Boyd Group expands in Washington

Boyd group logo

Winnipeg, Manitoba — June 15, 2016 — The Boyd Group has announced the opening of a collision repair centre in Airway Heights, Washington, west of Spokane. The facility previously operated as City West Auto Body. It will now operate under the Gerber Collision & Glass name.    “This new location complements our existing locations in […]

National Research Council spearheading aluminum vehicle research

The ALtec research group is linked to the National Research Council's Lightweighting of Ground Transportation Vehicles program.

Ottawa, Ontario — June 15, 2016 — The introduction of the aluminum-bodied F-150 led to a lot of speculation that soon many major automakers would be turning to this material to decrease the curb weight of their vehicles. While the automotive industry has been slower to adopt aluminum than some were expecting, there is definitely […]

CSN raises fund for Make-A-Wish Canada at Rope for Hope

Meghan McGill of Make-A-Wish Canada and Jordie Bevan of CSN Corporate. Bevan rappelled down the side of Toronto's City Hall as part of the fundraising event.

Toronto, Ontario — June 15, 2016 — For the last four years, CSN Collision Centres has participated in Make-A-Wish Canada’s Rope for Hope events. The mission of Make-A-Wish Canada is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. This year, CSN participated as a National Rope Sponsor and Jordie Bevan of CSN Corporate […]

Chase Auto Body Supplies hosts hands-on demos at MPI Training Centre

The event featured a number of hands-on demos of body shop equipment, including the latest equipment for small damage repair.

Winnipeg, Manitoba — June 15, 2016 — Chase Auto Body Supplies recently held a collision repair equipment show at the MPI Training Centre in Winnipeg. The theme was “Increasing production through technology, equipment, and products.” The show featured hands-on demonstrations of the industry’s latest technology. From cutting-edge equipment in the body shop to new product […]

ARAAC Annual Meeting includes trade show for the first time

The ARAAC meeting included updates on other regions across the country from ARC board members, including Neil James from BC.

Halifax, Nova Scotia — June 15, 2016 — The Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) has concluded its annual meeting for 2016. Previously, the association had met twice a year in the spring and fall. This year the decision was made to move to one larger meeting. Judging by attendance, it seems like ARAAC […]

Tire Take 2016 helps fulfill dreams

Recycled tires can be turned into many useful consumer goods, including environmentally-friendly mulch.

Toronto, Ontario — June 15, 2016 — Tire Take Back has officially concluded for another year, but its positive impacts will continue throughout the rest of 2016 and beyond. This year marks the seventh annual Tire Take Back event, a joint effort of Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) and Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS), in conjunction […]