Polyvance introduces Bumper Mate 2 workstation

The new 6075 Bumper Mate 2 workstation from Polyvance.

Rainsville, Alabama — March 17, 2016 — Polyvance has released the new 6075 Bumper Mate 2. According to a statement from the company, the new unit makes it easy for a repair technician to hold floppy plastic bumper covers solidly in place so repairs can be made most efficiently. Polyvance says one technician can fixture […]

Olympian Shannon Miller to serve as Women’s Industry Network keynote speaker

Olympian Shannon Miller will serve as the keynote speaker at the WIN Conference in May.

Leesburg, Virginia — March 17, 2016 — A decade ago, a small group of collision professionals invited women to come together and further opportunities for their peers in the industry. They would go on to found the Women’s Industry Network (WIN). Today the organization is gearing up for its 10th anniversary conference, slated for May […]

College of Trades launches ‘enforcement blitz’ in Ontario

OCOT logo.

By Dylan O’Hagan Peterborough, Ontario — March 17, 2016 — Safety in the automotive repair industry can literally mean life or death. That’s part of the idea behind the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT), and that’s why Ontario enforcement officers recently cracked down on technicians lacking an official Certificate of Qualification. In the past winter […]