Nippon Paint Group has announced the launch of its next-generation, state-of-the-art, intuitive ‘Paint Partner’ Digital Colour Solutions. Nipsea Group’s Automotive Refinish Business Unit, which has developed this technology, is focused on the development of the company’s automotive aftermarket business with the objective of delivering a unified and systematic approach to paint refinishing in the world as stated by the company in its press statement.
Paint Partner is the world’s latest digital colour formula retrieval and correction system, integrated with spectrophotometer tool developed by X-Rite, Incorporated which is the world leading company in this field based in USA. It featuresa user friendly search & correct functionality and enables all automotive refinish paint users like bodyshops, paint distributors and retailers to get the desired colour formulations with the most accurate colour match.The tool is set to provide a unique and innovative solution to the world of car painting and caters to both solvent-borne and water-borne paint systems.
Paint Partner is supported on all the platforms such as Web Online, Windows Offline and Mobile App (both iOS and Android). It has been integrated into two multi-angle Spectrophotometers, with one having a coloured camera and both the devices have Nippon Paint dedicated firmware, are branded and Wi-Fi enabled with other strong features such as touch screen, coloured user interface (UI) and the capability of flake/aluminium selection and primer-surfacer recommendation. The Software UI is simplified, leaner and user-friendly and the hardware supports English, Chinese and Thai languages besides others.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sharad Malhotra, Sr. Vice President, Nipsea Group Automotive Refinishes Business said that “While the Nipsea Group is headquartered in Singapore, our Global Colour Center is located in Manesar, Gurugram, Haryana and from here we cater to the global colour requirements of the group’s automotive aftermarket customers. We are proud of the fact that this latest technology has been developed in India. This technology will make it possible to achieve highest accuracy colour matching on any car that goes for a touch up / repair to a workshop and it will also save considerable time for our users in terms of colour matching.”