Robert Bender Named PPG/ASE Master Refinish Technician of the Year
Paul Evans, PPG zone manager, refinish training, presented the award, which is given annually to the PPG collision center technician receiving the highest score on the ASE Painting and Refinish test.
Over $125,000 in Scholarships and Grants Available from Collision Repair Education Foundation
Secondary and post-secondary collision students attending career and technical schools and colleges have the opportunity to apply for the over $125,000 in available scholarships and tool grants from the Collision Repair Education Foundation and the organization’s industry supporters. The spring 2012 opportunities include: Collision Repair Education Foundation Scholarship The Lon Baudoux Legacy Scholarship
Spray Finishing Training Sponsored by DeVilbiss, Binks and Owens Community College
DeVilbiss, Binks and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop. This three-day intensive training program is scheduled for May 16-18 in Toledo, Ohio. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and include both classroom and hands-on sessions. Two Continuing Education Units are awarded. Attendees should be
Babcox Media, Publisher of BodyShop Business, Acquires Automotive Video Inc.
Babcox Media Inc., publisher of BodyShop Business, announces its acquisition of Automotive Video Inc. (AVI), effective Jan. 1, 2012, extending its reach farther throughout the automotive aftermarket, tire, performance, collision, commercial trucking, engine building and powersports markets.
Sherwin-Williams Announces Q1 2012 Training Schedule
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes’ 2012 first quarter training sessions are designed for collision repair industry professionals seeking advancement and increased knowledge in their field. Courses will be offered Jan. 9 through March 30, 2012. Shop owners, managers and painters can learn intensive business-building, production-excellence and application techniques through classroom, web and hands-on settings at numerous
High School Auto Body Class Transforms Car into ‘Greased Lightning’
Where some people saw an eyesore, the auto body students at Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, saw potential.