By Tom Davis Leesburg, Virginia — November 14, 2017 — The Womens Industry Network (WIN) has opened applications for its 2018 scholarship program. The organization said it is committed to “financially supporting females who demonstrate their desire to excel in the field of collision repair” through the program. Applications for next year’s scholarship will be […]
By Alex Dugas Las Vegas, Nevada — November 13, 2017 — Collision Repair magazine got the chance to catch up with Celette for a demonstration during the SEMA Show, where it unveiled: The Cameleon, a customizable fixture-set solution. According to Celette, this new product provides a solution to help keep up with the high volume […]
Toronto, Ontario — November 14th, 2017 — This week’s Tuesday Ticker: Boyd announces bump in sales, AutoCanada enjoys strong growth in the west and new service bays, Uni-Select announces strong performance in its Canadian operations, and much, much more! Boyd Boyd this week reported financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2017. Some […]
By Tom Davis Tokyo, Japan — November 13, 2017 — Kobe Steel has blamed a focus on profits and a rigid organizational structure as the reason behind its quality control scandal. A 27-page document released by the company – the result of an internal investigation – said inadequate quality control processes, as well as a […]
By Tom Davis Toronto, Ontario — November 13, 2017 — Over the next 10 years Canada will lose hundreds of thousands of skilled tradespeople due to retirements, according to the Ontario College of Trades. Guiding young people, women, indigenous peoples, new Canadians and those with disabilities into the collision repair sector is the key to […]
Solera AudaVision: BC Insurers face massive losses; Costs increasing nation-wide; Is technology the answer?
By Tom Davis Toronto, Ontario — November 13, 2017 — With collision repairers and auto insurers facing mounting cost pressure, a packed Solera AudaVision conference held in Toronto last Thursday heard about some of the technological options available to help better manage repair costs. Those repair costs are a growing problem across the country, according […]