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March 2016

  • March 8
    Kristal Coatings has introduced her latest air-drying innovation, KRISTAL Universal TimeSurfacer, during the Auto Professioneel & Schadeherstel trade fair Gorinchem 2016. KRISTAL Universal TimeSurfacer is a fully newly developed product and certainly a welcome addition to the KRISTAL TIME-assortment, the most innovative product range of van Kristal Coatings.

    KRISTAL Universal TimeSurfacer is a fast air-drying, grey colored primer-surfacer. At only 20 C is this product sandable after only 20 minutes, purely with air-drying - IR-curing is with KRISTAL Universal TimeSurfacer not required anymore. The product has easy application properties, the required layer thickness is achieved with 2 layers with a flash-off time of 3 to 5 minutes.

August 2015

  • August 25
    Our official Russian representative office, Kristal Coatings Rus based in St. Petersburg, will participate this years edition of the InterAuto exhibition, a leading Russian automotive trade fair held in Moscow. The trade fair will be held at the Crocus Expo venue in Moscow. InterAuto starts on the 26th of August and ends on the 29th of August. You can visit us at booth H342 during the exhibition days.

March 2015

  • March 10
    Kristal Coatings participates this years edition of the Motortec Automechanika Madrid together with her partner for Spain Distri-direct Mare Nostrum headquartered in Alicante. The Motortec Automechanika Madrid starts on March 11 and ends on March 14, 2015. You can find Kristal Coatings at booth 6D16 (Hall 6). The opening hours are from 10:00 to 19:00 o'clock on each exposition day.


February 2015

  • February 5
    You can find Kristal Marine Coatings on the booth of Friesche Olie- en Verfhandel during the 2015-edition of Boot Holland in Leeuwarden (Netherlands). This exhibition will take place from Friday 6th until Wednesday 10th of February 2015. You will find our stand at booth 3048. Inquire for our fair offers. Opening hours: Friday 13:00 till 22:00 o'clock, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 till 18:00 o'clock, Monday 13:00 till 22:00 o'clock, Tuesday 10:00 till 18:00 o'clock and Wednesday 10:00 till 17:00 o'clock.


December 2014

  • December 10
    You can find Kristal Coatings during the 2015-edition of the Auto Professioneel & Schadeherstel Vakbeurs in Gorinchem (Netherlands). This exhibition will take place from Tuesday 3rd until Thursday 5th of February 2015. You will find our stand at booth 208. Inquire for our fair offers. Opening hours: 15:00 till 22:00 uur.


November 2014

  • November 10
    From Tuesday 11 until Thursday November 13 we will exhibit at the S.G.A. Trade show in Gorinchem. We will show our fillers. Feel free to visit our booth 145 from 14.00 til 22.00 o'clock.


August 2014

  • august 29
    Kristal Coatings, together with the Russian representative office Kristal Coatings Rus based in St. Petersburg enjoyed a successful participation of the Automechanika Moscow 2014. During this trade fair many of the existing distributors and body shops as well as new promising prospects from the surrounding CIS-countries have been welcomed at the booth. In addition we have taken the opportunity to launch some new products for the Russian Market. KRISTAL Universal TimeClear, the air drying clear coat, is being distributed throughout Russia. The waterbased basecoat series of Kristal Coatings, KRISTAL AquaGreen WB, will be available too. The complete product range of Kristal Coatings is now available via Kristal Coatings Rus for Russia and the CIS-countries. For more information you can visit www.kristalrus.ru bezoeken. At the picture: Mr. Dmitriy Ushakov, Mr. Martin ten Wolde & Mr. Vasiliy Kharadarbin


  • August 14
    From August 25th until 28th 2014 the Automechanika Moscow takes place. Together with our representative office in Russia, Kristal Coatings RUS Co Ltd, we are participating the Automechanika Moscow. You can find the KRISTAL booth during the Automechanika Moscow in pavilion 8, hall 2, stand L301. The trade fair takes place in the Expocenter venue. You are very welcome to visit us in Moscow!


May 2014

  • May 20
    The KRISTAL range has been expanded with four different fillers: 4007 KRISTAL Multi Polyester Universal Filler, 4009 KRISTAL Plastic Universal Filler White and 4010 KRISTAL Fibreglass Filler are available in regular packaging. And 4017 KRISTAL Renovation Paste is available in a cartridge packaging. The ZENITH range has been expanded with Z4011 ZENITH Light Weight Filler available in both a regular and cartridge packaging. In the product overview on this website you can find more information regarding these fillers.


April 2014

  • April 25
    Kristal Coatings with KRISTAL Marine and Friesche Olie- en Verfhandel had been approached by a solar team from ROC Friese Poort in Sneek. Their request was to apply an Electric Orange pearl coat on their solar boat, we were happy to do that for them. The team of ROC Friese Poort will take part in various solar boat races in the Netherlands. The solar team is a tradition for this school for multiple years and has gained successes in various races organized in the Netherlands. Please visit http://www.solar-team.nl/ for more information regarding the team and solar boat..


  • April 15
    Kristal Coatings has started a long-term cooperation with the Slovakia based company P.H. Kolorit sro. P.H. Kolorit sro is headquarted in Komarno and from the same location KRISTAL and ZENITH will be introduced in Slovakia. The introduction will start with the complete range of KRISTAL and ZENITH. You can find the contact data on our international dealer page.


  • April 8
    Kristal Coatings has started a long-term cooperation with the Czech Republic based company Kristal Coatings CZ s.r.o. Kristal Coatings CZ s.r.o. is headquarted in Dolni Brezany and from the location in Prague, KRISTAL will be introduced in the Czech Republic. The introduction will start with KRISTAL Universal TimeClear, waterborne basecoat series KRISTAL AquaGreen WB and the conventional KRISTAL PLUS HS and KRISTAL eXcellent UHS product ranges. You can find the contact data on our international dealer page.


  • April 2
    We are glad to announce that within the near future we will be releasing an 1K UV primer for the our Car Refinishing market. Please visit our website regularly to keep informed with the latest developments of our UV assortment.


March 2014

  • March 14
    Kristal Coatings thanks all visitors to our booth during the 2014-edition of the Auto Professional & Schadeherstel trade fair held in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. Your contribution to our successful participation of this trade fair is well appreciated. We look forward meeting you again during the next trade fair held in Hardenberg.




February 2014

  • February 27
    After the release of our latest product range, KRISTAL Marine, our partner Friesche Olie- en Verfhandel based in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands is getting more and more exciting projects. Today repainting of a beautiful Riva boat has been finished. The high gloss of our premium quality products and the classic design of Riva are a perfect match!


  • February 24
    The first project of KRISTAL Marine is a yacht from the Dutch builder Grouwster vlet. The top structure is this yacht has been finished with a surfacer, waterborne basecoat and clear coat of from the KRISTAL Marine product range.


  • February 7
    We are glad to announce that together with Friesche Olie- en Verfhandel, a dutch distributor of maritime paints, today our latest product range KRISTAL Marine will be launched during the 2014-edition of Boot Holland a 5 day trade fair in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. Through the expansive network of Friesche Olie- en Verfhandel the products of KRISTAL Marine will be distributed to repair- and maintenance shops for the maritime sector as well as to yacht- and ship building companies. With the Netherlands being a water oriented country with many rivers, canals and lakes this new venture was a somehow logical step to expand our business.


January 2014

  • January 1
    We wish all our customers, suppliers and their families a healthy, prosperous and successful 2014!


October 2013

  • October 21
    Kristal Coatings thanks all visitors to our booth during the 2013-edition of the Auto Professional & Schadeherstel trade fair held in Hardenberg, the Netherlands. Your contribution to our successful participation of this trade fair is well appreciated. We look forward meeting you again during the next trade fair held in Gorinchem.


August 2013

  • August 26
    From August 26th until 29th 2013 the Automechanika Moscow takes place. Together with our representative office in Russia, Kristal Coatings RUS Co Ltd, we are participating the Automechanika Moscow. You can find the KRISTAL booth during the Automechanika Moscow in pavilion 8, hall 2, stand Q301. The tradefair takes place in the Expocenter venue. Without saying you are most welcome to visit us during the show.

    As per 2013 Kristal Coatings is active on the Russian market, currently the product ranges KRISTAL TIME, KRISTAL eXcellent UHS, KRISTAL PLUS HS and ZENITH are available. Further this year the introduction of our waterborne product assortment KRISTAL AquaGreen is scheduled.


July 2013

  • July 10
    As per July 2013 we have introduced KRISTAL Universal TimeClear, our latest innovative Clear Coat. As the name suggests, this air-drying products can be used universal - for small to large spray jobs. KRISTAL Universal TimeClear fully cures at only 20 degrees C. For urgent spray jobs this clear coat obviously can be cured with infra-red or by heating the spray booth. The application of KRISTAL Universal TimeClear is equal to conventional clear coats. KRISTAL Universal TimeClear is an improvement of the current assortment, with the knowledge gained in recent years, we now offer an even easier to use product. The end-result is also improved - KRISTAL Universal TimeClear has a higher gloss finish. We also have address the aspect of curing with KRISTAL Universal TimeClear, the drying process is greatly improved under all circumstances. With 20 degrees C you can assemble the car after 2,5 hours. In addition, KRISTAL Universal TimeClear has a lower product usage.

    We are at your disposal to arrange a non-committal meeting to introduce KRISTAL Universal TimeClear to you. During a demonstration we are able to show you the advantages of KRISTAL Universal TimeClear and how body shops can work at the speed they are accustomed to, but without energy usage.


May 2013

  • May 14
    Kristal Coatings will participate this years edition of the Automechanika Dubai together with her partner for the United Arab Emirates Arabean Options headquartered in Dubai. Automechanika Dubai starts on June 11 and ends on June 13 2013. The Dutch representation of Messe Frankfurt organizes a Holland pavilion for the first time during this years edition of Automechanika Dubai, you can find Kristal Coatings on the Holland pavilion. You are most welcome to visit us at booth 4AM322. The opening hours are from 10:00 to 19:00 hours on each exposition day. You can register for admission tickets on www.automechanikadubai.com/register.


March 2013

  • March 1
    Our official distributor for the United States of America and Canada, ABSS4L Auto Paint Supplies, headquartered in Mission Viejo, California, United States of America and in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada is participating the 36th Annual Northeast 2013 Automotive Services Show held in Secaucus, New Jersey. The Northeast 2013 Automotive Services Show takes place from March 8 until March 10 in the Meadowlands exhibition center. You can find ABSS4L Auto Paint Supplies at booth 724 during the show. During the Northeast 2013 Automotive Services Show ABSS4L Auto Paint Supplies will display the low VOC products of Kristal Coatings which comply with the set 2.1 VOC lb/gal regulations, and of course the other premium quality KRISTAL and ZENITH products. ABSS4L Auto Paint Supplies is glad to welcome you at their booth during the show.


August 2012

  • August 9
    With appropiate pride we herewith would like to inform you that the latest product of Kristal Coatings, KRISTAL AquaGreen Clear, has been nominated with the top 25 of the most environmentally friendly products which are being exhibited during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2012.

    KRISTAL AquaGreen Clear is the latest product of Kristal Coatings. As the name already indicates, this is a waterbased product and environmentally friendly. Besides that, this product is the start of a complete new product range, KRISTAL AquaGreen. With KRISTAL AquaGreen Clear Kristal Coatings has developed an equivalent product to conventional solvent-based Clear Coats, for curing(-times) and quality. Without saying this product is VOC conform the latest EU-directive for Clear Coats, KRISTAL AquaGreen Clear has an VOC level of >200 g/L.

    The organization of the Automechanika has two biannual competitions, Green Directory and Innovation Award, for both competitions they have a professional jury of professionals, government agencies and profesional journals. Whereas Kristal Coatings during the 2010-edition has won the Innovation Award in the category Repair/Maintenance with KRISTAL TimeClear, during the upcoming 2012-edition we have been nominated with the top 25 for the Green Directory. Of the top 25 the organization will also award the most environmentally friendly product, of which Kristal Coatings has a chance now.

    With the Green Directory is it the intention of the organization to give extra exposure to the most environmentally friendly products which are being exhibited. This extra exposure will be created through publications on different websites, press releases to renowned professional journals and websites and of course during the Automechanika through brochures and guidance to the stands of the top 25 products.

    As per Tuesday September 11 untill Sunday September 16, 2012 the Automechanika takes place at Messe Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main. We are happy to welcome you during the exhibition on our stand in Hall 11.1 Booth B02.


July 2012

  • July 13
    We herewith kindly want to inform you that Kristal Coatings will be closed this summer as from Monday July 23 until Friday August 3, 2012. There will be no orders sent during this period. However for urgent matters we do remain available via telephone +31 24 675 2636 or via e-mail info@kristalcoatings.nl. To avoid any unnecessary delays, we kindly request you to inform us with your orders in advance. Please keep in mind that we are not able to process all orders on Monday August 6. When you order in advance we are able to prepare your order before our summer closing and ship to you when we are back on Monday August 6.


April 2012

  • April 20
    We have confirmed our booth for the 2012 edition of the Automechanika in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. You can find us in Hall 11.1 booth B02, right by the entrance and next to the restaurant. The newly build hall 11 is easily accessible via the Portalhaus entrance. Of course we will introduce our new innovation novelties during the Automechanika. The Automechanika starts on Tuesday September 11 and ends on Sunday September 16. We are happy to welcome you at our booth!


November 2011

  • November 17
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the Austria based company DKS Technik GmbH. DKS Technik GmbH is headquarted in Buch bei Jenbach, Tirol. From this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Austria. The introduction will start with the KRISTAL TimeClear and KRISTAL TimeClear Total products. These products are based on our air curing Clear Coat technology with which we won the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


June 2011

  • 24 juni

    Kristal Coatings will participate together with her Chinese importer, ShenZhen BenRui Auto Products Co. Ltd, at the China International Auto Aftermarket Fair in Zhengzhou, China. This international exhibition starts on Sunday June 26 and ends on Tuesday June 28. The organisation expects over 170.000 professional buyers during these days. There are over 6500 exhibitors with their booths covering over 140.000 m2. There will be real-life demonstrations of KRISTAL TimeClear at the booth.


  • June 10
    Kristal Coatings launches a new Clear Coat, KRISTAL TimeClear Total. KRISTAL TimeClear Total is based on the award winning technology of KRISTAL TIME, the products fully cure at only 20 degrees Celsius. KRISTAL TimeClear Total is applicable for sprayjobs from 4 panels to a full car overspray. Nevertheless the low curing temperature KRISTAL TimeClear Total is dust-dry within 15 minutes and polishable after 120 minutes. The curing times are even faster when chosen to force dry. KRISTAL TimeClear Total has an VOC-content of 420 g/L and is VOC-Complaint with the European directive 2004/42/EG.


  • June 10
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Croatia based company Seles zastupstva d.o.o. The companies Seles zastupstva and Kristal Coatings have made the first contact during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010. Seles zastupstva is headquarted in Sesvete, Zagreb, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Croatia and Bosnia Herzegovina. The introduction will start with the full KRISTAL TIME product range, consisting out of KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010, KRISTAL TimeClear Total and KRISTAL TimeSurfacer. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


  • June 10
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Cyprus based company ROUVALIS COLOR tec Ltd. ROUVALIS COLOR tec Ltd is headquarted in Larnaca, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Cyprus. The introduction will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other KRISTAL TIME and ZENITH products from Kristal Coatings will be available in Cyprus shortly. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


April 2011

  • April, 21
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the South African based company Autolac Autobody Suppliers. Autolac Autobody Suppliers is headquarted in Johannesburg, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in South Africa. Autolac Autobody Suppliers is also appointed as Hub for the continent Africa. The introduction will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other products from Kristal Coatings will be available in South Africa. You can find the full contact details on our international dealer page.


  • April, 21
    With KRISTAL Repair we want to create a quality process in the collision repair market, worldwide with an International network of partners. This will act from the strength of our products and the by us available knowledge which we have of the collision repair market.

    KRISTAL Repair will focus on repair control with which the quality of the repairs is top priority. We will also work creating a network of body repair shops in different countries which will be introduced within the next few weeks starting in Poland and Slovenia and then to the international community.

    The KRISTAL Repair repair process will be characterized by guaranteed quality, speed and efficiency, so more return for the repairer and the instructing party. We often see that the repair process is coupled with high energy usage, and we also beat this by using our KRISTAL clear coats and primer-surfacers. We call this our KRISTAL Green Program.

    Besides that we are also entering the market with a KRISTAL Smart Repair concept, which means that we will also serve repair of smaller damages to vehicles like exterior scratches and dents, rim repair, dashboard and upholstery repairs for automobiles and last but not least, plastic material repair for automobiles.

    The entire process will be managed by our new Global Concept Manager, Mr. Ron Dries.

    Ron Dries has joined our Kristal Coating team and comes highly recommend in the International market. We welcome him to the network. Ron is not a stranger in the Dutch car collision repair market and internationally. As from 2004 Ron has been the chairman of the Dutch branch organization FOCWA, and chairman of the FOCWA guarantee fund. Ron also has for about 30 years experience within the car collision repair market as entrepreneur. Together with Ron in our team we are ready for this task.


  • April, 15

    During the AutovakRAI 2011 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Kristal Coatings held a contest in cooperation with the Dutch branch organization for collision repairs, FOCWA. The question of the contest was: How much money do you save on gas when using KRISTAL TimeClear instead of a conventional clear coat which has to cure with 60 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes? The calculation is based on a price of 0,50 euro for 1 m3 gas. We were delighted with the amount of applications which we've received during the exhibition. The correct answer is 12,85 euro (25,70 euro per hour). On Wednesday, April 13, 2011, have we handed the price to the winner at the headquarters of FOCWA. Mister M. Huigen has received the price, 4 x 5 liter KRISTAL TimeClear Total and 4 x 3,5 KRISTAL TimeSurfacer with auxiliary Hardeners and Additives.


  • April, 2
    As per this week Kristal Coatings also sends the 1 liter packagings of the KRISTAL PLUS product range with a label in the same styling as the 5 liter packagings. The following products are available with the new label: 9210, 8210, 8211, 8212, 8215, 8217, 5225, 5226, 5227, 5229, 3110, 3111, 3112, 3113 and 3127. High-quality productphotos of the mentioned products will be available shortly.


March 2011

  • March, 15
    Kristal Coatings offers application videos of KRISTAL TimeClear and KRISTAL TimeSurfacer to her national and international relations. These application videos show the viewer the correct step by step process of applying the product. The videos will be offered globally in several languages. The application videos can be viewed on the website of Kristal Coatings through the Kristal Coatings YouTube-channel: http://www.youtube.com/kristalcoatings.


  • March, 14
    Maybe you already noticed Kristal Coatings has changed their stationary-style from green to blue as per March 14 2011. Due to the success of the KRISTAL TIME product range and us looking towards to the future, Kristal Coatings has decided to this change. Kristal Coatings has the same colors in her stationary-style, the KRISTAL TIME product range and the KRISTAL eXcellent product range now.


February 2011

  • February, 23

    During the 2011 edition of the AutovakRAI (28-31 March) FOCWA (the Dutch branch association) will have a prominent presence. Together with a number of selected partners they presenting the future of car repairs. Proudly we would like to inform You that Kristal Coatings through our continuous innovation is seleceted as partner of FOCWA. The prestation at the exhibition will be focussed on the successful KRISTAL TIME product range, consisting out of KRISTAL TimeClear Total, KRISTAL TimeSurfacer and KRISTAL TimeClear, with which we also won the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010.

    Besides Kristal Coatings are also the following producers/suppliers selected by FOCWA: 3M, Electude, Mercedes Benz Netherlands, Nonpaintstore.nl, Stichting VOC and Valeo.

    Herewith we kindly invite You to visit the innovations at the booth of FOCWA. You can find us, and the other partners, in hall 10, stand 204.


  • February, 14
    Kristal Coatings introduces her newest innovation, KRISTAL TimeSurfacer. This VOC Compliant high-filling Primer-Surfacer has unknown fast curing times. With 22 degrees Celsius KRISTAL TimeSurfacer is dust-dry within 10 minutes with 120 mu and sandable after 70 minutes. KRISTAL TimeSurfacer has a potlife of 2 hours. KRISTAL TimeSufacaer is specially developed for the KRISTAL TIME product range, the succesfull innovation range of Kristal Coatings with time (savings) as centerpoint without loss of quality.


January 2011

  • January, 14
    Recently Kristal Coatings together with 3M Automotive has had an extensive test with KRISTAL products. This has resulted in a clear overview. Herewith you can easily take the right polishing steps in combination with 3M products, to create an optimal result with your KRISTAL product. You can find the Polishing Scheme at the product overview on this website.


  • January, 7
    Kristal Coatings have employed Rick Helder as new Account Manager / Product Specialist. Rick Helder is responsible for supporting KRISTAL-relation within the Benelux. Thanks to the years of experience of Rick within the car refinishing industry and the extensive testing of the KRISTAL products, Rick is already perfectly at home in the KRISTAL full product range.


  • January, 3
    Kristal Coatings wishes all her business relation a happy new year.


November 2010

  • November, 16
    Recently, Kristal Coatings in cooperation with DeVilbiss has had an extensive test with the KRISTAL products. As result we have put together a clear overview, Herein you can easily retrieve the right type of DeVilbiss spraygun in combination with a KRISTAL product. You can find the Product Data Sheet on the product overview page of this website.


October 2010

  • October, 29
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the Thailand based company Autotrade International Co., Ltd. The companies Autotrade International and Kristal Coatings have made the first contact during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010. Autotrade International is headquarted in Bangkok, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Thailand. Autotrade International is also appointed as Hub for Asia. The introduction will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other products from Kristal Coatings will be available in Thailand. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


  • October, 28
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Czech Republic based company AIRO CS. The companies AIRO CS and Kristal Coatings have made the first contact during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010. AIRO CS is headquarted in Ceske Budejovice, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Czech Republic. The introduction will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other VOC Compliant products from Kristal Coatings will be available in Czech Republic. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


  • October, 28
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Slovakia based company Topcolor s.r.o.. The companies Topcolor and Kristal Coatings have made the first contact during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010. Topcolor is headquarted in Turie, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Slovakia. The introduction will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other VOC Compliant products from Kristal Coatings will be available in Slovakia. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


  • October, 11
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Hungary based company Registrant Kolorit Kft. The companies Registrant Kolorit Kft and Kristal Coatings have made the first contact during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010. Registrant Kolorit Kft is headquarted in Gyor, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in West Hungary. The introduction will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other VOC Compliant products from Kristal Coatings will be available in West Hungary. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


  • October, 11
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Italy based company 2 Kappa. The companies 2 Kappa and Kristal Coatings have made the first contact during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010. 2 Kappa is headquarted in Milan, from the warehouse in Salerno KRISTAL will be introduced in Italy. The introduction will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air curing Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other VOC Compliant products from Kristal Coatings will be available in Italy. You can find the full contact data on our international dealer page.


  • October, 11
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Poland based company Melle. During the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010 the cooperation has started officially. Melle is headquarted in Ostrow Wlkp., from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Poland. The introduction in Poland will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air-drying Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other VOC Compliant products from KRISTAL will also be available in Poland. You can find the full company data on our dealer page.


September 2010

  • September, 21
    Kristal Coatings has signed a 5-year exclusitivity agreement with Motip Finland Oy during the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010. Motip will promote and sell the KRISTAL products in Finland. Motip Finland Oy is a specialised supplier for the car repair branch and has - besides KRISTAL - several other importships for Finland. You can find the full contact data at our dealer page.


  • September, 21
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm cooperation with the in Iceland based company Malningarvovur. During the Automechanika Frankfurt 2010 the cooperation has started officially. Malningarvovur is headquarted in Reykjavik, from this location KRISTAL will be introduced in Iceland. The introduction in Iceland will start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air-drying Clear Coat and winner of the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010. The other VOC Compliant products from KRISTAL will also be available in Iceland. You can find the full company data on our dealer page.


August 2010

  • August, 24

    Kristal Coatings has won the Automechanika Innovation Award 2010 in the category Repair / Maintenance with her product KRISTAL TimeClear, the air-drying Clear Coat. The Awards for this prestige competition shall be presented during the official opening ceremony in "Saal Europa" (hall 4.0) at 10.00 hours on Tuesday September 14. For the list of winners please click here. KRISTAL TimeClear will also be on show in a highly regarded special exhibition in the Foyer of hall 4.1 throughout the fair. You can find the stand of Kristal Coatings in new hall 11.1 (PDF) booth F43. The Automechanika begins on Tuesday September 14 and ends on Sunday September 19 in the Messe Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main.


  • The other winners of the Automechanica Innovation Awards 2010:

    IQ Power
    iqpower.com

    Steel-Mate
    steel-mate.com

    Osram GmbH
    osram.de

    Pewag Schneeketten GmbH & Co.
    pewag.com

    Texa
    texa.com


June 2010

  • June, 11

  • Kristal Coatings has started a longterm relationship with BEST Trading Est. BEST is based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and is responsible for all sales and marketing activities of the KRISTAL products in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman and of course Saudi Arabia. The support from Kristal Coatings will be provided by Kennith Webb. Besides the conventional high quality products of Kristal Coatings, also TimeClear - the air-drying Clear Coat - will be available in the mentioned countries through BEST Trading Est.

  • June, 4
    Kristal Coatings has started a longterm relationship with Kristal Coatings Norway AS. Kristal Coatings Norway is responsible for the nationwide distribution and marketing of the KRISTAL products in Norway. After extensive testings the decision is made to start with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air-drying Clear Coat of Kristal Coatings. Also both the VOC Compliant productlines of Kristal Coatings, eXcellent & PLUS, will be available in Norway. Please find the full contact details of Kristal Coatings Norway on this website.


May 2010

  • May, 27
    Kristal Coatings UK Ltd. has announced that they signed a long-term cooperation with the in Shepshed, Leicestershire based The Trade Group. The Trade Group has already finalized an successful testing period with KRISTAL TimeClear, the air-drying Clear Coat of Kristal Coatings. Through the extensive network of independent distributors of The Trade Group, primarily known for its T-EURO brand, KRISTAL TimeClear will be available nationwide in the UK and Ireland. For the first time in the history of The Trade Group they will market another brand besides T-EURO. For more information please visit the website of The Trade Group.


January 2010

  • January, 13
    Kristal Coatings introduces a new generation of clear coats that can be applied at room temperature and dries within 10 minutes. With the new KRISTAL TimeClear you can save time. On top of that you can save money because the spraybooth doesn't have to be heated up above 20 degrees Celsius.


December 2009

  • December, 18
    Kristal Coatings wishes all their relations abroad a Merry Christmas and a happy new year.


November 2009

  • November, 13
    Kristal Coatings is proud to present Grupo Paint Iberica as her importer for Spain. GPI decided to request for official importership after a succesful year of selling Kristal products in the Spanish market via GPI's seven points of distribution, including the Canary Islands.


  • November, 7
    Kristal Coatings will be present at Automechanika 2010 at the Frankfurter Messe from 14 to 19 September 2010. Exact stand location will be announced later on.


  • November, 6
    We are happy to announce the importer of Kristal Coatings in Sweden is Kristal Coatings AB Sweden in Haegersten.


May 2009

  • May, 17
    On May 18, Kristal Coatings will introduce RubbleRub to both the professional and the consumer market.


February 2009

  • February, 24
    Kristal Coatings is pleased to announce it has an importer for Portugal: New Life Retail Lda. This step matches the Kristal policy on building a European network of official importers.


January 2009

  • January, 15
    Kristal Coatings is pleased to announce to have an importer in Slovenia.


December 2008

  • December, 23
    Kristal Coatings whishes all their relations a merry Christmas and a wonderful new year.


November 2008

  • November, 27
    We are pleased to announce that we have an importer for Sweden: Proffslack.


October 2008

  • October, 6
    Kristal Coatings has a stand at the 'Auto Professioneel en Schadeherstel Vakbeurs' in Hardenberg from 4 till 6 november this year.


September 2008

  • September, 29
    Kristal Coatings, supplier of laquering and clear coats for the car refinishing industry has assigned Metovan NV in Roeselare (Belgium) as official importer for Belgium. Metovan supplies products for the car refinishing industry. Before this date, Metovan was dealer of Kristal Coatings in Belgium. Metovan is also importer of Auto Magic reconditioning, Body Magic and Autoday industrial shampoos. With this assignment, Kristal Coatings is on it's way of recruiting importers for other countries.


July 2008

  • July, 8
    The site of Kristal Coatings has been updated with the latest new products (2K power Booster and the eXcellent UHS Clear Coat). The Technical Data Sheets of all products are made available online in English.

June 2008

  • June, 9
    Kristal Coatings will be present at Automechanika 2008 at the Frankfurter Messe from 16 till 21 September 2008. You are welcome at our renewed stand at floor 9-2.

February 2008

  • February, 8
    Kristal Coatings has developed a spot-repair thinner which can be used with all 2K HS products. The KRISTAL Spot Repair Thinner 3127 has excellent flow-out properties, there is no loss of gloss. This spot-repair thinner has a smooth and invisible spot repair.

January 2008

  • January, 14
    Kristal Coatings has introduced their PLUS product-line. This product-line contains a 2-layer Clear Coat. The KRISTAL PLUS products are easy-to-use and economic products.

  • January, 9
    Kristal Coatings has introduced the 2K Drying Booster to her KRISTAL eXcellent product-line. The 2K Drying Booster is a super fast thinner that is developed for a faster drying and curing for all KRISTAL Clear Coats and Surfacers, for eXcellent- as well as PLUS-products. The 2K Drying Booster can be applied for small repairs and spotrepairs. The 2K Drying Booster is a accelerator for all topcoats, not only KRISTAL but also from other brands.

  • January, 2
    We wish all our users and business contacts a fortunate and healthy 2008.

October 2007

  • October, 19
    Kristal Coatings has expanded her assortment of KRISTAL eXcellent products, the Clearcoat, 9310 UHS Clear Coat 93 2:1, has varieties in Semi-Gloss and Matt. With this we are following the trend that more cars are finished with these varieties of clearcoat.

July 2007

  • July, 20
    Kristal Coatings has launched their new "KRISTAL eXcellent" Ultra High Solid product-line. All the products in the "KRISTAL eXcellent" product-line are VOC-Compliant conform directive 2004/42/EG. The line consists out of a 1-layer Clearcoat, a Surfacer in 4 colors, Hardeners and Thinners.

  • July, 19
    Car refinishes producer Kristal Coatings has started a long-term cooperation with InterCheM in Beuningen, the Netherlands. By this cooperation Kristal Coatings has good facilities for expanding her own organization. Now they have the availability of their own laboratory and production facilities for the development and production of their own car refinishing products. As a result of this cooperation the car refinishes producer also has her new headquarter at the business property of InterCheM at the highway A73.

February 2007

  • February, 12
    Kristal launches the English version of its website.

January 2007

  • January, 29
    Kristal Coatings has found an extra location to test their products. The car refinishing school Mondriaan College in The Hague let's their students use Kristal in their up-to-date car refinishing environment. This way students get used to working with Kristal and their feedback will be used to even further improve the quality of our products.

  • January, 25
    Kristal Coatings B.V. has become official businessclub-sponsor of the famous EiffelTowers Den Bosch basketball team. In countries like Spain, Italy, Israel and France the local basketball club is known for their outstanding results.

  • January, 22
    Kristal Coatings B.V. now also exports their primers, surfacers and clear coats to Ghana and Cyprus. In both countries we found sales representatives. With these new sales locations the process of exporting good expands even further. Earlier this year we started selling Kristal coatings in Ireland. last year in Belgium. Many more countries will follow soon.

  • January, 5
    According to the latest reports a Kristal clear coat refinished horse trailer has won the first price in Germany. This luxury horse trailer to the value of 600.000 Euro has been refinished at Car body works Roelofsen B.V. at Raalte, the Netherlands. Further details will follow.


December 2006

  • December, 30
    Kristal wishes al her business partners and other connections a special, prosperous and successful 2007.

  • December, 13
    Kristal carries on a newyearscampaign for the car refinishing sprayer.

  • December, 9
    Kristal launches its new website. The launching has been made public known through autoschadeportaal.nl, the assembled website for the car restoration industry.

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