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EDITORIAL – WRITE-OFF LEVELS SET TO INCREASE

If you are an old timer – or should I say an industry body shop survivor, perhaps in a golden glow moment you will recall the blissful days when a car damage estimate would run to 70% or 80%...

INEFFICIENCY CAN COST SHOPS AN HOUR EVERY DAY

Inefficient  processes in the workplace are costing UK body shops and repair businesses an average of one hour per day per employee, according to research released by Audatex. The findings have been launched with the first in a four-part...

INITIATIVE TO ASSIST BLACK-OWNED TOWING COMPANIES LAUNCHED

Telesure Investment Holdings (Telesure), which owns and operates several of South Africa’s leading insurance brands, has teamed up with Firstassist to launch an initiative to assist Black-owned Exempted Micro Enterprises take their business to the next level. The initiative has...

MLT CAR AND BAKKIE HIRE

Need another option for vehicle hire for customer’s cars that are in your shop? Multilayer Trade Corporation (MLT Corp) is a company that offers vehicle hire solutions with great product quality and affordable prices. With a fleet operating in...

NEW OCTORAL ADDITIVE OFFERS FASTER ACCURATE MATCHING FOR METALLIC AND PERLESCENT REFINISHING

The Octoral Disorient Additive is an innovative new refinishing product that dramatically reduces the time and effort required to achieve a perfectly colour-matched, flawless repair for OEM metallic and pearlescent effect finishes. Developed to create the perfect orientation and angle...

NORTON MESHPOWER – A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

Norton MeshPowerTM features a matrix backing containing thousands of tiny holes to extract dust from the surface being worked on, ultimately improving the finish. The dust is constantly being removed, which means that harmful particles that fill the air...

OCTORAL BEST PRACTICES

One thing for sure on the technical changes sides of refinish, is that there are many changes taking place to increase process speed in the paint shop and add value to the Octoral refinish system - were the words...

REACHING THE WORLD WITH SUPERIOR SOLUTIONS

As the world continues to explore a swift shift to new technology, Kapci through its research and development has targeted reducing costs and increasing efficiency in 2019. This has necessitated the development of new products lined up for 2019...

ROBERLO COLOR CENTERS EXPANDING GLOBAL FOOTPRINT

Roberlo Color Centers (RCC) are stores in which only products from the Roberlo brand are sold, offering the franchisee the exclusivity of the city or region in which it is located, acting as a centre of attraction for those...

RSB AUTOGROUP HONORED BY SAMBRA MEMBERS

The award ceremony took place in Johannesburg in February, and honoured top vehicle insurers, and OEMs, as well as paint and equipment suppliers, for excellence in service provision to SAMBRA members. SAMBRA, a proud Association of the Retail Motor Industry...