New Names: SATA Canada announces management change

Toronto, Ontario — SATA Canada has announced the departure of the company’s general manager, John Turner, effective today. Joern Stoever from the German parent company will serve as interim manager, said SATA Canada. “Working closely with the Canadian market during the last eleven years has allowed Mr. Stoever to already build a solid working relationship […]

Market update: PPG completes SEM purchase, GM Oshawa retraining

Who better than former assembly workers to service customers’ vehicles at GM dealerships, asks GM Canada? Photo courtesy GM Canada.

By CRM staff Toronto – December 3, 2018 — This week in the market update, PPG adds to its product line with the purchase of SEM, and GM offers to retrain Oshawa assembly workers as auto service techs. GM: retrain assembly workers as auto service techsWith the looming closure of its Oshawa Assembly plant, GM […]

Chief to sell Celette equipment in Canada

Celette and Chief executives pictured with Celette equipment.

By CRM staff Las Vegas, NV — October. 30, 2018 — Distributors of Chief products are now able to offer Celette’s full line of OEM-approved collision repair and measuring systems in Canada. The distribution deal applies to most of North America, South America and China, the two leading collision repair equipment manufacturers announced at the SEMA […]