Financial roundup: Ups and downs for collision repair companies

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By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 19, 2015 — Publicly traded companies in the collision repair space are getting ready to announce results for the third quarter of 2015. Let’s hope the results are better than stocks in the wider market. The earnings haven’t been good at some major consumer-based companies. Many assumed that […]

Fix Auto expands in Perth, Ontario

Fix Auto Perth is owned by A&B Ford Lincoln, but serves all makes and models.

Mississauga, Ontario — October 19, 2015 — Daryll O’Keefe, General Manager of Fix Auto Ontario has announced the addition of a new strategic partner, Fix Auto Perth. The newly-named Fix Auto Perth has been in operation as a collision centre for the past 40 years, and is owned by the A&B Ford Lincoln dealership. Gary Mousseau, […]

SEMA Preview: Competing with the consolidators

David Luehr will present on competing with consolidators as part of SEMA's Repairer Driven Education Series.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 19, 2015 — Owners of independent collision repair centres will want to take note of an event the Society of Collision Repair Specialists is putting on at this year’s SEMA event in Las Vegas. As part of the organization’s Repairer Driven Education Series, well-known Tennessee-based collision repair consultant David […]

Valspar teams with top artists to benefit industry education

A few of the items up for auction this year throught Artists4Education. More items will be added, including some that will be painted at Valspar's SEMA booth.

Minneapolis, Minnesota — October 19, 2015 — Valspar Automotive is bringing its brand family of quality performance coatings and products together with the creative talents of top custom artists to the SEMA Show to raise money through Artists4Education and help fund the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF). The SEMA Show takes place November 3 to […]