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Oil Filter Crusher Goes Green to Save Some Green

Ranger Products' new high-powered RP-20FC Oil Filter Crusher applies – in just about 20 seconds – 10 tons of pure, air-operated pressure to just about any used oil filter, easily reducing it to 25 percent of its original size and removing 95 perc...

PartsTrader Update, More Highlight Automotive Body Parts Association Annual Meeting

The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) announced that its 35th Annual Business Meeting and Trade Fair will be held in Chicago, Ill., from April 21 -24, 2015. The venue for the event will be the Drake Hotel located on top of the Magnificent Mil...

Court Dismisses Six Parts of Florida Antitrust Suit, Kills a Seventh

On Jan. 21, a U.S. District Court dismissed six parts of a Florida lawsuit brought by body shops in that state against insurers for violating the Sherman Act, unjust enrichment, etc., but the attorneys for the shops are not discouraged whatsoever. ...

Sanding Blocks for Aluminum and Steel

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 provide just the right amount of flex to conform t...

New MTV Study Refutes Assertion That Millennials Are Driving Less

MTV, a division of Viacom, recently unveiled its new research study, “Millennials Have Drive,” at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo 2015, uncovering an increase in young people’s passion for cars and car own...

Owens Community College of Toledo, Ohio to Offer Spray Finishing Training

Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop, a three-day intensive training program scheduled for May 13-15, 2015 in Toledo, Ohio. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. d...

SCRS Welcomes Miracle System/Equipment Gateway As Corporate Member

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) announced that Miracle System/Equipment Gateway is now its newest corporate member, among the latest to join a group of companies supporting the association's mission to educate, inform and represent...

Atlas Copco Ranked 23rd Among World’s Most Sustainable Corporations

Atlas Copco announced that it has earned a ranking of 23 among the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index – a list that was presented on Jan. 22 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The company was also liste...

Georgia Collision Industry Association Makes Donation to Maxwell High School of Technology

For the second year in a row, the Georgia Collision Repair Industry (GCIA) used funds it raised from its annual golf tournament to make a $2,000 donation to Atlanta-area Maxwell High School of Technology.  Maxwell offers Auto Collision I and II as ...

Business-Building Event for Collision Repairers to be Held in San Antonio, Texas

A business-building event specifically tailored to body shop owners will be taking place on Jan. 28 in San Antonio, Texas, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Collision repairers will have the opportunity to meet with ...

Is Your Vehicle Lift Resting On Its Locks?

Rotary Lift's LockLight is a new lift accessory that shows technicians, shop managers and health/safety inspectors at a glance if a vehicle lift is resting on its locks. Every time a technician raises a vehicle for service on a lift, standard industr...

I-CAR Adds Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Disable Search to Repairability Technical Support Portal

I-CAR recently announced the launch of the Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Disable Search on the I-CAR Repairability Technical Support (RTS) Portal as part of its continuous effort to build a centralized hub of industry information to give collision repa...

3M Awards Tool Grants to Veterans Through Collision Repair Education Foundation and Hire Our Heroes Program

Through the Collision Repair Education Foundation and the 3M “Hire Our Heroes” program, four winners have been selected for a tool grant. The recipients, all military veterans, began their collision education at various colleges around the countr...

Quality Parts Coalition Creates Comic Strip for Consumers to Highlight Importance of Competition in Auto Repair Industry

The Quality Parts Coalition (QPC), a group of independent automotive parts manufacturers and distributors, auto body repair shops and parts stores, and insurers and consumers committed to preserving competition in the collision parts industry, announ...

Pacific Elite Collision Centers Expands to Costa Mesa

Pacific Elite Collision Centers announced that it has expanded to Costa Mesa, Calif., with the acquisition of two new locations, Bodycraft Alliance and Alliance Collision, bringing its total number of locations to 15 throughout Southern California. P...

Palm Springs Single Mother Receives Vehicle At National Auto Body Council’s Annual Golf Fundraiser

A local Palm Springs, Calif.-area single mother of two, working two jobs to support her family, received keys to a completely refurbished 2013 Chevrolet Cruze at the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) annual golf fundraiser. The vehicle was do...

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