CARSTAR and Quality Assured Join Forces in B.C.

On December 22, CARSTAR Automotive Canada Inc., announced that it had officially entered into a multi-franchised partnership agreement with Quality …

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Services Auto Gosselin Joins Carrossier ProColor Network

Family-owned autobody repair specialist Services Auto Gosselin, located in St-Nicolas, Que., has now become part of the Carrossier ProColor Network.  In reference to joining the network, the business has


Fix Auto Canada Names New National Director of Performance and Optimization

Fix Auto Canada has announced that Jeff Keddie has been appointed as its new National Director of Performance and Optimization and head of its performance groups.  In his new


CCIF Toronto 2015 edges closer

On January 30, the Canadian Collision Industry Forum will host CCIF Toronto 2015, recognized as one of the key industry events of the year. Taking place at the Toronto


ABPA to host spring Chicago Convention

South of the border, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) has announced the dates for its Annual Business Meeting and Trade Fair. The event will run from April


MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show fast approaching

February isn’t that far away and for those in the vehicle repair industry, including service shops and collision centres, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) 2015 Training Event

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Ford, GM, Chrysler Grant Global Approval for DeBeer Refinish 900+

Original Equipment Manufacturers, Ford Motor Company, General Motors and Chrysler Group have granted global approval for DeBeer’s Refinish Waterbase 900+. With the new approval, refinishers conducting OEM approved warranty

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Business down but optimism remains, says Q3 study

A recent quarterly study conducted by Collision Week in the U.S., showed that for the third quarter of 2014, collision shop business continued to decline. In fact, data

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Sherwin-Williams Announces Q1 2015 Training Schedule

As we get ready for the start of a new year, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has announced its first quarter training schedule for 2015. A range of courses will be


Axalta Opens New Product Development Centre

Axalta Coating Systems has announced the opening of a new North American Product Development Centre.  Located in Lionsville, Pa., in the U.S., the new facility incorporates the latest Global