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Get Technical 2021
technical seminar for surface finishing solutions within the Sport and Leisure industry in Europe.

Get Technical is an individual technical seminar in which companies dive deep in the technologies and processes which turn raw bicycle frames and components into immaculately finished pieces of art. In 2021 we turn focus on the technical teams of new production lines in the sport and leisure industry in Europe. Each company has opportunity to book one full day in which its technical team to...

„Д Сппот“ ЕООД подписа с Министерство на икономиката договор по Оперативна програма „Иновации и конкурентоспособност”

На 23 август 2021 г. „Д Сппот“ ЕООД подписа с Министерство на икономиката, чрез Главна дирекция „Европейски фондове за конкурентоспособност”, Административен договор за предоставяне на безвъзмездна финансова помощ по Оперативна програма „Иновации и конкурентоспособност” 2014-2020 по Процедура BG16RFOP002-2.089 „Подкрепа за малки предприятия с оборот над...

Electrostatic solution for glass bottles: How Wiegand-Glas significantly simplified its coating process

The family-run Wiegand-Glas Group manufactures and sells individual packaging concepts made of glass and PET for the beverage and food industries at several locations in Bavaria and Thuringia. The competencies of the long-established company also include services related to finishing, logistics and recycling. With almost 2,000 employees, more than 8 million glass containers are produced every...

Wagner Group will deliver the application systems for the new factory of SalkoBisiklet Turkey (www.salcano.com)

Wagner Group won an order for one E-Line system plus 3 x Spraypack E applications (to be integrated in local booths) from company SalkoBisiklet Turkey. In January 2021, the company broke ground on a new factoryin Lüleburgaz, Turkey expanding its manufacturing area to 40,000 m² in total and expanding production capacity to 500,000 bicycles per year.The installation of the E...

Berlac AG became a full rights member of the sppot ecosystem

The sppot proudly announces a partnership with the Swiss premium-grade liquid coating producer Berlac AG. Welcoming the Berlac AG on board, allows to the sppot once again to close the circle of surface finishing solutions, addingto its portfolio a premium-grade, liquid coatings and inks, specially designed for the bike and sporting industry. Berlac AG is a Swiss based and worldwide operating...

Color Trend 2022/23 Collection: Our GLOBALITY is your gain.

  The sppot stands for surface-protection-performance and trend in one place. Every year we release a special collection colors which are the result of our color scouting, product development and dash of inspiration. More specifically, the selected colors represent our reflection and interpretation of the latest developments in the cycling industry and draw inspiration from nature, society,...

WAGNER Group: Automated application with water-based coatings and reduced equipment costs

WAGNER adds special variants to the range of high-speed rotation atomizers with external charging for the processing of water-based coatings.  From metal workpieces to automotive components and wood: WAGNER’s high-speed rotary atomizers can be used in numerous industrial sectors and achieve extremely efficient coating results on both small and large workpieces. The TOPFINISH Bell 1S...

New Dormant Folder 12 from TIGER Coatings: It’s all about the special effects!

As leaders in the domain of special effect powder coatings, TIGER Coatings never seizes to excite us with their spectacular selections of hues and nuances. The new Dormant Folder 12 sample kit makes no exception! TIGER Coatings strongly recognizes the specific application needs of the various industries in which it operates. Thus, it has a strong focus in the development of specialized products...

Surface Finishing Global Virtual Show: First time’s a charm!

The Surface Finishing Global Virtual Show is now part of the sppot’s history and it has been an exciting and successful journey within the new reality we all experience. In times of growing bicycle demand, supply chain distortions, social distancing and general uncertainty we dared to embrace change. The sppot and its partners form TIGER Coatings, Henkel, Posterama and WAGNER Group...

New Sports & Leisure Decal Kit from Posterama

Posterama presents its new magic box for designers! Enhance your creative process and get inspired with fresh ideas for bike styling and finishing. This new kit contains a complete overview of all decal types provided by the bike decoration supplier with the broadest product range of solutions for under and upon the powder (clear) coating. --image0--New Decal Magic Box from...

TIGER Coatings releases the vibrant Flip Flop special effects folder

The new Flip Flop special effect Folder 12 from TIGER Coatings is officially here – showcasing a stunning selection of powder coating ‘chameleon’ hues.   The surface finishing of a product costs a fraction of its total price; however, it’s a major differentiation point that wins the heart of the customer. TIGER Coatings strongly recognizes this value and is...

Virtual 360 tour through the sppot Competence Center

Join us for a virtual 360-degree tour around the premises of the sppot! Take a close look at our colorful showroom, the unique Competence Center, as well as our leading laboratory for testing of coatings – Deyalab. Enjoy your tour!

the sppot Color Trends ’21/22: The folder

The sppot stands for surface-protection-performance and trend in one place. As the name suggests, trends are a major focus ours and drive us to be the leading source of color and effect solutions for the Bicycle and general Sports & Leisure industries. Color Trends is an yearly campaign through which we share our passion and expertise for colors and special effects. This way, we aim to...

„Д Сппот“ ЕООД и Оперативна програма „Иновации и конкурентоспособност” 2014-2020

Днес, 14 юли 2020 г. „Д Сппот“ ЕООД подписа с Министерство на икономиката, чрез Главна дирекция „Европейски фондове за конкурентоспособност”, Административен договор за предоставяне на безвъзмездна финансова помощ по Оперативна програма „Иновации и конкурентоспособност” 2014-2020 по Процедура BG16RFOP002-2.073 „Подкрепа на микро и малки предприятия за...

Get Technical goes ONLINE

The new reality in which we are all living made us re-evaluate the power of technology and taught us to use online communication in a much better way. Hence, we decided to evolve the format of our already very successful competence seminar Get Technical and instead of being conducted in our Competence Center or in the production premises of our customers, we now go online! Get Technical is an...

Video: Contrasts in perfect harmony

During these turbulent times we want to cheer you up with the release of our latest video for Color Trends ’21/22. Enjoy!The sppot stands for surface-protection-performance and trend in one place. As our name suggests, trends are deeply rooted in our culture, driving our core mission to be the leading source of color and effect solutions for the bicycle and sporting goods industry....

IoT Case Study: Transparent and enhanced management of the coating process @ Fox Laser with WAGNER’s COATIFY

Transparency of the powder coating process anytime and anywhere. With the COATIFY information and management platform, WAGNER fulfills this wish of a leading contract manufacturer in metalworking. The web-based system continuously provides relevant performance data of the coating system and raises awareness among the workforce for system utilization, cost reduction and highest quality in...

the sppot releases Color Trends ’21-22

The sppot stands for surface-protection-performance and trend in one place. As our name suggests, trends are deeply rooted in our culture, driving our core mission to be the leading source of color and effect solutions for the bicycle and sporting goods industry. Integral part of this vision is Color Trends – campaign through which we share our passion, knowledge and expertise; thus,...

TIGER Coatings releases yet another stunning sample kit

TIGER Coatings is a company known for its strong focus in the sports and leisure industry. Part of this dedication is the development of special color selections and series customized sample kits and folders specifically targeted at the various segments of the wider S & L market. After the release of the stunning Bike Kit 52, TIGER launches the equally impressive Exercise Kit 29 – a...

the sppot @ EUROBIKE 2019 – another year and another great show

People say that ‘three’s a charm’ and for the sppot, indeed, EUROBIKE 2019 was a charm! Our goal was to build on the past success we have had at the show and we gladly did so. We had an awesome new stand, a lot of visitor attention, many positive meetings, and all round great atmosphere. Read on to get the full story. This year Eurobike was held from the 4th till the 7th of...

TIGER Coatings brings elegance to EUROBIKE with its new Flat Matte Selection

Flat matte finishes are trending – everywhere from architecture, automotive, interior decoration and last but certainly not least – the sports and leisure industry. Among the many product introductions on the bike sppot booth – B2-102, at Eurobike 2019, our partners TIGER Coatings are going to present their latest collection of 24 velvety single-coat Flat Matte finishes. Apart...

Powder coating made simple: Bicycle manufacturer Cycle Union now coats bike frames and forks in-house

How can you start with powder coating if you don‘t know how to do it? This was the task facing Cycle Union GmbH in Oldenburg, which manufactures bicycles and e-bikes of the brands Rabeneick, Kreidler and VSF-Manufaktur. Read here how the bicycle manufacturer successfully coats its products with WAGNER technology.   --image0-- Cycle Union Coating line ‘In the past, we used to have...

COATIFY: The new IoT information & management platform from WAGNER

Greater transparency for higher productivity COATIFY is the new web-based Internet of Things platform by WAGNER which allows the intelligent monitoring of coating systems. You can thus increase transparency and process reliability in your industrial coating, minimize downtimes and increase productivity. With COATIFY you, as the operator, are in close contact with your coating systems and always...

TIGER Coatings releases the new Bike Kit 52

The new Bike Kit from TIGER Coatings is officially here – showcasing a stunning selection of 52 powder coating colors and effects specifically chosen for the bicycle industry. The new edition of the kit comes to build on the success of its predecessor, first released in 2017, which proved to be highly popular in demand not only by the bike market but also by the wider Sports & Leisure...

bike sppot´ers: WAGNER, HENKEL and TIGER on Metal Days Conference 2019

As the world of metal pre-treatment and finishing extends beyond the Bike industry, some of the bike sppot partners actively teamed up with relevant other partners in order to bring the expertise to the Customers in a one-stop-shop format. The Slovak professionals had the opportunity to find out first hand, how bringing together the best quality in mechanical and chemical metal pretreatment, as...

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WAGNER expands its range in the liquid coating sector with a manual Airspray gun that can do more than previously available models: The GM 1030P provides high-quality coatings with high class components – with efficient material consumption, versatile application possibilities, easy and fatigue-free handling and unrivaled low operating costs. The new manual Airspray gun GM 1030P from...

Save the date and meet us @ EUROBIKE 2019

Eurobike is less than three months away and we are excited to announce that once again the sppot is going to attend this leading global bike show! The location is Friedrichshafen, Germany, the dates are the 4th and 7th of September, and this year you will find us in Hall B2 Stand 102 where we’ll be delighted to meet you and share our latest products, innovations and...

Save the date: Metal Days Conference – Sliač, Slovakia, June 12th 2019

As a platform for exchange of technical information and state-of-the-art processing technologies, the Metal Days Conference was launched in 2012 at the initiative of Rösler. The main goal was to bring together the expertise about different surface treatment processes and keep the professionals from the relevant industries up to date with all the related trends. The Bike Sppot partners...

Epifatech enters the bike sppot as a strategic sponsor

As a holistic surface-finishing competence provider for the cycling and S&L industry, the sppot always seeks to extend its cooperation with like-minded forward-thinking companies. Thus, with great delight we announce that the Swedish suspension and masking equipment experts Epifatech join our platform as strategic sponsors. Epifatech has more than 40 years of success in the area of masking...

Posterama customer KOGA wins IF Product Design Award 2019

We are happy to share that a customer of our platform partners Posterama has won the prestigious IF Design Award 2019 in the category Sports, Outdoor & Bicycle. Namely, this is the Dutch bike producer KOGA with their smart sporty urban bicycle the PACE B10 –  a bike which has become the product of  choice for many cyclists who seek the combination of slick sporty design,...

Henkel joins the bike sppot

We are delighted to officially announce that the sppot has a new partner in the face of Henkel. Henkel, through its premier brand BONDERITE, is going to further strengthen the sppot‘s stellar portfolio of solutions by adding a missing link to our platform – namely, pretreatment; thus, making us a truly holistic surface finishing technology and solution provider for the bicycle and...

Color Trends ’20-21 – The new Colors are here!

We are happy to officially announce that our new selection of Color Trends for 2020 – 2021 is here!  As you might be already familiar the bike sppot‘s mission is to be the leading single point provider of state-of-the-art color and surface finishing solutions for the bicycle and sporting goods industry. Part of this dedication is our yearly initiative Color Trends through...

Automation made easy by WAGNER

The new SprayPackE control unit from WAGNER facilitates the transition from manual to automated powder coating. With enhanced user-friendliness and resource utilization capabilities, this product allows operators to easily increase their efficiency and achieve coating quality of the highest level. Added benefit of SprayPackE is that it can be integrated to already existing powder coating...

Bike Day @ Wagner – coating application in theory and practice

Just a day after Eurobike 2018 – on Wednesday, 11th July – our partners from WAGNER organised and hosted their first dedicated bicycle seminar – Bike Day, in their headquarters in Markdorf. The event was attended by 25 international, exclusively invited professionals and decision makers in the field of bicycle production. The aim of the initiative was to show and educate the...

bike sppot @ EUROBIKE 2018 – Recap and Highlights

In brief, Eurobike 2018 was a big success for the bike sppot! We had an awesome stand, hundreds of visitors, positive meetings, great atmosphere, strong team spirit and all round good vibes. Here are the details. This year’s edition of the show took place in its traditional venue – Messe Friedrichshafen, Germany. However, what was not so traditional were the dates – the 8th till...

EUROBIKE 2018 will be bright and colorful

EUROBIKE 2018 is only days away and we cannot hide our excitement about what lies ahead! The global cycling show is a highlight in the calendar of the sppot for this year and we have been fully committed to strengthen our position as a forward-thinking company by showcasing innovative technology and exciting new projects. One of our headlines for EUROBIKE is Color Trends ‘19 – 20....

Innovation from WAGNER @ Paint Expo 2018

In April Karlsruhe, Germany hosted the Paint Expo, 2018. From the 17th to 20th of April the exhibition center was a showcase for industrial coating technologies. On an area of over 200 square meters at hall 3 of the Exhibition Center, WAGNER Industrial Solutions introduced their latest innovations in surface technologies. In the field of liquid coatings the focus was on automation and through...

Eurobike 2018, here we come – bigger, stronger and better!

We are happy to announce that for a second consecutive year the bike sppot is going to attend one of the leading global bicycle shows – EUROBIKE. This time, we are coming bigger, stronger and full of new ideas which we are eager to share with the industry! The 27th edition of EUROBIKE – headlined “Tomorrow starts here and now!”, will be held in...

Long Night of Research 2018 – what you need to know

Long Night of Research (LNR) is the largest science and research event in Austria and this year’s edition was held on the 13 th April. LNR is the only science exhibition in the country in which national institutions and private sector companies open their doors to the general public and showcase everything from school projects up to cutting-edge research and innovative products. Since its...

What Are the New Color Trends for 2019/20

In March & April 2018 bike sppot opens doors of the Competence Center to present its Color Trend Collection 2019/20. Current and prospective bicycle producers are invited to choose between trendy line of superior quality of powder and wet coatings of TIGER Drylac Powder Coatings. The collection consist of diversity of nuances of standard and custom products with impressive effects. At bike...

Greater process stability with WAGNER S-Cube CleanAssist

The new WAGNER S-Cube CleanAssist powder coating booth combines rapid color changes with automated cleaning of the booth for simple operation and a high-quality coating result from start to finish. With the new S-Cube CleanAssist powder coating booth, WAGNER has, for the first time ever, successfully reduced the time needed to change colors to five to six minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a...

Top 5 bike-friendly cities in the world

Moving around with a bike is a smart and modern solution that more and more people are using nowadays. It is fast, pleasant, and very effective. The cyclists are a community; they share specific values and care about their health and for the environment. Around the globe there are a lot of cities suitable for bikers, where bike riding is no longer a question to consider, but a way of living. On...

How to enjoy winter rides and take care of your bike

Cycling is a year-round activity. You can ride your bike during any season and any weather conditions, in the city or in the countryside. While in the warm and dry times of the year you jump on the bike and go wherever you want “just like that”, during winter it is good to consider a few things in order to enjoy your ride. We have been advised by our friends from PULSE Cycles ...

First-rate painting line Liebherr uses WAGNER equipment to coat cranes

The coating of large workpieces presents manufacturers with exactly the same challenges. The Liebherr plant in Ehingen was thus looking for a customized solution to paint the components of its telescopic and lattice boom cranes that measure up to 15 meters in length. An impressive painting line has now been in operation there since October 2016 – it is equipped with four painting booths,...

A Brilliant World First in Surface Finishing: TIGER Drylac 3D Metallic

Whether for individual architectural applications, in the automotive or sports equipment fields or as stylish interior design elements: Effect metallic surfaces are in demand more than ever. They underscore the quality of an object, turning it into a distinctive, one-of-a-kind piece. A process known as “bonding” is often used to make powder coatings with metallic effects: Here,...

Start of European Alloy Frame Making Sparks Many More Initiatives

DOETINCHEM, the Netherlands – Only a few years ago the (re-)start of (alloy) frame production became a topic in the European bicycle industry. Investing in and setting-up frame production here is seen as a major move towards adding flexibility to the industry’s supply chain. The concept has quickly been embraced and new initiatives are taken. Here’s an update of the current...

The Competence Center is getting busier

The bike sppot competence center is getting busier day by day, The laboratory: is working on the new color trends preparing samples with the new color selection and distributing them among the bike market in Europe. In the business lounge: we were hosting several meetings of our sponsors and customers, as well as a one-day event of the Metal Days Conference The bike sppot team: performed a...

Euro Bike 2017: We made it and we rocked

The days between August, 30th and September,1st were very special for the bike sppot team, because we participated EuroBike 2017 for the first time. Placed in Friedrichshafen, southern Germany this event is one of the largest bike shows in the world. For us it was an honor and also great opportunity to be a part of it. The amount of visitors is impressive: more than 42 500 bike professionals...

Yavor Peshev will speak at BIKE Europe Conference 2017

Dear Friends and Bike Enthusiasts, We’re proud to announce that Mr. Yavor Peshev is one of the speakers at BIKE Europe Conference 2017: Facing the Challenges of Omni-Channel, from traditional retail to customer journey. The conference will provide answers as well as hand-on advice to the following vital questions for the biking industry: How can Omni-Channel best be implemented while still...

The bike sppot will join EUROBIKE 2017

Last Updated Nov 18, 2020 @ 9:19 am It’s time the global specialists of bike industry all around the world to get together at EUROBIKE 2017 and we are very happy to announce that bike sppot will be part of it! The event will take place in Friedrichshafen, Germany between August 30 – September 2 and we’ll be glad to meet all of you there. EUROBIKE is a leading global trade show...

The bike sppot is here!

To all bicycle enthusiast, We are proud to announce that the Grand Opening of our COMPETENCE CENTER is a fact!  On the 8th of June the state of the art laboratory and business lounge dedicated to show, demonstrate and promote the complete surface finishing for the bike industry will officially open its doors. We have prepared a whole day event with Surface Finishing workshops (liquid,...

German Design Award 2017: Special Mention for WAGNER

The paint spraying gun Vector Grip for Pros from WAGNER is the best evidence that pioneering improvements for users can come along with outstanding design. It has been awarded the German Design Award 2017´s  “Special Mention”  in the category “workshop and tools”.   The main focus during development of the Vector Grip was on ergonomics to make the...

Pulse Cycles’s RS1 at @ Best of 2017 issue of World of MTB

It is a great joy to share that our friends form Pulse cycles have their top Enduro model PULSE RS1 presented among the best 2017 bikes according to the prestigious German magazine World of MTB. It is high a performance model with 170 suspension travel, 65-degree head angle and 1х11 gears that meets the growing needs of the Enduro lovers. Have it checked at: http://www.pulse-cycles.com

Neon – revival of the brightness of colors

Provocative and eye-catching the popular NEON colors are back in the product list of TIGER Powder Coatings. The six new products with improved characteristics are available in Pink, Orange, Yellow and Green. The use in a 2-coat application i.e. base-coat Neon with Top-Coat Clear matte or glossy would give any bike a fresh and playful look.

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