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Automotive Refinish

The way we match color is fundamental.

Every day, we travel down the same road. The road to the best color match available.  

No, it isn't easy. But it is what makes PPG the most sought after color partner in the automotive repair and collision market.

With PPG's color matching tools and advanced waterborne technology, you'll get the best color match in seconds. You can also look forward to improved productivity with a more profitable bottom line. And a high-quality paint that will look great for years to come.

Our breadth of color tools and services go a long way in the Refinish business. You'll benefit from our industry-leading Waterborne color chip tool, PAINTMANAGER® software with TOUCHMIX® technology, and our latest innovation - RAPIDMATCH® software for electronic formula retrieval. PPG continues to value color by providing excellent color match, a strong sense of service and responsiveness to our customers' needs.


For insider's look at the refinish industry, check out the PPG Repaint Reporter, one of auto refinish industry’s longest-running magazines.

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Being involved in the Color Lifecycle means the best color match possible for refinish customers

To provide refinish customers the best possible color match, PPG is engaged in every phase of a color’s lifespan. From working alongside major automotive OEM designers to collecting variant information in the field to providing comprehensive, up-to-date colormatching tools, it’s a global effort that delivers world-class results.

PPG's paint technologies and pigments also offer new opportunities for the automaker to differentiate their brand.

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PPG's refinish business launches the Charley Hutton Ridler Color Collection

The Charley Hutton Ridler Color Collection features colors from Hutton’s Ridler Award winners as well as unique formulations used on some of his other standout rides. Developed with PPG at Charley Hutton’s Color Studio in Nampa, Idaho, the collection covers 15 distinctive tones ranging from Madysen Gold and Checkered Red to Kalalau Lime and Indy Blue. Each is a special Hutton creation.

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Meet your waterborne match

Every quality refinish coating must live up to a host of performance criteria. But what makes PPG the leader? Our superior Color Match. PPG is setting the benchmark in waterborne color match performance.  Much to the excitement of collision shops around the world.

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The Vibrance Collection custom finishes from PPG offers the latest in hot colors, unique micas, innovative pigments and special effects to create an unlimited choice of custom finishes for those who want their prized vehicle to stand out from the crowd. Ideally designed to be used with PPG's best-selling DELTRON® refinish system.

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Paint It — Digital Paint Color Chips

PPG's latest virtual color selection tool will make looking up color information fast and fun. Finding the right color for a repair typically involves knowing the vehicle year, make and model. Now with Paint It, there are endless search combinations available to the user.

Learn more about PPG Refinish Color Tools

Paintmanager, Rapidmatch, Touchmix and Deltron are registered trademarks and Vibrance Collection is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.