Technicians

PPG MVP Business Solutions has announced its schedule of classes for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year. Intended for owners and managers of collision centers using PPG products, MVP training is part of PPG’s ongoing commitment to provide cutting-edge business...
Rivet bonding – the use of rivets combined with structural adhesives to join panels – is very common among heavy duty truck OEMs. Most truck manufacturers use rivet bonding on side and back panels, front hood closures, headliners and many inter-structural...
VeriFacts Automotive LLC announced today the finalists for the VeriFacts Automotive ACE Awards (Achievement in Collision Repair Excellence). The March Taylor Award is earned by individuals who contribute to the success of VeriFacts VQ facilities by excelling in their role....
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LAS VEGAS — Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, has announced they have signed a strategic agreement with Repairify, Inc. to integrate...
PPG has announced its schedule of paint technician certification classes for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year. The certification courses are intended to ensure PPG paint technicians stay current with product offerings and advances. The classes, led by experienced PPG...
The colors will be screaming in the PPG booth at this year’s SEMA Show Oct. 31–Nov. 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The SEMA Show attracts automotive industry professionals from around the world, and all are welcome at PPG booth 24601, where an array of...
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Taking your paint booth on the road isn’t exactly a practical consideration for most body shops. But car dealerships, fleet operators, and other large operations often rely on mobile paint booths to help process large volumes of paint jobs...
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If you can’t get your state insurance commissioner to listen to you, maybe you can get them to listen to their colleagues.
Collision repair shops and associations often express frustration in trying to work with their state insurance regulators on issues related to...
I-CAR is introducing an informative new hot-topic industry discussion audio series through internet podcasts. The monthly series of podcasts, called Driving the Conversation, includes informative and engaging discussions from industry thought leaders on noteworthy topics....
Well known as the go-to provider for collision repair equipment, Chief® now offers a complete line of wheel service equipment designed to allow collision repair shops to keep wheel service jobs – and the associated revenue – in house.
 
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With 2018 approaching fast, repair shop owners should already be looking forward to the New Year and planning how they can identify additional revenue streams, retain more repair work in-house, and expand current revenues to drive additional success. Reducing repair cycle...
Miller Electric Mfg. Co., a leading worldwide manufacturer of arc welding equipment, is continuing its Build with Blue rebate program with the Miller® Holiday Savings promotion. Now through Dec. 31, customers can buy a select Miller welder to receive a rebate of up to $...
Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mick Ramis to the role of vice president of automotive refinish sales.
“I am excited to take on the responsibilities and challenges of the automotive refinish business unit and use my...
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Newsflash: The customer isn’t always right.
In many service industries a proclamation like that would either knock members out of their chairs and have them spitting out their morning coffee. The collision repair industry, however, is just a bit different.
In most...
The design team at Automation Alternatives knew that in order for a system to be truly cost-effective, it had to combine highly efficient technology with user-friendly operation. The RubyLaser FLC does just that and more. Sporting a  compact footprint, the RubyLaser...