Ford Motor Co.’s Kentucky truck plant is using a new two-tone paint process, dubbed “wet-on-wet,” that allows the primer and basecoat to be applied in the same pass on the paint line. The process, created by DuPont Herberts Automotive Systems, was launched in early April on the plant’s F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup line. Ford says it will be able to increase output as a result of the new process, which reduces the amount of tape, plastics and paper typically used to mask vehicles ...

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