Streamlining part sourcing with 3D printing

Carl Dumele, CEO of Aeromotive holds up two parts for a visual inspection. The part on the left is the original, damaged bracket. The one on your right is a new part Aeromotive turned out with its 3D printer.

Elgin, Illinois — November 9, 2016 — Carl Dumele has a problem—and solution—that he’d like to share with you. Dumele is the CEO of Aeromotive, a company specializing in electrical connectors and wiring harnesses. In addition, the company provides additive manufacturing services, otherwise known as 3D printing, and that’s where the solution to this particular […]

CSN-Chapman Autobody expands with new Bedford location

Two views of the new CSN-Chapman Autobody West-Bedford. The facility officially opened for business on November 7, 2016.

By Ryan Perks Halifax, Ontario — November 10, 2016 — Kelvin Campbell has opened a second location in the Halifax suburb of Bedford. Campbell is the owner and operator of CSN-Chapman Autobody, located in Halifax’s North End. The new shop, CSN-Chapman Autobody West-Bedford, as it’s called, officially opened for business on Monday, November 7. Campbell, […]

ArcelorMittal announces ‘next generation’ of advanced high-strength steels

ArcelorMittal logo.

Luxembourg, Switzerland — November 9, 2016 — A “new generation” of advanced high strength steels is making its way to OEMs, according to an announcement from steel producer ArcelorMittall. The new steels include two new press hardenable steels Ductibor 1000 and Usibor 2000 and martensitic steels MartINsite M1700 and M2000. Both Ductibor 1000 and Usibor […]

Boyd Group on track for a record year in acquisitions

Boyd Group logo

Winnipeg, Manitoba — November 9, 2016 — The Boyd Group continues its expansion drive with new acquisitions in Louisiana and Michigan. To date, the Boyd Group has acquired 55 autobody operations since the start of 2016. The company’s record year for acquisitions was 2014, with the addition of 61 locations to the group. The company […]

OARA conference to feature Hollander Training Summit, Paul D’Adamo as keynote

The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association has named Paul D’Adamo of Recycling Growth as the keynote speaker for the 2017 OARA Convention.

London, Ontario — November 9, 2016 — The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) is already gearing up for its conference this spring and the event promises to offer recyclers even more than in previous years. The annual OARA conference is the largest automotive recycling event in the country, frequently drawing attendees from other provinces. First, […]

ARA Expo puts technology in the spotlight

A few photos from the 73rd annual ARA Convention and Exposition! Check out the gallery below for more!

Baltimore, Maryland — November 9, 2016 — The importance of keeping up with advances in technology took centre stage during the  73rd Annual Convention and Exposition put on by the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA). ARA premiered a new segment during the event held in Baltimore, Maryland, a Technology Forum that offered automotive recyclers a full […]