National Carwash Solutions Completes Acquisition of Zep Vehicle Care

GRIMES, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–National Carwash Solutions (“NCS”), the world’s premier provider of end-to-end car wash systems, services, and solutions, announced today that it has completed its previously disclosed acquisition of Zep Vehicle Care (“ZVC”) from Zep, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ZVC’s commercial car wash chemical offerings, marketed under well-known brands, including Armor […]

Coatings Royalty: AkzoNobel awarded Terra Carta Seal at COP26 summit

Glasgow, United Kingdom — AkzoNobel received the royal treatment on Thursday as Prince Charles bestowed the automotive paint company with a Terra Carta Seal, at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, U.K. The Prince of Wales said, “The Terra Carta Seal recognizes those organizations which have made a serious commitment to a future that is […]

Can You Believe This?! November 5, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — Who let the dogs out, the most peculiar tow truck you’ve ever seen, where your hard-earned tax dollars are headed and much, much more in this weekly Can You Believe This?! clip!

Holy Hail: Regina’s summer hailstorm spurs $90 million in claims, 11,000 auto claims

Regina, Saskatchewan ⁠—  An Aug. 31 hailstorm that pummeled the Regina, Sask. area has resulted in 11,004 auto claims, according to Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI). In the city of Regina alone, SGI received 8,390 auto claims. Thus far, total damages calculated will likely cost more than $90 million, says SGI.  Jonathan Bergen, the owner of […]