3M announces SEMA celebrity appearances

KC Mathieu will be one of a number of celebrities making special appearances at 3M's locations during the 2015 SEMA Show.

London, Ontario — October 28, 2015 — 3M has announced it will host a number of car building legends at the 3M Automotive Aftermarket Outdoor Showcase, taking place at the 2015 SEMA Show. Celebrities confirmed to appear include Chip Foose, Ringbrothers, KC Mathieu, Rich Evans, Charley Hutton and Ian Rousell. The 2015 SEMA Show takes place […]

Chief goes big with new heavy-duty line

Chief's new heavy-duty repair line.

Madison, Indiana — October 28, 2015 — Chief has introduced a new product line designed to help heavy-duty collision facilities improve technician ergonomics, shop efficiency, repair quality and cycle times. Chief says the equipment also makes it possible to write more comprehensive estimates upfront and document repairs. The new Chief heavy-duty product line includes:• New Centurion […]

Parts data: SEMA Data Co-op to offer update in advance of 2015 SEMA Show

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By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — October 29, 2015 — Every automotive part manufactured represents a wealth of data. Looking deeper, there has been a big push on the part of SEMA to create a stand-alone data repository for suppliers and buyers of parts.    The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) is “an industry-owned and operated […]

ARAAC approves two members at general meeting

ARAAC approves two members at general meeting

Halifax, Nova Scotia — October 28, 2015 — Auto recyclers and industry associates recently gathered for the annual Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) meeting where two new direct members were welcomed to the fold. “We have grown as an association and now have 32 direct members in ARAAC, in addition to our 10 […]

St. Thomas auto recycler changed by Africa mission trip

St Thomas auto recycler changed by Africa mission trip

St. Thomas, Ontario — October 28, 2015 — The owner of McGregor Auto Parts recently returned from a compassionate and life-changing trip to Sierra Leone, Africa with the grassroots organization, Let Them Laugh Out Loud (LOL). Jeff McGregor had travelled to the West African country as part of a team to support a paediatrician from […]