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Colors on Parade is happy to offer the WIA Franchise Scholarship for the second year in a row at the summer Women In Automotive Conference this month.
Colors On Parade
PPG announced the introduction of PPG DELFLEET ONETM paint system to the U.S. and Canadian markets. This complete and compact line of advanced coatings is specially formulated to address the demanding refinish needs of the commercial transportation industry.
Longtime I-CAR leaders Jason Bartanen and Josh McFarlin have made many significant contributions to the organization’s growth and success during their tenure, and a new online video salutes their accomplishments.
CIECA is conducting an industry-wide search to fill the position of executive director. This is a contract position and all applicants must apply by July 12, 2019.
BASF Canada and BMW have collaborated on a brand new training course on BMW frozen finishes that will be taught for the first time this summer.
CARSTAR announced the opening of CARSTAR Collision of Westland – Canton, located at 39025 Warren Road, Westland, MI 48185.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) will co-sponsor two seminars titled "Estimating Accuracy Essentials (Part 1)," in June and July.
CIECA announced today that Fred Iantorno, CIECA’s executive director, has officially resigned from his position effective July 31, 2019.
Fred Iantorno
Trista Anger, Regional Business Manager for BASF Automotive Refinish Canada, was named to the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) board of directors at the recent 2019 WIN conference, held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sal Parente to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales. Parente will oversee the company’s aerospace, automotive refinish and industrial sales business units.