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Monday, September 28th, 2015

VC5700 Ditzler Custom Clear is a high build, easy to apply urethane clearcoat that provides a deep, high gloss appearance perfect for a show quality finish.

VC5700 is specifically designed for custom shops. VC5700 fills tape lines and graphics, has great vertical hold and is very easy to polish. It can also be used as a “lock down” clear to protect and level graphics and provide a layer to sand prior to flow coating.

Also included are two specially formulated hardeners:

VH7780 Ditzler Custom Clear Hardener
VH7795 Ditzler Custom Clear Hardener – High Temp

For more information about VC5700 Ditzler Custom Clear and other PPG Commercial Coatings products, contact Industrial Finishes by phone, 800.531.1305, or email





PPG Adds New Primer to Delfleet Essential® Paint System

Monday, September 21st, 2015


PPG Commercial Coatings has enhanced its DELFLEET ESSENTIAL® commercial paint system with the addition of ESU480 2.1 VOC Epoxy Primer. ESU480 is fully compatible with Delfleet Essential basecoats and single-stage topcoats. The new primer features outstanding versatility and can be used with a wide array of substrates ranging from cold rolled steel, aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel and galvaneal to enamel surfaces and fiber glass.

ESU480 incorporates advanced technology to provide superior adhesion and resistance to corrosion. It is a gray, thin film epoxy that lays down easily with no need for sanding. The primer offers a fast recoat time and quick drying that requires as little as 30 minutes before topcoating. Its low 2.1 VOC makes it compliant for all parts of the U.S. and Canada. ESU480 is applied in a 4:1 mix ratio and has a four-hour potlife. “PPG customers have asked for a multi-use commercial primer in the Delfleet Essential brand, and we’re pleased to provide them with ESU480,” said J.J. Wirth, PPG brand manager, fleet segments. “Collision centers that want to speed up throughput and boost productivity will find that this non-sanding undercoat works reliably over numerous substrates and delivers a smooth finish and fast topcoat times.” PPG Commercial Coatings offers a full range of coating technologies for the commercial transportation and light industrial markets, including polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea, waterborne, pretreatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG Commercial Coatings products are marketed under several brand names including DELFLEET® Evolution, Delfleet Essential, Commercial Performance Coatings and AMERCOAT®.

For more information about ESU480 Epoxy Primer and other PPG Commercial Coatings products (MP871, ECH8095 Hardener, SX Metal Treatments), contact Industrial Finishes by phone, 800.531.1305, or email




Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, September 1, 2015 – Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of All Auto Paint in Carson City, Nevada. Carson City joins Reno as Industrial Finishes & Systems locations in Nevada. Following the acquisition, Industrial Finishes & Systems will operate 23 distribution centers nationwide.

“We are excited to have this location to better serve our growing customer base in the greater Carson City area,” said Industrial Finishes & Systems Regional Manager Frank Martinez. “We’re extremely grateful to have been offered this opportunity.”

All Auto Paints was founded in 2010 by Dan and Debbie Timmons. The couple were the original owners of a Carson City-based auto paint store and remained involved in the industry prior to launching AAP. They will continue to manage the operation in Carson City following the acquisition by Industrial Finishes & Systems.

Dan and Debbie commented, “We chose Industrial Finishes because they have what it takes to take our business to the next level.”

In addition to conducting sales at the Carson City location, Industrial Finishes & Systems plans to offer training opportunities and community events to the community.

“We have two I-CAR instructors on staff and they will be adding classes to be held in Carson City”, added Martinez. Keep an eye out as Industrial Finishes & Systems plans to kick-off their new location with a customer appreciation BBQ in the coming weeks.