AYCE Launches 2015 Pre-Apprenticeship Program

AYCE Employment Services, a division of Tropicana Community Services, has released details of its 2015 Auto Body Pre-apprenticeship Training Program. …

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Sherwin-Williams Announces Q2 Canadian Training Schedule

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has announced its second quarter Canadian collision repair training schedule. Through a combination of in-class, web and hands-on workshops at Sherwin-Williams training and university centres in

Flavio Battilana

Flavio Battilana: Network of Engagement

Making people the priority A stint in the hospitality business taught Flavio Battilana some valuable lessons about the collision repair industry. The COO of CSN Collision Centres, Battilana credits his time in the hotel business with


CCIF: a Year of Change

Creating opportunities for industry collaboration and positive change. It has been an exciting year of change at CCIF. The organization has now completed its first year of meetings under the management of


ARC: Auto recycling Round Table Highlights

The Japan Auto Recyclers Association hosted the eighth International Round Table on Auto Recycling held in Kushiro City, Japan, from October 1-4. This International Round Table (IRT) brings together the leading

Ice Bucket Challenge

Are you up for the challenge?

To make a brilliant idea resonate with an audience doesn’t rely on chance but a solid plan to deliver the results you’re looking for. One of the most interesting


CIIA Offering Estimating Courses in February

Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA); has announced that it will be offering its popular basic estimation collision repair training course in February. The course is designed to help collision


Boyd Group Appoints New CFO, Acquires Craftmaster Auto Body

The Boyd Group, headquartered in Winnipeg, Man., has announced the appointment of a Narendra “Pat” Pathipati as the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Pathipati will


Audatex Canada: Canadians Serving Canadians

An aggressive homegrown growth strategy has allowed this software innovator to better serve customers north of the 49th parallel. Few companies have enjoyed the kind of growth and success Audatex Canada has


I-CAR: the Importance of Staying Current

Collision is moving from its past as a craft industry to its future as a technology industry. Our industry has reached an interesting and challenging stage. Repairing vehicles requires the traditional skills and