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PPG REPAINT REPORTER VOLUME 73, NUMBER 2 AUTUMN 2014 EXECUTIVE EDITOR CRISTINA FRONZAGLIA CREATIVE DIRECTOR T. JON WORDEN DESIGN DIRECTOR DAVE BUFFINGTON DESIGN STAFF CHRIS AXON MARK FRANCISCO BOB SANTORO MANAGING EDITOR MEREDITH SIMPSON CONTRIBUTING EDITOR KELLY BALL WRITERS ELI GREENBAUM JOHN MCQUILLAN CATHY NELSON JOHN WOODWARD T. JON WORDEN PRODUCTION MANAGER SHELLIE HILL PHOTOGRAPHERS JOHN JACKSON TIMOTHY REMUS PPG REPAINT REPORTER IS PUBLISHED BY THE COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT OF PPG AUTOMOTIVE REFINISH. SEND COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS PUBLICATION TO: PPG INDUSTRIES REPAINT REPORTER EDITOR 19699 PROGRESS DRIVE STRONGSVILLE, OHIO 44149 REFINCOMMDPT@PPG.COM OR, FAX TO: (440) 572-6880 LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL COPIES OF THIS PPG REPAINT REPORTER ISSUE? LIMITED COPIES ARE AVAILABLE BY CON- TACTING YOUR LOCAL PPG DISTRIBUTOR OR PPG SALESPERSON. PPG DISTRIBUTORS CAN ORDER BY CONNECTING TO PPG CENTRAL VIA WWW. PPGCENTRAL.BIZ AND USING THE PART NUMBER ON BACK COVER. ON THE COVER Innovator, winner of the 2011 Goodguys Street Machine of the Year, a 1967 Nova by the Roadster Shop. DEPARTMENTS 4 INSIDE LINE Tim Jones, Waterborne Segment Manager, PPG Automotive Refinish 5 TEAM PPG Turning students on to color trends, a waterborne milestone, PPG National Merit Scholarships and more. 12 SHOP PROFILE From repair to customizing to fabrication to education, you'll find it all at one location— Michigan Vehicle Solutions. 14 TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS Professional Paint & Body has doubled business with help from PPG training. 16 PPG SPOTLIGHT Thanks to Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop, horse- drawn vehicles once again ride the west. 20 SHOP PROFILE Twila Harris of Auto Art of Nashville is driving change about women in collision. 22 TRAINING UPDATE PPG certification training helps technicians stay ahead of the curve by advancing their skills. 24 IN LIVING COLOR Our top 10 tips for making your mixing room more productive. 25 TECH TALK Ignite! Learn to create the perfect flame job in this tutorial by Dave Perewitz. 28 SHOP PROFILE At Kirmac Collision, caring for customers and the community is all in a day's work. 33 GALLERY This issue's eye candy features PPG Dream Car winners. 36 WHAT'S NEW A new clearcoat and brand look for the ENVIROBASE ® High Performance refinish system. FOLLOW US ONLINE: 6 30 6 POWER SHIFT After selling their namesake collision repair franchise, Neal Gerber and sons go all in for street rodding. 10 THE BLACK PEARL Darryl Hollenbeck turns to the dark side for Metallica's James Hetfield's latest ride built by the legendary Rick Dore. 30 AIMING HIGH In New York and beyond, Bay Crane is raising the bar for elevated work. 32 TOP HONOR Bobby Alloway helps Barrett-Jackson Auctions create the custom world's newest major award. 3

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