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PulseTech Battery Management Program

Monday, April 17th, 2017


We want you to try our simple 3 step program to see how much we can help you!

Back in 1994, PulseTech Products Corporation were asked by the engineers at Fort Hood, Texas to design a program to help the US military reduce their battery costs.  The soldiers were not battery experts but they saw a need to keep their batteries in the field and combat ready so they introduced a battery management program that taught them how to manage their batteries from cradle to grave.  In 2 years PulseTech reduced the battery expenses at Fort Hood by $7 million.  These savings were only the amount spent on batteries and did not include the costs of downtime and other expenses that goes with battery failures.

This program is now available in the commercial market and if you have not started using this program, you are losing money.  This simple 3 step program teaches how to restore batteries instead of replacing them, how to maintain them and keep them charged and ready to perform at all times.

PulseTech’s April PulseTalk is focused on their Battery Management Program.  Some of the benefits of using this program include:

  • Extends battery life up to 3 times
  • Recovers 70% of spent batteries
  • Extends alternator and starter life
  • Reduces the number of batteries purchased
  • Reduces hazardous waste generation

You can download PulseTech’s April edition of PulseTalk here.  For more information on PulseTech products, contact Industrial Finishes  by phone at 800.531.1305 or by visiting your nearest Industrial Finishes Location.



NEW! Norton SpeedGrip Cosmetic Repair Skim-Plus+

Monday, April 17th, 2017

We are pleased to announce the addition of Norton SpeedGrip Cosmetic Repair Skim-Plus+ Structural Adhesive to the Norton SpeedGrip product line.  This two-component epoxy is used for cosmetic repairs of scratches, gashes and other minor defects on all types of plastics including TPO, TEO, PP, Metton®, Telene®, FRP, SMC and urethane.  Norton SpeedGrip Cosmetic Repair Skim-Plus+ has a longer open time making it the perfect substitution for our Norton SpeedGrip Plastic Repair Skim-Plus when working in higher temperature conditions or on larger applications.

Features and Benefits

  • No plastic ID required
  • No adhesion promoter needed
  • Mix with spreader




For more information on Norton SpeedGrip Structural Adhesives contact Industrial Finishes  by phone at 800.531.1305 or by visiting your nearest Industrial Finishes Location.  You can also click here to view the Norton SpeedGrip Product Brochure.






Celebrating Women in the Automotive Industry

Friday, April 7th, 2017


Tell us what color Bogi should paint the Chevy Montage!

Bogi wants YOU to pick the color of the Chevy Montage! Cast your vote and let us know which color is your favorite!
The poll will only be open until April 15, 2017, so choose your favorite color for the Montage now from the choices to the right!

BASF & Bogi

BASF has partnered up with Bogi Lateiner, co-host of “All Girls Garage” on Velocity TV and owner of award-winning auto repair shop, 180° Automotive, to celebrate women in the automotive industry with the full restoration of a vintage Chevy truck, known as the Chevy Montage.
The completely restored truck will be unveiled at the 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas, NV, after being painted with the R-M custom color selected by Bogi’s fans and followers – YOU!

About the Project

The Chevy Montage is a frame off resto-mod of a 1957 Chevy Truck that will be powered by a BMW M-5 engine. The name “Montage” was chosen for the build due to its the unique combination of a vintage truck powered by a modern euro engine, as well as representing the collaboration of women from all over the country contributing to the success of the project.


Find out More

You can head over to BASF to find out more on Bogi Lateiner and her team HERE.  While you’re there, vote for the color they should paint the Chevy Montage!  Want even more? Check out Bogi’s website or even Indigogo’s video introducing Bogi and her philosophy on women in the Automotive Industry.  She’s an inspiration to us all.

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