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WONDERBOOM PANELBEATERS, MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Wonderboom Panelbeaters have been working hand-in-hand with IT-C and the hearing impaired learners for a few years now. They have ended up employing their deaf apprentices once they qualified in January last year, as they were all such an...

FASTEST ISLE OF MAN EVER

Held in brilliant sunshine the two week road racing capital of the world broke all the records with almost unbelievable regularity as riders increased their intensity in a bid to become the greatest riders in history. The Isle of Man...

IBIS 2018 MUNICH

The bell rings at 9 am and the world’s industry movers and shakers take their place for the grand opening of the summit inside a huge convention centre at the Hilton Munich Park Hotel in Germany. With an absolute...

CLASSIC REBUILDS FROM FUEL CUSTOMS

Building a business on refurbishing old classic cars is not a job for the faint hearted and each model that comes through the door at Fuel Customs in Sebenza, shows you that no two jobs are ever the same. ...

P&A FABRICATORS SUPPLYING X’TRAPOLIS MEGA TRAIN COMPONENTS

Commitment from one of their most recent installations at P&A Fabricators, a sheet metal fabrication company based in New Germany, KwaZulu-Natal. P&A Fabricators have a long 45-year history of manufacturing and engineering anything from re-inforced drop safes to large...

ROB SIMPSON JOINS AUTOCITY PAINT AND PANEL DISTRIBUTION

Industry long term executive Rob Simpson recently announced that he would join the new distribution network AutoCity Paint and Panel to oversee the expansion of group activities. The company have racked up impressive growth since its start-up of five...

AUTOMECHANIKA NEW TREND THEME; CLASSIC CARS

Held every two years, Automechanika Frankfurt has been the leading platform for the automotive aftermarket for around 50 years. Even at this early stage, it is already evident that the 25th anniversary edition will be the biggest show in...

BASF ADDRESSING YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT

BASF Coatings Services recently onboarded 10 BASF apprentices that were placed in Glasurit body shops across Gauteng. The welcome took place at the Refinish Competence Centre in Midrand; BASF’s state of the art training facility. The apprentices were welcomed by...

PRACTICAL WINTER REFINISHING TIPS

Experienced refinishers know the problem, as winter approaches and temperatures drop, refinish preparation work needs to be adapted accordingly. Lower temperatures can render clear coats and hardeners more viscous, making them much harder to work with. Although most of South...

HYUNDAI SAVE A CAR CONCEPT ON TARGET

In the first quarter of this year the Hyundai Retail Parts distribution centre Gauteng have moved to keep 185 Hyundais on the road through their Save-A-Car campaign. It is part of their customer retention drive when damaged vehicles become...