Women’s Industry Network announces scholarship recipients

The WIN Scholarship recipients for 2016, from left: Tristen Berlin, Krystyna Zak, Chelsea Bonds, Nancy McInerney and Jasmine Storey.

Leesburg, Virginia — April 26, 2016 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has selected the scholarship winners for 2016. According to a statement from WIN, recipients of the scholarships have demonstrated their desire to excel in collision repair. Scholarship recipients receive tuition assistance as well as educational opportunities. The College Student Tuition and Conference Scholarship […]

Alberta MLA and former mechanic says Bill 203 ‘unnecessary’

Mike Ellis, MLA for Calgary-West, says current consumer protection statutes make Bill 203 unnecessary.

By Dylan O’Hagan Calgary, Alberta — April 26, 2016 — Bill 203—a proposed Alberta private members bill to replace the current Fair Trade Act—has received its second reading through the Alberta Legislative Assembly. Alberta MLA Jon Carson introduced Bill 203 and received a mixed reception from other MLAs. Carson opened the floor by outlining what […]

Boyd Group expands in Ohio

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Winnipeg, Manitoba — April 26, 2016 — The Boyd Group has acquired a collision repair centre in Hudson, Ohio, previously operated as Clarke Collision Center. Hudson is in northeast Ohio about 45 km south of Cleveland and 24 km north of Akron. This marks the latest in a string of acquisitions by Boyd in the […]

Chief launches new Heavy-Duty Rivet Gun

The new Chief Heavy-Duty Rivet gun puts out almost twice the compression force as the company’s standard rivet gun.

Madison, Indiana — April 26, 2016 — Chief has introduced a new Heavy-Duty Rivet Gun that puts out almost twice the force of the company’s standard rivet gun. According to Chief, this enables collision repair technicians to use it to install rivets in even the strongest steels, including Usibor. The Heavy-Duty Rivet Gun is approved […]

Chief University announces updated curriculum

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Madison, Indiana — April 26, 2016 — Chief University has announced improvements and updates to its curriculum for 2016. Chief University is the training arm of Chief Automotive Technologies.  Chief University will offer over 60 updated training classes for technicians, estimators and insurance appraisers across North America this year. For a complete schedule and to […]