CARS in Burlington Becomes First Symach Equipped Shop

Symach, a pioneer of catalytic drying technology in Europe, has announced that CARS Auto Collision in Burlington, Ont. has become the first Symach …

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Poll Reveals Ontarians see Benefits of Registered Trade Professionals

According to a recent Ipsos Reid poll conducted for the Ontario College of Trades, just over nine in ten (or 92 per cent) of respondents agreed that the

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At Pac Auto Parts Appoints New VP, Business Development

At Pac Auto Parts has announced the appointment of Mark Nasra as Vice President, Business Development. Nasra brings over 15 years of automotive industry sales and management experience to


WIN Elects 2015-2016 Executive Committee

During its annual general meeting at the recent Educational Conference in Washington D.C. the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Board of Directors, elected the 2015-2016 Executive Committee. Serving on this


CARSTAR Hamilton Stores ProFirst Certified by Honda Canada

CARSTAR Canada's Hamilton multi-store owners have joined the first wave of stores to become ProFirst certified stores by Honda Canada. Pro-First certification indicates to customers that a collision repair

CIIA Hosts Collision Information Workshop in London

On May 13, Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) hosted an Industry Information Workshop at the School of Transportation Technology, Fanshawe College, London, Ont. Beginning at 6.30pm, the workshop provided


Tropicana-AYCE Pre-Apprenticeship Students Visit CARSTAR HQ

On May 12, students enrolled in the Tropicana AYCE Employment Services Pre-Apprenticeship Autobody and Collision Damage Repairer Training Program, attended a special all-day tour and workshop hosted by


I-CAR, CCIF Skills to Host Free Training at Skills Canada National Competition

I-CAR Canada and the CCIF Skills Program have announced a free I-CAR training course that will take place on May 29 during the Skills Canada National Competition. Running from


OEMs Offering Record Number of Training Classes at NACE | CARS

This year’s NACE | CARS Expo in Detroit, July 21-25, will see a record number of OEM service and repair training classes taking place. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA); Ford


BASF Names Colortone North American ‘Distributor of the Year’

During its annual ColorSource Conference, BASF’s Automotive Refinish business named Los Angeles-based Colortone Automotive Paints its Distributor of the Year. Founded in 1933, Colortone has been a family-owned business