Collision Repair & Refinish

NEW ROTABROACH® COMBO KIT – TWO KITS IN ONE CONVENIENT PACKAGE The perfect hole cutting kit for any tool box.

Blair Equipment Co., Inc. (Swartz Creek, MI), producers of precision sheet metal holemaking tools and spotweld cutters that are used in automotive body repairs, fabrication and restoration introduces a new Rotabroach® Sheet Metal Hole Cutter Combo Kit. The new kit (part no 11320) combines two of the most popular kits, the small diameter kit (part no 11090) and the large diameter kit (part no 11091), into one convenient package. Included in the set are 13 sizes of Rotabroach Cutters from 5/16” to 1-1/2”. Expands Job Board to Include All Collision Repair Jobs

Boulder, CO, August 12, 2013 – TopTech Finder expands its job board to help repairers find all types of collision repair workers. TopTech Finder ( has always been free for job seekers and is also free for employers for a limited time in 2013.

"At NACE in New Orleans, shops said that they wanted help finding all kinds of employees, not just PDR techs. We are expanding to better meet the needs of the industry.” said Jeff Herman, CEO of TopTech Finder.

Astro Pneumatic To Feature Their Air Belt Sander at 2013 SEMA Show

South El Monte, CA - Astro Pneumatic Tool Company ( will be featuring their Air Belt Sander (Item # 3035) at the SEMA show in Las Vegas in November 2013. This ground breaking tool is impressively designed to fit the needs of the user. This tool includes a simple belt tension lever with a belt protection guard and a no-slip handle grip for ease of use. In addition, it also features a variable speed control and an increased pulley space for new thicker belts.

TopTech Finder PDR Job Postings Free for a Limited Time

TopTech Finder Job Board connects PDR technicians and repair shops looking for seasonal and permanent help.
Boulder, CO, August 5th, 2013– TopTech Finder is offering its Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) technician job board to repair shops for free through the end of 2013. TopTech Finder has always been free for PDR Techs to search for and apply for jobs, but it previously charged a fee for repair shops to post jobs on the board.

Astro Pneumatic To Feature Their Powerful Waterborne Drying Stand at 2013 SEMA Show

South El Monte, CA. - Astro Pneumatic Tool Company ( will be featuring their powerful Waterborne Drying Stand (Item # 8750) at the 2013 SEMA Show. This innovative fan is specially designed to speed-up the drying process for waterborne and other types of paints. It also features an adjustable swivel which supports multiple fan positions allowing for flow to be precisely directed to the desired area.


New selection of OER rust treatment products arm enthusiasts with an anti-corrosion chemical arsenal

Huntington Beach, Calif. – For automotive enthusiasts, rust can be troubling. Rust never sleeps. It hides in nooks and crevices, collecting moisture and slowly spreading weakening the structure. Restorers frequently refer to rust as automotive cancer because if it is not detected early, it can cause serious damage. That’s why Classic Industries has unleashed a new line of chemicals to fight corrosion.


RPO Z20 Spoilers Rise like a Phoenix from the Ashes of Pontiac History

Huntington Beach, Calif. – While owners of early F-bodies have access to reproduction and replacement parts for virtually every limited production package conceived, owners of 1982-92 Firebird and Trans Am models have had to stick to hunting for suitable used parts at swap meets and online auctions. Classic Industries is changing that, and these Z20 style exterior components are the latest example.

A New Abrasive Blasting Machine Can Strip a Car in Only 2 Hours

Traditional abrasive blasting requires expensive containment, and yields only marginal productivity. A company in Houston, Texas however, claims to have changed that with a new type of abrasive blasting system they call the Dustless Blaster.


South El Monte, CA. - Astro Pneumatic Tool Company ( will be featuring their brand new lightweight panel stand (Item # 557012) at the SEMA show in Las Vegas in November 2013. This durable stand features an impressive 300lb. capacity while maintaining its lightweight feel. Its adjustable bumper extension bar allows its size to be custom-fit for your job. When set to a minimum height the stand can be adjusted to 48” with a maximum width of 85” or when set to maximum height, the stand can be set to a height of 68”H with a maximum width of 65” (depending on your preference).

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