Collision Repair & Refinish

CRC Industries, Inc. Acquires Weld-Aid Products

Horsham, PA –CRC Industries, Inc. announces the acquisition of Weld-Aid Products, a leading manufacturer and marketer in maintenance chemicals serving the welding and metalworking business segments.
Located in Detroit, Michigan, Weld-Aid Products was established in 1958 as a division of the Roy Smith Welding Supply Company and quickly realized there were opportunities to improve the efficiency of the wire feed process in the welding marketplace. Today, Weld-Aid products are designed to both clean and lubricate the wire, reducing friction as the wire is fed to the torch. A full line of welding and metal protection products are marketed, including category-leading products in zinc coatings, anti-spatter and lubricants.
Customers are served through two major selling divisions: the aftermarket division for welding-related cleaning and lubrication products and the zinc rich coatings division, specializing in products and solutions for the galvanizing and infrastructure markets.

NEW ALLDATA COLLISION ADVANTAGE: The power of ALLDATA Collision. The protection of Estimate Integration.

Now service writers and technicians can get OEM-accurate estimates the first time and help to limit their shop’s liability.

ALLDATA’s newest bundle combines ALLDATA Collision and ALLDATA Estimate Integration. It works with the three major estimating systems and analyzes estimates in seconds, then displays, all on a single screen:

OEM Procedures – Graphic icons indicate available OEM information, including TSBs, DTCs, service precautions, specifications, diagrams, paint codes, locations, and more.

OEM Alerts – Line-by-line red OEM Alerts plus pop-up notifications ensure you’re repairing vehicles back to factory specifications, helping to limit your shop’s liability.

Vital Repairs – On each estimate, “Vital Repairs” describe the OEM-specified inspections and repairs required after a collision, including high voltage system disable/enable.

Manufacturer Positioning Statements – One-touch access to the latest vehicle-specific OEM manufacturer positioning statements.

ALLDATA Adds NEW Interactive Color Wiring Diagrams to Help Techs Find it Faster and Fix it Quicker.

Now technicians will be able to compare OE electrical wiring diagrams with non-OE interactive color wiring diagrams, thanks to ALLDATA’s most recent updates to its flagship products, ALLDATA Repair® and ALLDATA Collision®.
ALLDATA has added 300,000+ non-OE electrical color wiring diagrams, standardized across 1985-2016 model years. Now technicians can …

• View diagrams side by side – ALLDATA exclusive
• Highlight/hide wires and components – Easily track across all pages
• Toggle between non-OE and OE diagrams for comparison: ALLDATA exclusive
• Print multiple diagrams all at once – ALLDATA exclusive
• Pan or zoom within a diagram – High-quality images stay crystal clear

Diagrams source: Bosch/Valley Forge

For more info on Interactive Color Wiring Diagrams:
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About ALLDATA

ALLDATA to debut next-generation technology that turns a computer tablet into a scan tool with the power of ALLDATA built in - an industry first.

Now technicians can turn their own (or the shop’s) tablet (Android, Windows 10, or iOS) into a powerful, professional scan tool, thanks to ALLDATA Diagnostics – marking an industry first.

And it’s the only scan tool solution with ALLDATA Repair or ALLDATA Collision built in. ALLDATA Diagnostics is also an affordable scan tool alternative. The VCI (Vehicle Connection Interface) device that attaches to the vehicle’s OBDII connector is included in the subscription, eliminating hefty up-front costs, and there’s no charge for software/data updates.

ALLDATA Diagnostics delivers all the functionality you’d expect in a professional-level scan tool, with coverage for domestic, Asian, and European vehicles. Technicians can retrieve and clear manufacturer P, B, C, and U codes – the brunt of day-in, day-out diagnostics. The scan tool also reads and displays PIDs, providing live sensor data from all modules/vehicle systems, and offers bi-directional component control.

ALLDATA Product Highlights: Taking Automotive Intelligence to the Next Level

ALLDATA: Taking automotive intelligence to the next level.
One integrated technology platform. Multiple data-driven solutions for automotive repair.

BOOTH #10631/North Hall – Live demos every day, all day.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

1. NEW! ALLDATA Diagnostics

Next-generation technology turns a tablet into a scan tool
with the power of ALLDATA built in.

HushMat Exceeds 88,000 Year, Make & Model Sound Deadening & Thermal Insulation Material Custom Vehicle Kits

Olathe, Kansas, (October 31, 2017) HushMat® – HushMat leads the industry providing Custom Year, Make & Model vehicle kits.

HushMat exceeded 88,000 Year, Make & Model Custom Vehicle Kits for the automotive wholesale, retail and Do It Yourself “DIY” market. Our portfolio of Custom Vehicle Kits make ordering and installing the HushMat product for customers specific year/make/model car or truck simple, fast & effective. HushMat, the fastest growing automotive sound deadening and thermal insulation materials Company, continues to lead the market with the #1 rated material technology and products that everyone can use.

SATA Spray Equipment announces their 2017 SEMA Show events line up and guest appearances

Stop by SATA Spray Equipment’s booth #10609 Oct. 31 through Nov. 3, airbrush artists will be painting daily, special guest autograph sessions, and experience the latest SATA virtual painting trainer.
You can be a winner with SATA! The SATA Virtual Painter scores the painters results and gives each contestant a daily chance to win a prize. All you have to do is register with your SEMA badge and you are ready to take the challenge. Only one gift can be won by any single contestant throughout the SEMA show. The winners name will be posted the next day.

• Connie Manjavinos, from Girls Behind the Gun, designer of the SATAjet 5000 B Sailor in cooperation with Bryson Kinslow. Tues, Oct 31 from 9 to 11 am, Wed, Nov 1 from 9 to 10 am, Thurs, Nov 2 from 1 to 4 pm, Fri, Nov 3 from 10 to 11 am.

David Carey, Inc. returns to SEMA 2017

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David Carey Inc. has announced its return to SEMA at booth #33344 upstairs in the South hall. David Carey, Inc. a themed and custom apparel provider has been in business since 1989. The company is a fully licensed supplier for a wide range of innovative apparel products for Ford, GM, Dodge, Ram Trucks, Mopar, Chrysler & Shelby.

Top specialists, including owner and President Marc Begun, will be available to work with all levels of distribution, whether looking for over the counter branded motor products packages tailored to retail outlets or companies wishing to enhance their own brands through development of fully customized programs for events, uniform, or creating premium and incentive products.

SEMA 2017 SATA Virtual Painter

Experience the latest SATA virtual painting trainer in the SATA SEMA Booth #10609. You can be a winner with SATA! The SATA Virtual Painter helps with teaching and testing people on some of the most important parameters for painting! The augmented reality software helps to set the correct spraying distance, measures their even movements and correct gun angles to be sure to give perfect painting results.
The SATA Virtual Painter then scores the painters results and gives each contestant a daily chance to win a prize. All you have to do is register with your SEMA badge and you are ready to take the challenge. Show how your a Winner with SATA on the latest and most realistic virtual painting trainer ever. Only one gift can be won by any single contestant throughout the SEMA show.
The winners name will be posted the next day.

The Power of BASF sparks on the big screen at SEMA 2017

SOUTHFIELD, MI, October 11, 2017 – BASF Automotive Refinish will make more than a splash in the paint at SEMA 2017 with a display of premium builds in booth #20353, new color offerings, innovative new products, and custom paint solutions.
BASF will host a press conference at booth #20353 located in the Racing and Performance area of Central Hall, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, featuring:
• Chevy Montage all female build – by Bogi Lateiner from All Girls Garage, and over 80 other women in the aftermarket industry. The custom fan-voted R-M Onyx HD color will be revealed, along with the color name submitted by fans and selected by Bogi.
• Foose 1971 Ford Mustang, by SEMA Hall of Famer Chip Foose of Foose Designs, with a 2010 Mustang GT Engine, painted in Glasurit 90 Line “Mach Silver.”
• Ringbrothers’ 1969 Charger, by Mike and Jim Ring, painted with
Glasurit 55 Line “Greener on the Other Side.”

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