Piper’s Promotion: Michael Piper named VP of Development for Uniban Canada

Laval, Quebec — Uniban Canada has announced the appointment of Michael Piper as vice president of development. Having spent many years in the collision repair industry, Piper brings a wide range of practical leadership experience, said Uniban. He has held various key positions in both operations and development, in addition to being a leader in […]

Caruk & Associates promotes Mario Iacovantuono to sales manager for Quebec

By CRM staff Vancouver, British Columbia — November 29, 2018 — Caruk & Associates announced the promotion of Mario Iacovantuono to the position of sales manager, Quebec. Prior to his promotion Iacovantuono spent the past 16 years as a territory manager in the Quebec area working with the company’s distributors and body shop customers. “Mario has consistently […]

SATA giving away wireless headphones with purchase

The new SATA wireless headphones.

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — April 10, 2018 — SATA recently announced its newest promotion: “Feel the Sound. Feel the Beat. Feel free with SATA!” With the purchase of certain spraygun models, SATA customers will receive a set of wireless headphones for free. The headphones feature Bluetooth range of approximately ten metres, with an […]

CARSTAR taps owner Jeff Labanovich for senior operations role

Oshawa's Jeff Labanovich named to senior operations role in CARSTAR Canada

By CRM staff Oshawa, Ontario — Janaury 9, 2018 — CARSTAR North America today named Oshawa franchise owner Jeff Labanovich as the new associate vice president of operations for CARSTAR Canada. An experienced multi-store operator, the Carleton graduate joined the CARSTAR team in 2005 and has served on the CARSTAR Canada Advisory Council for several […]

LKQ promotes Terry Fortner to VP of Insurance, Sales and Marketing

By CRM Staff Chicago, Illinois — December 19, 2017 — Terry Fortner has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Insurance, Sales and Marketing at the LKQ Corporation. Previously he was Vice President of Corporate Accounts leading the oversight of key accounts including insurance and collision repair. Fortner will lead the formation of […]

Pro Spot announces new ‘Made for Canada’ I-CAR training specials

Pro Spot is offering free I-CAR training for Canadian shops that purchase the company’s PR-5 Rivet Gun or its SP-5 (centre) or SP-2 Pulse MIG welders.

Carlsbad, California — May 11, 2017 — Pro Spot International has announced two new I-CAR Canada Training Promotions. “Our 2016 I-CAR Education promotions were so well received by the industry that we wanted to continue to contribute to tech education,” says Pro Spot’s Canadian Director of Sales and Marketing, Art Ewing. “We firmly believe that […]

Pro Spot kicks off manufacturer rebate promotion at SEMA

At Pro Spot's booth at the 2016 SEMA Show. From left, Lorinda Teague, Customer Service Manager; Russ Duncan, Equipment Specialist and Art Ewing, Sales and Marketing Director for Canada.

Las Vegas, Nevada — November 1, 2016 — Pro Spot is kicking off a special promotion during the 2016 SEMA Show. Pro Spot will send a manufacturer’s rebate cheque directly to every customer who purchases a qualified unit before November 30, 2016. “This is a great program for those collision repair shops who are reinvesting […]