Quorum Takes on Collision: Quorum expands BDC services to include collision centres

Calgary, Alberta — Quorum announced Tuesday it has expanded its DealerMine Business Development Centre (BDC) services to include collision centres.  “Expanding our BDC offering to include collision centres aligns well with our expertise in service and allows our dealer partners to continue to drive more business into their fixed operations,” said Maury Marks, Quorum President […]

The Multi-Brand Band: asTech supports industry statement on use of multi-brand scan tools

Toronto, Ontario — asTech announced its support for the use of multi-brand scan tools in the automotive aftermarket on Thursday, following a position statement on the matter released by the Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI), Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), and Auto Care Association.  “We stand behind these organizations who play an important role in […]

Heavy-Duty Discussions: HD Repair Forum releases event agenda

Cleveland, Ohio — Details on the medium and heavy-duty collision repair industry’s 2021 conference were released this week. Highlights of the two-day program include presentations from Daimler, Bendix, IMMI, 3M, and several other collision industry leaders.  HD Repair Forum’s event coordinators announced last month that the fall event would co-locate with the American Trucking Association’s, Technology […]

It’s Getting Hot in Here: Understand the signs of heatstroke and exhaustion

Toronto, Ontario — The past two years, COVID-19 has been the centre of every shop’s attention. However, as we enter the summer months things like heat exhaustion and heat stroke are still things shops should be keeping an eye on. Regardless if a facility has air conditioning or not, employees are still at risk of […]

Need a Lift?: CSN BC Collisions purchased by Lift Auto Group

Burnaby, B.C. — Lift Auto Group continues to expand by acquiring another collision centre under the CSN banner, and CSN BC Collisions is the most recent acquisition completed by Lift.  The transaction is positioned to benefit CSN, Lift, and the customers that call Burnaby, British Columbia home, say the companies.  “Lift is pleased to have acquired […]

Mobile Merger: asTech Acquires Mobile Tech RX

Toronto, Ontario — asTech announced Tuesday the acquisition of Mobile Tech RX.  Mobile Tech RX is an automotive and collision reconditioning application with over 4,000 companies and approximately 6,000 active users that enables technicians to estimate, invoice, manage teams and collision workflow, process repair orders and capture data on the go through their mobile devices.  Mobile […]

Road Trip Ready: Nearly 50 percent of Canadians are planning road trips this summer

Toronto, Ontario — Collision repair shops may finally get their volumes back to pre-pandemic levels this summer, with nearly 50 percent of Canadians planning to take a road trip over the next few months.   The past 15 months have been tough for bodyshops. With more people working from home, restrictions on travel and what seems […]

WIN opens applications for 2016 scholarship program

WIN opens applications for 2016 scholarship program

Leesburg, Virginia — November 4, 2015 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) is now accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship program. The organization says it is committed to financially supporting females who demonstrate their desire to excel in collision repair through scholarships that will provide tuition assistance, educational opportunities and enrichment to qualified applicants. Students […]