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Nub

Over the past 19 years, Nub has been on an unbelievable ride crammed with madness and loads of fun. He has painted cars, lettered trucks, painted signs, discovered the airbrush, airbrushed pumpkins, painted more cars, airbrushed fingernails, pinstriped, more signs...painted more motorcycles...lots of truck lettered...windows tinted...where the hell did all these bikes come from?...no more time for signs...ah, let's paint everything. He still sometimes wonders if something he paints will have the same lasting effect on someone that Cliff's truck lettering has had on him. Nub looks forward to another 20 years of doing what he loves to do...bringing customer's and friend's visions to life. www.nubgrafix.com.

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Lane Nutt

Working in an independent collision shop located in Shawnee Mission, Kansas is the life that production painter Lane Nutt knows. He started his career as a mechanic working his way up and decided auto-body was for him and worked his way to a painter’s helper to now finding himself as the lead painter at Roe Body Shop.

 

Six years ago Lane was introduced to Matrix System’s products by local Jobber, Bill Duncan. He was told by Bill that Matrix’s products were just as good as what he was using and would save more money. They decided switch to Matrix Systems. “Matrix has an awesome system with fast flash and dry times for the clears and the colors, they dry through much quicker and speed up my painting process,” says Lane.

 

When Lane started working at Roe Body Shop he suggested they look into using Matrix System and he hasn’t looked back since. “The service is great, the programs are good and affordable, you own your equipment, and it’s simple and easy to use.”

 

“Being a production painter, I need to work fast and smart which is why Matrix System products fit our shop.

Mark Head

As a new body shop owner of Head on Collision, Mark Head knew that he needed a quality product that offered high performance and significant cost savings leaving him one logical choice…Matrix System.

 

Mark began his painting career at the young age of 4 when he painted his father’s 1969 Camaro SS with some house paint and a brush. Since then he has been intrigued with the art of auto refinishing. As a 20 year veteran of the collision and restoration industry, Mark has used brands such as PPG®, DuPont®, and House of Kolor®. After being introduced to Matrix System 11 years ago, he hasn’t looked back since.

 

Mark was introduced to the product line while doing side work and ended up falling in love with it. “I made the conversion because Matrix had the same quality and user friendliness as PPG but half the price. The complete Matrix line provides quality materials for quality repairs.”  

 

What Mark has to say…

 

How has your business changed as a result of using Matrix System products? I have seen higher profit margins and because Matrix is more affordable, I can pass the savings down to my customers.

 

What do you like best about Matrix System? The color match is excellent, the field reps are knowledgeable, and the products are user-friendly.

 

What is your specialty? What are you best known for?  I like to think of myself as the Color Match Expert – I can fix almost any color problem or issue. I am also known for being a great teacher since I enjoy educating others about what I know as a painter.

 

Mark has been a long time user of Matrix System products and he is highly recommended as a well-known production painter. We appreciate his loyalty and enthusiasm for promoting our products and look for him to do big things in the future.