PBE Distributors shines at 2014 Trade Show

London, Ontario — April 28, 2014 — PBE Distributors held its annual trade show on April 25, 2014. The 2014 spring trade show was held at the Four Points by Sheraton Convention Centre in London, Ont. Over 150 stakeholders attended the event to examine new products and equipment geared towards the collision repair industry.  The […]

Apprenticeship Disconnect: Special meeting seeks methods to get apprentices to class

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — April 28, 2014 — Enough apprentices are signing up to fill between 10 and 12 Level 1 classes in Ontario, according to John Norris of Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA), yet there are only four programs operating across the province. This discrepancy was the major focus at a recent […]

Cox stresses environmental conscientiousness with Rupture Seal

By Andrew Ardizzi   The Rupture Seal is designed to ensure dangerous fluid leaks can be easily plugged on the roadside   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — April 28, 2014 — Rupture Seal President and CEO Glenn Cox is endeavouring to make the environment a little bit cleaner with the company’s fluid sealer. “The purpose […]

Nissan prototype features self-cleaning nano-paint

  The European Nissan Note model prototype is the first vehicle to trail new paint that could make car washes obsolete.    Rolle, Switzerland — April 28, 2014 — Imagine if you could offer your customers a new paint job that would also keep their car clean. That day isn’t here yet, but Nissan in […]

PartsTrader rolls out across U.S.

      Chicago, Illinois — April 28, 2014 — PartsTrader has announced the completion of the U.S. deployment of its parts procurement platform which began in August 2013.  As of April 17, 2014 collision repairers and parts suppliers are active on the system in all 48 continental states and the District of Columbia.   […]