Autumn Blues: PPG expects Q3 sales volumes to drop between $225 million to $275 million

Toronto, Ontario — Automotive paint manufacturer PPG reported on Tuesday that the company expects third quarter sales volumes to drop between US$225 million to US$275 million, compared to the coatings company’s predictions at the start of the third quarter. PPG attributes this projected drop in sales to ongoing challenges in the manufacturing supply chain, such […]

Brent of Cape Breton: Fix Auto welcomes Cape Breton shop into the banner

Halifax, Nova Scotia — Fix Auto is making big moves on the east coast as the banner welcomes Fix Auto Cape Breton into the network. Fix Auto Cape Breton, located in the River Bourgeois area of Cape Breton, has been operating in the community for the past 57 years with second generation manager Brent Sampson […]

Generally Speaking: AIA AGM to take place Tuesday morning

Toronto, Ontario — Like the G20 of the Canadian collision repair industry, the Automotive Industry Association of Canada (AIA) will be assembling the top minds of our industry at its AGM later on today, to discuss the issues currently facing the automotive sector. The meeting is expected to cover the appointment of the auditors for […]

AMP-ing up Ontario: Ontario gov. invests $10 million into auto sector innovation program

Toronto, Ontario — The provincial government has announced that they are pumping $10 million into the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP) to help give a kickstart to Canada’s recovering automotive supply chain. “The strength, innovation and quality of our automotive supply chain has been essential in attracting almost $6 billion in new vehicle assembly investments […]

Ambassador Dimovsky has the floor: IBIS announces Ambassador initiative for industry leaders

Toronto, Ontario — The International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) is looking to share it’s spotlight with progressive-minded industry leaders with the introduction of the organization’s latest initiative, the IBIS Ambassadors program. The Ambassador program aims to give a platform to those who IBIS refers to as, “thought leaders”, and allow them to share their personal […]

Registration opens for CCIF Montreal

The next meeting of the CCIF will take place at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal.

Ottawa, Ontario — March 20, 2016 — The next meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) takes place in Montreal, Quebec on May 27, 2016. Registration is now open for the event taking place at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal. Collision Repair magazine will be bringing you preview coverage of this event in coming […]