House of Kolor by Valspar will announce five new custom colors at a press conference during the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, currently underway.


Drew Technologies accepts the award for Best New Collision Repair & Refinishing Product at SEMA 2016.


At the 2016 New Product Awards Breakfast at SEMA, Drew Technologies received the award for Best New Collision Repair & Refinishing Product for their Remote Assisted Programming (RAP).

Axalta Coating Systems has developed a new one-component self-bonding electrical steel varnish called Voltatex® 1175W-1K.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 02:23

Snap-on to Acquire Car-O-Liner

Snap-on Incorporated recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Car-O-Liner Holding AB (“Car-O-Liner”) for approximately $155 million in cash.

Mercury Insurance policyholders reported a substantial increase in property damage during last year’s Halloween week, according to claims data from the company.

Thursday, 27 October 2016 21:30


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On August 12, Kent Automotive conducted collision repair demos at their NACE/CARS booth to showcase two new aluminum friendly products.

General Motors Company has issued a position statement for the collision repair industry directing technicians to scan damaged vehicles for diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) both before and after repairs.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has confirmed that a crash fatality in Riverside County, California, is tied to a rupture of a recalled Takata air bag inflator.

Axalta Coating Systems has announced the winners of its 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar Competition, who will appear in the 2017 calendar.

The House of Representatives passed bill H.R. 6094 on Sept. 28 (The Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act) that would delay the effective date of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule by six months, from December 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017.