Collision Repair & Refinish

Trulers is proud to sponsor Griffin Designs and their display vehicle at this year's SEMA Show

Trulers is a very proud sponsor of the Escondido, CA-based Griffin Designs ultra-modified Gremlin, "MOGWAI"! Jacob Griffin will not only be showing off this vehicle, he is part of SEMA's "Young Guns" as well as participant in this year's "Battle Of The Builders". Many modifications have been done to the vehicle and Trulers was a part of the process.

BIG ASS FANS UNVEILS NEW LIGHTING PRODUCT

LEXINGTON, KY - With more LEDs than any Big Ass Light before, and a module that directs light where it’s needed, the LED Bay Light will literally transform the way you see your space. Productivity and visual appeal a concern? The Big Ass LED Bay Light is the solution you’ve been waiting for.
Durable and sleek, the LED Bay Light keeps the light bright and the heat away. Offering a variety of outputs (six lumen options ranging from 12,000 to 36,000), the LED Bay Light can brighten any space. With three mounting options (aircraft cable, pendant, and flush), a rotatable module providing various angles of distribution and five interchangeable lens options to shape and direct light where it needs to go, the LED Bay Light is simple to install, alter and optimize.
Rated up to an industry-topping 187 lumens per watt, LED Bay Light maintains output for 150,000 hours (that’s 17 years of 24/7 operation).

INTRODUCING i6 BY BIG ASS FANS: Inspired by Industry. Designed for Home

LEXINGTON, KY - Big Ass Fans has released its next “big” thing to the public. With design that emboldens and airflow that awes, the i6 brings comfort to your everyday spaces.

Industrial design, aircraft grade aluminum composition, 3 size options (60”, 72”, 84”), 4 finishes (brushed silver, matte black, matte white, oil rubbed bronze) and a bevy of features put this fan in a class of its own.

Temperature, humidity, and motion sensors enable SenseME® technology - providing energy efficient, smart operation.

Control options include a bluetooth remote, smartphone app, voice command with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant plus automation integration with Nest Learning Thermostat and ecobee (to name a few).

An optional, dimmable LED fixture is available for both indoor and covered outdoor fan models and offers adjustable light color from warm to daylight.

BIG ASS FANS CONTINUES INNOVATIVE INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP WITH POWERFOIL D

LEXINGTON, KY - Big Ass Fans has unveiled Powerfoil D, the product of 10 years’ experience and purpose-built design.

The exceptionally engineered Powerfoil D is the first and only direct-drive overhead fan designed for harsh industrial environments. Powerfoil D illustrates the company’s continued commitment to building premium-quality products specifically designed for customer spaces.

Powerfoil D delivers strength and performance required for industrial applications, but with virtually silent operation and aesthetic appeal to thrive in any commercial or public setting.

“We’re leading the industry in direct-drive technology,” says John Gerhardt, Big Ass Fans product manager. “We designed Powerfoil D with the same premium materials and safety features as every fan in our Powerfoil line. As the only industrial fan with a standard IP66 rating, it’s every inch an industrial product.”

For more information, visit bigassfans.com or call 877-244-3267.

Set It And Forget It With Auto-Grip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Set It And Forget It With Auto-Grip

June 25, 2019

Springfield, VA – Auto-Grip releases a family of locking pliers that hold the tension set by the user and automatically adjust to the size of the material in the jaws. These “set it and forget it” pliers allow for one-handed operation which is 7x faster than standard locking pliers.

Auto-Grip’s patented locking mechanism self-adjusts to any size object without a knob. They are faster and easier than traditional locking pliers while made with the same heavy-duty construction. Auto-Grip is nickel-plated for maximum corrosion resistance and is fully compliant with ASME specification B107.24.

Auto-Grip is available in curved jaw, straight jaw, needle/long-nose, c-clamp with welding tips, and c-clamp with swivel paddles.

For more information visit www.autogrip.com or contact:
7411 Alban Station Court, A-102
Springfield, VA 22150
(office) 1-800-888-5793 • (fax) 703-372-5521
www.autogrip.com

New PRO® Website Press Release

Tustin, CA June 2019 – PRO® Products, the professional division of BAF Industries, has announced the launch of the new redesigned prowax.com website and is inviting detailers to explore. The new website has been redesigned to offer the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality while allowing customers to see the full product portfolio PRO® can offer.

Created with the user experience in mind, the site includes many new features to help users to quickly and easily navigate the site and find the professional car care product they need.

New features include:

User-Friendly Design & Navigation - to more easily navigate the website with fewer clicks.
Powerful Search Functionality - to easily narrow down the product portfolio by name, number or attributes.
Modern Clean Layout - shows off PRO® Products at higher resolutions.
Responsive Web Design - allowing the site to be compatible with all browsers and mobile devices.

Hunter to participate in SCRS Repairer Driven Education series at the 2018 SEMA Show

LAS VEGAS – Hunter Engineering is pleased to participate in SCRS Repairer Driven Education: The Importance of ADAS System Resets When Performing Wheel Alignments During the Collision Repair Process (RD13) at the 2018 SEMA Show on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Upper North Hall, N233.

Led by Hunter Engineering technical trainer, John Shewbridge, the presentation will benefit repair professionals by increasing their understanding of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and how they interact across various vehicle systems, and offer insight into future ADAS developments.

The session is recommended for shop owners, managers, repair technicians, shop estimators, as well as estimators from insurance companies.

#Labocosmetica: a wide range of extremely evolved products for the most demanding detailers

#LABOCOSMETICA CONQUERS AMERICA

For the first time, MAFRA participates in the SEMA Show with #Labocosmetica, its division dedicated to car detailing. At Stand 16225, the detailers of the #Labocosmetica team perform live polishing and soft detailing demos, challenging their American colleagues, who are past masters in the matter.

Hunter Engineering reveals benefits of performing in-house collision repair alignments at the 2018 SEMA Show

LAS VEGAS - Hunter Engineering Company® will emphasize the benefits of in-house collision repair alignments at the 2018 SEMA Show, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2. Live demonstrations will take place in South Hall, Booth #41013.
By performing collision repair alignments in-house, shops can increase profits, maintain quality of alignments, and eliminate unnecessary transport and wait time.

Compatible with most frame racks, Hunter’s turnplate kit includes four turnplates, ramps, wheel chocks and a wheeled cart that provides easy mobility and compact storage. The portable kit can be used with two-post lifts or on a flat floor; enabling shops to align vehicles that may be too large or long to fit existing alignment lifts.

In addition, service providers can perform Suspension Body Dimension Audits to identify components affected in an accident, including axle setback and offset, wheelbase, trackwidth, ride height, max steer, symmetry and more.

3M Hire Our Heroes 500 to Showcase Custom Painted Helmets by Custom Painters with Designs Honoring Military Members and the 3M Hire Our Heroes Scholarship Program

Event to Benefit 3M Hire Our Heroes Program Providing Scholarships and Tool Grants to
Military Veterans and Their Families

ST. PAUL, Minn., (October 29, 2018) – 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, is putting its effort to provide collision repair education opportunities for military members into high gear this year, launching the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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