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AND THE WINNER IS…….

At a gala event held at Nancefield Paints headquarters at the end of last year, no less than around 160 company employees and 26 finalists were on hand to see the first ever “Win-a-Store” competition draw. Contestants came from...

SEMA EXPANDS

The 51 year old show just keeps getting bigger year on year with attendance statistics up by 15%. The SEMA show saw over 165 000 attendees browse the 2400 indoor and outdoor booths in 2019. The Specialty Equipment Market...

WELCOME TO THE INDASA TRAINING ACADEMY

Opened in 2016 the Indasa Academy represents the commitment and delivery of technical expertise and instruction to customers from all over the world. In addition to the facility providing the perfect backdrop and working environment to showcase the Indasa...

THE STATE OF PORTUGUESE BODY REPAIR SHOPS

A recent trip to one of Europe’s smaller markets shows many common problems that arise in the body shop business found in both Portugal and South Africa. While on a whistle-stop European business trip we got a look at some...

RENEW-IT UMGHLANGA’S GRADUATE PROGRAMME

An upgrade in the heart of Umghlanga sees the new addition to the Renew-it group’s network in KwaZulu Nata (KZN). Renew-it Umhlanga is an excellent opportunity for the brand to service the northern areas of KZN’s South Coast from...

CONSIDERATION FOR ENFORCEMENT OF CONTRACTORS ON THE REPAIR PROCESS IN AUTO BODY REPAIR FACILITIES

We have progressed into a new year and with hope for a successful and innovative year based on inclusive collaboration of fair and equitable synergy. We at Collision Repairers Association (CRA) have as with our members of the accident repair...

IS THE BODY SHOP FULL OF ARTISANS?

Whilst it is true body shops use considerable artistic skills to help restore a damaged vehicle to the point it looks perfect after the restoration process, ‘art’ is not the only skill. The basics of a body shop are...

WHY YOUR NEW CAR COULD BE VEGAN

Carbon fibre, leather and wood used to be the ultimate materials to enhance the interior of a luxury vehicle. Now, eucalyptus fibres, recycled plastic and soya beans are among the materials of choice targeting today’s eco-conscious car buyers. Carbon fibre...

MOBILE ADAS DIAGNOSTIC PACKAGE FROM HIGHVELD GARAGE EQUIPMENT

With the huge increase in both Lidar and CMOS radar incorporated in new model car technology, the problem of post vehicle camera positioning alignment has become a major headache for many body shops to overcome without resorting to a...

PROFIX REFINISH GAINING GROUND WITH DEKRO PAINTS

Launched last year, the all-new Polish brand of Profix is racking up great acceptance in the market place says Ian Stack, Automotive sales manager for Dekro Paints. The complete Profix offer  includes a state-of-the-art colour formulation retrieval along with...