Airbag Solutions

889 Molinaro Ct
Ivins UT 84738
Phone: 435-275-5751

Accudraft Paint Booths

961 Route 10 East
Randolph NJ 07869
United States
Fax: 973-927-6235Phone: 973-927-6232
Categories: Booth Accessories, Drying & Curing Lights/Systems, Prepstations, Shop Management & Operations, Spraybooths, Prep Stations & Related Equipment

Recent Products

Accudraft Italia Promotion Extended

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-25-2016

Accudraft’s promotion has allowed new customers to purchase a top-quality unit for a low price. Accudraft has received such great feedback about this offer that they have decided to extend the promo...

Accudraft Launches New Auxiliary Air Movement System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-01-2012

Accudraft's new Xcelerator Air Movement System has been designed to make any body shop waterborne ready today. Whether they're installed with your original equipment or ordered as a retrofit, these un...

Accudraft Takes it Outside

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-07-2011

Accudraft, a specialist in high-production spraybooths and finishing equipment built for speed and non-stop performance, has introduced outdoor versions of its products. The new outdoor setups allow i...

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Accudraft Announces Changes to Service Department

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-18-2017

SAIMA of North America, manufacturer of Accudraft spraybooths and prep stations, has doubled the size of its service department. Under the guidance of the new service manager, Bill Simon, the...

Joe Emanuele Recognized as Accudraft’s Top Distributor

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2017

SAIMA of North America, the manufacturer of Accudraft paint booths, recently announced that the company has recognized Joe Emanuele from Saugerties, N.Y., as the country’s top distributor for th...

Accudraft Paint Booths Launches New Website

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2010

Accudraft announced it has launched a new, user-friendly website – www.accudraftpaintbooths.com – to help its customers navigate the sometimes difficult process of shopping for a new spray booth. ...

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Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists



United States
Contact: Howard Dunlap http://www.awrswheelrepair.com
Categories: Miscellaneous, Shop Management & Operations

Recent Products

Wheel Repair Service

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-02-2012

Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists is seeking collision shop owners who would like to increase their revenue by adding on-site alloy wheel repair and wheel straightening to their list of services.  Featu...

Mobile Wheel Repair Service

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-09-2010

Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists, Inc. (AWRS) is the largest mobile wheel repair company in the world. With its “workshop on wheels,” AWRS-certified technicians drive to your location to provide cos...

Recent News

Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists and Ride-On Join Forces for Distribution of Automobile Sealants to the Automotive Sector

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-25-2010

Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists, Inc. (AWRS), the world’s largest mobile wheel repair company, and Inovex Industries, Inc, the manufacturer of the high-speed tire sealant, Ride-On Tire Protection Sys...

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Axalta Coating Systems



United States
Phone: 855-6 AXALTA
Contact: Kristine Gallagherhttp://www.axalta.us
Categories: Adhesives, Advertising & Marketing Services, Computerized Office & Information Systems, Drying & Curing Lights/Systems, Heat Guns/Heat Tools, Information, Training & Certification, Management & Financial Services, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products

Recent Products

Axalta Introduces Three-Piece Tri-Coat Fan Deck for Automotive Refinish Customers

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-25-2018

Axalta recently introduced a three-piece tri-coat color fan deck to help improve cycle time for refinish customers in North America who use its latest waterborne basecoat, Cromax EZ.   The fan...

Axalta's Cromax Mosaic Basecoat Provides Coverage and Blendability

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2015

Axalta Coating Systems has introduced a solvent-borne basecoat that enables shops to stay with a solvent-based system and be ready for applicable VOC regulations in most U.S. air districts and Canada ...

Recent News

Axalta Discusses Skills and Talent Development at IBIS Global Summit 2018

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-27-2018

Axalta participated in the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) summit that took place in Munich, Germany, June 11-13, 2018. Axalta’s delegation at the event consisted of 32 participan...

Axalta Kickstarts Kids’ Careers in the Automotive Industry

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-26-2018

Axalta announced it has installed an Axalta Paint Booth at the facility of Drive ONE, a non-profit that provides middle and high school-aged students hands-on automotive industry training, the tools t...

Axalta Sells 50,000th Spectrophotometer

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-21-2018

Axalta has announced the sale of its 50,000th spectrophotometer globally since the launch of the first generation of handheld devices for the refinish industry in 2005. To commemorate this acc...

Axalta Receives EcoVadis Gold Star Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-13-2018

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has received a Gold Star award from EcoVadis, the international sustainability and CSR ratings firm. The ...

Axalta Offers Certified Field Training Program for Distributors

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-04-2018

Axalta says it is the first coatings company to offer distribution partners that provide training to Axalta’s refinish customers in North America the ability to earn a certified field trainer a...

Ford Honors Axalta Coating Systems at 20th Annual World Excellence Awards

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-31-2018

Axalta Coating Systems was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. Only 88 companies were selected as finalists from ...

Axalta Offering Online I-CAR Professional Development Program Credit Hours

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2018

Axalta said it is the first company to offer I-CAR’s Professional Development Program credit hours to collision repair professionals online.  Customers in the United States now can go to Ax...

Axalta Expands Live Virtual and In-person Refinish Learning and Development Offering

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-28-2018

Axalta has announced that it is extending its refinish Learning and Development offerings in North America to include new, interactive live virtual training (LVT) courses designed specifically for d...

Axalta Wins Market Leadership Award for Global Refinish Products

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-13-2018

Axalta Coating Systems received the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Market Leadership Award for the automotive refinish coatings industry, which recognized the company’s refinish brands Cromax, Spies ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Axalta Coating Systems with Global Market Leadership Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-07-2018

Based on its recent analysis of the automotive refinish coatings market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Axalta Coating Systems with the 2017 Global Market Leadership Award. “Axalta’s ...

Axalta Buys Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Sacramento

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-05-2018

  Axalta Coating Systems announced that it has acquired a “state-of-the-art” manufacturing and distribution facility in Sacramento, Calif., to support growth in its North American Indu...

Axalta Announces its 2017 Supplier of the Year Winners

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-01-2018

Axalta Coating Systems recently announced its 2017 Supplier of the Year award winners. The award recognizes top suppliers that go above and beyond expectations to ensure that Axalta provides e...

Axalta to Present at SCRS Repairer Driven Education Series Program at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-14-2016

Axalta has announced that experts from Axalta Coating Systems will speak at the annual SEMA Show Nov. 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) in Las Vegas. Both presentations are part of the...

Axalta to Highlight the 'Need for Speed' at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-12-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced it will exhibit at the SEMA show Nov. 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. The SEMA show is regarded as the premier automotive and specialty produc...

Axalta Partners with Stroud Water Research Center

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-14-2016

In the wake of the recent release of its 2014-2015 Sustainability Report and the launch of its Sustainable Star customer awards program, Axalta Coating Systems announced its partnership with Strou...

Axalta Celebrates 35 Years of Operations at Front Royal Plant

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-09-2016

On Labor Day, Axalta Coating Systems celebrated 35 years of operations at its Front Royal, Va., manufacturing plant with a program, festivities, tours, and barbecue for employees, their families and l...

Axalta Reveals New Global Brand Identity for Imron Polyurethane

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-06-2016

Axalta Coating Systems has unveiled a new visual identity for its Imron brand of polyurethane coatings, a portfolio of premium-quality products for OEMs and, in selected markets, for the aftermarket r...

Axalta Gives University of Michigan Students Rare Look Under the Hood at Pure Michigan 400

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2016

From aftermarketNews.com Axalta Coating Systems hosted University of Michigan (U-M) business, chemistry and engineering students at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 race weekend ...

Axalta's Spies Hecker and Standox Gain Re-Approval

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-30-2016

BMW AG has renewed its approval for 2016 of Spies Hecker and Standox – two of the global premium refinish brands of Axalta Coating Systems. The agreements with the two brands include use of Spies He...

Axalta Launches Sustainable Star Awards

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-16-2016

Individuals and businesses are increasingly taking responsibility to help preserve our future. Axalta Coating Systems says that recognizing good stewardship is an essential part of the equation. In li...

Axalta Publishes 2014-2015 Sustainability Report

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2016

Axalta Coating Systems published its sustainability report covering the company’s progress against a range of sustainability metrics measured over the course of 2014 and 2015. The report reviews...

Axalta Announces Sale of Common Shares by Affiliates of The Carlyle Group

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-01-2016

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has announced the sale of 41,621,996 common shares on an underwritten basis by affiliates of The Carlyle Group. Following the offering, Carlyle will not beneficially...

Artist Utilizes Axalta Coating Technology to Finish Carbon Fiber Sculpture

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-01-2016

Axalta Coating Systems is working with automotive manufacturers in their quest to make vehicles lighter in order to reduce emissions and fuel consumption by replacing standard steel with composite...

Axalta Launches Master Refinish Certification Program

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-07-2016

Axalta Coating Systems has launched a Master Refinish Certification program as part of its Learning and Development offering in North America. The Master Refinish Certification program provides a ...

Axalta Coating Systems Supports SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference with Official Partnership

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-05-2016

Axalta Coating Systems was a supporter of the SkillsUSA’s 52nd Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) that took place June 20-24 in Louisville, Ky. The partnership provided supp...

Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Dura Coat Products

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-28-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dura Coat Products, a prominent manufacturer of coatings for metal coil and related markets in North Ame...

Axalta to Host Mike & Friends Collision Repair Industry Event

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-08-2016

Education and preparation are often thought of as the keys to success. If you want to be the best, you have to work hard and continue to perfect your craft. Axalta Coating Systems is offering an o...

Axalta Partners with Ray Evernham to Preserve 'American Graffiti' 1958 Chevy Impala

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-01-2016

For TV host and former NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham, the featured car in the movie, “American Graffiti,” is the holy grail of hot rods – a car that inspired his lifelong passion f...

Axalta Continues Commitment to Women's Industry Network on 10th Anniversary

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-09-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced its continued support to the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) as a Gold Sponsor of WIN’s 2016 Annual Educational Conference held May 2-4 in Tampa, Fla. Axalta wa...

Axalta Announces 2016 'Paint Outside the Can' Contest

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-20-2016

Axalta Coating Systems announced that its 2016 Paint Outside the Can contest is now open. The contest, now in its second year, is an invitation to auto body customers to unleash their creativity u...

Axalta Refinish Training Launches Learning Campus in North America

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2015

Axalta Refinish Training has launched the Axalta Learning Campus in North America, a new way to access training content and track progress. The company made this move to keep pace with changing custom...

Axalta Opens Third Cromax Color Center in Thailand

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-22-2015

From aftermarketNews.com. Axalta Coating Systems announced it has opened a new Cromax Color Center in Chiang Rai together with Northern Car Paint Co. Ltd., its key distributor of Cromax in Chiang R...

GM Names Axalta One of Its Suppliers of the Year

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-10-2015

Axalta Coating Systems was named a Supplier of the Year by General Motors (GM) at its recent Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. Winning suppliers from around the world received the award for going...

Axalta Sponsors Recent Society of Women Engineers Mid-Atlantic Region Conference

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-02-2015

Axalta Coating Systems sponsored the recent Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Mid-Atlantic Region Conference and Career Fair. The event took place this past weekend in Philadelphia, Pa. The career f...

Racing Legend Jeff Gordon Joins Axalta as Global Business Adviser

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-11-2015

Axalta Coating Systems and Jeff Gordon, one of the most celebrated racecar drivers in history, have announced a new multi-year partnership. Gordon will become Axalta’s global business adviser, servi...

Axalta Coating Systems Inaugurates Enhanced Sales, Technology and R&D Resources in Mexico

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-03-2015

Axalta Coating Systems has inaugurated a newly refurbished technology and R&D center for its powder coatings operations in Mexico. The facility also provides expanded capabilities for Axalta sales...

Axalta Coating Systems Releases 2014 Color Popularity Report

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-04-2014

Axalta Coating Systems has announced the release of its Global Automotive 2014 Color Popularity Report. This year’s report offers an introduction to Color Matrix, Axalta’s automotive color fore...

Axalta Coating Systems Interfaces Collision Shop Management System with New DMS

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2014

Axalta Coatings Systems has announced that its ProfitNet Collision Shop Management System is now interfaced with Dealertrack Technologies' Dealer Management System (DMS). ProfitNet is a software pr...

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Car Bench North America



US
Phone: 1-800-637-4780
Categories: Dimension/Measuring, Frame Straightening & Alignment, Information, Training & Certification, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

Recent Products

Recent News

Car Bench America Welcomes Bob Stevenson to National Sales and Training Team

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-09-2013

Car Bench America welcomes Bob Stevenson to the position of national sales and training. In his new role, Stevenson will be responsible for sales and training of Car Bench, inverter spot welders, comp...

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Car-O-Liner Company



United States
Contact: Jeff Kernhttp://www.car-o-liner.com
Categories: Dimension/Measuring, Frame Straightening & Alignment, Information, Training & Certification, Prepstations, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Storage, Welding Equipment & Products

Recent Products

Car-O-Liner Introduces Vision2 Electronic Measuring Software

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-02-2015

Car-O-Liner announced the introduction of the Vision2 Electronic Measuring Software for the Car-O-Tronic Vision electronic measuring product line. Vision2 software offers an enhanced, user-frie...

Fully Automatic Spot Welder

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-17-2014

Car-O-Liner’s CTR12000 resistance welder is a fully automatic spot welder for today's advanced metals. As new metals are introduced, a spot welder must be able to adapt to the changing needs of our ...

Recent News

General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover Approve Car-O-Liner Vacuum Systems for Collision Centers

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-30-2018

Car-O-Liner, a leading global manufacturer of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, has announced that General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover have both approved Car-O-Liner vacuum ...

Car-O-Liner Provides Equipment, Training for Toyota’s New North American Headquarters

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-05-2018

Toyota’s new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, features state-of-the collision repair equipment from Car-O-Liner. Car-O-Liner’s local distributor in Texas installed the latest fr...

Car-O-Liner Approved by Nissan and Infiniti

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-09-2018

Car-O-Liner has announced that the following product have been approved by Nissan and Infiniti: CR200 Short Cycle Steel and Aluminum Spotter Aluminum Workstation including the CR200 Spotte...

Car-O-Liner to Showcase New Products, Live Demos and Giveaways at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-11-2016

Car-O-Liner announced it will showcase new products, lead live demonstrations and offer giveaways at booth no. 11339 in the North Hall Collision Repair & Refinish section during the SEMA Show ...

Car-O-Liner Welcomes New Distributor

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-04-2016

Car-O-Liner announced that Chase Auto Body Supplies Ltd. is now a distributor of Car-O-Liner equipment with a territory representing Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada. With 11 locations and three ...

Car-O-Liner Hires Key Accounts Manager

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-10-2016

Car-O-Liner announced it has hired Frank Ponte as key accounts manager. Frank brings over 20 years of experience in various sales roles within the automotive market. His extensive background co...

Car-O-Liner to Have Strong Presence at NACE | CARS 2016

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-02-2016

Car-O-Liner announced it will be attending NACE | CARS 2016 Aug. 11-12, in Anaheim, Calif., where they will be involved in many aspects of the show. With two exhibits on the floor, Car-O-Liner will ...

Car-O-Liner Receives Lamborghini Approval

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-16-2016

Car-O-Liner announced that Automobili Lamborghini has approved Car-O-Liner frame straightening and measuring systems. The approval includes the Car-O-Liner Quick 42 frame alignment system, the Car-...

Car-O-Liner Continues Support of Skills Contestants Around the World

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-15-2016

Car-O-Liner is continuing its support of contestants of Skills competitions around the world with opportunities for education, experience and employment globally. Former SkillsUSA and WorldSkil...

Car-O-Liner Distributor Metropolitan Car-O-Liner Expands Territory

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-31-2016

Car-O-Liner announced that Metropolitan Car-O-Liner, the first-ever U.S. distributor of Car-O-Liner products, is expanding its territory. Metropolitan’s current service area includes shops throug...

Car-O-Liner Distributor Performance Tools & Equipment Under New Ownership

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-26-2016

Car-O-Liner announced Eddie Gutierrez as the new owner and president of Car-O-Liner distributor Performance Tool & Equipment Inc. in Albuquerque, N.M. Gutierrez, who spent 25 years in commercia...

Car-O-Liner Welcomes New Distributor

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-09-2016

Car-O-Liner announced that B&R Associates is now a distributor of Car-O-Liner equipment with a territory representing Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and portions of Maryland. Headquartere...

Car-O-Liner Florida Expands Warehouse and Training Center

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-19-2015

Car-O-Liner, a global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, announced that Car-O-Liner Florida, a U.S. distributor of Car-O-Liner collision repair systems to customers ...

Car-O-Liner Hosts I-CAR Repairability Summit at Corporate Headquarters

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-19-2015

Car-O-Liner, a global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, hosted attendees of the I-CAR Repairability Summit on May 14th at its corporate headquarters in Wixom, Mich....

Car-O-Liner Names New Technical Director

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-23-2015

Car-O-Liner, a global provider of collision repair equipment, has hired David Scribner as technical director. Scribner brings more than 25 years of experience in product line management, product de...

Car-O-Liner Assigns Peter Richardson as Director, National Accounts

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-11-2015

Car-O-Liner, a leading global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, announced that Peter Richardson has been promoted to the position of director, National Accounts...

Car-O-Liner Welcomes New Distributor

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-21-2015

Car-O-Liner, a leading global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, announced that Kraft Equipment LLC has become a distributor of Car-O-Liner equipment with a territor...

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ChemSpec USA, LLC.

9287 Smucker Road
Orrville Ohio 44667
United States
Phone: 330-669-4036Fax: 330-669-3965
Categories: Adhesives, Detail Products & Cleaners, Information, Training & Certification, Masking Products, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting

Recent Products

Recent News

ChemSpec USA Boasts SEMA 2015 Success

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-25-2015

ChemSpec USA announced that SEMA 2015 was a great success for the company, primarily due to the announcement of the completed acquisition by Axalta Coating Systems and the high foot traffic of att...

ChemSpec USA Announces Several Organizational Changes

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-01-2014

ChemSpec USA Inc. has announced several organizational changes. Rob Simpson, president, will be retiring from the company. “It is with great sadness that we announce that Rob Simpson will be r...

ChemSpec USA Redesigns Website

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-25-2012

ChemSpec USA has redesigned its website at www.chemspecpaint.com. The site features a fresh, new look and is packed with updated information about the company and its products.  Visitors can access t...

ChemSpec's Hydrolux Logo Featured on NASCAR No. 77 Chevrolet

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-27-2012

Hydrolux and ChemSpec drove into the world of NASCAR June 16 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, better known as "The Bullring." ChemSpec joined forces with the RPM Racing team and lent their eye-catc...

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Chief Automotive Technologies



United States
Contact: Mike DiLorenzohttp://www.chiefautomotive.com
Categories: Dimension/Measuring, Frame Straightening & Alignment, Information, Training & Certification, Internet & Web-Enabled Services, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Welding Equipment & Products

Recent Products

New Chief Meridian Align System Brings Wheel Alignment In-house

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-17-2018

The new Chief Meridian Align system allows collision repair shops to take more control over their cycle times and profitability, easily bringing wheel alignment services in-house with no bay reconfi...

Protect Techs from Welding Fumes with Chief Fume Extractor

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-10-2016

There are many elements present in the weld plume, including zinc, iron, aluminum and nickel, but the real health threats are manganese and chromium. Although OSHA enforces exposure limits for each in...

Chief Unveils Goliath Frame Rack

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-26-2016

The American love affair with trucks continues, with sales of pickups outpacing declining car sales month after month. Through August 2016, sales of light-duty trucks are up 8 percent year-over-year, ...

Chief Introduces Computerized Measuring System for Heavy-Duty Collision Repair

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-14-2016

Chief’s new Cam Scan HD is the first computerized measuring system in North America designed to identify and document all collision damage on heavy-duty vehicles, including trucks and buses. It...

Globaljig Presented by Chief Introduces Light-Duty Quick Pull Bench

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-13-2016

The new Globaljig Presented by Chief Quick Pull scissor lift bench is designed to handle most sheet metal and other light-duty pulling jobs right in the bay – keeping the frame bench free for larg...

Globaljig Presented by Chief Unveils New Mobile System Bench Package

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-08-2016

The new Globaljig Presented by Chief Mobile System bench package provides collision repair shops with a faster way to load a car, and the mobility to move the job throughout the shop without havin...

Globaljig Presented by Chief Unveils the Koala Bench

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-20-2016

Globaljig Presented by Chief has introduced the Koala bench. While it has a compact size, it’s versatile enough to handle most of the structural work that comes through a typical collision repair sh...

Chief Introduces Squeeze-Type Resistance Inverter Spot Welder

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-13-2016

Chief has introduced an all-new squeeze-type resistance inverter spot welder for repairing high-strength steel. Chief states that the MI200T with lightweight transformer pliers is more powerful, more ...

New Chief Heavy-Duty Rivet Gun Pierces Usibor and Other High-Strength Steels

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-06-2016

Chief’s new Heavy-Duty Rivet Gun puts out almost twice the force of the company’s standard rivet gun, enabling collision repair technicians to use it to install rivets in even the strongest steels...

Bond Aluminum and Steel with Universal Rivet Gun

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-29-2015

Chief Automotive Technologies has introduced a self-piercing rivet gun for all common auto body riveting applications, including efficiently bonding aluminum and steel vehicle body panels. The rivet g...

Collect Weld Fumes At Their Source

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-24-2015

Chief Automotive Technologies' new heavy-duty weld fume extractor collects weld fumes at their source, protecting technicians against breathing harmful airborne particulates. It's part of the company...

Efficiently Bond Aluminum and Steel

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-22-2015

Chief Automotive Technologies' new PNP90 self-piercing rivet gun is ideal for all common auto body riveting applications, including efficiently bonding aluminum and steel vehicle body panels. It's par...

Recent News

Chief Sponsors SkillsUSA Competition

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-04-2018

Chief has announced its 32nd year of sponsorship of the Collision Repair Technology (CRT) Championship at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The conference helps to create op...

Collision Repair Training: Earn I-CAR Credit Through Chief University

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-15-2018

With the rapid developments in vehicle technology, use of new materials and introduction of advanced safety systems, ongoing training in evolving collision repair techniques is becoming more impor...

Chief to Offer Additional Collision Repair Solutions for Heavy-Duty Vehicles through Agreement with Celette

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-12-2018

Chief, one of the world’s most-recognized collision repair equipment brands, has reached an agreement with Celette France SAS, a leading European manufacturer of bench/jig repair systems and compu...

Chief, Globaljig and Chassis Liner to Offer Demos & Discounts at 2016 SEMA Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-29-2016

Chief, Globaljig Presented by Chief, and Chassis Liner announced they will provide product demos and deals on industry-leading collision repair equipment and training at the 2016 SEMA Show. The...

Chief Introduces Chief University Training Voucher Program

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-03-2016

Chief has announced that customers who purchase a Chief Goliath or Impulse – E/VHT frame rack, Vector or LaserLock computerized measuring system, or Chief MI-200T spot welder will receive a vouc...

Chief Joins National Truck & Heavy Equipment Claims Council

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-28-2016

Chief was recently admitted to the National Truck & Heavy Equipment Claims Council (NTHECC), the industry trade organization dedicated to ethics, efficiency and issues involving the servicing of i...

Chief Expands Distribution Network in the Southeast and Midwest

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-20-2016

Chief has added two distributors to its extensive sales and service network. New Orleans Equipment Company of Harahan, La., will support customers in Louisiana and south central Mississippi, while Col...

Chief to Showcase Computerized Measuring, Benches and Joining Equipment at NACE | CARS 2016

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-18-2016

Chief announced it will be showing NACE | CARS 2016 attendees how the OEM shift to lighter weight materials such as aluminum, carbon fiber, high-strength steels and magnesium is driving the need for n...

Chief Marks 30th Anniversary of SkillsUSA Competition Sponsorship

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-04-2016

Chief announced that 2016 is the 30th year it has sponsored the Collision Repair Technology (CRT) Championship at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The SkillsUSA Championsh...

Globaljig Equipment Featured in New Area of Chief Website

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-28-2016

The Globaljig Presented by Chief line of benches and frame measuring equipment is now featured in a new section of the Chief website at www.chiefautomotive.com/Global-Jig/. The user-friendly site ...

Chief University Updates Hands-On Training Classes

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-25-2016

Chief University, the training arm of collision repair equipment manufacturer Chief, announced it has improved and updated its curriculum for 2016. To make collision repair training as accessible a...

New Chief Blog Highlights Latest Collision Repair Practices and Products

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-26-2015

Chief Automotive Technologies announced it has launched a new “Collisionology” blog that aims to help collision repair professionals learn about the latest industry news, techniques and equipm...

Chief Automotive Technologies Names Richard Perry OEM and Strategic Account Sales Manager

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-13-2015

Chief Automotive Technologies has named Richard Perry OEM and strategic account sales manager. Perry previously served as global repair product manager for Chief, and has been with the company since 1...

Chief Automotive Technologies to Showcase Equipment at NADA Expo

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-14-2015

Chief Automotive Technologies announced that it will be displaying its equipment in the Chief and Elektron booth no. 2419S at the NADA Convention & Expo Jan. 23-25 in San Francisco. “Over the...

Chief Automotive Technologies Redesigns Website

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-10-2014

Chief Automotive Technologies has announced the redesign of its website. The new chiefautomotive.com features distinct yet easily accessible sections for Chief, Elektron and Chief University so use...

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Dominion Sure Seal Ltd.



United States
Fax: 905-670-5174
Contact: Tony Molnarhttp://www.dominionsureseal.com
Categories: Adhesives, Bedliners & Bedliner Franchises/Dealerships, Cleaning & Recovery, Cleanup Products, Detail Products & Cleaners, Glass/Windshield Repair & Replacement, Gun Parts, Hand Tools, Paint & Paint Products, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Prep Equipment, Profit Centers, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Welding Equipment & Products

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OBITUARY: Dominion Sure Seal Founder Ronald Bryson Morton

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-11-2012

Dominion Sure Seal announced the passing of its founder, Ronald Bryson Morton, on Dec. 29, 2011, at the age of 71. The company said of Morton: "Ron spent 40 years building his legacy and will be mi...

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Eagle Abrasives, Inc.



United States
Phone: 888-683-2453Fax: 770-279-0727
Contact: Sammy Yu http://www.EagleAbrasives.com
Categories: Detail Equipment, Detail Products & Cleaners, Metal Finishing/Filling, Miscellaneous, Power Tools/Electric & Air, Prep & Surface Products, Prep Equipment, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Dry Sanding and Polishing System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-29-2010

This new dry sanding and polishing system from Eagle Abrasives promises to cut long buffing time by 50 percent or more. The Buflex system combines an ultra-flexible latex abrasive film and a specially...

Water-Free Topcoat Sanding

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-01-2009

Eagle Abrasives’ Tolex, a micro-finishing sanding and dry lubrication system, allows topcoat sanding without water. The blocking effect of the Tolex pad allows dust and nibs to be located and re...

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Eagle Abrasives Poster Girl to Sign Autographs

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-31-2012

Eagle Abrasives Poster Girl 2012 Ashley will be signing posters at the company's booth (10947) during SEMA this week. She will be on hand today and tomorrow between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. ...

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Evercoat



United States
Fax: 513-489-7945
Contact: Tom Lehmkuhl http://www.evercoat.com
Categories: Adhesives, Detail Products & Cleaners, Information, Training & Certification, Masking Products, Metal Finishing/Filling, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Evercoat Announces New and Improved Formula for Rage Ultra Body Filler

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-10-2017

ITW Evercoat has announced a new and improved formula for its Rage Ultra body filler. The new formula helps keep up with industry trends and customer needs by providing improved spreadability, virtu...

Evercoat Rage Ultra Body Filler

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2016

High-production collision centers know that Rage Ultra body filler is unparalleled in terms of productivity and performance. Evercoat’s patented ECORESIN makes Rage Ultra one of the best sanding fil...

ITW Evercoat Launches Body Filler for Large Industrial Vehicle Manufacturers

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-31-2016

ITW Evercoat announced the launch of Evercoat Commercial Ultra Body Filler, which has been developed to meet the needs of large industrial and commercial vehicle manufacturers including ambulance,...

Get Flexibility with Evercoat's New Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-04-2015

ITW Evercoat announced the launch of Rage Ultra XTRA extended work time body filler. Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler gives body repair technicians worktime flexibility according to their needs...

Finishing Putty with Great Adhesion

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-05-2013

Metal Glaze Ultra polyester finishing putty offers excellent sanding and spreading qualities. It contains ZNX-7, which provides superior adhesion to galvanized steel and aluminum, eliminating the risk...

Remove Micro-Pinholes

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-20-2012

Evercoat’s 440Express Micro-Pinhole Eliminator is designed to be a shop’s insurance policy against micro-pinholes in glazing putty. Testing shows that, after use, up to 90 percent of rework caused...

New Evercoat Adhesives and Sealants

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2012

Evercoat's all-new adhesive and sealant product line is designed to simplify panel bonding, seam sealing and plastic repair. The bonding adhesives can bond SMC to SMC, metal to metal and SMC to metal....

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ITW Evercoat Announces James Cooley as U.S. Sales Director

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-26-2018

ITW Evercoat announces James Cooley has joined the company as director of U.S. sales. In this role, Cooley will be responsible for strategically leading the U.S. sales organization for the Everco...

Evercoat Reminds Auto Body Shops to Prepare for Hot Weather

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-12-2018

  ITW Evercoat reminds body shops to be prepared for hot weather by using Rage Ultra XTRA extended worktime body filler. Rage Ultra XTRA Body Filler gives body repair technicians worktime fl...

Evercoat to Display Collision Repair Innovations at NORTHEAST 2018

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-13-2018

ITW Evercoat, a leading brand of body filler and putty for collision repair professionals, announced that the company will be demonstrating collision repair innovations in booth no. 144 at the upc...

Evercoat and Gas Monkey Garage Join Forces to Create One-of-a-Kind Motorcycle

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-11-2016

ITW Evercoat announced they have joined forces with Richard Rawlings and the team at Gas Monkey Garage to create a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle. Named the “Rage Motorcycle,” Gas Monkey Garage h...

Gas Monkey Garage Partners with Evercoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-26-2016

ITW Evercoat announced that Gas Monkey Garage has selected Evercoat products to help them transform cars. “Every day at Gas Monkey Garage, we use innovative products from Evercoat to help wit...

ITW Evercoat to Demo Productivity Improvement Products at SEMA 2015

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-30-2015

ITW Evercoat announced product-training demonstrations at SEMA 2015 to help body shops improve productivity. These classes are part of the official SEMA New Products Training that features product tra...

ITW Evercoat Launches New Website

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-10-2015

ITW Evercoat announced the launch of its new website designed to be a resource for body shops and body shop technicians. The new website includes product and technical information on the Evercoat por...

Evercoat Welcomes New Marketing Manager

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-26-2015

Evercoat announced the appointment of David Jacobson to the newly created position of marketing manager. In this role, Jacobson will oversee all marketing-related experiences for both the Evercoat and...

Evercoat Celebrates 60th Anniversary

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-01-2013

Evercoat has announced that it is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Founded in 1953, Evercoat (formerly Fibre Glass-Evercoat) began producing a fiberglass resin material to recover and repa...

Evercoat Introduces New Bonding Adhesives, Seam Sealers and Plastic Repair Adhesives

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-04-2012

Evercoat introduced its new line of bonding adhesives, seam sealers and plastic repair adhesives. This simple line is designed to meet the needs of today’s technicians, while reducing cycle time and...

Evercoat Donates $14,000 in Product to 48 Collision Schools through I-CAR Collision Repair Education Foundation

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-09-2010

Evercoat has donated over 600 cartridges of its 2K flexible foam to 48 collision programs (secondary and post-secondary) across the country through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The donat...

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FinishMaster

Categories: Adhesives, Detail Equipment, Detail Products & Cleaners, Glass/Windshield Repair & Replacement, Masking Products, Miscellaneous, Paint & Paint Products, Paint Safety, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Spraybooths, Prep Stations & Related Equipment

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Uni-Select Announces New Appointment, Branch Openings

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-18-2018

Uni-Select Inc. has announced the appointment of Chris Adams as senior vice president, sales & marketing at FinishMaster. The company also announced the opening of new branches at FinishMaster a...

VIDEO: Managing Paint and Materials Inventory, Presented by FinishMaster

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-01-2018

BodyShop Business has released a new video presented by FinishMaster discussing the importance of having standard operating procedures (SOPs) to manage paint and materials inventory – if one doe...

Automotive Paint and Coatings Distributor FinishMaster Celebrates 50th Anniversary

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-25-2018

With roots firmly planted in providing exceptional customer service, FinishMaster, a wholly owned subsidiary of Uni-Select, is celebrating its 50th year in business. On April 25, 1968, in Grand...

BodyShop Business to Offer Free Webinar Sponsored by FinishMaster on Evaluating Your Paint and Materials Partner

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2018

BodyShop Business will be offering a free webinar sponsored by FinishMaster on Thursday, April 19 at 2 p.m. titled, "The Five Most Important Factors for Evaluating Your Paint and Materials Partner."...

FinishMaster Opens New Distribution Center in Grand Prairie, Texas

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-02-2018

FinishMaster, a wholly owned subsidiary of Uni-Select, announced that it has opened its fifth distribution center in Grand Prairie, Texas. The addition of the new distribution center in the Dal...

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Intrepid Direct Insurance

Categories: Information, Training & Certification, Management & Financial Services

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Matrix System Automotive Finishes

850 Lass Rd. Building E
Walled Lake MI 48390
United States
Fax: 330-830-6005Phone: 330-830-6000
Contact: David Brunorihttp://www.matrixsystem.com
Categories: Computerized Office & Information Systems, Detail Products & Cleaners, Gun Parts, Information, Training & Certification, Internet & Web-Enabled Services, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Matrix Automotive Finishes Introduces Innovative Basecoat System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-17-2016

Matrix Automotive Finishes is taking basecoat systems to the next level. Gone are the days of multiple mix banks and walls of inventory. Matrix, a Valspar Automotive brand, has introduced a universal,...

Quick Drying DTM Primer Surfacer

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-23-2013

Matrix System’s MP-200 DTM Primer Surfacer is a premium direct to metal (DTM) primer surfacer. This product is high-build, fast drying and easy to sand. It was formulated to provide excellent adhesi...

Low-VOC Solvent Basecoat System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-26-2012

The Refinish Solutions Low-VOC Solvent Basecoat System from Matrix System allows professional vehicle refinishers to mix RPB-LV Refinish Solutions Low-VOC Basecoat off of the existing Matrix System MP...

Erase Stubborn Salt Stains

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-02-2012

Matrix System Automotive Finishes’ Salt Eraser solves an array of salt problems that pop up during the cold season. It removes stubborn salt stains from any fabric quickly and effortlessly – simpl...

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Cleveland Auto Body Shop Welcomes Ryan Evans and Lonny Speer of Count’s Kustoms

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-18-2018

Global Auto Body & Collision will welcome Ryan Evans and Lonny Speer of Count’s Kustoms to Cleveland during an open house event on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. Both Global Auto Body & Co...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Looking for Vehicles for 2019 ‘Mavericks of Color’ Calendar

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-02-2018

Matrix Automotive Finishes is looking for a few good vehicles. From classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles to street rods, Matrix is looking for vehicles to showcase in its 2019 “Mav...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Debuts New Packaging

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-24-2017

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a Valspar Automotive brand, has redesigned the packaging of its entire product line. This redesign is in effort to create design synergy and improve the customer’s expe...

Valspar Automotive Re-Signs with Larsen Motorsports

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-22-2016

Valspar Automotive has renewed its contract with Larsen Motorsports for the 2017 race season, sponsoring the jet dragster team with its Matrix Automotive Finishes line of products. Jet pack cars dr...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Calling for 2017 Calendar Entries

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2016

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a brand of Valspar Automotive, is looking for projects finished exclusively in Matrix colors to feature in the coating brand’s 2017 calendar, “Award Winning Finishes....

'Counting Cars' TV Show and Matrix Team Up for Sixth Season

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-08-2016

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a brand of Valspar Automotive, is the official automotive paint brand for the sixth straight season of “Counting Cars,” History’s reality TV series that profiles the ...

Matrix Sponsoring Celebrity Appearance at AASP/NJ Northeast Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-18-2015

Matrix Automotive Finishes announced that they will feature a celebrity pinstriping artist, Nub from Nub Grafix, at the Matrix Booth during the 2015 Northeast Automotive Services Show held March 20-22...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Announces 2015 'Award Winning Finishes' Calendar Contest Winners

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-25-2014

Matrix Automotive Finishes has announced that its 2015 Matrix “Award Winning Finishes” Calendar Contest was yet another big success. Matrix customers across the country were invited to part...

Select Matrix System and Pro-Spray Training Programs Now Approved for I-CAR Credit

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-21-2014

Quest Automotive Products, a division of Quest Specialty Coatings, has announced the approval of select Matrix System and Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes training programs by the I-CAR Industry Training...

Matrix System Launches Social Media Campaign

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-18-2014

Matrix System Automotive Finishes has announced the launch of multiple new social media channels on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+ and LinkedIn. The goal of these accounts is to crea...

Matrix System Continues Partnership with 'Counting Cars' and 'American Restoration'

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-07-2014

Matrix System Automotive Finishes has announced its continued partnership and support for the History Channel's hit reality TV shows, "Counting Cars" and "American Restoration." Both shows debuted on ...

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Motor Guard Corporation



United States
Phone: 800-227-2822Fax: 209-239-5114
Contact: David Barleenhttp://www.motorguard.com
Categories: Air Supply Systems, Clean Air/Shop Environment, Compressed Air Systems, Detail Equipment, Dimension/Measuring, Gun Parts, Hand Tools, Heat Guns/Heat Tools, Miscellaneous, Paint Safety, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting, Welding Equipment & Products

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Motor Guard Introduces Unique Line of Miniature Sanding Blocks

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-05-2018

Motor Guard has introduced a first-of-its-kind line of miniature sanding blocks. These new blocks are constructed of a specially formulated compound, and their ergonomic shapes allow for fine, finge...

New Motor Guard M-C100 Filter Removes Oil Vapor from Compressed Air

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-22-2018

As shops are learning, the new waterborne automotive finishes require new air treatment tools. Waterborne finishes require air that is free of oil vapor. Standard oil-removing filters absorb oil mis...

Motor Guard Introduces Latest Stud Welder Kit

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-19-2017

Motor Guard has introduced a brand-new enhancement to its Magna-Spot line of Stud Welders, the JO-1050 Entry-Plus Kit with improved Striker-Tip Draw Pins for strong welds on all steels. Specially...

Motor Guard Introduces Aluminum Spot Repair Tool

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-27-2016

Motor Guard has released the new Magna-Stripper AL System (Model E-6100S), a soft, abrasive wheel that has been specially formulated to strip aluminum without heat, distortion or damage. The E-610...

Quickly Strip Coats with Motor Guard's Magna-Stripper System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-04-2015

Motor Guard's Magna-Stripper System is a spot repair tool for steel and aluminum body panels. The Magna-Stripper, No. E-6080S, quickly strips clearcoat, basecoat, primer coat or all three without ...

Sanding Blocks for Aluminum and Steel

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-26-2015

Motor Guard has developed seven new Super-Rigid Big Block models for fast and aggressive blocking on aluminum or steel. Engineered from super-dense yet lightweight materials, these new sanding blocks ...

Turn Stud Welder Into Plastic Repair Tool

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-04-2012

The Magna Stitcher from Motor Guard provides an economical solution for plastic repair by turning your stud welder into a plastic repair tool. It fits all popular stud welders and provides all the fea...

Economical Plastic Repair

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-24-2012

Motor Guard’s Magna-Stitcher (Model MS-1-KIT) provides an economical solution for plastic repair by turning your stud welder into a plastic repair tool. The MS-1-KIT fits all popular stud welders ...

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Motor Guard Names PBE Sales Manager

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-09-2018

Motor Guard announced it has appointed Bob Rheinhart as sales manager for paint, body and equipment sales effective immediately. With over 37 years in the PBE industry, Rheinhart brings a wealth ...

Motor Guard Corp. Named Top Vendor by International Autobody Marketing Group

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-02-2011

Motor Guard Corp. was named Vendor of the Year by The International Autobody Marketing Group (IAMG) during its recent industry conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. IAMG is a national association of pain...

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NAPA



United States
Fax: 770-956-2201
Contact: Gaylord Spencerhttp://www.napaonline.com
Categories: A/C Equipment & Supplies, Air Supply Systems, Body Parts & Accessories, Booth Accessories, Clean Air/Shop Environment, Cleanup Products, Compressed Air Systems, Detail Products & Cleaners, Dimension/Measuring, Drying & Curing Lights/Systems, Frame Straightening & Alignment, Hand Tools, Information, Training & Certification, Lifts & Jacks, Masking Products, Mechanical Parts & Accessories, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Paint Safety, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Power Tools/Electric & Air, Prep & Surface Products, Prep Equipment, Prepstations, Refinishing, Repair, Service Equipment, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting, Spraybooths, Prep Stations & Related Equipment, Storage, Welding Equipment & Products, Welding Safety

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Automotive Service Association Joins Forces with NAPA Auto Parts

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-08-2016

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced a new member benefit in cooperation with NAPA Auto Parts. The purpose of ASA’s partnership with NAPA is to develop a membership benefit program...

NAPA/Martin Senour Unveils Custom 1966 Mustang at SEMA Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 11-06-2014

The Martin Senour Company unveiled a custom-built and custom- painted 1966 Mustang featuring the Martin Senour Pro//Base Automotive Refinish System and restored by Chris Carlson Hot Rods (Mulvane, Kan...

NAPA to Host Environmental Consultant at SEMA Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-28-2014

GRC-Pirk Management, the consulting firm for NAPA AutoCare’s GreenCare program, has announced that an environmental engineer will be available to answer questions about “going green” at boot...

NAPA and Martin Senour Paints Announce NAPA Collision Conference

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-12-2014

NAPA has announced that it will host its inaugural NAPA Collision Conference with leading insurance experts and collision industry partners, including Martin Senour Paints, April 15-17 at the Gaylord ...

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Optima Automotive



United States
Phone: 888-225-6968Fax: 630-762-0615
Contact: Mark Claypoolhttp://www.optimaautomotive.com
Categories: Advertising & Marketing Services, Internet & Web-Enabled Services, Miscellaneous, Shop Management & Operations

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Optima Automotive Signs Exclusive Video Production Deal With YDraw

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-20-2015

Optima Automotive, a web presence management firm specializing in the automotive repair industry, has signed an exclusive deal with YDraw to produce unique animation videos that can be used on auto re...

Optima Automotive Announces New Director of Digital Communications

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-12-2014

Branden Ashley Zelesnak has joined Optima Automotive to fill the newly created position of director of digital communications. In her new role, Zelesnak will be leading the social media and online ...

Optima Automotive to Host Free Online Social Media Management Demonstrations

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 01-06-2014

Optima Automotive, a company owned by longtime BodyShop Business contributor Mark Claypool that provides website design, development, SEO and social media management services, has announced that it wi...

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PPG Automotive Refinish



United States
Fax: 614-294-0197
Contact: Cristina Fronzagliahttp://www.ppgrefinish.com
Categories: Computerized Office & Information Systems, Detail Products & Cleaners, Information, Training & Certification, Management & Financial Services, Metal Finishing/Filling, Paint & Paint Products, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Spray Guns & Painting

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PPG Adds RapidMatch XI to Color Solutions Toolbox

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-02-2017

PPG announced it has expanded its Color Solutions XI product line with the introduction of the all-new RapidMatch XI spectrophotometer. Combining groundbreaking optical power, color camera images a...

PPG Launches New Aquabase Plus Compatible P190-6950 Extended Performance Clearcoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-13-2016

  PPG’s Automotive Refinish business unit has introduced P190-6950 Extended Performance Clearcoat, an easy-to-use clearcoat engineered expressly for use over AQUABASE Plus waterborne basecoa...

PPG Introduces EC550 En-V Ultra Gloss Clearcoat for Envirobase High Performance Basecoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-06-2016

The Automotive Refinish business unit of PPG has launched EC550 En-V Ultra Gloss Clearcoat, a new production-friendly clearcoat formulated specifically for use with ENVIROBASE High Performance wat...

PPG Adds New HS Basecoat Hardener to Delfleet Evolution Line

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-16-2015

PPG Commercial Coatings has introduced Delfleet Evolution F3259 HS Basecoat Hardener, an ideal match for use with the brand’s FBCH premium basecoat. F3259 Basecoat Hardener has been specially des...

PPG Introduces Multi-Panel Clearcoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-08-2014

PPG Automotive Refinish has enhanced its OMNI LV product line with the introduction of MC2910 EuroPlus Multi-Panel Clearcoat. MC2910 is a 2.1 VOC clearcoat ideally suited for multiple panels and la...

PPG Launches New Look for Envirobase Waterborne Product Line

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-01-2014

PPG Automotive Refinish has created new global branding for its popular Envirobase High Performance waterborne product line. Updated product packaging for the leading PPG brand now sports a complet...

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PPG Video Affirms Commitment to Diversity

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-19-2018

Workplace diversity is a priority across all PPG Industries’ business units. Supporting that corporate-wide commitment — a key part of PPG’s core values — the Automotive Refinish division ...

PPG Sets Q2 Collision Refinish Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-03-2018

PPG has announced its schedule of collision refinish training classes for the second quarter of 2018. Collision refinish courses set for April, May and June will cover PPG premium brands includ...

PPG-Painted Car Takes 2018 Ridler Award at Detroit Autorama

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-29-2018

A heavily customized 1957 Chevrolet dubbed “Imagine” and sporting a gleaming silver PPG finish claimed the prestigious Don Ridler Memorial Award at the recent 66th Detroit Autorama. The ann...

PPG Recognizes Painters Supply with Platinum Distributor of the Year Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-27-2018

PPG’s automotive refinish business has honored Painters Supply & Equipment Company (PSE) of Taylor, Mich., as its 2017 Platinum Distributor of the Year. John Parran, PPG director, Platinu...

PPG MVP Business Solutions Announces Schedule for ‘Elevating the Customer Experience’ Class

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-22-2018

PPG MVP Business Solutions has announced the schedule for its “Elevating the Customer Experience” class. The course’s objective is to provide collision center owners, managers, sales staf...

PPG-Painted Custom Builds Earn Top Honors at Goodguys Awards

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-14-2016

A 1967 Chevelle and a 1961 Ford F-100 pickup – both painted with PPG products – earned top honors from the recent Goodguys Rod & Custom Association. The Chevelle, built by Jeremy and Phil ...

PPG in Full Color at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-11-2016

PPG is tipping its hat to color through a display of dazzling paint jobs and world-class custom cars, trucks and motorcycles at this year’s SEMA show Nov. 1-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center....

PPG-Painted Cars and Trucks Shine at Shades of the Past

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-04-2016

Cars and trucks bearing PPG finishes carried off several key awards at the annual Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup, held Sept. 9-10 at Dollywood Splash Country in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. This year, ...

PPG Platinum Distributor Painters Supply & Equipment Receives ACE Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-30-2016

Painters Supply & Equipment Co., a Taylor, Mich.-based PPG Platinum Distributor, has been named the winner of the Auto Care Association’s Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award for 2016-2017...

PPG Introduces Upgraded Tint Guide Posters

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-29-2016

Recognizing that blending is not always an option for some paint technicians, PPG has made significant upgrades to its traditional tint guides and created new posters that provide quick, visual “at-...

PPG Continues Support of National SkillsUSA Championships

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2016

PPG once again supported the SkillsUSA Championships, which were held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, June 22-23. SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit organization, serves more than 300,00...

PPG Restoration Seminars Address Challenges Facing Custom Car Builders

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-21-2016

PPG continued its commitment to custom car restorers with a two-day restoration seminar at the company’s Business Development Center in Wixom, Mich., August 16-17. The class, intended for profes...

PPG Earns American Honda Approval

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-16-2016

PPG announced it has received approval from American Honda Motor Co., Inc., for use of its Nexa Autocolor 2K, Deltron, Global Refinish System, Envirobase High Performance and Aquabase Plus products...

PPG Devotees Honored for Outstanding Achievements

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-14-2016

PPG devotees Jerry Covington and Dermie Close were recently honored for their respective outstanding achievements in the world of custom motorcycles and cars. Covington is a longtime fixture in...

Bob Medved Joins PPG MVP Business Solutions Team

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-07-2016

PPG has announced the addition of Bob Medved to the Automotive Refinish SBU as a business solutions manager within the MVP Business Solutions team. Prior to joining PPG, Medved served as the senior...

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Honors PPG Manufacturing Facility

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-06-2016

PPG announced that its coatings and resins manufacturing facility in Delaware, Ohio, has earned a Gold Level Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agen...

PPG-Painted Oldsmobile Wins Hot August Nights Cup

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-18-2016

A 1939 Oldsmobile Series 60 convertible dubbed “Olds Cool,” painted by Charley Hutton using PPG products, captured the inaugural Hot August Nights Cup on August 6th at the recent namesake clas...

Simon Pagenaud Takes PPG-Painted Chevy to Another Team Penske IndyCar Victory

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-12-2016

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud drove his No. 22 PPG Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet to another Verizon IndyCar Series win, beating teammate and second-place finisher Will Power to the checkered flag...

PPG Dream Car Award Winners Named at Annual Goodguys PPG Nationals

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-03-2016

PPG Industries took a starring role at the 19th annual Goodguys PPG Nationals held July 8-10, 2016 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. The annual PPG Dream Car award winners were named, and...

PPG Continues Support for Speedway Children's Charities in New Hampshire Chapter Track Walk

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-28-2016

PPG Industries demonstrated its ongoing support for Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) by joining with the organization’s New Hampshire chapter on July 16th for the 2016 Track Walk fundraiser at ...

PPG Certification Program Aims to Keep Technicians Up to Date

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-13-2016

Advancements in auto refinish technologies, combined with the growing number of OEM special effects vehicle finishes, make it critical that collision refinish technicians stay current with availab...

PPG Enhances Training Facilities

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-16-2016

In its ongoing commitment to provide comprehensive professional training, the Automotive Refinish business unit of PPG has expanded and improved several of its Business Development Centers to “s...

Toyota of Orlando Named Toyota Certified Collision Center of Year for Second Time

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-30-2015

Toyota of Orlando has won the Toyota Certified Collision Center (TCCC) Triple Crown Award. It is the second time the dealership has received the accolade; the previous honor came in 2012. The awar...

PPG Show Truck Gets A New Patriotic Look

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-28-2015

PPG Automotive Refinish has repainted its popular show truck. The truck, a 75-foot 2016 Freightliner Cascadia tractor-trailer rig now features a fresh red, white and blue paint scheme reminiscent of t...

PPG Presents BAPS Auto Paints & Supply with Platinum Distributor of the Year Award

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-02-2015

PPG Automotive Refinish has named Pennsylvania-based BAPS Auto Paint & Supply the 2014 Platinum Distributor of the Year. The announcement was made by Bob Wenzinger, director of the PPG Platinu...

PPG Completes $40 Million Plant Expansion In Brazil

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-23-2015

From aftermarketNews.com. PPG Industries held a ceremony to mark the completion of a $40 million, 65,000-square-foot plant for onsite resin production at its Sumaré, São Paulo, Brazil, coatings m...

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Pro Spot International, Inc.



United States
Fax: 760-407-1421
Categories: Hand Tools, Miscellaneous, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Repair, Shop Management & Operations, Storage, Welding Equipment & Products, Welding Safety

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Pro Spot Introduces New SP-5.3 Double Pulse MIG Welder

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 07-31-2017

Pro Spot has introduced the new SP-5.3 three-phase double pulse MIG welder. The SP-5.3 is a collision repair tool derived from industrial standard welding machines. The microprocessor-controlled wel...

Smart Spot Welder

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-28-2011

Pro Spot International, Inc. has launched the new SMART i5 spot welder. Among the many new specifications that the i5 features, some of the most notable changes and additions include: auto mode, which...

CE- and ETL-Approved Welders

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-18-2010

Pro Spot is now CE and ETL approved. Products included in certification are the i4 and PR-2000 Resistance Spot Welders. Pro Spot has worked through a long certification process to get its products and...

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Art Ewing, Pro Spot’s Sales and Marketing Director for Canada, to Retire

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-22-2018

Pro Spot International announced that Art Ewing, the company’s sales and marketing director for Canada, will retire. Russell Duncan, previously the equipment specialist for Color Compass, wil...

Pro Spot Hosts Craftsman Collision Team at Carlsbad, Calif., Headquarters

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-12-2017

Pro Spot International announced that it recently hosted the Craftsman Collision management team at Pro Spot’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Carlsbad, Calif. The managers of Crafts...

Pro Spot International to Exhibit at AASP/NJ NORTHEAST Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-16-2017

Pro Spot International announced it will be exhibiting at the three-day NORTHEAST 2017 Automotive Services Show held March 17-19 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. The show is pr...

Pro Spot to Exhibit New Products at Maaco Expo

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-10-2016

Pro Spot International announced they will be exhibiting products and a new surprise at the Maaco Convention and Tech Expo in Charlotte, N.C., Oct. 12-16. Pro Spot will have live MIG welding and d...

Pro Spot Attends American Honda Conference in Wisconsin

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2016

Pro Spot International is attending the American Honda Parts & Service Zone Fixed Operations Conference at The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wis., Oct. 5-7. Pro Spot representatives will be availabl...

Pro Spot Exhibits at Automechanika in Frankfurt, Germany

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-26-2016

Pro Spot International had another successful exhibition at the Automechanika trade fair held Sept. 13-17 in Frankfurt, Germany. Pro Spot released the SP-5.3 MIG Welder with 3-phase power to th...

Pro Spot Distributor Sponsors Inaugural Golf Tournament

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 09-22-2016

Pro Spot International’s Innovative Solutions and Technology recently helped sponsor the inaugural golf tournament benefiting the Collision Repair Education Foundation presented by the I-CAR Gre...

Pro Spot Announces Special NACE Show Deals

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2016

Pro Spot announced it will be demonstrating and training on their line of products in booth No. 404 at the NACE Expo Thursday, August 11th, and Friday, August 12th. Pro Spot is also offering NA...

Pro Spot to Highlight Repair Equipment at NADA Expo

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-31-2016

Pro Spot International announced it will highlight the newest in collision repair equipment at the National Automobile Dealers Association Expo and Convention (NADA) in Las Vegas April 1-3 at the Las ...

Pro Spot to Display at 2016 I-CAR Volunteer & Instructor Conference

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-08-2016

Pro Spot International announced it is sponsoring the 2016 I-CAR Volunteer & Instructor Conference, March 10-12 in Orlando, Fla. Pro Spot will be displaying the updated PR-5 riveter and its new...

Pro Spot Sponsors Charity Event for Children's Hospital

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-15-2015

Pro Spot International announced it sponsored the 23rd annual PBE Charity Golf Classic benefiting BC Children’s Hospital. The event was held at Morgan Creek Gold and Country Club in South Surrey, Br...

Pro Spot Introduces Virtual Welding Contest at AASP Northeast Show

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-12-2015

Pro Spot International hosted a virtual welding contest to educate attendees and bring attention to the importance of training at this year’s AASP Northeast Show held in Secaucus, N.J., in March. ...

Pro Spot Names Art Ewing Canadian Sales & Marketing Director

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 06-25-2014

Pro Spot International announced the appointment of Art Ewing as sales and marketing director – Canada. Ewing's main focus will be to support and further develop Pro Spot's existing distribution in ...

Pro Spot Donates More Than $115,000 in Welders to Collision School Programs

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 03-04-2014

Pro Spot International Inc. has donated two types of welders to eight high school and college collision school programs through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. Schools received either th...

Pro Spot Hires New Director of Training and OEM Relations

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-11-2012

Pro Spot announced that it has hired Roger Larsen as director of training and OEM relations. “I’m very excited to have Roger joining our company," says Ron Olsson, president of Pro Spot Interna...

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Prospray Automotive Finishes

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Contact: Laura Yerkeyhttp://www.prosprayfinishes.com
Categories: Information, Training & Certification, Paint & Paint Products, Paint-Mixing Systems, Plastics & Plastic Repair, Prep & Surface Products, Refinishing, Repair, Shop Management & Operations

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Prospray Automotive Finishes Introduces Bold New Packaging

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-14-2015

Saluting their European heritage, Prospray, a premium, global refinish brand of Valspar Automotive, has introduced a new, clean, bold and distinctly European look to the labeling of all of its Prospra...

Versatile and Fast Clearcoat

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 05-30-2014

Pro-Spray’s PSC-4500 Hyper Clearcoat is a high-solids product that amps productivity and can be mixed to meet National Rule or low-VOC compliance. Designed for use over Pro-Spray Solvent Basecoat an...

Precision Color Selection System

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 12-15-2011

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes has introduced a powerful tool that takes the guesswork out of color-matching. The Navigator precision color selection system features more than 5,100 of the most popul...

Jet Black Waterborne

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-05-2010

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes is now offering WBC-452-2 Factory Pack Jet Black Basecoat formulated for H2O. WBC-452-2 is not a toner but a pre-mixed basecoat developed to match nearly all of today’s...

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Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes to Showcase 1962 Chevy Corvette Roadster at SEMA

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 10-16-2014

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes has partnered with The Custom Shop in Flanagan, Ill., to display a 1962 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster known as the "Copper Topless" at its booth (11253). The Custom Shop...

Pro-Spray Finishes Releases 2014 Training Schedule

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 02-05-2014

Pro-Spray Finishes has released its 2014 training schedule. The courses being offered are designed to provide hands-on knowledge in a variety of areas for the automotive painting professional. Clas...

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes Launches YouTube Channel

by Body Shop Business Staff Writers - 04-04-2013

Pro-Spray Automotive Finishes has launched its branded YouTube channel to help users improve the quality and efficiency of their jobs. Visitors can view a library of resourceful, high quality video...

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