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About Q1

Philosophy

A human being is made from DNA and is inspired by passion, challenges and thrives on new opportunities. Q1® Tapes DNA has been created by a team of professionals to match the masking challenges of the modern professional body shops and painters. Q1® Tapes is the perfect sum-up of those values…

Thanks to our experience and knowledge in providing masking solutions to various Industries in over two decades, we have created a brand new concept dedicated to body shops and painters, offering outstanding products engineered for all the masking preparation applications.

Behind Q1® Tapes there is a strong Industrial Group, a Team of passionate and experienced professionals that operate in this sector for more than 25 years. We are ready to share our expertise and skills to all professionals in the Automotive Aftermarket and Painting Industry. Let the Q1® Tapes Team be your trusted partner for all your masking needs.

We are ready for this new opportunity,
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Q1® Tapes
Simply a Premium Masking Solution

We produce premium masking solutions for the automotive aftermarket and painting and decoration market.

PPM Industries Group

PPM Industries S.p.A. headquartered in Brembate, Italy, is one of the largest masking tape producers in Europe and is known for manufacturing private label tapes for Europe’s most prestigious brands, retailers and wholesale resellers. PPM has over 25 years of experience producing masking tapes in one of the world’s most passionate regions for automobiles, as evidenced by the headquarters of Ferrari, Lamborghini, FIAT, Brembo and others located within a 100-mile radius of the PPM factories. For more than 25 years PPM Industries has been one of the most important players in the production of masking and duct tapes for automotive, building, painting and DIY business, supplying customers in more than 50 countries worldwide. Part of the Group is the UK subsidiary PPM Industries UK LTD taking care of the local converting and distribution activities for the UK and Irish markets.

For more info visit www.ppmindustries.com

PPM industry building

You have a vision. We have a way to get you there.

News

BMW Vantablack X6 sprayed using Q1® masking products

Q1® is delighted to announce that products from our automotive refinishing range were used in the creation of the BMW Vantablack X6 show car. Finished in Vantablack VBx2, a near total light-absorbing material with a nanoscale coral structure, spraying the new X6 show car required a range of masking products engineered for performance under even… Read more>>

Q1® becomes approved supplier for TIDAL UK

The Q1® team is delighted to add another approved supplier status to our portfolio of distribution partnerships. TIDAL, a UK-wide independent automotive and industrial refinishing distribution group, will now offer the full range of Q1® automotive masking tapes, papers and films to its client base of vehicle manufacturers, automotive franchises and independent bodyshops, along with… Read more>>

The science behind the stick

Premium performance masking tape requires a fine balance of three scientific forces; tack, cohesion and adhesion. You’ve probably read these words, but what do they actually mean? What is the science behind the stick? Firstly, it’s important to understand that the adhesive, or ‘glue’, that gives the stickiness comes in many different forms. There are… Read more>>
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