Axalta Spies Hecker
Spies Hecker has been writing paint history for more than 135 years. With futuristic products for car and commercial vehicle repairs, they are one of the leading suppliers in this field today. they have a long tradition of pioneering the major paint developments of era. From coach paint in 1882 to the modern vehicle refinish, Spies Hecker has come a long way. From these beginnings to today, customer-driven technical solutions and a close, cooperative relationship have always been at the core of their philosophy.
Spies Hecker claim to be a partner to the automobile industry is not just empty words. We are proud that Spies Hecker has the most approvals of any paint producer. Specifically, they supply paint systems precisely geared to the high quality demands of the various car manufacturers. Spies Hecker offers specific national packages for the car and commercial vehicle sectors that meet the high standards of the automobile industry and required legalisation to increase the profits of bodyshops.
Service according to a system
The approvals we receive are always linked to extensive services we offer. We provide on-the-spot support for practical refinishing, run technical training courses and management seminars, help with business analyses and efficient business planning – all this to ensure the quality and profitability of bodyshops. It´s good to know that everything is running smoothly, because that enables the manufacturer´s organisation to focus on its core business.
Thanks to digital technology, colour management using the Phoenix Cloud is reliable, user-friendly and clear. Making complex colour matching with conventional painted colour chips a thing of the past.
Digital Colour Tools
Our measuring devices and the web-based Phoenix colour software mean that we are able to offer customers tailor-made solutions for practical digital colour management – for even greater efficiency in the workshop.
Colours in vehicle manufacturing are constantly evolving. Up to 25,000 new colour formulas are developed in Axalta colour labs every year.
Spies Hecker – the Official Team Supplier of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport since 2013
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport
As official team supplier to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Spies Hecker was commissioned to develop a special PETRONAS Green shade for their Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+. They wanted a colour that would stand out in all light and weather conditions and make the car uniquely recognizable.
Permahyd Hi-TEC 480 series
Axalta paint designers developed a special formula for the Permahyd Hi-TEC 480 series. It’s a luxurious and dynamic pearl green that looks great on both track and screen. What’s more, it meets the extraordinary demands of an F1™ team – fast, light in weight and easy to apply.