Keeping ‘Quipped: Bannister Group Equipment and Service acquires AutoQuip Canada

Toronto, Ontario — Bannister Group Equipment and Service announced earlier this month that it has completed its acquisition of automotive equipment distributor  AutoQuip Canada. AutoQuip Canada distributes products for a number of leading automotive brands, including Garmat USA, Eurovac and Wedge Clamp Systems. With this acquisition, AutoQuip Canada will join the ranks of Bannister Group […]

Color Compass named Pro Spot Distributor of the Year for second year running

Russ Duncan (centre) accepts the Pro Spot Distributor of the Year Award at the 2016 SEMA Show from Ron Olsson (left) and Art Ewing of Pro Spot.

By Barett Poley Coquitlam, British Columbia — November 21, 2016 — Color Compass Corporation has won the Pro Spot Distributor of the Year award for the second year running. The award was presented at the 2016 SEMA Show. Russ Duncan, Color Compass Equipment Specialist, accepted the award on behalf of the company. He discussed the […]

Bertrand Supplies holds demos at Tony Graham Collision Centre

Demonstrating the capabilities of Pro Spot's aluminum welding station. Check out the gallery below for more photos!

By Mike Davey Nepean, Ontario — September 21, 2016 — Getting the most up-to-date information on equipment is vital, and it often falls to the local jobbers and distributors to get that information out to the shops. Bertrand Supplies recently held a demo of new equipment at Tony Graham Collision Centre in Nepean, Ont. Staff […]

NACE Expo expands to meet demand

NACE 2016 logo

North Richland Hills, Texas — May 2, 2016 — NACE is already the largest collision repair event in the world but recent news indicates that it’s going to be even bigger than usual in 2016. According to show management, significant exhibit space has been added to the NACE | CARS 2016 Expo floor plan to […]

PBE Distributors Trade Show coming to Greater Toronto Area for the first time

PBE Distributors logo

By Mike Davey London, Ontario — March 28, 2016 — PBE Distributors has announced it will hold its Spring 2016 Trade Show at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale in Mississauga, Ontario. This annual event is a chance for distributors to see new products for the body shop and educate themselves on proper applications so they can pass […]

PPG Platinum Conference draws record-breaking number of Canadians

The most recent PPG Platinum Distributor conference drew a record-breaking number of Canadians.

By Dylan O’Hagan Las Vegas, Nevada — March 10, 2016 — PPG recently concluded its 25th annual Platinum Distributors conference. This year was a smashing success for the Canadian contingent, with a record-breaking number of Canadian distributors travelling to take part in the conference. The 2016 PPG Platinum Conference took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. […]

PBE Distributors Golf Classic benefits Children’s Hospital

A few photos from the PBE Distributors Charity Golf Classic. Check out the gallery below for more photos!

Alberton, Ontario — September 23, 2105 — The 19th Annual PBE Distributors Charity Golf Classic took place on September 22 at Heron Point Golf Links in Alberton, Ontario. It was an incredible day on the course for a great cause. Heron Point Golf Links is ranked among the top courses in the country. It combines […]