SEM rocks a new VOC-compliant bedliner with new release

Rock Hill, South Carolina — June 3, 2014 — SEM Products has released a truckbed liner solution for VOC regulated states with their new Rock-It Liner 1.7. SEM hopes to deliver on the demand for a VOC compliant bed liner with its new urethane textured coating that the company says provides a durable, protective finish […]

CIIA industry workshops held at Barrie, London colleges

By CRM Staff Hamilton, Ontario — June 3, 2014 — The CIIA has announced two industry workshops geared towards encouraging youth involvement in the collision repair trade. The first workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, June 10 at Barrie, Ontario’s Georgian College campus (room K318). The workshop starts at 6:30 p.m. and will feature representatives from […]

New Tecumseth, Essa towers blitzed during OPP safety check

By CTAR Staff New Tecumseth, Ontario — June 3, 2014 — A recent OPP safety check resulted in a number of tow trucks and taxis being pulled off the road to ensure their compliance with municipal regulations. The OPP safety check, held in Essa Township and New Tecumseth, was conducted by the Nottawasaga OPP in […]

CARSTAR launches ‘Shine Month’ in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Hamilton, Ontario — June 3, 2014 — For the last decade, the annual Soaps It Up fundraising car wash was a highlight in the month of June for CARSTAR stores as it helped raise over $2 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. This year CARSTAR aims to raise $200,000, starting with nearly 100 CARSTAR centres across […]

Registration opens for 2014 I-CAR Conference

Hoffman Estates, Illinois — June 3, 2014 — I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, announces that registration is now open for the 2014 I-CAR Conference, which will be held on July 30, 2014 at Cobo Center in Detroit.  This year’s Conference picks up I-CAR’s technology advancement discussion started at the company’s 2013 Conference […]

Boyd Group acquires Netcost Claims Services

Winnipeg, Manitoba — June 3, 2014 — Boyd Group Income Fund announced that Boyd, through a subsidiary, has signed a definitive agreement and concurrently closed the acquisition of Netcost 866netglass LLC, operating as Netcost Claims Services (NCS). NCS generated sales of approximately US$25 million in 2013.    NCS expands Boyd Group’s existing third party administration […]