The second annual Automotive Conference and Exposition

Toronto, Ontario — April 17, 2019 — Niagara Falls was a magnetic attraction last week as more than 800 new car dealer personnel gathered to the Casino Niagara conference hall for the second annual Automotive Conference and Exposition (ACE). The Trillium Auto Dealers Association (TADA) and Consolidated Dealers succeeded in putting this event together with a […]

First ACE conference concludes in Niagara Falls

By CRM Staff   Niagara Falls, Ontario — April 17, 2018 — The Trillium Automobile Dealers’ Association (TADA), in partnership with Consolidated Dealers, hosted the first ACE (Automotive Conference & Expo) last week. The event was created specifically with Canadian New Car Dealers in mind. ACE is a combination of TADA’s Auto Dealers Innovation Series […]

Automotive Commodity Exchange and MCI Cores announce merger

ACE and MCI Cores logos

St. Louis, Missouri — February 24, 2016 — Automotive Commodity Exchange (ACE) and MCI Cores (MCI) have signed a definitive merger agreement. This agreement combines the collection, harvesting, and distribution of “big” automotive cores and commodities processed by ACE with that of the “small” automotive cores and commodities processed by MCI. “Big” automotive cores encompass […]

Valspar still growing, if slightly slower

Valspar logo

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — September 7, 2015 — Paint-maker Valspar continues to expand as it absorbs recent acquisitions. But like many American companies the higher US dollar has some analysts tweaking future valuations. Or so it seems. Valspar has made some recent smart acquisitions. The company recently bought up the paint manufacturing assets […]

Steve Smith joins Spanesi Americas, forms Automotive Collision Equipment of Florida

Steve Smith joins Spanesi Americas, forms Automotive Collision Equipment of Florida

Naperville, Illinois — July 13, 2015 — Spanesi Americas has announced a new addition to its distribution network. Steve Smith of Plant City, Florida and his staff will be joining the company, and will now operate under the name Automotive Collision Equipment of Florida (ACE). “I have had a long friendship with Steve of over […]