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EXPANSION PLANS FOR TEKNIKLEAN

Tekniklean have been supplying the collision repair industry for the past two decades with their highly efficient wipes, Teknikloth®. This high-tech lint  free surface cleaner produces less linting and wastage when compared to other surface cleaners. It can be...

MAXIMUM INNOVATION WITH R-M ONYX HD

There are two things that count for painters: the best materials, and when, how and where valuable time-savings can be made. Easier application, better covering power, higher gloss, faster drying times, outstanding finish and improved environmental compatibility have always...

PPG RECOGNISING AND REWARDING THE INDUSTRY’S SPRAY PAINTERS

Expert automotive spray painters perform a particularly technical function which is exacting in nature that requires precision, patience and attention to detail to ensure perfection in the final finish. Recognising the importance of their role in the overall refinish process,...

PALACE PAINT AND PANEL UPGRADE

In keeping with a drive to become one of KZN’s top quality crash repair destinations, Palace Paint and Panel has just completed a phase of introduction of the latest Celette Sevenne Griffon Fixed Jig Repair Bench which is billed...

NORTON CYCLONIC – THE COMPLETE PROCESS SOLUTION

Saint-Gobain Abrasives, have launched Cyclonic, a range of sanding products under the NORTON brand.  Norton Cyclonic is a new concept with a complete system of products colour coded by application steps for quick and easy selection in a busy...

JOHN SURTEES – AN APPRECIATION BY CHRIS MAN

The son of a south London motor bike shop owner John Surtees grew up with petrol in his veins, competing with his father in grass-track events in the early post war years. He soon turned to circuit racing, winning...

GLASURIT – THE RIGHT COLOUR SOLUTION

The trend toward greater colour diversity and individuality poses great challenges for body shops. BASF's Coatings division, the European market leader in colour trends for automotive OEM coatings, recently analysed the distribution of automotive colours in Europe in 2016....

CAPE PAINT AND PANEL – BIG ON SERVICE

Cape Paint and Panel is managed by long term trade expert Mark Johnson. He and his team have been racking up increased market sales in the Cape region. “The secret is good training and motivated staff,” he says Cape Paint...

BAIC DEBUT IN SOUTH SOUTH AFRICA

The latest addition to the growing ranks of motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors represented in South Africa is launching its first product range into the local market. The company is the Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd., (BAIC) from China...

ALL ROADS LEAD TO AUTOMECHANIKA

l What will collision and mechanical repair shops look like in five year’s time? l How do I prepare for and deal with ever-changing technology? l Will I still need the same manpower skills? l How do I upgrade? l The Connected Car:...