New materials bring bonding and riveting to the fore

The PNP90 rivet gun from Chief Automotive. According to Jeff Sanford, Staff Writer for Collision Repair magazine, operation is simple enough that even journalists can use it with minimal instruction.

By Jeff Sanford Madison, Indiana — October 12, 2015 — One of the big shifts in the world of advanced automotive materials is the use of bonding and riveting as a method for joining. Traditionally, welding has been the method for joining materials. But with the advent of materials like carbon fibre and increasing use […]

WIN offers free webinar on Choice Management

WIN 10th anniversary logo

Leesburg,Virginia — October 13, 2015 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) is hosting a 30-minute informational webinar called “Choice Management (Make the Shift)” on Wednesday, October 28 at 11:30 a.m. EST. The webinar is presented by Ruth Weniger, CEO of Airbag solutions and 2015 Most Influential Woman Award recipient. Building on her recent WIN Educational […]

Carcone’s Auto Recycling receives two honours at ARA Convention

Michael and Carolyn Carcone.

By Mike Davey Charlotte, North Carolina — October 12, 2015 — Congratulations go out to Michael and Carolyn Carcone for their big win at the Automotive Recyclers Assocation (ARA) Annual Convention & Exposition, taking home two prestigious awards. The ARA event took place in Charlotte, North Carolina from October 7 to 10. Owners of Carcone’s […]

SEMA Preview: Gene Marks looks at your next two years

Last year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas brought together hundreds of exhibitors and industry professionals. This year's show also takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 12, 2015 — The annual SEMA event is approaching. In anticipation of the event, Collision Repair magazine will contact some of the presenters over the next two weeks to provide a bit of a sneak-peak at what to expect in Las Vegas.  One presenter at this year’s show […]