Collision Repair & Refinish

Car-O-Liner® To Present “Equipping Yourself For Industry Certifications” At SEMA 2013 - Free Presentation On Collision Repair Main Stage Features OEM Guest Panelists

WIXOM, MI – November 1, 2013 -- Car-O-Liner®, a leading global provider of collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket, will be presenting the benefits of participating in certified programs as part of the SCRS Repairer Driven Education (RDE) Series.

The presentation, entitled “Equipping Yourself for Industry Certifications”, will be held on the Collision Repair and Refinish Stage, in the North Hall, Booth #10879 of the Las Vegas Convention Center, on Friday, November 8th at 10:00am. This is a free presentation for all show attendees.
OEM’s have developed Certified Collision Repair networks that provide tangible benefits to the vehicle owner, the collision repair facility, and the car manufacturer. Each certified program has specific program requirements and application criteria. The presentation will explain how and why your shop should get involved.

Chemical Guys to Reveal $10,000 Gold Paste Wax at SEMA Show

INGLEWOOD, CA – (November 1, 2013) – Chemical Guys Mfg. Co., a worldwide leader in the detailing and car care industry, will be showcasing a few new products at the SEMA show 2013 in Las Vegas one of which is a Limited Edition Gold Paste Wax.
We are excited to reveal our Limited Edition Gold Paste Wax at the SEMA show,” commented Mike Scharnagl, VP of Marketing for Chemical Guys. “After spending extensive time finding the right formulation containing the highest quality ingredients we are proud to say that we have found it. This Limited Edition Gold Paste Wax truly defines the image of beauty for any color vehicle.”

INDUCTOR PRO-MAX GAINS INTELLIGENCE WITH THE IQ

The NEW Inductor® Pro-Max IQ™ has been engineered with greater intellect that enables programming capabilities, digital readout and enhanced with timed operation capabilities and precise power settings. The multi-function, easy-to-read digital display sets operation time; displays time remaining and act as a timer, and displays power output levels. The linear knob adjusts settings on the display, with push to select mode. These new digital features add greater power control to take advantage of induction heating for curing of bonding compounds and other materials.

MINI-DUCTOR 2 GO WHERE NO TORCH HAS GONE BEFORE!

Induction Innovations has re-engineered their flameless torch into the NEW MINI-DUCTOR® 2 GO! Designed to be completely portable – works with a standard 12-volt battery pack, even runs off a car battery! Leave the generator behind and can take the MINI-DUCTOR 2 GO anywhere you need it – out in the field, across the lot or even out in space!

The MINI-DUCTOR® 2 GO heats ferrous metals without the danger of an open flame using invisible heat and turns a ¾” nut red hot in seconds. HUGE variety of heating applications for operating safer than a torch! Easily release seized nuts/bolts from corrosion or thread lock compounds. Remove/release; steering/suspension components, fuel tank straps, inline connectors, zirk fittings, manifold bolts, truck bed bolts, seat belt bolts, u-bolts, tie rod sleeves/ends, soft hail dents, metal fabrication, soldering, and even heat treating. Easily remove heavy undercoating’s applied over hardware.

Features:
• 12v Battery Operated

INDUCTION INNOVATIONS BRINGS INVISIBLE HEAT TO PAINTLESS DENT REPAIR

Induction Innovations has developed a NEW PDR attachment to complement its line of high performance induction heating tools. Unlike traditional PDR, the Invisible Heat® method is the cleanest and fastest way for fixing hail dents, door dings and other minor soft dents. There is no need to meticulously massage out from the backside of vehicle panels, especially in hard-to-reach areas, or areas difficult to get behind. Induction heating is the highest tech method for removing soft dents, the result is a clean dent repair in a fraction of the time compared to a conventional PDR tool.

The ergonomically designed INDUCTOR® PDR Baton is molded in high temp / impact resistant epoxy polymers for additional durability and versatility longevity. Tapered body and beveled edges on this attachment allows for balanced grip. The PDR Baton works in conjunction with either the INDUCTOR PRO-MAX or the INDUCTOR MAX power supplies

• 1 Year Warranty

NEW TECHNOLOGY DESIGNED INTO THE MINI-DUCTOR II +

The MINI-DUCTOR® II + is the #1 professionals choice hand held flameless torch! Induction Innovations engineered new technology and redesigned their 230V international version of the Mini-Ductor II! The MINI-DUCTOR II + integrates these new advances in technology for increased energy efficiency and ease of use. Leverage the power of technology with invisible heat to quickly release corroded or frozen hardware and other metallic components from corrosion and thread lock compounds. All WITHOUT the collateral damage associated with torches! Heats nuts red hot in seconds!

• NEW Cool-Touch Handle
• NEW technology inside – power where and when you need it
• Increased energy efficiency
• In-line design proven most effective in reaching difficult spots.
• Ergonomic balanced design reduces user fatigue
• Non-slip grenade handle
• Military grade virgin plastic for durability
• LED work light
• 1 year warranty
• NEW custom heavy duty blow-molded case with storage

CAR-PART PRO ADDS EMS INTEGRATION, PARTS ORDERING, AND SELLER ORDER MANAGEMENT CAPABILITIES

Ft. Wright, KY – October 16, 2013 – Car-Part.com announces several enhancements to Car-Part Pro, its parts marketplace for professional repairers and insurers.

Car-Part Pro and Car-Part Messaging combine to read and modify estimates using the CIECA EMS standard (including Mitchell, CCC, and Audatex estimates). This simplifies the workflow for sourcing parts directly from estimates. Insurers and repairers can also use Car-Part Messaging to facilitate real time communication with 3,000 part sellers.

All repairers on Car-Part Pro gain access to part ordering capability. The "Order Part" button automatically performs a real time part availability check with supported inventory systems.

Car-Part Pro's new Seller Order Manager helps part sellers manage online orders with an easy-to-use web interface and real time order notifications via Car-Part Messaging.

HushMat Introduces Large Sheet & Mega Bulk Kits for International Distribution

Olathe, Kansas November 1, 2013 HushMat® – HushMat to offer larger sheets sizes through exclusive agreement with Rockford Corporation for International distribution.

HushMat has introduced new manufacturing technology to produce new/larger sheet sizes and will begin to offer 32” x 18” and 24” x 48” product with the worldwide leading brands of Rockford Corporation for international distribution. Rockford Corporation and HushMat, the fastest growing automotive sound deadening and thermal insulating materials company, continue to lead the worldwide mobile electronics industry establishing this exclusive agreement for Rockford’s international distributors and dealers to gain access to the profitable accessory products from HushMat.

Walcom Thermodry Technology Announces Exclusive Offer During SEMA

Walcom Thermodry Technology has announced an exciting offer exclusively available for SEMA attendees and members. Walcom is offering 0% interest for 12 months or 90 days deferred payment on equipment leases for the innovative TD3 Pro, TD3 and TD1 thermodry systems.

That means no money down until your second quarter, so you can utilize Walcom’s unique lean-processing technique to cut costs associated with escalating prices and EPA fees.

Walcom has a complete line of spray guns and air filtration systems backed by more than sixty years of experience. With newly-patented thermodry technology, auto body shops can expect to significantly improve the quality of their work and significantly cut down on drying time. Shops with Walcom Thermodry Technology installed can paint more cars each and every day and use less paint than ever before.

A Massachusetts repair shop owner said his drying time went from 45 minutes or more to 15 with the addition of Walcom.

BASF to showcase 1969 Talladega Torino GPT from Troy Trepanier at SEMA

BASF to showcase 1969 Talladega Torino GPT from Troy Trepanier at SEMA

What:
A 1969 Talladega Torino GPT Special, painted using BASF’s Glasurit 90-Line Tennessee Whisky Gold gloss and Daytona Sand satin.

When:
Nov. 5-8 at the BASF SEMA Booth #21441

Where:
The 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas

Background:
The GPT Special ‘69 Talladega has been three years in the making and is the best Street Machine ever to be completed by Rad Rides by Troy.

George Poteet's Torino is a design that focuses on what he and Troy felt their version of a Holman Moody Daytona-bound Talladega would have been like today.

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