Craig Jalbert named 3M’s Automotive Aftermarket Business Manager

Toronto, Ontario — August 2, 2019 – 3M Canada has announced the appointment of Craig Jalbert to Business Manager of Automotive Aftermarket Division. “Craig is a proven leader with strong track records of success in a variety of roles across our division,” stated Rick Orser, who moved to 3M’s Industrial and Safety Market Centre. “His knowledge […]

A week in review – August 3, 2019

Toronto, Ontario — August 3, 2019 – From huge advancements in automotive technology to an auto tech student getting his start in the industry, here’s this week’s top headlines in the automotive industry.  Alexa Goes Mobile Collision repair facilities are facing the future now as Amazon’s AI system Alexa has moved from inside the home and into […]

Dealership owner uses innovative way to protect vehicle’s from hail damage

Toronto, Ontario — August 1, 2019 – One car dealership owner is combatting hail damage in an innovative way that’s protecting both his wallet and the planet. In 2015, a dealership in Red Deer, Alberta. was hit with an unbelievable amount of hail. With more than 600 vehicles damaged with an average claim of $11,000 each, […]

Dent Fix Equipment EZ Nitro Plastic Repair Station

Toronto, Ontario — August 1, 2019 – Filled with a variety of necessary and well-engineered tools, the Dent Fix Equipment’s DF-EZN1G/DXEEZ Nitro Plastic Repair Station is designed to meet the needs of top-notch repair facilities everywhere.  The Nitrogen Plastic Welder with a Dual Chamber Nitrogen Generator included in the kit the converts shop air into nitrogen, […]

Ed Weidmann named CIECA’s new interim executive director

Toronto, Ontario — August 1, 2019 — After the sad announcement that came earlier this year that Fred Iantaro was leaving the company after 17 years, CIECA has just named their newest interim executive director to take Iantoro’s place — Ed Weidmann. “When CIECA’s Nominating Committee identified a need for an interim executive director, Ed Weidmann’s […]

Believe it or Not – August 2, 2019

Toronto, Ontario — August 1, 2019 – From a rear-end collision that ending up wrecking a whole Honda to a chain-reaction crash the resulted in one epic dive, Collision Repair has your top three weirdest and wildest industry headlines.  Double Whammy A Raleigh woman is recovering from one truly strange collision after a car that […]