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Atlas Copco Compressors Appoints Tom Poot Business Line Manager

Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed Tom Poot as business line manager for oil-free products in the United States. Poot began working in this new role during the first quarter of 2012.

3M Says PPS Paint Preparation System Reduces Solvent Use

In the decade since its U.S. introduction in 2002, 3M says its PPS Paint Preparation System has exceeded its original intention of improving efficiency within automotive paint shops by becoming an environmental success story, lowering the associated use of harsh cleanup solvents by 70 percent per application.

AASP-MN Announces 18th Annual Golf Outing

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers – Minnesota (AASP-MN) invites all collision and mechanical industry professionals to attend its 18th annual Golf Outing.

Florida Repairer Files Suit Against Progressive

Paul Hawks of Bernie’s Body Shop in Lakeland, Fla., employing a “Limited Power of Attorney” signed by his customer, has filed a lawsuit for Breach of Contract against Progressive on behalf of his customer, a Progressive policyholder.

Assured Performance Network Adds Nissan and Chrysler to Rebate Reward Program

In addition to the two automakers, General Motors is also part of the program, which provides a rebate to body shops when they repair a vehicle using 100 percent OEM collision repair parts as defined by the program.

CARSTAR Uses Mitchell RepairCenter to Create Store Management System

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts has developed a proprietary store management system that integrates its technology solutions with the Mitchell RepairCenter Shop Workspace to important technology tools to its store owners.

AASP-MA Joins Right to Repair Coalition

Large coalition composed of auto collision repair shops and full-service, high-tech mechanical repair shops join in fight for right to repair.

Registration Open for ASA Annual Business Meeting

Registration is open for the Automotive Service Association (ASA) annual business meeting to be held May 7-8 in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, area.

SCRS to Hear Repairers’ Pressing Concerns at National Industry Issues Forum

The NIIF has often been held in conjunction with the SCRS Annual Meetings in April and is a forum designed to provide collision repair facilities a venue dedicated exclusively to freely exchanging ideas on the most pressing concerns facing their businesses, while examining potential resolutions to those issues, SCRS says.

Seats Filling for Collision Repairer Legal Seminar

“This legal seminar is not about how to sue insurance companies…it’s about protecting yourself, your company and your employees from easily avoidable liabilities, loss of profits and other important issues of which every viable business is confronted,” said co-organizer Ray Gunder.

Shops’ Jingle Contest Expands Facebook Jingle Contest to YouTube, Mainstream Media

To boost the awareness of the campaign, LeVasseur and Keenan Marketing Director Craig Camacho spent some time at the 94.1 WIP studios in Philadelphia and recorded a promo commercial of their own.