Technicians

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Semi-Downdraft Ultra XD paint booth by GFS



Axalta Coating...
You could be the recipient of a complimentary training scholarship to Automechanika Chicago! Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is sponsoring 250 training scholarship packages to Automechanika Chicago on April 24-26.
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Bodyshop Revolution North America has implementated its technology at Marshall Auto Body in Waukesha, Wis.
Bodyshop Revolution equips auto body shops to increase efficiency and reduce cycle time by up to 60 percent, guaranteed. The company’s gas catalytic drying...
The Refinish Distributors Alliance held its fourth Collision Solutions Seminar, called Game Changer, March 13-14 in Dallas, Texas.  
Mike Jones and the Discover Leadership Training team provided two days of thought-provoking concepts that were embraced by all in...
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No matter how uncomfortable the topic, it is time to talk about shops getting a return on their investment in new technology equipment and education. For those of us who desire to keep up with new repair methodologies, we are investing a great deal. Of course, at the...
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As a vehicle owner, there are few feelings worse on a hot summer day than turning on your air conditioning only to get a blast of warm air or barely any airflow at all. It could be your A/C system just needs recharged or has a small leak. Then again, you also could be...








Patrick O'Neill



Bodyshop Revolution helps shops achieve continuous workflow in the paint department by almost eliminating drying wait times. President Patrick O’Neill speaks to ABRN.
ABRN: Why does Bodyshop Revolution see roll-on...
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The pop saying "We've come a long way, baby," captures the progress the automotive paint industry. Ford was founded in 1903, GM in 1908 and Toyota and Volkswagen in 1937. In just more than 100 years of automotive production, applying color to these vehicles...
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Wow — that is how we will start. In the past two years, we have seen the manufactures of aluminum repair equipment triple, along with the slick, tricked out offerings to save money on new purchases of tools and a lot of misinformation bordering on outright lying....
Not since the introduction of the unibody vehicle has there been as revolutionary a topic to hit the collision repair industry as aluminum repair. With more and more cars and trucks equipped with this innovative material - as well as tools, products and equipment...








PartsTrader Markets Limited (PTML), the parent company of PartsTrader, LLC, the leader in creating efficient and transparent markets for the US auto collision repair industry, today announced the successful completion of a US$30...
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While everyone is preparing for an influx of aluminum in vehicles, there could be hybrid steel-aluminum structures on the way thanks to advances in cold metal transfer (CMT) welding.
The Wall Street Journal ran a lengthy article on Feb. 9 about a process being tested at...
House of Kolor by Valspar is proud to present the 2015 Prestigious Painter Award. This coveted title has been given to the top 12 painters in the industry for the past 15 years. Whether you are a weekend warrior, a professional painter or a painter in your free time, we...
The Martin Senour Company has launched a new, informative website to assist automotive jobber distributors, collision repair facilities, dealerships, fleet owners and refinishers, production shops, auto body builders and original equipment manufacturers.  It can be...




Matrix Automotive Finishes released its 2015 collision repair industry training schedule and is now accepting enrollments.  
The industry-certified training includes a two-day program designed to educate jobber personnel about paint chemistry and...