Last chance to register for CCIF Montreal

Ottawa, Ontario — September 22, 2014 — The next meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) is less than a week away, but there is still time to register for the last meeting of 2014. CCIF Montreal is set to take place September 26 at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure. Registration is available here. CCIF […]

Axalta’s paint shines on Chase qualifiers

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania — September 19, 2014 — Axalta Coating Systems paint is on six of the 16 motorsports teams’ racecars that qualified for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. After last weekend’s first race of the 10-week shootout at Chicagoland Speedway, all six drivers are still very alive in the competition and […]

Transtar launches new colours of Ultra Flex Sprayable Seam Sealer and Self Etching 1K Primer

      Brighton, Michigan — September 22, 2014 — Transtar Autobody Technologies has announced the launch of three new products. Ultra Flex Sprayable Seam Sealer – White (4182-WH) and Beige (4182-BG)  is now available, in addition to its black and gray offerings.  Transtar’s Ultra Flex Sprayable Seam Sealer is an iso-free, multi-purpose sprayable sealant that can […]

RCMP bust two Alberta “chop shops”

Edmonton, Alberta — September 22, 2014 — Alberta RCMP have recovered a substantial collection of stolen property buried underground at a Parkland County “chop shop.”   RCMP uncovered an underground ‘chop chop’ on Sept. 11. – Hand out photo   The illegal operation involves the disassembly of poached vehicles with the intention to sell separate […]

New look for DeBeer from Valspar

  The new brand look for DeBeer.    Minneapolis, Minnesota — September 22, 2014 — Valspar Automotive has announced a new look for the DeBeer Refinish brand. Customers will begin to receive products with new labels starting in September.   A statement from the company says the DeBeer Bear is moving forward as a symbol […]