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6.1 BILLION RAND INVESTMENT BEARS FRUIT AS CUSTOMER CARS START ROLLING OFF THE LINE

BMW Group South Africa has started production of the new BMW X3 at its Rosslyn plant. With customer vehicles now rolling off the line, BMW Group once again demonstrates its commitment to its operations in South Africa. In 2015, BMW...

3D HIGH DEFINITION CAR CARE LAUNCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA

The 3D High definition car care system was recently introduced to the South African market by sole importers Safomar Industries (SIB). Jeremy Hoffman, director of sales and marketing at SIB and his team introduced this new polish system on...

CARVELLO CAR REFINISH SALES TAKE OFF

It has taken the best part of nearly two years of research and development to bring the Carvello refinish brand to the local market. The value car refinish package now offers complete system integration with a world class programme...

EGUCHI IWAO SOUTH AFRICA

Eguchi Iwao are suppliers of automotive OEM paint systems and are based in Prospecton, Durban – right next to major plants. The company operates from state-of-the-art 2000 square metre premises which has a huge refrigerated section that holds the 12...

PANEL BEATER DIRECTORY

Panel Beater Directory is a local family run business based in Pretoria, who are doing great things for the promotion and productivity of the South African collision repair industry. Their sole focus is to promote private panel repair businesses...

HOW TO REPAIR PAINTWORK WITH TINTED CLEARCOATS

Expensive effects and special finishes specially developed for certain car models are becoming increasingly popular with car manufacturers, but repairs of these special colours are anything but routine. Standox, one of the world's leading refinish paint brands from Wuppertal,...

YOUNG DRIVERS INCREASING INVOLVEMENT IN PHOTO ESTIMATES

If you’ve been paying attention then you probably know about the rising relevance of photo estimates. You also probably know the opponents believe it is unsafe to judge damage through a photo, and the proponents argue for the time...

AUTOCITY SA NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN PRETORIA

AutoCity Paint and Panel, Pretoria, is one of the latest additions to the refinish distribution business. Company owner, Yolandi van Vuren is a well-known local personality with many years of operating experience. Automotive Refinisher magazine took time out to...

PG GLASS OPENS DEDICATED LLUMAR CONCEPT STORE IN SANDTON

PG Glass recently opened a one-of-a-kind concept store focussing on the LLumar range of products in the hub of Sandton’s central business district. This LLumar concept type store offers great brand exposure due to its prime location opposite Sandton’s...

FORD JOINS IBIS LINE-UP

The latest addition to the IBIS Global Summit 2018 agenda is Jennifer Boyer. The IBIS Global Summit returns for its 18th annual conference on the 11-13 June at Hilton, Munich Park, Germany. This year’s event is partnered by 3M,...