2015 OARA Convention: A Symbol of Progress

Recycling convention and trade show highlights closer North American industry cooperation and integration. During a conversation with Collision …

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BASF’s Oldest Customer Celebrates 60 Years

Garage Paul Belanger, a Quebec collision shop and BASF’s oldest customer in North America, recently celebrated its 60th anniversary. Since it opened back in 1954, Garage Paul Belanger has


Mitchell’s Greg Horn to Speak at CCIF Halifax

The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has announced that Greg Horn, Vice President, Industry Relations at Mitchell, will speak at its Halifax event on May 22. Horn, who is


Stat Gun Takes Aim at Longstanding Industry Problem

Collision shop staff are often all too familiar with static build up and the problems it causes. B.C.-based Wedge Clamp Systems aims to solve that with its Stat-Gun


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. The program will be launched on April 7 at


BASF Named General Motors 2014 Supplier of the Year

On March 20, BASF received General Motors’ 2014 “Supplier of the Year” award during the automaker’s annual awards ceremony at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The award marks the


American Honda Launches ProFirst Certified Collision Program

In what might be the shape of things to come for collision shops in both the U.S. and Canada, American Honda has launched its ProFirst Certified program south


Tesla, Oracle Speakers Join AudaVision Lineup

Andrew MacDonald, head of Tesla Motors’ Global Collision Program and Todd James, Vice President of Industry and Portfolio Solutions, have been officially added to the list of guest


Spanesi Americas Expands Facilities

Spanesi Americas has announced the expansion of its training and warehouse facilities. The expansion project includes additional space added to Spanesi's existing office building, as well as the expansion


Chief University Updates Design Repair Course

Chief University, has revamped its Design Based Repair course to better incorporate the advanced metals and construction processes utilized in modern vehicles. The updated course (which costs $655 U.S.,