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BASF Research Facility
BASF steps up its regional research and development (R&D) activities for automotive coatings at the BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Shanghai, China.
3M
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, are proud to support the 58 recipients in this year’s 3M Hire Our Heroes awards.
House of Kolor Prestigious Painter
House of Kolor®, a brand of Valspar Automotive, is looking for next year’s Prestigious Painters. The custom coatings brand is accepting submissions through Sept. 1, 2016 for its class of 2017 winners.
3M
A recent 3M survey of body shops found that a large majority of repair technicians are not using any cavity wax to prevent post-repair corrosion, and many that do use it don’t always apply it in critical areas where they should.
Caliber Collision
Caliber Collision created the Rhythm Restoration food drive as a grassroots effort, spearheaded by Caliber’s 9,000 associates, to rally customers, local business partners, and the general public to donate cash and food for at-risk children.
CREF
The Texas I-CAR Committees have partnered together to organize the inaugural Johnny Dickerson Golf Memorial Fundraiser that will be held Saturday, October 8 at Firewheel Golf Park in Garland, Texas.
Brad Mewes
Brad Mewes discusses how a platform acquisition is  different from a regular acquisition and what a platform acquisition looks like, both physically and financially.
CARSTAR
10 CARSTAR stores were recognized by Mitchell as recipients of the 2014 AutocheX Solution Premier Achiever Award.
SCRS
SCRS invites all industry professionals the their Open Board Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9th  from 9:00 - 11:00am in the GOLD KEY III room at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, California.
Chief
New Orleans Equipment Company of Harahan, Louisiana, will support Chief customers in Louisiana and south central Mississippi, while Collision Equipment Experts, Inc., of Lake in the Hills, Illinois, will cover the Chicago, central Illinois and wester

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