Automotive International – Stopping vehicle rust and corrosion for 50 years!

Subject Matter Experts on
Vehicle Protective Coatings

Automotive International, Inc. (AI) was founded in 1971 and is completely involved in all levels of the automotive industry.   We are a worldwide provider of a broad range of automotive protective chemicals marketed directly to vehicle manufacturers as well as through our certified network of highly qualified installers, automotive dealerships and Automotive Professionals. AI is an active, recognized member in several industry-leading associations, contributing expertise to several committees.   ValuGard is our flagship brand containing over 50 high quality products sold throughout the United States and over 20 other countries around the world. As Subject Matter Experts, ValuGard Products are used to solve corrosion and paint issues encountered by automobile, truck and trailer manufacturers; vehicle importers/exporters, car dealers, commercial and municipal fleets, school bus operations and body shops.

ValuGard products are chosen because they are designed to meet or exceed the standards of major car makers worldwide: as well as meeting the most stringent test standards for corrosion, such as SAE J2334; ASTM-117; TT-C-520B; FMVSS302, NACE TM.   

ValuGard products are sold, recommended and endorsed by many major auto manufacturers including General Motors, Chrysler, Ford, Hyundai, Mazda, Nissan, Kia, Mitsubishi, and Heil.    ValuGard  products are featured in many technical service bulletins issued by vehicle manufacturers and often marketed under their label. The products are 100% employee-safe and meet all VOC requirements. Made from the highest quality raw materials available, ValuGard products set the standards for environmental protection products globally. Customers throughout all the levels of the Automotive Industry have acknowledged that the ValuGard products they use are their most valuable tools.

ValuGard Auto Processing, a sister company, processes approximately 7,000 vehicles each year for dealer customers. We do not just market chemicals; we use ValuGard products and systems each and every day to produce the highest level of vehicle appearance for our dealer customers. This experience prompted us to create the PrepExcellence system which certifies professional users from all over the world regarding all issues pertaining to corrosion, and problems such as acid rain, industrial fallout, etc. Many car manufacturers’ Paint/Technical engineers have also attended the PrepExcellence Seminar, which includes:

  • Corrosion Issues
  • OEM Paint Knowledge
  • Paint Buffing and Polishing
  • Environmental Paint Damage
  • Identification and Correction

Automotive International is dedicated to the furtherance of process and education within our industry that will professionalize the practitioners and allow industry wide growth. AI is an ISO 9001-2015 certified company.

We seek business partners, both suppliers and customers, which share our dedication to growth, education and professionalism.