News and Insights on our products and our company

Please find below overview of our blogs and other updates. If you are interested in our Technical Insights, please check out our technical blog.

X-PROTINT: more canisters for more demanding environments

X-PROTINT: more canisters for more demanding environments

10 November 2021  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Do you have a need for more than 16 canisters to create the perfect tinting solution? You can now also opt for an X-PROTINT with 24 canisters for more demanding environments.
Harbil: a flexible platform for industrial and deco segments

Harbil: a flexible platform for industrial and deco segments

27 October 2021  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Are you looking to expand your paint tinting options with a dispenser that’s at home in every retail or industrial environment? Whatever you need, the Harbil dispenser platform of Fast & Fluid always offers a...
Ventilation interface

Ventilation interface

08 March 2021  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Workplace safety needs to meet various standards and regulations at all levels, whether these are laid down locally, nationally, or internationally.
Can positioning light

Can positioning light

15 February 2021  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Do you have a Harbil dispenser and use an external punch? Or does your company produce industrial paints that come in large drums with a bung hole?
Harbil Series Insights No 6

Harbil Series Insights No 6

16 December 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
With the HA180, HA480 and HA680 firmly established on the tinting market, we can say that the name Harbil Next Gen no longer seems appropriate. After all, the next generation is now, and under the...
Sample dispensing. Now available for HA480 & HA680

Sample dispensing. Now available for HA480 & HA680

01 December 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
Many paint retailers want to have the possibility to offer their customers color samples of decorative paints. We have developed our solution to sample dispensing; a modular design that can be fully integrated into our...
Start-up / Prolonged shutdown procedures for dispensers

Start-up / Prolonged shutdown procedures for dispensers

11 June 2020  - Written by: Product Management
With lockdowns and restrictions on business activity common in many countries, many of our tinting machines are faced with a prolonged shutdown. We would like to share technical advice to guide relevant service activities helpful...
Service support made easier

Service support made easier

27 January 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
We spoke with Eric Arnoldus, Technical Customer Trainer at Fast & Fluid, about the main differences between the Harbil Next Gen and other dispensers in terms of service support. And in what ways the Harbil...
HA180 Tips from the Technical Product Manager

HA180 Tips from the Technical Product Manager

21 January 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
When designing the Harbil Next Gen dispensers, our aim was for every Harbil dispenser to be as closely related to the other as possible. How much easier would life be if the same critical components...
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 5, Next level in serviceability

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 5, Next level in serviceability

16 December 2019  - Written by: Marketing Communications
The previous issues of Harbil Next Gen Insights focused on Speed, Reliability, Sustainability and Operator Friendliness. It’s now time to concentrate on the fifth pillar of the Harbil Asterisk: Serviceability. After all, even the most...
Ever wondered how your dispenser, shaker or mixer is built?

Ever wondered how your dispenser, shaker or mixer is built?

11 November 2019  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Ever wondered how your dispenser, shaker or mixer is built? With this infographic, we would like to give you an insight into tinting equipment manufacturing at Fast & Fluid management.
TM300 dispenser phase out

TM300 dispenser phase out

03 October 2019  - Written by: Product Management
After years of trusted service, we have decided to phase out production of the TM300 dispenser by December 31, 2019.
Designing, developing and producing a dispenser. Do you know how it's done?

Designing, developing and producing a dispenser. Do you know how it's done?

17 June 2019  - Written by: Marketing Communications
You might have seen them on Dutch TV, the short company videos that explain “How it’s Done”. The editors of this TV program travel the country in search of interesting businesses and how they make...
ECS 2019 Review

ECS 2019 Review

16 May 2019  - Written by: Product Management
We look back with pride at another successful European Coatings Show. It's special to spend three days together with an entire team and to have inspirational talks with our customers. We hope our visitors went...
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 4

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 4

14 January 2019  - Written by: Product Management
The Harbil Next Gen platform is in constant motion, always looking for ways to make life easier for you and your operators.
New software release available on MyFastFluid

New software release available on MyFastFluid

17 September 2018  - Written by: Gijs Heukelom
Do you want to stay up to date on the latest software changes at Fast & Fluid?
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 3

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 3

04 June 2018  - Written by: Product Management
Meet the latest addition to the Harbil Next Gen platform: the HA680! After extensive development and testing in the field, it has now been introduced to the market. This bigger brother of the HA480 offers...
Fast & Fluid presents X-PROTINT at MECS Dubai

Fast & Fluid presents X-PROTINT at MECS Dubai

06 May 2018  - Written by: Product Management
Fast & Fluid presented the new X-PROTINT dispenser at the Middle East Coatings Show in Dubai last March.
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 2

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 2

29 January 2018  - Written by: Product Management
When we started developing the Harbil Next Gen platform back in 2012, sustainability wasn’t our top priority. Our aim was to develop a dispenser that was reliable, user-friendly, fast, and easy to maintain. At the...
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 1

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 1

31 October 2017  - Written by: Product Management
After years of research and testing, we were ready to launch the first dispenser of the Harbil Next Gen platform, the HA480, at this year’s ECS in Nuremberg. There’s so much to tell about the...
How good is the GA480?

How good is the GA480?

17 January 2017  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
The launch of the GA480 mixer in 2016 has been a great success. Now, six months on, we want to hear what our customers think of the machine’s innovations and efficiency. Does it really mix...
How the GA480 came to life

How the GA480 came to life

17 June 2016  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
We spoke to Jan Post, Vice President Research International at Fast & Fluid Management, and wanted to learn more about the development of the GA480 automatic mixer and why it is such an innovation in...
Mix 2 the max with the GA480

Mix 2 the max with the GA480

18 May 2016  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Faster and smarter. Two fundamental words describing Fast & Fluid’s revolutionary new GA480 automatic mixer. The clever auto button does all the thinking by intelligently optimizing the mixing time for every kind of paint and...
Fast & Fluid ISO 9001-2015 certified

Fast & Fluid ISO 9001-2015 certified

02 February 2016  - Written by: Product Management
ISO 9001 is one of ISO’s most well-known standards, with more than 1.1 million certificates worldwide. It provides requirements to help companies demonstrate that they can offer their customers consistent, good quality products and services....
Thirty years of tinting solutions

Thirty years of tinting solutions

13 January 2016  - Written by: Sue Tyler, PPCJ
Sue Tyler visited Fast & Fluid in Sassenheim, to find out how the company has become such a major influence in the global tinting sector.
Reddot award for X-SMART

Reddot award for X-SMART

12 April 2014  - Written by: Merijn van Domburgh
We’re very proud of our design, which is why we entered the X-SMART in the 2014 Red Dot Design Award. These prestigious international awards have been hosted every year since 1955 by the Design Zentrum...