• Developing Colors to Match Your Car

    Developing Colors to Match Your Car

    How does an auto body shop get a newly painted body panel to look like it did when it left the factory? Spies Hecker comes out with 25,000 new paint formulas each year that can be recreated in body shops like ours to recreate factory paint. Those formulas are the result of work starting before

  • Pinstriping


    From hand-built coaches to modern custom cycles and cars, pinstripes have long been a styling staple. How did this style of ornamentation evolve, and how is it used today? From Coaches to Cars Pinstriping has been around for centuries, but it only made its way to coaches and carriages in the 19th century. Initially just

  • Spies Hecker Paint System

    Spies Hecker Paint System

    Who is Spies Hecker? With over 130 years in the paint business and sales to over 65 countries, this paint manufacturer is a dominant force in the automotive paint market. The company’s success is thanks to constant innovation, inventing many of the paint technologies we take for granted today. Starting Small The company began in

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