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Make Strong Repairs to Plastic

Urethane Supply Company's new 6059-C Nitro Fuzer Nitrogen Plastic Welder, the fourth-generation nitrogen welder from the inventor of the technology, features automatic switching between air and nitrogen. When the torch is picked up for welding, it au...

Study Shows More Experienced Drivers Are Worse at Texting and Driving

An article in the Washington Post indicated that a new study from Wayne State University researchers shows that older and more experienced drivers are actually worse at texting and driving than younger and more inexperienced drivers. The finding s...

BodyShop News on Holiday

We will not be distributing our e-newsletter on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Our normal schedule will resume on Monday, Dec. 29. The staff of BodyShop Business wishes you and yours a safe and happy...

Service King Makes $65,000 Donation to Children's Advocacy Center

Service King Collision Repair Centers made a special delivery to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County (CACCC) on Wednesday, Dec. 17, when it presented a check for $65,000 as a result of its 20th Annual DFW Golf Event hosted earlier this ...

K & M Collision Posts Another YouTube Video on Steering

K & M Collision has posted yet another video on YouTube called "Insurance Tactics Exposed" telling the story of one of their customers who says she was coerced to take her car to one of her insurer's "preferred" shops and had to take it back four...

Last Chance to Nominate a Most Influential Woman in the Collision Repair Industry

The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) announced that nominations for the Most Influential Women (MIW) Awards will close Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. All nominations for this award must be completed and in the hands of the WIN MIW Committee by end of busi...

Caliber Collision Centers Enters Into Definitive Agreement with Craftsman Auto Body and Pohanka Collision Centers

Caliber Collision Centers announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Craftsman Auto Body and Pohanka Collision Centers to form a strategic alliance with the two companies as Caliber continues to expand its eastern U.S. footprint....

5 Micron Compressed Air Filter

Walmec North America's 5 Micron Compressed Air Filter provides point-of-use filtration of liquids, oils and other contaminants. This two-stage filter is designed to operate most effectively when placed near the point of use.  It has a 5 micron ratin...

PPG and ASE Honor Kevin Reyer as Master Refinish Technician of the Year

PPG Certified Master Technician Kevin Reyer has received the 2014 PPG/ASE Master Refinish Technician of the Year Award. The presentation took place at a special awards dinner on Nov. 19 during the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence ...

Bates Collision Centers Donates Two Refurbished Vehicles to Needy Families

Bates Collision Centers of Houston, Texas, announced that it has donated two refurbished vehicles to two needy families as part of a 16-year tradition of giving. April Fulghum, mother of three, received her gift-wrapped vehicle on Dec. 17 at Bates...

National Coating & Supplies Donates $500,000 in Product to Collision Repair Education Foundation

National Coatings & Supplies (NCS) has donated more than $500,000 in product to high school and post-secondary collision school programs across the country through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The products donated by NCS will allow ...

Early Exhibit Commitments Up for NACE | CARS 2015

The automotive repair and service industry will return to Detroit next summer July 21-July 25 for NACE | CARS 2015. With Industry Week coming together again, key companies are contracting for 2015 exhibit space at a record-setting pace. More than ...

Fully Automatic Spot Welder

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 evolving industry.  The CTR12000 does just that t...

Publisher's Perspective: Make Mine Certified, Please...

...ASE certified, to be exact. I recently attended the annual ASE recognition dinner that was held in Frida this year. Technicians and counterpersons from all around the nation were honored for having the top test scores. BodyShop Business sponsors a...

Kaeser Compressors Breaks Ground on New Building Expansion

Kaeser Compressors has broken ground on a new building expansion to their headquarters in Fredericksburg, Va. Representatives from building contractor Emerald Construction, architect McKinney & Co., the Office of Economic Development and Touri...

Editor's Notes: Rescue Me

One of my favorite TV shows right now is “Bar Rescue,” where nightlife expert Jon Taffer tries to turn around a failing bar or restaurant. Maybe it’s because of Taffer’s epic meltdowns when he finds bugs in the liquor bottles or dead mice und...

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