Is Carlyle Group creating a collision conglomerate?

Carlyle Group logo

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — September 2, 2015 — Consolidation in the collision repair sector continues apace. The latest news comes from private equity firm Carlyle Group, which has tendered an offer to buy UK-based claims management software maker Innovation Group. Carlyle already owns a minority stake in US chain Service King and is […]

Mac Tools releases three new cordless impacts

The new line of cordless impacts from Mac Tools.

Columbus, Ohio — September 2, 2015 — Mac Tools has launched three new cordless impacts that are available in several variations. The new impacts offer reliable power, comfort for more productive use and varying speeds and torque values for maximum user control. The new products are BWP025-­‐D2: 1/4” 12V Impact Wrench Kit with 55 ft. […]

Collision 360 gives the next generation a hand up

Anthony Iaboni of Collision 360.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — September 2, 2015 — Anthony Iaboni grew up working in his family’s collision supply centre. He learned the business and developed an understanding of what it takes to succeed. Eventually he felt a need to go out on his own and decided to try out the role of entrepreneur. […]