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Established in 1898, Kirker Automotive Finishes is one of America’s oldest paint manufacturers still in existence today. 

We are proud of our quality record and are committed to manufacturing user-friendly products that work right each and every time. Kirker’s focus on quality assurance and careful attention to detail help to ensure that our coatings stand up to the most demanding automotive industry standards.

We listen to the people who use our products and trust their opinions. We think customer feedback should be an important driving force behind any company’s innovation. That certainly is the case at Kirker Automotive Finishes.

Over the years, we've worked hard to build a reputation and grow our business. With ever-expanding distribution and a rapidly spreading customer base, Kirker Automotive Finishes strives to be the country’s primary source for low-cost automotive refinish materials.


October 2018 - New Design, More Content, Kirker Launches New and Improved Web site

September 2018 - Kirker Introduces New DIRECT PRIME 2.1 VOC DTM 2K Urethane Primer Surfacer

August 2018 - Kirker's Unveils Its Biggest and Best Yet Color Selector
June 2018 - Kirker Debuts New VOC Compliant Paint Gun Cleaner

May 2018 - Kirker's Parent Company, Coventry Coatings Corp., acquires TJ Ronan Paint Corp.

May 2018 - Kirker Launches DTM PREP Acid-Etch Wash Pre-Treatment
February 2018 - Kirker's Popular PERFECT PRIME Now Available in Black
November 2017 - Kirker Introduces Ultimate Jet Black, the Jettest Black SSU Available

October 2017 - Hot Rod Black and Other SSU Colors Now Available in Quart-Sized Packaging

November 2016 - New From Kirker: Midcoat Clear Flake & Pearl Carrier

November 2016 - Kirker Launches New Line of Effect Additives; Super Flakes, Holographic Flakes and Shimmer Pearls

August 2016 - Kirker Unveils a New Look for ULTRA H/S Clear (EC300) and PRO FLO Clear (EC100)

August 2014 - Kirker Unveils New Matte Finish Hot Rod Black to Complement Best-Selling Satin Version 
April 2012 – Kirker Named Official Paint Supplier to Hardcore Choppers
September 2011 – Kirker Automotive Finishes Creates Facebook Page
August 2011 - Kirker Introduces BLACK DIAMOND Low-VOC Urethane Basecoats in Quarts
August 2011 - ENDURO PRIMEDTM Epoxy Primer Gets Makeover, Now Available in Quarts
November 2010 - Kirker Launches New BLACK DIAMOND Series Low-VOC Basecoat, Primer, Clear
November 2010 - Kirker Introduces New Color Selector 
October 2010 - Coventry Coatings Corp. Names New Technical Director 
May 2010 - Matte Is Where It's At: Kirker Launches New Matte Finish Urethane Clearcoat
March 2010 - Kirker Names Jerry Elsing National Sales Manager
November 2009 - New Basecoat Converter Unlocks Greater Potential For Kirker's ULTRA-GLO SSU Colors
February 2009
- Kirker Unveils New Color Selector, Relaunches Flagship ULTRA-GLO Line

January 2009 - New Reducer Options For Better Performance from Kirker Topcoats, Primers, Clears
August 2008 - National Oak Distributors is Named Kirker's 2007 Distributor of the Year
March 2008 - Kirker Adds Virtual Car Show to Web Site; Asks Users to "Show Your Colors"
July 2007 - Kirker Relaunches ZOOM 4:1 High-Speed Clearcoat
May 2007 - Auto Body Toolmart Recognized As 2006 Distributor of the Year
April 2007 - Kirker Rolls Out EUROTHANE High-Solids 2:1 Clearcoat 
April 2007 - Kirker Launches ULTRA High-Solids 4:1 Clearcoat 
April 2007 - Kirker Unveils PRO-FLO, a User-Friendly 4:1 Production Clear 
April 2007 - Kirker's Candy System Expands with New CUSTOM Clear 
October 2006 - Kirker Brings Universal VOC-Exempt Reducer to Market 
August 2006 - Kirker Introduces New Hot Rod Black Satin-Finish SSU Topcoat
July 2006 - Autobody Jobbers Warehouse Named Kirker’s 2005 Distributor of the Year
June 2006 - Kirker Unleashes Wild New Color Assortment 
November 2005 - Kirker Bites Into the Custom Market with Sweet New Line Of Candy Colors 
September 2005 - Kirker Relaunches Web Site With More Robust Technical Content
May 2005 - Kirker Introduces New Black Epoxy Primer
February 2005 – Kirker Helps Custom Fabricator Bring Terminator-Themed Truck to Life 
January 2005 – Smart Shoppers Inc. Named Kirker’s 2004 Distributor of the Year
December 2004 – Coventry Coatings Corp. Relocates Operations to New Facility 
November 2004 – Coventry Coatings Corp. Acquires Industrial Finishes Brand 


Contact us today to find your nearest Kirker dealer. If there's none in your immediate area, we can direct you
to an Internet/catalog distributor.

(800) 307-7951 Toll free

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