Paint Applications

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Thierry is proud to be a supplier and partner of OEMs and paint companies worldwide meeting their paint application needs globally.

Thierry is capable of spraying with various gun and bell applications for waterborne, solventborne, and powder coatings. We can also spray multi layered coatings in any combination, for example, powder / liquid / powder, liquid / powder, etc.
We offer spraying electrostatic vs. pneumatic comparison paintings. This can show different appearance results can be produced with the same paint material but different application techniques. This is an interesting capability, particularly for pigment manufacturers to show the effect of different application techniques on flake orientation.

High Quality & Certified Standards

All Color Standards are prepared according to each OEM specification for color tolerance and visual appearance. Each Color Standard goes through a visual quality control by the most highly trained staff, combined with a collection and evaluation of measurement data.

Various measurement instruments are available for data analysis, along with standardized lighting for visual evaluation to meet any customer specification. Each customer can tailor our Color Standard service to fit its own specific needs.

We are the leading supplier for Color Standards worldwide and constantly improve all processes with innovative updates. Our goal is to continue providing a premium service for Color Standards to our customers, with the highest level of quality on a global scale.

Paint Application Capabilities

Exterior Color Standards

Thierry is recognized as the worldwide leader for delivering high quality Exterior Color Standards. We have a specialized knowledge from years of experience in the following industries:

  • Automobile & Truck
  • Industrial
  • Electronics
  • Construction
  • Agricultural Machinery

We are able to deliver the highest quality Color Standards because of our unique equipment and processes. We have developed a system that allows for the tightest tolerance in Color Standard continuity, along with an optimum surface appearance. This repeatable process combined with our experienced staff, results in Color Standards that have become a reliable resource for the global industry.

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Interior Color Standards

Thierry also is known for delivering Interior Paint Standards in the highest level of quality.. We have worked with interior paint globally and have experience spraying all necessary technologies.

  • Monocoat - High and Low Gloss
  • Baecoat / High Gloss Clearcoat
  • Basecoat / Low Gloss Clearcoat
  • Second Surface Coatings

We are able to deliver the highest quality Color Standards because of our unique equipment and processes. We have developed a system that allows for the tightest tolerance in Color Standard continuity, along with an optimum surface appearance. This repeatable process combined with our experienced staff, results in Color Standards that have become a reliable resource for the global industry.

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Wheel and Trim Standards

Thierry is specialized in spraying Wheel Paint Masters for the automotive industry. Our specialized equipment and knowledgeable staff allow for reproducing even the most complicated coatings with a repeatable process to create high quality sets of Wheel Masters.

  • High Gloss and Low Gloss Metallics
  • Multi Layer Coatings
  • Primer (powder or liquid)/ Basecoat / Powder Clear
  • Primer (powder or liquid) / Basecoat / Powder Clear / High or Low Gloss Liquid Clear
  • Liquid Metal Effect
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Color Shows

Thierry paints color shows for an increasing number of customers in the automotive and paint and color industry. We specialize in painting a wide variety of shapes (speed shapes, domes, highlight panels, etc.) in various substrates (metal, plastic, etc.) Self-adhesive aluminium stickers (Brady Panels) can also be processed for use in Display Books.

We guarantee color uniformity of the different substrates and shapes with perfect surface quality.

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Color Swatches

Thierry can spray any technology of coating on metal or our specialized flexible plastic sheets for use as Color Swatches. Our customers use the swatches in brochures, displays, and as a color tool to distribute in the industry.

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Fan Decks

One of Thierry’s specialized services is creating fan decks for our customers to showcase their color libraries. Our fan decks are sprayed with OEM or refinish paint materials which allows for an optimum appearance and color match, especially for metallic and high travel colors. They are manufactured with the same equipment and accuracy as the Color Standards across the industry.

Fan Decks can be manufactured in any size, printed information on the back, and with custom made covers (including your artwork). We spray on a specialized plastic substrate which allows flexibility while being durable for years of use. Both waterborne and solventborn coatings can be painted on the substrate without pre-treatment and processed according to specified baking temperatures (high or low bake).

Fan Decks are often used by:

  • Pigment manufacturers
  • Paint and Color manufacturers
  • Customers with their own color library
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Paint Crater Testing

Thierry supports the automotive industry with crater testing providing fast and reliable results for product and plant coating testing. Customers provide their coating samples and Thierry performs the testing according to required specification. Each spray out is evaluated by Thierry’s experienced staff for contamination and craters. A report is generated detailing the number and type of crater found in each spray out. Thierry can perform crater testing on our coil coated aluminum substrate or on any preferred substrate provided by the customer.

Please contact us for more information on how Thierry can support your company’s crater testing needs.

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Color Cards according to RAL

Our Color Standards according to RAL-Classification meet the highest quality requirements of our industry. Eighty years of history have earned RAL-Colors a special significance in the European paint and color industry, and are now gaining exposure internationally as well. RAL-Color-Numbers are often used in the communication of color representation between manufacturers and suppliers.

Our Precision Color Cards live up to this importance in the European and international paint and color world and are setting new standards in quality and uniformity.

Each Color Card according to RAL-Classification is guaranteed to be within 0.2 dE (45°/0) of its target color position, and all have a flawless high gloss finish.

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Consultation

Paint Application Discussion