Selfies in the Scrapyard: Auto wrecking facility becomes go-to location for photographers

Cardinal, Ontario — The Eastern Ontario Boneyard, an auto recycler in Cardinal, Ont., has become a hot-spot for photographers and Instagrammers searching for rare vintage vehicles.  Unlike most auto wrecking facilities, the Eastern Ontario Boneyard prides itself on saving older cars with half of its stock dating back to 1950-1980. With its vast collection of […]

Precious Cargo: Police catch catalytic converter thieves red handed

Burnaby, British Columbia — Catalytic converter thieves were caught red-handed at a traffic stop by Burnaby police. The two men stopped by officers were already known to steal catalytic converters, and one was already told by the police previously that he wasn’t allowed to carry the cat-cutting tools. Burnaby police have since seized the tools […]

Infrared Info: Global Finishing Solutions released a free guide on infrared drying

Toronto, Ontario — Global Finishing Solutions has released a free guide on how short wave infrared (IR) drying technology can speed up shop’s operations.  As the number of work orders and competitors in the collision repair industry continues to rise, body shops must find a way to increase throughput while maintaining quality. Both are achievable […]

AutoHouse Technologies 2020 Canadian Benchmark Report: Sales and Gross Profit Trends

Vancouver, British Columbia ⁠— AutoHouse Technologies has released its 2020 Canadian Benchmark Report for the collision repair industry, wherein the company details sales, gross profit trends, cycle times and touch times for the Canadian autobody sector last year. Today, we take a closer look at some of the big takeaways from the report’s look at […]

Wishing Windom Well: Uni-Select CEO Brent Windom announces forthcoming retirement

Boucherville, Quebec – Uni-Select Inc, the Canadian distributor of automotive refinish and industrial paint, announced Wednesday that Brent Windom would retire as president and chief executive officer of the group. Current Executive Chairman Brian McManus has been appointed as Mr. Windom’s successor and will hold the title of executive chairman and CEO. “Given Brent’s decision, […]

All for One: Canadian Apprenticeship Forum hosts Apprentices with Disabilities awareness webinar

Ottawa, Ontario — How inclusive is your workplace? On June 8, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) held the Apprentices with Disabilities webinar, where attendees were invited to learn about challenges those with disabilities face as apprentices and resources that may help them. Panellist Emily Arrowsmith, project manager and researcher at CAF presented participants with statistics […]