From Your Toolbox: B.C. car builder shares gift wrapping hack using prime masking paper

Victoria, British Columbia — Is Christmas breaking the bank this year? Looking to spend a little less on gift wrap that’ll be tossed by noon on Christmas day? Look no further than your own materials supply—prime masking paper makes an easy, cheap and customizable alternative. Chelsie Lesnoski, a former Bodyworx Cover star and co-owner of […]


When was the last time you did a deep-clean? Story by BIANCA MATTIOZZI   Les Heshka, the manager of Manitoba’s Eastside Collision Repairs knows dirt is a painter’s worst enemy. Rod Katchuck, the head painter at Bergen’s Auto Repair in Saskatchewan, says you can only rely on a clean booth to put out a clean […]

GFS’s new Ultra XL paint booth

The new Ultra XL from GFS.

Toronto, Ontario — June 18, 2018 — Global Finishing Solutions is making a big statement with the release of its Ultra XL paint booth.    The Ultra XL, a product from the Ultra paint booth line, features a three-and-a-half metre tall ceiling that is ideal for painting sprinter vans, commercial vehicles and full-sized pickups.   […]

RBL Products launches new Tacky Netting

Tacky Netting comes with magnets with built-in hooks, so it goes up like a shower curtain.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — May 14, 2018 — RBL Products has released Tacky Netting, a new line of paint booth netting.    “You will immediately notice a difference with a cleaner paint job with a netting product capable of trapping both dirt and overspray,” said the company in a statement.   The netting […]

Manitoba high school scores a new paint booth through provincial funding

Manitoba’s Education and Training Minister, Ian Wishart, announced that the province would commit $347,453 to Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School’s collision program. The school’s principal is Chad Cobbe (right). Photo by the Brandon Sun.

Brandon, Manitoba — February 22, 2017 — One Manitoba high school received a big boost to its autobody program recently. Manitoba’s Education Minister, Ian Wishart, has announced a total $1.5 million in funding for skills training in Manitoba schools. The collision repair program at Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School in Brandon will get almost a […]

Walmec launches SuperStar Filter

The .01 Micron SuperStar Filter includes a differential pressure gauge and comes with mounting brackets.

Mazeppa, Minnesota — February 17, 2017 — Walmec North America has introduced the .01 Micron SuperStar Filter, designed to provide clean, dry, compressed air resulting in the removal of any vapours and contaminates down to .01 micron. The .01 Micron SuperStar Filter is a four stage filtration system that has a .01 micron rating, with […]