Big Picture: BASF CEO Martin Brudermuller says semiconductor shortage could have greater implications than imagined

Ludwigshafen, Germany — The impact of the global semiconductor chip shortage could be greater than expected, BASF CEO Martin Brudermuller said Wednesday, warning that shortages could also have an impact on chemicals players in the automotive aftermarket. With slower supply times from manufacturers, BASF reduced its estimate for cars produced in its second-quarter earnings call […]

Impact Auto Auctions’ Edmonton facility holds first auction

Impact Auto Auctions logo

Mississauga, Ontario — February 10, 2016 — Impact Auto Auctions has announced the opening of the first phase of its new Edmonton area facility, located at 26419 Twp. Road 525A in Acheson, Alberta. The company has begun to direct all Edmonton area assignments and Early Tow and Appraisal (ETA) Vehicles to the site, where business […]

Impact Auto Auctions purchases Sudbury Auto Auction

Impact Auto Auctions logo

Mississauga, Ontario — December 9, 2015 — Impact Auto Auctions has announced it has purchased the assets of Sudbury Auto Auction (SAA). Located at 90 National Street in Sudbury, the auction, which covers 17 acres, serves the northern Ontario fleet and dealer communities. Through the transaction, Impact Auto Auctions also becomes the sole owner of Impact Auto Auction Sudbury. “We are excited to be adding the talented team at Sudbury Auto Auction to our national auction network,” said Terry […]

New line of 1-inch impacts from Mac Tools

Mac Tools 1-inch impacts

Westerville, Ohio — October 15, 2015 — Mac Tools has launched new 1-inch impact tools available in inline and pistol configurations. According to Mac Tools, the new impact tools provide excellent power, while also being lightweight for less operator fatigue. The new impacts feature a forward/reverse lever location that allows for more efficient use. The […]

Mac Tools releases three new cordless impacts

The new line of cordless impacts from Mac Tools.

Columbus, Ohio — September 2, 2015 — Mac Tools has launched three new cordless impacts that are available in several variations. The new impacts offer reliable power, comfort for more productive use and varying speeds and torque values for maximum user control. The new products are BWP025-­‐D2: 1/4” 12V Impact Wrench Kit with 55 ft. […]