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Repaint Reporter (v75 n2)

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PPG REPAINT REPORTER VOLUME 75, NUMBER 2 FALL 2016 EXECUTIVE EDITOR CRISTINA FRONZAGLIA-MURRAY 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 DAVE SILCOX T. JON WORDEN PRODUCTION MANAGER SHELLIE HILL PHOTOGRAPHERS JD HAGE JOHN JACKSON MIKE ROEMER 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 CONTACTING 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. DEPARTMENTS 4 INSIDE LINE 5 TEAM PPG PPG's OLYMPIC ┬« Paints and Stains set a world record, spotlight on an important military milestone, new automotive refinish training facilities and more. 14 FITZPATRICK BROTHERS Meet a family-owned body shop with over 122 years of delivering quality repair service and a deep commitment to giving back to the community. 16 TECH TALK Kyle Morley demonstrates how to bring a d├Ęcoupage technique to your next project. It's the bomb. 20 TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS Learn how one of the top 50 automotive retailers in the U.S. uses cutting-edge training programs to improve efficiencies. 25 RIVERBEND AUTOMOTIVE GROUP This third-generation family business's formula for success began with a willingness to embrace change. 28 TRAINING UPDATE Raise the bar of your paint system's operations with PPG's best-in-class Distributor Technical Representative Certification (DTRC) program. 30 IN LIVING COLOR Staying ahead of the latest production vehicle color trends requires real-world customer input and revolutionary tools to get the job done right the first time. 32 GALLERY Showcasing the 2016 Goodguys Dream Car Winners, Wayne Carini's latest speedster, football helmet designs with special meaning and a legend returns. The Super Snake is back! 36 WHAT'S NEW Preview PPG's patriotic-themed 2016 SEMA booth. FOLLOW US ONLINE: www.ppgrefinish.com 10 22 6 PAINTHOUSE PASSION Discover how Randy Borcherding and his team are pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the custom car world. 10 CHARLEY DOES IT AGAIN Charley Hutton continues to make industry headlines with the debut of "Olds Cool," his fourth Ridler Award winner. 22 FORTRESSES ON WHEELS When perfection is the standard for your business, one of the nation's largest commercial armored vehicle suppliers rely on PPG. 3

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