Spanesi announces second Touch Training Week of 2016

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Naperville, Illinois — January 19, 2016 — The events are obviously proving popular. Spanesi has announced it will hold another Touch Training Week this February. The training event takes place February 16 and 17, 2016 at the Spanesi Corporate Center located just outside of Chicago in Napierville, Illinois. Spots in the class are very limited, […]

Report: 3D Printing to generate $4.3 billion in the auto industry by 2025

A rear view of the Strati, produced by Local Motors. About 75 percent of the vehicle is 3D printed.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 19, 2016 — The subject of 3D printing has been a hot one over the last couple years. The new technology promises to change the way manufacturing is done across the industrial world. A recent report suggests the impact of this new technology on the auto industry could […]

New prep course for Certificate of Qualification exam

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Hamilton, Ontario — January 19, 2016 — Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) has designed a new training class to help unlicensed techs to better successfully complete the provincial trades license exam. The new course has been driven by demand from the industry.  “The impact of trades license enforcement by the Ontario College of Trades and […]

Valspar launches Legacy, redesigns House of Kolor site

EC21, a new entry in Valspar's Legacy line.

Minneapolis, Minnesota — January 19, 2016 — Valspar has announced the launch of the Legacy line. Legacy EC21 Clearcoat is a new, low 2.1 VOC, European style, polyurethane clearcoat with a 2:1 mix ratio. According to a statement from Valspar, EC21 is formulated for ease of application with outstanding durability, flow and leveling. The company […]