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KAPCI BLINK DUBAI

The introduction of a new revolutionary colour-matching tool to Kapci Coating’s range of car refinish paints, the ‘KapciBlink‘ Spectrophotometer, took Automotive Refinisher all the way to Dubai in the UAE for their middle eastern leg of their world product...

FIX AUTO SA LAUNCH

Fix Auto held a full launch event for the introduction of the world’s largest collision repair franchise recently in Gauteng where Malcolm Rajah, CEO, introduced the first stage of the Fix trip innovation plan. First up, Malcolm thanked the many...

DESERT CHARM PROMOTING KAPCI IN STRAND, MARKET PLACE

Desert Charm, who operate out of Main Road in Strand have pioneered a way foward with the Egyptian world brand of Kapci for over seven years in the Cape Town market. Company owner Gizéla Möller has been very active in...

DEVILBISS LAUNCH DV1 – THE MOST ADVANCED REFNISH SPRAY GUN ON THE MARKET

DeVilbiss have announced the launch of DV1, their next generation spray gun. It is, without doubt, the most advanced DeVilbiss spray gun on the market – no other refinish spray gun in the range is built like it or...

AUTO CITY PAINT AND PANEL OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN DURBAN

When  Shaun Kilroe was given the opportunity to open his own distribution shop, he jumped at the chance. And so partnering with Peter Gilbert and Rob Kilroe, Auto City Paint and Panel opened its doors in January of this...

CERAMIC PRO FRANCHISES AVAILABLE

Ceramic Pro, the pioneers of the multi-layerable, clear, liquid nano-ceramic coating have announced Franchise opportunities available across South Africa. With Ceramic Pro’s head offices based in Sandton and authorised dealers around the country, the popular online brand has seen...

MAROUNS VEREENIGING – TOP PERFORMING BRANCH

The recognition of doing a job well doesn’t always feel like it can reap rewards in the hustle and bustle of body shop supply life. However, the Marouns Vereeniging branch is the exception to the rule. Company manager Grant Walter,...

VICAN MANUFACTURING AND MIPA FROM GERMANY EXPAND DISTRIBUTION NETWORK IN SA

The team from Vican & Mipa have been working hard developing their South African dealer footprint with new distribution appointments in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Thanks to excellent market place acceptance of the premium, yet affordable professional coatings system, their expansion...

SAARAA NEW BLACK OWNED REPAIR ASSOCIATION

The process of economic transformation kicked into a higher gear recently with the formation of a new representative body called South African Auto Repair and Allied Association (SAARAA). It is designed to speed up more work supply on damaged...

TRAINING – Imperial Technical Training Academy

Auto skills development in South Africa is often a matter of treading a long and lonely road. Apprentice training is not just a job, it is a vocational activity and in South Africa often a let down by an...