Our digital solutions
Working together with our customers, we have one vision: We create value by moving from a pure coatings player toward a surface solutions provider. Digitalization plays a key role in this.
We offer smart digital solutions that make our customer’s life easier and more efficient. At its core is our more than 125 years experience in coatings and application – digitalized in our data. Connecting it with data from customer’s production lines, we optimize automotive production processes and can even reduce production downtime. We believe that close collaboration and trust can create valuable ecosystems for both – us and our customers.
More digital solutions for automotive, refinish and decorative paints industries:
UBench – Digitally managing the total life cycle of cars
With our majority share of the Belgian internet platform UBench, we have invested in a digital business model. The innovative platform of UBench allows fleet, leasing and insurance companies to manage the full lifecycle of a car from regular maintenance and damage repair during usage until resale at the end of the life cycle. For all maintenance and damage repairs UBench is driven by ensuring that the car driver experience is convenient, fast and safe. This is achieved by platform driven collaboration of all relevant service providers such as vehicle repairers, loss adjustors, rental car companies, spare parts suppliers and whomever party is needed. Through the seamless and digital integration of all parties the platform ensures a fast, efficient and driver-oriented handling of the repair and resale.
RepairFix – Car repairs made easy
RepairFix is a software company in the automotive aftermarket. With our independent “motum” platform, we connect fleet managers, drivers and body shops in an intelligent and individual way in case of damage or maintenance. By using the latest technologies, we enable the change towards a more sustainable mobility in the automotive aftermarket.
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Spectrophotometer – Digital color matching supports body shops
When repairing damage on a car, color matching is a very important, yet complicated step that requires special expertise. Color solutions from our refinish brands Glasurit®, R-M® and baslac® comprises of digital color-matching tools including spectrophotometers and software that allows easier identification of the color of a car. It helps painters to find and adjust the right mixing formula, reducing the time needed for the whole process. Based on our own developed algorithms, the system recommends the most appropriate formula for any given color.
COLORi & Suvinil Simulator – Digital support in every step of renovations
Our Suvinil® brand for decorative paints supports every step of renovations digitally – from choosing the best color to painting the walls of our customer’s homes. With the COLORi device and the Suvinil Simulator app, any color of objects can be identified and matched with the most fitting shade from the portfolio. Another feature lets customers try up to 1,700 different Suvinil colors on the walls inside their home and the paint can be ordered via the online shop.