protecting Employees

April 9th, 2019 by Alex Gipe

Employees have the right to a safe work environment, and a safe work environment is a more productive, more profitable one as well. With thousands of collision shops in the U.S., it’s a safe bet that a fair number of shops are probably not making their work place as safe as it could be. Fortunately, […]