Interactive demos and new products the focus at Automechanika Chicago

Automechanika Chicago brought together hundreds of exhibitors for interactive demos and new product launches. Check out the gallery below for more photos!

Chicago, Illinois — April 27, 2015 — The inaugural edition of Automechanika Chicago brought more than 450 exhibiting companies to McCormick Place West for three days of action on the show floor. Held every other year, Automechanika Chicago is the 14th Automechanika event worldwide.  On display were new innovations, products, and services for collision repair […]

Mitchell releases revamped version of RepairCenter Mobile

San Diego, California — April 27, 2015 — Mitchell has released the latest version of the RepairCenterMobile app, which enables collision repair facilities to manage various aspects of their workflow from a mobile device. Mitchell says the new RepairCenter Mobile app adds flexibility on-the-go and incorporates cutting-edge solutions that improve workflow and internal processes. With the […]

NACE | CARS 2015 details, registration now available

North Richland Hills, Texas — April 27, 2015 — Registration for NACE | CARS 2015 sessions, conference programs and Expo is now open. According to organizers, this year’s event offers even more training and education programs for technicians, shop owners and management. Committees overseeing content development have aimed to select the industry’s best speakers to cover […]

AutoQuip Canada names Wayne James as Director of Operations

Bradford, Ontario — April 27, 2015 — AutoQuip Canada has announced the addition of Wayne James as the company’s new Director of Operations. James brings close to four decades of industry experience to the role, with his most recent position at Maaco Brand, where he spent 33 years. He holds a strong background in collision repair, […]

Chief launches self-piercing rivet gun

Madison, Indiana — April 27, 2015 — Chief Automotive Technologies has released a self-piercing rivet gun for use in all common riveting applications, including bonding aluminium and steel vehicle body panels. Part of the company’s product line expansion into “fusion” products, Chief’s PNP90 rivet gun features a pneumatic-hydraulic design. By utilizing air and hydraulics, the […]

Chief releases heavy-duty weld fume extractor

Chicago, Illinois — April 27, 2015 — Chief Automotive Technologies is now offering a heavy-duty weld fume extractor to help protect technicians from breathing in harmful airborne particulates. Part of Chief’s product line expansion into “fusion” products, the fume extractor uses an electric motor to draw weld fumes through a cylindrical arm that leads to a […]