3M Automotive Aftermarket Division announced a new and innovative tool that allows body shop technicians and distributor sales staff to get all the answers they need to their collision repair questions directly on their mobile devices.

BASF Refinish Coatings received General Motors Global Refinish approval for its Glasurit and R-M paint brands. BASF hosted the GM Paint Engineering Team at its North American Coatings headquarters in Southfield, MI. During the review the Glasurit & R-M refinish systems met or exceeded all the refinish standards established by GM.

To meet the needs of trade professionals working in highly-regulated environments who must quickly and safely clean and degrease their work sites, tools, equipment and machinery, WD-40 Company is adding non-aerosol Industrial-Strength Cleaner & Degreaser products to its WD-40® Specialist® line.

Car-O-Liner, a leading global provider of high-quality, technologically advanced collision repair solutions for the automotive aftermarket, announced a program to provide equipment and training support for Caliber Collision’s “Changing Lanes” program providing transitioning soldiers with collision repair career opportunities.

Repairify, Inc., owners of the patented asTech™ device, completed its acquisition of Mobile Diagnostics, LLC. Mobile Diagnostics provides mobile electrical automotive diagnostic services in the Chicagoland market, and will continue operating under the asTech™ brand.

At NACE Automechanika Chicago this month, Chief (booth #1823) will showcase some of the latest Chief, Globaljig presented by Chief, and Chassis Liner brand equipment to perform proper collision repairs on the newest vehicles.