Technicians

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists' (SCRS) OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit will be held on Wednesday, November 5th at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the SEMA Show. The Summit will allow the industry to explore how automotive design, technology...
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Valspar Automotive announces a new look for the DeBeer Refinish brand. Customers will begin to receive products with new labels starting this month.
The DeBeer Bear is moving forward as a symbol of DeBeer’s dedication to the future of coatings and color technology....
I‐CAR, the Inter‐Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, will offer 11 Professional Development Program™ (PDP) training courses at SEMA 2014 in Las Vegas November 4-7.
PDP training options for SEMA attendees will deliver some of I-CAR’s newest courses...
The aluminum repair rush is on! The 2015 Ford F-150 is just the beginning for aluminum collision repair techniques and needs. Fortunately Wedge Clamp has always based its systems’ designs on aluminum for its high strength and light weight. Some examples include our...
What is better than buying a state of the art laser measuring system that continuously calibrates?How about saving $1,000 on it? Buy an Eclipse™ by Advanced Measurement Systems now through Sept. 30, 2014, and get a $1,000 manufacturer rebate.
Eclipse™ by AMS...
I-CAR® has launched its all‐new instructor‐led course, Aluminum Panel Repair and Replacement (APR01). This course provides in-depth information, backed by in-class student activities, on the array of important considerations to take into account when making...
The Martin Senour Company announced its 2014 fourth quarter training schedule, with a variety of hands-on coatings application courses as well as several courses for shop owners and managers looking to increase their collision centers’ productivity and profitability....
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes offers numerous training sessions that provide collision repair industry professionals with advanced knowledge in their field. The brand recently announced its latest courses and training sites for the fourth quarter, 2014, with the...
After two SOLD OUT EcoLean™ Workshops, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announces that the next EcoLean Level 1 workshop will be held on Sept. 16-17, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ at the Phoenix Airport Marriott and Swift Transportation.
The exclusive EcoLean Level 1...
GARMAT USA has announced the return of the immensely popular Garmat Sharp Shooter contest for shop owners and paint techs.  The contest which began in 2011 was designed to recognize quality paint techs and shop owners that use Garmat equipment. Grand Prize includes a...
PPG has announced that registration is now open for the Fall MVP Business Solutions Conference at the luxurious Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center on September 21-23 in Nashville, Tennessee.
The keys to driving toward a competitive edge and to stay well ahead of...
Dr.  Jingguo Shen, Senior Chemist at Axalta Coating Systems, presented research from an international collaboration on coating film formation at the 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco, California.  Dr. Shen...








Many emergency responders will cut the battery cables when there is apparent electrical damage. The storage facility that this Ford Escape came from tried to jump the “dead” battery several times, not noticing that the negative...
One of the more popular terms tossed around anytime when shops talk business is stakeholders. A stakeholder is anyone who is affected by your business (its objectives, policies and actions) and therefore has an interest in it. Stakeholders can include a shop's owners,...
It’s no surprise Darryl Hollenbeck is obsessed with cars, especially the classics. The roots of the Hollenbeck family tree reach down to some of the first repair shops in California and on up to the start of Oakland’s custom scene. At age 21, he started his...