Polyvance’s new Bumper Roller Kit

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 27, 2018 — The new 6148 Bumper Roller Kit from Polyvance is designed to make it easier for repair facilities to reshape distorted plastics in bumpers.  The kit contains three heavy-duty rollers – one wide and flat, one ball shaped, and one with a sharp edge that the […]

Global automotive collision repair market report

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario – August 16, 2018 — The global automotive collision repair market will be growing by 2.5 percent within the next seven years.   A report was released recently sharing a summary of how the global collision repair market is doing. It is reported to be valued at $37,200 million […]

Evercoat releases Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler

Evercoat releases Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler

Cincinnati, Ohio — November 4, 2015 — ITW Evercoat has announced the launch of Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler. Designed to give collision repair techs work time flexibility, providing up to 40 minutes at 75°F (24°C) using traditional catalyst and catalyst ratios, Rage Ultra XTRA can be mixed with Rage Ultra at different percentages. Added […]

Ingersoll Rand rotary screw compressor demos slated for SEMA

Ingersoll Rand rotary screw compressor demos slated for SEMA

Davidson, North Carolina — October 29, 2015 — Ingersoll Rand experts will be on hand to demonstrate the recently launched UP6S fixed speed rotary screw compressor at SEMA 2015, the company has announced. Event attendees can drop by SEMA Booth #10131 to see compressed air and tool experts walk through potential advantages of rotary screw compressors, […]

3M unveils new multi-purpose Accuspray PPS system 

3M unveils new multi-purpose Accuspray PPS system 

St. Paul, Minnesota — October 29, 2015 — 3M has announced a new spray gun system the company says will offer easy multi-application painting for small shops and independent users. The company says its new Accuspray Spray Gun System with PPS combines the 3M Accuspray spray guns with the 3M PPS Paint Preparation System. It […]

DeVilbiss unveils DAD-PRO air drying system

DeVilbiss unveils DAD-PRO air drying system

Swanton, Ohio — September 24, 2015 — DeVilbiss has announced the release of the DAD-PRO, the latest in its line of desiccant air drying systems. The company says its new unit sports a two-stage filtration process that purges the environment of water, oil and oil aerosols following a paint job. Once cleaned, the air enters […]

Chief launches Structural Holding Package video series

Chief launches Structural Holding Package video series

Madison, Indiana — September 16, 2015 — Chief has created an instructional web series highlighting some of the ways the company’s Structural Holding Package can secure a collision-damaged vehicle to a frame rack for repair. Hosted by Chief’s OEM and Strategic Account Sales Manager, Richard Perry, the four-part series walks through all the steps needed […]

ITW Evercoat launches online resource for techs

ITW Evercoat launches online resource for collision repair techs

Cincinnati, Ohio — September 14 — ITW Evercoat has announced the launch of a new website, designed to be a resource for collision centre professionals and technicians. The new site features complete product and technical information–including Safety Data Sheets–on the company’s offerings, such as body fillers and putties, adhesives, sealants, plastic repair product and polyester […]

Dupli-Color, VHT team up for ‘Garage Challenge’ YouTube series

Dupli-Color, VHT team up for 'Garage Challenge' YouTube series

Cleveland, Ohio — August 13, 2015 — Dupli-Color and VHT will be going head-to-head this summer with the launch of a YouTube series where run-down vehicles will be brought back to life using both companies’ products. Garage Challenge kicks off August 13 on the Dupli-Color YouTube channel, with truck enthusiast Matt Steele acting as host […]

Collision Magicians launches Dent Light app

Collision Magicians launches Dent Light app

By Jeff Sanford Ottawa, Ontario — July 6, 2015 Technicians looking to measure and photograph dents have a new tool at their disposal. Ottawa, Ontario-based company Collision Magicians has announced the release of a new app for tablets and smartphones that allows users to measure, photograph and repair hail-size dents on exterior vehicle panels. The […]