Connect with us

Buyer’s Guide

Need to update your Buyers Guide Listings?

Click Here

Not Listed? Add your company information.

Click Here

HYMAN S SPECIALITY PAINT CENT

Phone: 1 800-322-5651Fax: 773-978-1012 8614 S COMMERCIAL AVE
CHICAGO Illinois 60617

Recent Products

Recent News

Videos


Renegade Parts Washers and Detergents

Phone: 8007747900
Contact: Steve Meyerhttp://[email protected]
2320 Zinga Drive
Reedsburg WI 53959

Recent Products

Recent News

Videos


Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists

Phone: 440-973-4661
Contact: Howard Dunlap http://www.awrswheelrepair.com
93 Karl St
Berea oh 44017

Recent Products

Wheel Repair Service

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


Auto Damage Experts, Inc.

Contact: Barrett Smithhttp://www.autodamageexperts.com/
PO Box 460
Dover FL 33527

Recent Products

Recent News

Videos


Axalta Coating Systems

Phone: 855-6 AXALTA
Contact: Kristine Gallagherhttp://www.axalta.us[email protected]
50 Applied Bank Blvd. Suite 300
Glen Mills PA 19342

Recent Products

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 Extends Free Online Curriculum to All Vocational Schools

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-08-2020

Axalta has announced that its online refinish curriculum is now available to all vocational schools at no charge. This offering, which originally began as a pilot program with just a few vocational s...

Axalta to Participate in CCIF 2020 Virtual Experience

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-05-2020

Axalta has announced it will be participating in the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) 2020 Virtual Experience Oct. 7-8, 2020. This virtual conference will give attendees the opportunity to ne...

Axalta Appoints New Leader of Transportation Coatings Business

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-23-2020

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has announced that Steve Markevich, executive vice president, will be leaving the company after having successfully led the Global Transportation Coatings business since 2...

Axalta Driver William Byron Ready for Championship Run in NASCAR'S 10-Race Playoff

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-01-2020

Axalta will be on board as William Byron, driver of the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, tries to earn his first NASCAR Cup Series championship. The 22-year-old driver cemented his place in th...

Axalta Names New Member to Board of Directors

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-25-2020

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. announced that Rakesh Sachdev has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective Aug. 24, 2020. Sachdev will serve on the company's Nominating and Corporate Governanc...

Axalta Extends Partnership with I-CAR Canada through Sustaining Partner Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-11-2020

Axalta announced that they have extended their participation inI-CAR's Sustaining Partner Program in North America to include Canada, which was effective July 1, 2020. Axalta's participation in t...

Axalta Donates Hand Sanitizer to Local Community in Mexico

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-14-2020

Axalta announced that its Tlalnepantla facility has shifted manufacturing capabilities to produce more than 265 gallons of hand sanitizer, which is being donated to local healthcare facilities, first...

Axalta Advances Waterborne Coatings Development in China

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-28-2020

Axalta announced it has broken ground on the newest phase of its Jiading plant in Shanghai, which represents an important new investment in environmentally responsible waterborne coatings by the comp...

Axalta Offers Expanded Live Virtual Training

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-27-2020

Axalta announced it has expanded its live virtual continuous learning courses for refinish customers globally while they follow shelter-in-place orders du...

Axalta's "Sea Glass" Color to be Highlighted in Daytona 500

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-30-2020

Axalta announced that the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, driven by William Byron, will showcase the company's 2020 Global Automotive Color of the Year, Axalta Sea Glass, at this year's Dayto...

Axalta Names William M. Cook to Board Of Directors

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-31-2019

Axalta Coating Systems announced that William M. Cook has been appointed to join its Board of Directors, effective immediately.  Cook will serve on the company's Audit Committee and Environment,...

Axalta Hires Brian Berube As Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-08-2019

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. announced that Brian Berube has been named senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective July 15, 2019. He will be responsible for all lega...

Axalta and Philadelphia Eagles Celebrate Five Years of Recognizing Teachers

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-07-2019

Axalta announced that it is celebrating a fifth year of partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles in the Axalta All-Pro Teachers program. The program honors the Philadelphia region's exceptional f...

Axalta Promotes Ashish Jawadiwar to Chief Information and Digital Officer

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-29-2019

Axalta Coating Systems announced that Ashish Jawadiwar has been promoted to chief information and digital officer effective immediately. Jawadiwar will report directly to Axalta's CEO, Robert Bry...

Axalta's Bryan Shelton Honored as Responsible Care Employee of the Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-26-2019

Axalta announced that Bryan Shelton, the company's global responsible care coordinator, has received the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Responsible Care Employee of the Year award. The Res...

Axalta Wins Two Edison Best New Products Awards

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-05-2019

Acquire Quantum EFX by Axalta Axalta announced that it won two Edison Best New Products awards at a ceremony in New York City honoring products that demonstrate excellence in technological innovat...

Axalta Brings Experience and Business Council to 2019 HD Repair Forum

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-11-2019

Axalta Coating Systems, a provider of OEM coatings for seven of eight North American commercial vehicle manufacturers, has increased its support of the HD Repair Forum, the annual heavy-duty collisio...

Axalta Renews Commitment to CIECA

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-06-2019

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced that Axalta has recently renewed its commitment to the organization and its standards. “We share CIECA’s mission to stan...

Axalta Opens its Largest Refinish Training Center in India

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-28-2019

Axalta has announced the opening of its largest and most advanced Refinish Training Center, spread over 20,000 square feet in India.  The state-of-the-art training facility was inaugurated by S...

Axalta Awarded Accreditation by ASE

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-26-2019

Axalta announced that it has received accreditation from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for its refinish learning and development programs in the U.S. This accreditat...

Axalta Discusses Skills and Talent Development at IBIS Global Summit 2018

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


Car Bench International

Phone: 1-800-637-4780

Recent Products

Recent News

VIDEO: Car Bench Shows Off Products at SEMA

by Jenna Kuczkowski - 11-27-2018

Dave Green of Car Bench gives us a tour through the company's SEMA booth and showcases some of the company's unique product offerings, including its universal jig system, bench and measuring&nb...

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

by BodyShop 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...

Videos


Car-O-Liner Company

Contact: Jeff Kernhttp://www.car-o-liner.com
29900 Anthony Drive
Wixom MI 48393

Recent Products

New Software Upgrade Available for Car-O-Liner CTR7 Resistance Spot Welder

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-16-2020

A new software upgrade is now available for the Car-O-Liner CTR7 resistance spot welder. One of the key features of the new software is the addition of an OEM mode that enables pre-loaded Honda weld ...

Car-O-Liner Introduces Vision2 Electronic Measuring Software

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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

Car-O-Liner Announces Spot Welder Promotion

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-25-2019

Car-O-Liner has announced it is offering a promotion on the CTR12000 208-volt spot welder. While quantities last, you can save $7,238 on this fully automatic spot resistant welder. Designed to simp...

Car-O-Liner Offers Special Promotions in Conjunction with SEMA

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-31-2018

Car-O-Liner announced it is offering a free Hex MicroLithium Cordless Screwdriver Kit valued at over $389 to customers who sign an order for one of the company’s “Get Started” packages at the ...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


ChemSpec USA, LLC.

Phone: 330-669-4036Fax: 330-669-3965 9287 Smucker Road
Orrville Ohio 44667

Recent Products

Recent News

ChemSpec USA Boasts SEMA 2015 Success

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


Chief Automotive Technologies

Contact: Mike DiLorenzohttps://chieftechnology.com/

Recent Products

New Chief Meridian Align System Brings Wheel Alignment In-house

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


Dominion Sure Seal Ltd.

Fax: 905-670-5174
Contact: Tony Molnarhttp://www.dominionsureseal.com
6175 Danville Rd
6175 Danville Rd Ontario

Recent Products

Recent News

OBITUARY: Dominion Sure Seal Founder Ronald Bryson Morton

by BodyShop 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...

Videos


Eagle Abrasives, Inc.

Phone: 888-683-2453Fax: 770-279-0727 4025 Steve Reynolds Blvd #110
Norcross GA 30093

Recent Products

Dry Sanding and Polishing System

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Recent News

Eagle Abrasives Poster Girl to Sign Autographs

by BodyShop 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. ...

Videos


Evercoat

Fax: 513-489-7945
Contact: Dave Jacobsonhttp://www.evercoat.com
6600 Cornell Road
Cincinnati OH 45242

Recent Products

Evercoat Announces New and Improved Formula for Rage Ultra Body Filler

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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....

Recent News

VIDEO: Repair Mapping, Presented by Evercoat

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-06-2020

BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl and Tim McKinney, senior application engineer from Evercoat, define what "repair mapping" is and how to avoid it. ...

ITW Evercoat Launches Rage OPTEX Body Filler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-13-2018

Evercoat, a leading brand of body filler and putty in North America, has announced the launch of Rage OPTEX body filler with color-changing technology. Rage OPTEX changes colors from pink to gre...

ITW Evercoat Introduces Rage OPTEX Body Filler

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-01-2018

ITW Evercoat announced it has introduced Rage OPTEX body filler, which changes from pink to green to let the body shop technician know it has been properly catalyzed and is ready to sand. Rage O...

ITW Evercoat Wins SEMA New Product Award for Collision Repair & Refinish

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-31-2018

SEMA announced its Best New Products Award winners at the 2018 SEMA Show, including OPTEX Color Changing Body Filler and Putty from ITW Evercoat. These awards are given to the most innovative a...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


FinishMaster

115 Washington Street Suite 700 South
Indianapolis IN 46204

Recent Products

Recent News

FinishMaster Founder Jim White Passes Away

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 09-01-2020

FinishMaster has announced that Jim White, founder of FinishMaster, passed away on Aug. 25, 2020 at the age of 101. Jim White FinishMaster began on April 25, 1968, when White completed the fir...

FinishMaster Announces Winners of Hood Master Challenge

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-31-2020

FinishMaster has announced the results of their Hood Master Challenge, a contest designed to help shine a spotlight on the talented individuals working in paint booths every day and give them a chanc...

Uni-Select Announces New Appointment, Branch Openings

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 does ...

FinishMaster Anniversary

by BodyShop 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 Rap...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


Intrepid Direct Insurance

Recent Products

Recent News

Videos


Matrix System Automotive Finishes

Fax: 330-830-6005Phone: 330-830-6000 850 Lass Rd. Building E
Walled Lake MI 48390

Recent Products

Matrix Automotive Finishes Introduces Innovative Basecoat System

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Recent News

Matrix Automotive Finishes Releases New Mavericks of Color Calendar for 2019

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-20-2018

Matrix Automotive Finishes announced it has selected 13 unique vehicles for its 2019 calendar. Builds ranging from mid-century trucks to cutting-edge custom motorcycles display what can only be descr...

Matrix Automotive Finishes Introduces 2019 Mavericks of Color

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-06-2018

Matrix Automotive Finishes, a brand of Sherwin-Williams, introduced three new “Mavericks of Color” at the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The brand’s newest ambassadors, Lonny Speer, Jason Vand...

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

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 ...

Videos

SEMA VIDEO: Matrix System Automotive Finishes

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-10-2017

Matrix System Automotive Finishes, a Valspar Automotive brand, offers a good-better-best approach to today's collision repair refinish professionals. The company offers economy products for rental...


Motor Guard Corporation

Phone: 800-227-2822Fax: 209-239-5114 580 Carnegie Street
Manteca CA 95337

Recent Products

Motor Guard Introduces Unique Line of Miniature Sanding Blocks

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 ...

Recent News

Motor Guard Names PBE Sales Manager

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


NAPA

Fax: 770-956-2201
Contact: Gaylord Spencerhttp://www.napaonline.com

Recent Products

Recent News

Automotive Service Association Joins Forces with NAPA Auto Parts

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 ...

Videos


OEC/CollisionLink

Fax: 330-523-1723 4205 Highlander Pkwy
Richfield OH 44286

Recent Products

Recent News

OEC Appoints New President and CEO

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-08-2020

OEConnection LLC (OEC) announced that Patrick C. Brown has been named their new president and CEO. Brown succeeds Chuck Rotuno, who was named executive chairman. These changes are effective immediate...

VIDEO: OEC Enhances CollisionLink

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-07-2020

OEC announces its "collision vision" for improving its CollisionLink product based on feedback from its collision customers. ...

OEC Provides Gulf States Toyota with Parts Supply Technology

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-02-2020

OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, will provide Gulf States Toyota (GST) with its part sourcing pl...

Mitsubishi Selects CollisionLink from OEC for Parts Sourcing and Fulfillment

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-19-2020

OEConnection LLC (OEC) announced it will provide Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) with CollisionLink, with MMNA naming the program: “Mitsubishi Ultra Conquest Program.” MMNA become...

OEC to Provide Lexus with CollisionLink Parts Ordering

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-13-2020

OEConnection LLC (OEC) announced it will provide Lexus, a division of Toyota Motor North America, Inc., (Lexus) with CollisionLink, the Lexus Collision Parts Marketing Program. Lexus is the 24th ...

OEC Completes Integration with DMS

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 05-09-2019

OEConnection LLC (OEC) announced it has completed integration of its DMS Connect technology solution with all five major dealer management system (DMS) providers in the U.S. and Canada. The solut...

OEC to Provide Lexus North America with Mechanical Parts Marketing Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-25-2019

OEConnection LLC (OEC) announced it is launching a comprehensive mechanical parts ordering and fulfillment program for U.S.-based Lexus dealers. The luxury brand’s program becomes the ninth of ...

OEC Recognized as Center of Excellence for 11th Straight Year

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 01-09-2019

OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal for the 11th year in a row. The Center of Excellence Award rec...

FCA US LLC Selects OEC RepairLink for Mechanical Parts Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-19-2018

FCA US LLC has selected OEConnection LLC (OEC) for a comprehensive mechanical parts ordering and fulfillment program through the OEC RepairLink solution for use by franchised dealerships in the U.S. ...

OEC Selected to Provide Toyota Motor North America with Mechanical Parts Marketing Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 12-13-2018

OEConnection LLC (OEC), in partnership with Toyota Motor North America, announced it is launching a comprehensive mechanical parts ordering and fulfillment program. The program interfaces through the...

General Motors Selects OEC to Create Global Service Menu Pricing Solution

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 03-29-2018

General Motors has selected OEConnection (OEC) to create a global service menu pricing system for its retailer/dealer network. The new system will enable GM retailers/dealers to price their ser...

OEC Launches LinkIQ to Help Dealers Make Data-Driven Decisions on Parts

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-28-2018

OEConnection (OEC) announced the launch of the new LinkIQ, a business intelligence solution that leverages data from a multitude of sources – including the Dealer Management System, OEM data and...

Ford Motor Company Selects OEC for Mechanical Parts Marketing Program

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 02-26-2018

  Ford Motor Co. has selected OEConnection (OEC) for a comprehensive mechanical parts ordering and fulfillment program through the OEC RepairLink solution. With the Ford and Motorcraft ...

OEC Donates Computer to Nonprofit Food Pantry in Cleveland

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-10-2017

OEConnection (OEC) donated a computer, as well as the time needed for setup and installation, to All Faiths Pantry, a nonprofit organization that delivers nutritious groceries to local low-income ...

OEC Wins 2017 Automotive Global Award for Jaguar Land Rover Electronic Parts Catalog

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-07-2017

OEConnection LLC (OEC) has won the coveted Automotive Global Award for its next-generation electronic parts catalog (EPC) designed for Jaguar Land Rover. The Automotive Global Awards recognize...

Videos


Optima Automotive

Phone: 888-225-6968Fax: 630-762-0615
Contact: Mark Claypoolhttp://www.optimaautomotive.com

Recent Products

Recent News

Optima Automotive Signs Exclusive Video Production Deal With YDraw

by BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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 BodyShop 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...

Videos


Opus IVS/Drew Technologies

3915 Research Park Drive
Ann Arbor MI 48108

Recent Products

Opus IVS Introduces ScanSafe Collision Scanning Solution

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 10-20-2020

Opus IVS, formerly DrewTech, has announced the availability of a new collision scanning solution, ScanSafe. ScanSafe is a comprehensive scanning solution that brings together OEM scanning, afterm...

Recent News

Opus IVS Gets Patent for Pass-Thru Remote Diagnostic System

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 08-03-2020

Opus IVS announced it has just been awarded patent 10,719,813 for a pass-thru remote diagnostic system. This invention was created by Bluelink, which was acquired by Opus IVS in 2019, with a patent p...

GM Approves Drew Technologies' DriveCRASH for Collision Repair Network

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 04-01-2019

Drew Technologies announced that its collision-focused diagnostic platform, DriveCRASH, has been officially approved by General Motors for their collision repair network. GM approved DriveCRA...

Diagnostic Platform for Today's Intelligent Vehicles

by BodyShop Business Staff Writers - 11-12-2018

DriveCRASH, a new diagnostic platform from Drew Technologies, leverages OEM diagnostic tools and an infrastructure of more than 100 expert technicians to support collision shops focused on repairing ...

Videos


1 2 3 8
Advertisement

Video Series

Advertisement
Connect with us
Advertisement
Connect