Waterborne Experts

Painters Supply & Equipment can help educate and support your conversion to the world’s leading waterborne products. It’s more than a Program…it’s a partnership for long-term success.

Over the past decade, the use of waterborne technologies have been rapidly growing, driven by a various influences in the Automotive Refinish industry. Accordingly, waterborne products and applications continue to be popular topics among collision shops and manufacturers throughout North America.


At the OE level, the automakers continue to differentiate their vehicles with highly chromatic exterior colors while choosing waterborne basecoat as the technology of choice on the majority of new vehicles being produced today.


At the regulatory level, mandated air quality regulations requiring waterborne or low VOC coatings in various regions throughout North American focuses on protecting the environment and improving air quality control. Starting in the California, several regulatory agencies have adopted regulatory efforts requiring waterborne or low-VOC solutions.


While the performance of PPG waterborne products are significant, shops across North America have adopted the use of PPG Waterborne Products for the environmental-friendly benefits to their customers and communities. The reduced emission levels offered by PPG waterborne products are truly making a positive difference for the environment by improving the air quality, while promoting the health and safety of their employees.


The PPG waterborne basecoat system is a premium-quality solution for today’s forward-thinking collision center. Featuring the latest latex waterborne technology, the basecoat mixing platform consists of 90+ toners, including opaque, highly chromatic and special effect pigments required to match today’s more sophisticated OEM colors. Key advantages include accurate color matches, industry-leading productivity and unsurpassed cost savings. With more than 11,000+ collision centers in North America using PPG waterborne products, it is a proven technology in the collision industry.


With over 2000+ customers currently using waterborne product, you can be confident that your local, highly-trained Painters Supply & Equipment team has the experience, knowledge and resources to effectively and efficiently convert your business to waterborne products. Painters Supply has developed a comprehensive conversion process that will make any shop’s conversion seamless…from start to finish.

As a true partner in the waterborne conversion process, you can count on Painters supply & Equipment to be there at every step of the conversion process. Here is what you can expect from the Painters Supply & Equipment team during your conversion to waterborne products:

  • A true, trusted partner that will guide through the conversion process from start to finish
  • An in-depth and comprehensive shop assessment and analysis to ensure all preliminary milestones are met to ensure a seamless and successful conversion
  • A close partnership with PPG representatives and products
  • Certified Technical Service Representatives that will provide the technical support and service that you need at every step of the conversion process
  • Equipment partners specializing in state of the art waterborne equipment
  • A comprehensive conversion process that has been successful in over 2000+ conversions throughout the United States since 2009.
  • Comprehensive training and post-conversion support to ensure continued success

Contact your local Painters Supply & Equipment representative to learn more about the benefits and advantages of waterborne products. Let us show you why we are considered “The Waterborne Experts”.


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