Top-ranked presenter Mike Anderson provided attendees with an overview of the safety benefits of autonomous vehicles and emphasized the importance of following manufacturer recommendations for all repairs. (Photos: Steve Pawlett)
Pfaff Autoworks invited technicians and industry members to join them for an educational evening (Nov. 15) with Mike Anderson, a top-ranked presenter in the collision business.
An Accredited Automotive Manager (AAM), Mike Anderson provided an overview on the direction of the collision repair industry. He gave many examples of why the approach to collision repairs has to change and why it is so important for technicians to research proper repair procedures.
In addition, representatives from Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, BMW, MINI, Toyota, and Lexus were on site to provide insight into their latest technologies and repair procedures.
John Norris (L) Executive Director, HARA/CIIA, Collision Chair, NATA and Marc Julien of CARSTAR attended the Pfaff educational event.
Pfaff Autoworks General Manager Jeff Pabst welcomed attendees to the educational event held at the Autoworks bodyshop at 214 Courtland Ave in Vaughan.
Technicians and industry representatives took part in an education evening on collision management put on by Pfaff Autoworks.
Scott Wideman, Collision Program Manager for the Volkswagen Group Canada explained the importance of researching repair procedures.
Sample textaDave Flockhart of BETAG Innovation demonstrated the T-Hotbox Heat Pen for small dent removal.
Prince De, CEO and Founder of Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) Attended the Pfaff educational event.
Sample textRobert Cargaro, Shop Foreman at Pfaff Autoworks explained bonding and riveting techniques for Porsche.
Gary Aguilera, Manager, Product Quality and Technical Support for Porsche Cars Canada, discussed the importance of following manufacturer recommendations for proper collision repairs.
Gary Lin, Specialist, Certified Repair Program for the BMW Group Canada was on hand to explain the importance of proper repair techniques on aluminum alloys, high-strength steel and carbon fibre.