Algonquin auto body students offered insight on future of collision repair industry

Myers CARSTAR Collision manager Shawn Jamieson visited students enroled in the advanced level of the Auto Body Repairer program at Algonquin College recently to offer some insight on the future of the collision repair industry. Pictured above is the main body shop at the Ottawa-based school.

By Mike Pickford Ottawa, Ontario — August 17, 2016 — With much of Canada’s collision repair industry currently suffering through a slight skilled-labour shortage, there has been an added impetus placed on transitioning promising potential professionals out of the classroom and into the work place. Keeping with what has become an annual trend, post-secondary institutions […]

Pembroke Auto Parts hosts aluminum clinic at Algonquin College

Pembroke, Ontario — June 25, 2015 Owners, managers and techs in the Ottawa area had chance recently to get up to speed on aluminum welding techniques when Algonquin College and Pembroke Auto Parts hosted a clinic to teach the new techniques necessary to repair aluminum bodied vehicles. Aluminum welding and repair techniques are looming large […]