Automotive Coatings 2020

Technology PPG

Perfecting the paintshop 

AMS Podcast Episode 7 

Doing more with less is fast becoming a byword for the automotive manufacturing sector as OEMs and tier suppliers work to rebalance their production operations and processes. The paintshop is an area of the production process that is under constant pressure to improve throughput and efficiency while reducing materials and energy consumption. The new generation of electric vehicles and the need to improve the environmental sustainability of the painting process, have added to these challenges.

To get some insight into how vehicle makers are having to adapt, Nick Holt spoke to Dennis Taljan, general manager for PPG’s Automotive OEM services division.