YATU has been seen doing a great growth since it was founded in 1995. We now employ 385 staff and have been able to move YATU to become the number one overseas exporter in car refinish industry. With an investment of 120 million us dollars, YATU built a state-of-the-art facility with 40 fully automated production lines which was introduced in 2016. It is well equipped with manufacturing, working and living facilities. And the production levels have reached 60,000 tons per year. The world-class R&D Center, the area of which is 102,200 square feet, now employs 45 skilled staff. It is a policy that using 8% of company turnover in YATU’s research and development.
It is estimated 2,200 dealers are now in place and selling YATU products across the world. This is backed up by YATU’s five training centers globally: Costa Rica, Dubai, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine.
From April 22nd to May 7th, YATU held a series of expanded dealer conventions in several cities in South Africa, Kenya, Angola, Tanzania to introduce some of the latest refinish products – EC Plus system, training and services. A team member of five from YATU flew there: GM Mr. KC Huang, International Sales and Marketing Director Mr. Ralph Shen, Regional Manager James Lin, Technical Manager Mr. Yunjin Xie and Technical Manager Mr. Jiemin Wen. Automotive Paint Centre, as the sole agent of YATU in South Africa for seven years, invited over 40 key distributors to gather around at Mannering’s Training Center. Lively demonstrations and detailed instructions made the attendants to feel the high performance of the new system profoundly.
The GT20 2K Primer is a multi-function primer that can be used as fast drying high production, general purpose or wet-on-wet primer. GT20 2K Primer offers easy application and sanding properties that enables users to flat in just 20 minutes. It is suitable for spot and overall refinishing work and can be used with varying hardeners to suit any specific application.
Along with this came the introduction of EC800 plus clearcoat with another fast drying set of properties. It has been formulated to work well in varying temperatures and works exceptionally well in low temperature situations. The biggest advantage is that these new products come at a very attractive value price for everyday use. They are simple to use and the whole process is quick with the use of the Yatu Easimix color formulation systems.