Tape Thing: Polyvance to offer 6480 Two-Inch Wide Magnetic Tape Spool

Toronto, Ontario — Polyvance announced it is now offering the two-inch ‘Tape Thing’ magnetic tape spool from Collision Edge. Polyvance offers two sizes of two-inch wide aluminum tape for holding broken plastic parts together while the parts are repaired with a plastic welder or adhesive. The tape is susceptible to being damaged if dropped on […]

ALLDATA to host online marketing webinar

ALLDATA will host a webinar focused on the best ways to market your shop online, with special guest Matt Krystofik of Google’s Automotive Marketing team.

Elk Grove, California — July 16, 2017 — ALLDATA has teamed up with Google’s Automotive Marketing team to offer a webinar on the best online marketing practices for automotive repair shops on July 27, 2017 at 2 p.m. EST. The presentation will be delivered by Google Product Specialist Matt Krystofik. The webinar is scheduled to […]

AIA Canada to conduct survey on CASIS

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By Barett Poley Ottawa, Ontario — November 14, 2016 — The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada has announced it will conduct a survey about the Canadian Automotive Service Information Standard (CASIS) agreement.  CASIS was signed in 2009 in Canada to give aftermarket and unaffiliated shops the same access to OEM diagnostic and repair information […]

Honda revises criteria for ProFirst program

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By Mike Davey Markham, Ontario — April 27, 2016 — Honda Canada has issued revised criteria for its ProFirst program. According to a statement from Honda Canada, the objective of this program is to provide recognition to collision repair facilities that meet or exceed Honda’s commitment to promote the correct, complete, and safe repair of […]