Centennial College joins TrainingMatters.ca directory

Toronto, Ontario–Oct. 10, 2013–Media Matters, Inc., is pleased to announce that Centennial College has joined the ranks of training providers listing their courses on TrainingMatters.ca, the collision repair industry’s training portal. Centennial College offers a 36 week, three semester post-secondary auto body program for students interested in becoming familiar with the collision repair industry and […]

Maxxeon introduces WorkStar 2030

      Ottawa, Ontario — October 10, 2013 — According to lighting tool manufacturer Maxxeon, the Realtree AP camouflage coating on the new WorkStar 2030 light looks great and offers a cushioned comfortable grip, but as company spokesperson Roger Britt cautions tongue-in-cheek, ”Be careful where you set it down. You may not find it […]

Survey shows youth more open to considering the skilled trades

Ottawa, Ontario — October 10, 2013 — The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) provides fresh insights into the way youth across Canada perceive the skilled trades in its latest report, Apprenticeship Analysis: Youth Perceptions of Careers in the Skilled Trades. Current and anticipated skills shortages, combined with a demographic crunch as baby boomers retire, have raised […]

WIN returns to San Diego for 2014 Annual Conference and inaugural MIW program

Leesburg, Virginia — October 10, 2013 — The 2014 Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Educational Conference is scheduled to take place in San Diego, Cal., from Monday, May 5 through Wednesday, May 7, 2014.   “We are extremely excited to return to San Diego, and to hold our conference at the idyllic Paradise Point which was […]

Hamilton police request assistance finding car involved in hit-and-run

Hamilton, Ontario — October 10, 2013 — Hamilton Police Service is requesting assistance from members of the auto claims economy to find a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident.  On Saturday October 5, 2013 at approximately 3:25 a.m., a dark grey 2009 Toyota Corolla or Matrix was traveling south in the curb lane of Garth […]

Carrossier ProColor de l’Ouest de Laval announces expansion

Laval, Quebec — October 10, 2013 — Carrosserie Prud’homme has announced that it is expanding. A member of the Carrossier ProColor network since November 2012, Carrosserie Prud’homme recently acquired the premises adjacent to the facility. As part of the Carrossier ProColor network, the facility also operates as Carrossier ProColor de l’Ouest de Laval and is […]

Matco Tools adds MSCX service cart and Cordless Impact Wrench Kit to lineup

Stow, Ohio — October 10, 2013 — Matco Tools’ product lineup now includes two new products, the MSCX service cart and the 18-Volt, 3/8-inch Cordless Impact Wrench Kit.   The MSCX service cart fromMatco Tools features quick release gas pistons, allowing technicians to lay the lid back when space is tight.   The company says […]

TenPoint Complete launches expanded CSi Complete

Columbus, Ohio — October 10, 2013 — TenPoint Complete has announced an expansion to CSi Complete that the company says allows  repairers and insurers  to stay in touch with their customer throughout  the repair process via e-mail, SMS (text), Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and call centre services.    CSi Complete says it has customized its […]