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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is PaintEx?
PaintEx is the premier cost accounting system for accurately reporting your body and paint costs in use today.
What's new in PaintEx 2.0?
It's much, much faster! In fact, a factor of 8 faster. No more waiting for screens to come up. That’s reason enough to try it again, but here are some more reasons…
  • It's much easier to modify items. Everything is on one page, organized the way your shop works.
  • It's also much easier to add a new item. Just click an Add button on the Shop Materials tab and fill in the information.
How long does it take to set up?
It takes 5 minutes to set up your auto body shop with PaintEx and make your first invoice.
Can I customize it for my own materials?
Yes. You can add materials that your shop uses that are not in the predefined materials list.
How long has PaintEx been around?
PaintEx has been in use in auto body shops across North America since 1990.
How long has KLM been around?
KLM was started in 1975. One of the founders, Bob Klem, is currently a Vice President of KLM International LLC.