Upcoming apprenticeship webinar to explore ‘completion’ tactics

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By CRM Staff   Ottawa, Ontario — May 31, 2017 — The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) has announced it will host a webinar in June as part of its Future of Apprenticeship series. The focus of this webinar will be completion of studies, and examine options to help apprentices complete their training.     According […]

Fix Auto Canada to sponsor Canadian WorldSkills competitor

Jean Charles Dupuis, COO of Fix Auto Canada and Vyolaine Dujmovic, Canada's competitor at the next WorldSkills event. Fix Auto Canada will serve as a sponsor when Dujmovic represents Canada in Abu Dhabi.

Montreal, Quebec — May 31, 2017 — Fix Auto Canada has announced it will sponsor Canadian skills competitor Vyolaine Dujmovic when she competes at the upcoming WorldSkills event, taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAR, in October 2017. The announcement was made by Jean Charles Dupuis, the company’s Chief Operations Officer. Dujmovic was given the opportunity […]

U-POL launches Rapid System refinishing line

The new Rapid System from U-POL. The company line includes includes Rapid System Body Filler, Glaze, Primer and Clearcoat.

Stockertown, Pennsylvania — May 31, 2017 — U-POL has just introduced the company’s new Rapid System line of advanced body repair products which it says were engineered to significantly reduce cycle times. The line includes Rapid System Body Filler, Glaze, Primer and Clearcoat. According to U-POL, Rapid System products can be used individually or as […]

Survey: Examining the aging collision workforce

The chart above shows the youngest (red) and oldest (blue) staff members reported by our survey respondents.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — May 30, 2017 — The collision repair industry can always use fresh young talent. Part of the reason for this, we’re told, is an aging workforce. Our most recent survey asked readers to fill us in on the ages of both themselves and staff members. Collision Repair magazine runs […]

Canada Car Color training modules increasing in popularity

Representatives from Speedy Collision, CARSTAR, Fix Auto, Boyd Group, and independent shop owners attending a Canada Car Color Training Module.

By Josh White Calgary, Alberta — May 30, 2017 — Canada Car Color, based in Alberta, runs a regular series of training modules aimed towards customer success. The design of the modules was driven by a desire to make sure the company’s customers understand the fullest potential of their products.The initiative has proven to be very […]