Mirka appoints Matti Ollila to the position of Sales and Marketing Assistant

   Matti Ollila.    Montreal, Quebec — January 29, 2014 — Mirka Abrasives Canada is pleased to announce the addition of Matti Ollila to its team.  Ollila has been named to the position of Sales and Marketing Assistant. In this position, he will be responsible for supporting the sales team and the marketing function of […]

Tire Take Back Days helps recyclers build their communities

By Mike Davey  Ottawa, Ontario — January 29, 2013 — Old tires are unsightly and pose serious risks for both human health and the environment. For the last several years, Ontario Tire Stewardship has worked in conjunction with the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) to ensure that old tires are collected and disposed of properly.  […]

Hamilton shop owner needs costly cancer drug

By Mike Davey   Hamilton, Ontario — January 29, 2014 — Frank Italiano, owner of Westside Auto Collision in Hamilton, Ont., is facing a personal struggle. Italiano needs $15,000 doses of a cancer drug that the Ontario government does not cover.   Thanks to donations from friends and family, he received the first 100 ml dose of Adcetris […]

Matrix System releases 2014 training schedule

Massillon, Ohio — January 29, 2014 — Matrix System Automotive Finishes has announced the release of its 2014 Training Schedule. The courses will combine classroom and shop demonstration time providing students with guidance on proper product selection and application to maximize shop productivity. Classes include: Jobber Product – A 2 day training course designed to […]