Mike Anderson says FCA requires destructive welds

Test welds should be performed even for small spot repairs

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — March 30, 2018 —  Collision Advice CEO Mike Anderson outlined OEM requirement for destructive test welds during a webinar reports Repairer Driven News. In the online event aimed at collision repair professionals, Anderson also speculated that bodyshops were not always practising these techniques.    According to RDN, Anderson […]

Online videos help download enthusiasm at CSN-Automacs Collision

The team at CSN-Automacs watches a video after the daily production meeting. It's helped to bring enthusiasm to the grassroots.

By Mike Davey Oakville, Ontario — February 19, 2016 — There’s a lot to be said for enthusiasm. Attending an event like a meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) or NACE is an almost guaranteed way to get yourself fired up and ready to tackle new challenges. But how do you pass along […]

CCIF Preview: Mike Anderson says ‘Virtual Steering’ is coming soon

Mike Anderson of Collision Advice will speak at the CCIF Cars & Technology Showcase on 'Virtual Steering' and the increased demands on collision repair facilities to use OE procedures.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 14, 2016 — The biggest event in the history of the Canadian collision repair industry draws near. The CCIF Toronto Cars & Technology Showcase takes place January 28 and 29 in Vaughan, north of Toronto. If you haven’t got a ticket yet, you could be out of luck. […]

Adaptation, bylaws and regs and aluminum repair on the slate for CCIF Toronto

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Ottawa, Ontario — January 6, 2016 — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has revealed a partial list of the speakers slated to appear at the CCIF Toronto Cars & Technology Showcase on January 28 and 29, 2016. In advance, Collision Repair magazine will be bringing you extensive previews of the presentations you can expect […]

Scott Simmons outlines virtual steering at Pfaff Autoworks

Scott Simmons of Collision Advice spoke on virtual steering at a recent Pfaff Autoworks event.

By Jeff Sanford Vaughan, Ontario — September 30, 2015 — Scott Simmons of Collision Advice foresees a day when virtual steering is the norm. Anderson spoke at a recent event hosted by Pfaff Autoworks in Vaughan, Ontario. During his presentation, Simmons outlined coming trends in the industry. One of the important trends he highlighted was […]