Bertrand Supplies holds demos at Tony Graham Collision Centre

Demonstrating the capabilities of Pro Spot's aluminum welding station. Check out the gallery below for more photos!

By Mike Davey Nepean, Ontario — September 21, 2016 — Getting the most up-to-date information on equipment is vital, and it often falls to the local jobbers and distributors to get that information out to the shops. Bertrand Supplies recently held a demo of new equipment at Tony Graham Collision Centre in Nepean, Ont. Staff […]

Alberta task force shuts down alleged chop shop

Alberta police have charged 35-year-old Brandy Lynn Cobbe after raiding a chop shop in Lacombe County.

By Mike Pickford Lacombe, Alberta — September 21, 2016 — An Alberta man is facing multiple charges after police recovered more than $400,000 worth of stolen goods at an alleged chop shop in Lacombe County, Alta. Having spent months investigating and building their case, the Blackfalds RCMP called in the Priority Crimes Task Force to […]

Could recyclers sell electronics as parts instead of scrap?

An engine control module from a Toyota. The Vehicle Security Professional program could allow some recyclers to sell modules as parts rather than for their scrap value.

Hamilton, Ontario — September 21, 2016 — Electronic components are everywhere in modern vehicles, and buying new ones is often extremely expensive. Could automotive recyclers sell these components, not as scrap, but as parts? John Norris thinks so. He administers the Vehicle Security Professional (VSP) program, a data exchange system designed to allow eligible automotive […]

Recycling convention to showcase technology

The Automotive Recycler's Association 73rd Annual Convention and Exposition will feature a Technology Forum for the first time.

Washington, DC — September 21, 2016 — There has never been a time when technology wasn’t a major force in business, but its impact and effects have increased in recent years. That might be why the upcoming Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) convention will feature an all-day Technology Forum for the first time. Taking place at […]