Birchmount Collision receives Consumer Choice Award for second year in a row

Toronto, Ontario — June 2, 2014 — Birchmount Collision has received the Consumer Choice Award for the Best Body Shop in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for the second year in a row.    Owned and operated by Wayne Hosaki, the facility is located 4032 Finch Avenue E. in Scarborough, Ont.    “We are very […]

Arslan appoints Sean Slaven as Ontario Sales Manager

  Sean Slaven.   Toronto, Ontario — June 2, 2014 — Strain-Tec Manufacturing & Arslan Automotive Canada have announced the appointment of Sean Slaven as Ontario Sales Manager for Arslan Automotive Canada and Strain-Tec Mfg. products. Slaven has had many years of experience in the collision repair tools and equipment trade and comes to the […]

The future arrives at Color Compass trade show

  Regional Manager Emile Fremont, GM Dave Swenson and Branch Manager Al Hinton of Carlson Body Shop Supply.   By Andrew Ardizzi Calgary, Alberta — June 2, 2014 — The products of tomorrow were on display at the Color Compass trade show this past week in Calgary. Christened the Color Compass Collision Expo, the one-off […]

Boyd Group Income Fund elects Board of Trustees

Winnipeg, Manitoba — June 2, 2014 — Boyd Group has announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 8, 2014 were elected as Trustees of Boyd Group Income Fund. The election of trustees was held at the Annual Meeting on Monday, May 26 in Winnipeg. The Trustees are Dave Brown, Brock […]

New Booth Wall Coat from DeVilbiss

      Swanton, Ohio — June 2, 2014 — DeVilbiss has announced the introduction of the all-new DeVilbiss CLEAN Booth Wall Coat. Water based and easy to use, the Booth Wall Coat is a protective coating for paint booth surfaces. DeVilbiss says Booth Wall Coat is durable and long lasting, and it has been […]

Quality Parts Coalition releases five-year price comparison report

Washington, D.C. — June 2, 2014 — A new report released in the U.S. purports to show a dramatic price gap between original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and aftermarket or alternative versions of the top 20 most commonly sold certified auto collision repair parts from 2009 to 2014 in the U.S. The study, compiled by the Quality Parts […]

Dufferin Street tops Ontario’s Worst Roads once again

Thornhill, Ontario — June 2, 2014 — For the third year in a row, Dufferin Street in Toronto has been voted the worst road in Ontario. Over the years, Dufferin Street has made CAA’s Worst Roads list eight times.  Eight of the roads on the 2014 list are from the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area […]