Wanna Race: P.A.C.E.R. Program unveils retrofitted Dodge Dart drag racer at PaintSource

Toronto, Ontario – Toronto’s PaintSource Automotive celebrated the relaunch of the Police and Community Educating Racers (P.A.C.E.R.) Program last Sunday, where companies and local organizations gathered for a barbeque and the unveiling of a police-themed drag racing car. According to Mathew John, co-owner of Paint Source, the program aims to educate the next generation of […]

3M Canada announces Rick Berg Award winner

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – February 26, 2019 – 3M Canada handed its 2018 Rick Berg Award to Ian Jacob, the senior sales representative in 3M’s automotive aftermarket division for the Eastern region. The Rick Berg Award is named after a former 3M Canada business manager for the Automotive Aftermarket Division who passed away […]

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 […]

New president and GM for 3M Canada

By CRM staff   Toronto, Ontario – September 17, 2018 –It was announced last week that 3M Canada has a new president and general manager, Lars Hanseid.     Hanseid is not new to the company as he possesses 30 years of international experience at 3M. He most recently worked as vice president of the Central […]

3M launches travelling interactive experience on road infrastructure technologies

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — January 31, 2018 — 3M’s Transportation Safety Division is launching a North American Roadshow that will travel to 50 locations throughout the United States and Canada showcasing the latest 3M road safety technology and innovation. 3M has designed a custom 53’ tractor trailer that will offer interactive experiences that […]

Automotive industry recognized in Canada’s top 100 employers of 2018

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By Erin McLaughlin Toronto, Ontario — December 6, 2017 — The Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, a national competition developed to recognize employers offering exceptional workplaces recently announced their 2018 winners. This year, a handful of employers within the automotive industry were chosen—3M, BASF, Ford and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC). Selections are based on […]

Keep it Flowing: 3M introduces PPS Series 2.0 Spray Cup System

According to 3M Canada, the 3M PPS Series 2.0 Spray Cup System improves the flow of the painting process with an improved spray cup design that delivers advanced performance, efficiency and cleanliness.

London, Ontario — October 4, 2017 — 3M Canada has introduced the next evolution in its paint application technology – the 3M PPS Series 2.0 Spray Cup System.  According to 3M Canada, the 3M PPS Series 2.0 Spray Cup System improves the flow of the painting process with an improved spray cup design that delivers […]

3M to introduce new Collision Repair App

The new 3M Collision Repair App will be available for download on the Apple App store July 26. According to 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, the app provides quick access to 3M Collision Repair product information, process guides, application videos and standard operating procedures.

St. Paul, Minnesota — July 24, 2017 — In these modern times, many of us have a world of information right in our pockets. 3M has announced a new app that aims to make accessing information even easier for bodyshop technicians and distributor sales staff. It will be available to download July 26.  The 3M […]