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Friday, 20 December 2019 23:48

Car-O-Liner Launches End-of-Year Sale

Buy One Get One promotion has never been so interesting with this end-of-year promotional offer on the CTR7 Resistance Spot Welder.

BMW honored four Canadian BASF shops for their extraordinary work throughout 2019 during the BMW Canada Certified Collision Repair Centres (CCRC) annual conference recently held in QuébecCity, Québec.


The following shops were awarded for their top scores in KPI utilization and Customer Service Index (CSI) tool management:


· 2019 Mitchell CSI Award – Excellence Auto Collision for best utilization of the CSI reporting system.


· 2019 Ultimate Performer Award – B&D Autobody & Glass for best utilization of KPI reporting system.


BMW recognizes one shop from each of its three regions as a BMW CCRC Best Audit Results winner, and names one of these CCRCs as Canada's top performer -- CCRC of the Year. Two out of the three 2019regional winners were BASF shops.


· 2019 CCRC Best Audit Results, Western Region – Doug’s Place Strathcona Collision Repairs.


· 2019 CCRC Best Audit Results, Central Region – Performance Collision and Restyling.


One of the winning shops for the regional awards was also the national winner:


· 2019 CCRC of the Year – Performance Collision and Restyling.


“These shops are best in class for winning this award,” said Mark Huisman, Business Manager for BASF Refinish Canada. “We value our relationship withBMW and look forward to many more rewarding years of partnership and growth.”


All winners utilize KPIs and CSI tools to manage their operations, competing for the highest scores in each category while meeting 100% of training requirements. The awards complement the strongglobal partnership between BASF and BMW at all levels, while demonstrating why BMW globally recommends the world-class luxury finish that Glasurit promises to users around the world.


BASF's Automotive Refinish business manufactures and markets coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets. Its paint products are supported by technical training programs,advanced color information systems, business management and planning tools. For more information visit http://www.basfrefinish.com

 

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 21:24

“PPG Unleashed” Draws the Crowds at SEMA

PPG, with its “PPG Unleashed” booth theme, cool cars and hot bikes captured the attention of scores of visitors at the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

Service King Collision has partnered with Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) to donate $25,000, distributed evenly between five separate collision industry schools throughout the nation.

Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the property & casualty (P&C) claims and collision repair industries, announced that all devices in the Mitchell Diagnostics system now support access to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) Secure Gateway, which FCA refers to as SGW.

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