Acoat Selected celebrates 40th anniversary

AkzoNobel's Acoat Selected program celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

By Chris Gerics Toronto, Ontario — April 18, 2016 — AkzoNobel created the Acoat Selected program 40 years ago to help customers with efficient business practices, training on the latest technology and to help pass on the knowledge and experience needed to manage and maintain a profitable, high-quality body shop. Bill Williams is the Body […]

Full schedule announced for 2016 MSO Symposium

Vincent Romans of The Romans Group during the MSO Symposium in 2015. Romans will return for the 2016 session, presenting the industry update.

North Richland Hills, Texas — April 18, 2016 — The MSO Symposium has consistently been one of the most thought provoking sessions at NACE since it was first offered in 2011. The schedule has been released for this year’s session, and it promises to bring together an even broader group of collision industry executives and […]

CIIA to hold evening workshops across Ontario

CIIA logo.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — April 18, 2016 — A new series of evening workshops commences in May, focusing on profitability and the top 10 things that can go wrong at body shops when it comes to health and safety. The workshops will take place in numerous communities across Ontario and are being presented […]

Canadian Hail Repair opens new stores in Alberta

Canadian Hail Repair's new locations are retail operations focusing on appraisals.

By Chris Gerics Calgary,  Alberta — April 18, 2016 — Weather is always a big factor in the collision repair industry, especially in regards to hail. That’s why Canadian Hail Repair has opened two new paintless dent repair (PDR) stores in Alberta, a province known for vicious hailstorms. Canadian Hail Repair will often send a […]