Great Deals On Used Paint Mixers and Used Paint Shakers!

If the unit is being sold as “Reconditioned” or “Refurbished” Who did the remanufacturing services? What parts did they use (used parts, 3rd party parts, or original parts)? How long does the seller warrant the refurbished unit? Is the warranty backed by a national company or is it provided by the seller only? The above […]

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Paint lines changing, VOC’s are “OUT”. Automation is “IN”.

“The times they are a changing.” With most paint companies looking hard at their colorant systems it may be time for you to do the same. Some paint manufacturers are moving their dealer base to fully automated solutions such as in the case of Benjamin Moore, Ace Hardware, California, Behr,  and Mythic. While others are […]

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Great deals on used MatchRite equipment!

Think again. This post is an attempt at assisting independent paint and hardware store owners out there that may be considering purchasing a used spectro on eBay or used through any other online source. As a certified seller of X-Rite and MatchRite products, we often (too often) hear from people who have bought used MatchRite spectros and/or […]

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Test Your Manual Dispenser

Accuracy is no accident. Dispensers are precision equipment designed to dispense tiny amounts of concentrated colorant into your bases to create a nearly unlimited range of colors for your customers. Companies that make colorants work to ensure that their colorant strengths are the same from batch to batch. This ensures that you have a perfect […]

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When Is It Wise to Use a SmartPhone for Color Matching?

By Matthew Adby and Stefan Knechtle With today’s smart phones, everyone has the ability to capture the colors of inspiration items wherever they find them — royal blue fabric on a sofa, luminous yellow of a flower petal, or even the rusty red on a manhole cover. But interior designers and tech reviewers say that […]

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