asTech and Nexsyis Collision announce joint software integration

asTech logo

By CRM Staff Phoenix, Arizona — October 20, 2017 — Repairify, the company that makes the asTech scanning solution, and Nexsyis, a repair management and accounting platform, have announced the release of an application integration providing secure two-way, real-time communication between the two platforms. The integration between the platforms will “dramatically streamline” the entire vehicle diagnostic […]

ALI opens new headquarters and launches LiftLab

ALI Headquarters

By Allison Preston Cortland, New York — October 20, 2017 — The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has moved to a new multipurpose facility in Cortland, New York. ALI members, as well as lift inspectors, suppliers and other guests from the vehicle lift and workplace safety industries, attended the grand opening celebration, where the company announced […]

DeVilbiss to launch ‘special edition’ superhero spray gun at SEMA 2017

Vigilante spray gun

BY Tom Davis Scottsdale, Arizona — October 20, 2017 — DeVilbiss has announced it will launch a new special edition spray gun at this year’s SEMA show. In a statement, the company said the TEKNA Vigilante is themed after graphic novel heroes and is inspired by a lineage of “silent crusaders” with a defined purpose […]

CIIA to hold new Certification of Qualification prep courses


By Tom Davis Hamilton, Ontario — October 20, 2017 — Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) has scheduled three classes in November and December to help unlicensed techs successfully complete their provincial trades license exam. The CIIA regularly runs preparation courses for the Certification of Qualification exams that some technicians – those who have the necessary […]