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Automotive Manufacturing

We understand the challenges facing automotive and parts manufacturers. Our commitment to optimize water usage, reduce energy consumption and improve process operations can help you reduce operating costs, minimize downtime, and improve production quality. With industry expertise to help meet operational goals while enhancing asset integrity and meeting sustainability goals, Nalco Water offers comprehensive automotive solutions and world-class expertise.

Featured Automotive Solutions


Total Paint Booth Management

Automotive paint shops involve a wide array of process areas that require close monitoring and control for optimal quality paint jobs. The pretreatment, air supply house, VOC abatement system, ovens, paint booths, dry filter booth, sludge pits or hoppers, and air and water quality play a critical role in DPU counts and FTQ rates.  Read more about how Nalco Water Total Paint Booth Management optimizes paint booth efficiencies, simplifies supplier accountability, and lowers total cost of operations through holistic paint booth solutions.

Paint Detackification

Paint Detackification

APEX™ Paint Detackification Technology has been successfully implemented in paint booth systems using all kinds of paint types (polyurethanes, 2K clear coats, high solids primers, high solids solvent-borne basecoats, and high solids water-borne basecoats). APEX™ technology delivers complete paint detackification with improved overall system collection efficiency and cleanliness. 

Automotive Pretreatment Solutions

Automotive Pretreatment Solutions

Automotive paint shops consume thousands of gallons of high purity water each day in pretreatment operations.  High purity water can be costly due to the close attention and labor the unit requires to maintain efficient and safe operations.  Nalco Water can be your turnkey solutions provider for all your full-sized and mobile RO and DI needs.  

Learn more about how our pretreatment experts can help address the quality of the water going into your operations.

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