BASF to focus on profitability with SEMA seminars

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Southfield, Michigan — October 7, 2015 — Managing a repair shop is a demanding business. At this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, BASF is offering seminars that the company says will help shop owners better manage their business. SEMA takes place from November 3 to 6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The […]

SGI and police targeting distracted drivers throughout October

SGI and police have announced a blitz on distracted driving throughout October.

By Jeff Sanford Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — October 7, 2015 — Saskatchewan drivers will want to keep their eyes on the road this month. Police in the province are paying special attention to distracted drivers this October. Distracted driving is now the third largest factor in car accidents after impaired driving and speeding. Last year in […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership signed, set to impact auto sector

Signatories to the TPP include some of the world's largest economies, including Canada, the US and Japan.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 7, 2015 — Negotiating countries, including Canada, have reached an initial agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal. The deal may have the potential to disrupt many industries here at home. Two areas of particular concern are auto parts manufacturing and vehicle assembly. Japan is part […]

Mitchell Peddie: 1984 – 2015

Mitchell Peddie of Nationwide Auto Glass passed away unexpectedly on September 4, 2015.

Toronto, Ontario — October 7, 2015 — It is with great sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of Mitchell Peddie. Mitchell worked for Nationwide Auto Glass and was responsible for the North Bay and Sudbury market in Ontario. He will be greatly missed by his friends and family, as well as his colleagues and […]

Guild 21 looks at a triple approach to the bottom line

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Toronto, Ontario — October 7, 2015 — It all comes down to the bottom line, but there might be multiple ways to get there. Guild 21 will host a conference that invites repairers to reconsider traditional payment structures. The call takes place Thursday, October 8 at 2 p.m. EST and features Michael Shesterkin of What’s […]