auto body repair

  • At $113 per share, the transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, represents a premium of approximately 41% to Valspar's volume weighted average price for the 30 days up to and including March 18, 2016.
  • From the courtroom to the aluminum “clean room,” 2016 is shaping up to be another year of change and drama for the collision repair industry. New laws will go into effect, new vehicle technology will roll into shops and new insurer and vendor practices are expected to play a role in the day-to-day business of shops.
  • Lamborghinis and Ferraris include carbon fiber infrastructure, but most body shops are never going to see those cars in their bays. Now, however, Fiat Chrysler is adding a carbon fiber to its Alfa Romeo 4C, which will have an all-carbon fiber chassis. BMW's 7 series and the Corvette Z06 also have carbon fiber parts.
  • So, how do you return a damaged vehicle to its "as-built" condition? The answer is—"by using materials that are equivalent to the original manufacture." You can use repair seam sealers and foams that duplicate the look and performance of the original OEM products.  
    Douglas Craig
  • Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) will feature REVO accelerated curing systems for the North American collision repair industry at the SEMA Show 2015.
  • Shops can turn to a number of plastic repairs that can be conducted with airless welders and other tools they should already possess. Refer to the following instructions, provided by the Urethane Supply Company, to handle some of your most common plastic repairs.
  • If you’d asked me as a 5-year-old what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said an artist or a racecar driver. This industry sounded like a chance to combine my two interests: cars and art.
  • Axalta Coating Systems invested in new headquarters for the company’s UK operations that will include a customer academy and will consolidate all Axalta liquid coating business offices in the country.