CARSTAR Peterborough gives back

Jordan Arseneault Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 —CARSTAR Peterborough is spreading the holiday spirit this year, one puck at a time. The franchise Bodyshop is sponsoring a game night with the Peterborough Petes on Jan. 12, with all proceeds going towards Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Pucks will be available for attendees to throw out onto […]

FRED Mini-Vac II Fume Extractor

Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 — This high vacuum extractor is ideal for removing fumes from light to medium-duty welding applications while working in confined spaces. By capturing welding fumes at source, the MINI-VAC helps you stay OSHA compliant, and keeps your working environment clean and safe. Lightweight and compact, the MINI-VAC II makes no […]

A look back at some of the winners of 2018!

By CRM staff   Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 — Throughout the year many collision repair organizations, companies and shops have been recognized for their hard work. Collision Repair wanted to share some of the numerous awards that were distributed throughout 2018!   CARSTAR awards Canadian franchise of the year At the annual conference […]

Keeping the best in your business

By James Harris Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 — Why do productive people leave organizations? For many employers, the assumption is that it is for money, better benefits or more vacation time. This is a misconception. In reality, people who leave organizations for other ones can expect to earn about four percent more pay, […]

3M Cubitron II Line

By CRM staff   Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 —3M’s Cubitron II line includes abrasive discs, wheels and belts. All of the items in the line feature 3M’s Precision-Shaped Grain technology.   3M says this allows the products to slide through paint, metal and even high-strength steel or aluminum with ease.   A statement […]

Myth or fact? Establishing the biggest welding misconceptions

By Jordan Arseneault Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 — With a diverse background of work experience dealing with both welding and tools and equipment, Slaven was a perfect candidate to help shed light on some of the incorrect knowledge being spread throughout the repairer community. Having visited his fair share of repair shops over the course of […]

A star in the making

By Jordan Arseneault Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 — Working in collision repair is more than just a job for Star Motors manager Jason Tanguay, it’s a life-long passion. “As a kid I always had the desire to drive. I would beg family members to let me drive the tractor out in the fields. […]

Top event headlines of 2018

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 — A lot of events have happened over the course of 2018. From conferences, to charity events, the automotive industry is always attending to something. To wrap up the year, Collision Repair has prepared some of the top event headlines that resonated with the Canadian collision […]

Tropicana’s freshly trained repairers

By Jordan Arseneault Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2018 — It’s almost time for lunch as Jorden Cardinell puts the final touches on the front end of a newly repaired bumper. The inspiring apprentice inspects the part from all sides, before sliding underneath the vehicle to secure its clips. Covered in grease from head to […]

Moray Collision and Glass joins Eastside Group of Companies

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – December 21, 2018 — The Eastside Group of Companies in Winnipeg has announced that Moray Collision and Glass will be joining their team. Ken Wang, the former owner of Moray Collision and Glass, knew that the business needed some added expertise to help face the challenges that the industry is up […]