I-CAR brings line-up of OEM speakers to main stage at NACE

Hoffman Estates, Illinois — July 28, 2014 — I-CAR has announced its lineup of OEM speakers on the I-CAR Main Stage at NACE in Detroit at Cobo Center Thursday, July 31 and Friday, August 1. Speakers include technical experts from Ford, Honda, BMW, General Motors, and I-CAR. “Building off the I-CAR Conference on July 30th, […]

Tony DeSantis named VP of Sales for Fix Auto Canada

  Tony DeSantis.    Toronto, Ontario — July 28, 2014 — Steve Leal, President of Fix Auto Canada, has announced the promotion of Tony DeSantis to Vice President of Sales. DeSantis has over 20 years of experience in sales within the insurance property and casulaty market. Prior to joining Fix Auto, he held various positions […]

Carrossier ProColor Sainte-Julienne obtains Green Wrench Gold level certification

  Gilbert Beaulie, Shop Manager, and Claud McManiman, Owner of Carrossier ProColor Sainte-Julienne.    Sainte-Julienne, Quebec — July 23, 2014 — Carrossier ProColor Sainte-Julienne has obtained its Green Wrench Gold level certification in May 2014 for its outstanding commitment to the preservation of the environment. The Gold level, the highest level of the Green Wrench […]

NACE to feature preview of new I-CAR Aluminum Panel course

Hoffman Estates, Illinois — July 28, 2014 — I-CAR will soon launch its all-new instructor-led course, Aluminum Panel Repair and Replacement (APR01). This course provides in-depth information, backed by in-class student activities, on the array of important considerations to take into account when making decisions on aluminum panels. Attendees at NACE will have the opportunity […]

“The Shop of Tomorrow” on display at NACE 2014

Detroit, Michigan — July 28, 2014 — A special display, “The Shop of Tomorrow,” has been announced for NACE 2014, taking place July 30 to August 2 at the Cobo Center in Detroit. The aim of the new display is to provide attendees with opportunities to view and learn about the latest tools and technologies […]

Economical crushes two stolen SUVs

    The crushed remains of a 2005 Cadillac Escalade and a 2005 GMC Denali at Bodyline Auto Recyclers in Hamilton. The vehicles were recovered as part of an anti-theft investigation. Economical chose the unusual step of crushing the vehicles, as the safety and provenance of parts put on since the vehicles were stolen cannot […]

Snap-on Tools to give away one ETHOS Plus Scan Tool at NACE

Detroit, Michigan — July 28, 2014 — On top of all the new additions to NACE in 2014, ETHOS will be hosting live demonstrations of its Plus Scan Tool on running vehicles. ETHOS says this new feature to its 2014 NACE offerings adds even more excitement to its new interactive CARS Scan Tool Demo area. In […]

CARSTAR Ottawa South East Appraisal Centre latest addition to the network

  Frank McGachy, Manager, and Yves Beauvasi, Assistant Manager of CARSTAR Ottawa South East Appraisal Centre.    Hamilton, Ontario — July 28, 2014 — CARSTAR is pleased to announce the opening of its first appraisal centre in Ottawa, CARSTAR Ottawa South East Appraisal Centre.  The appraisal centre, located at 2555 Bank Street at the Hunt Club […]

Heavy-bodied white seam sealer arrives from SEM

      Rock Hill, South Carolina – July 15, 2014 — SEM is announcing the release of the 40477 Heavy Bodied White Seam Sealer. The company says its high viscosity, two-component epoxy sealer is for use on interior or exterior seams, joints, voids, trunk sections, firewalls, tail light areas and anywhere else seam sealer is […]

New colour-matching technology arrives from Valspar

  Valspar introduces new OEM colour matching technology.   Minneapolis, Minnesota — July 28, 2014 — Valspar Automotive is excited to introduce its latest OEM colour matching technology for the automotive world: De Beer Mysterious Colours. Automotive OEMs are using more advanced paint technologies, and the company says its offerings continue to be on the cutting edge […]