Collision Repair & Refinish

AUTO SHOCKER ClO2 ODOR ELIMINATOR™ GOES GLOBAL THANKS TO SEMA SHOW

Los Angeles, CA – Biocide Systems expands globally into Australia and South African markets and locally into Walmart.
Biocide Systems has been paving the way and evangelizing the effectiveness of Chlorine Dioxide for removing odor from any vehicles, for the last 6 years. Not just any odors, but sever odors like cigarette odors, pet odors, gasoline odors, even odors from rotten milk or shrimp, that may have fallen out of a grocery bag and on to the back seat of a car on a hot summer day. Well the hard work is starting to pay off.
Biocide Systems announced today that they have entered and finalized agreements with an Australian Distributor and a South African Distributor as master distributors for those countries. Each distributor is fully licensed to represent the Biocide Systems brand in their territories.

Axalta to Highlight the Need for Speed at the 2016 SEMA Show

Glen Mills, PA – October 11, 2016: Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will exhibit at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow November 1-4, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SEMA show is regarded as the premier automotive and specialty products event worldwide. Axalta is proud to offer live product and skill demonstrations, introduce new custom colors, and reveal an iconic classic car restoration within Axalta’s 5,200+ square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space.

Lincoln Electric to Host Educational Software Demonstration and Tutorial at SEMA 2016

CLEVELAND – Lincoln Electric will host educational seminars featuring their proprietary CAD software--standard with their Torchmate® line of plasma cutting tables--at this year’s SEMA Show. Representatives from Lincoln Electric’s cutting systems group will be available to answer questions and teach attendees how to design and cut metal parts from start to finish.

For all of the efficiencies and benefits plasma systems offer, the technical challenges of mastering related software is a recognized barrier to entry for many fabricators and may represent a missed opportunity for improving quality, operational efficiency and productivity.

Portacool, LLC Ups the Cooling Ante with New Jetstream Series of Portable Evaporative Coolers

Portacool, LLC, the Texas-based global leader in evaporative cooling solutions, will showcase four distinctive evaporative coolers at this year's SEMA show held November 1-3, 2016 in Las Vegas. The new Portacool Jetstream™ series of evaporative coolers feature revitalized designs that generate significant airflow and provide superior cooling options for a variety of automotive work environments.

Available in four sizes, customers can select the Jetstream evaporative cooler that will best accommodate their space with cooling area options ranging from 1,125 to 5,625 square feet. The Portacool Jetstream 240, 250, 260 and 270 are equipped with KUUL Comfort™ evaporative media, the highest-quality evaporative media on the market made in the USA exclusively for Portacool products. Designed to Portacool’s exact efficiency and performance specifications, this evaporative media ensures optimal cooling with a distinct advantage over other portable evaporative coolers.

Evercoat and Gas Monkey Garage Join Forces to Create a One-of-a-Kind Motorcycle Masterpiece to be Given Away to a Body Shop Employee

CINCINNATI, Ohio, October 10, 2016 – ITW Evercoat, the industry leader in professional collision repair chemicals, is pleased to announce they have joined forces with Richard Rawlings and the team at Gas Monkey Garage to create a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle. Named the “Rage Motorcycle”, Gas Monkey Garage has incorporated high-performing Evercoat products as well as never-before-seen features into the final design. The motorcycle will be unveiled on November 1, 2016 at the SEMA Show in the Evercoat booth #11073 at 9:30 AM. The unveiling can also be viewed live on the Evercoat Facebook page located at www.facebook.com/itwevercoat. The motorcycle will be given away to a body shop owner or employee through a national sweepstakes that begins on November 1, 2016 and ends on June 30, 2017.

Lincoln Electric to Host Educational Software Demonstration and Tutorial at SEMA 2016

CLEVELAND – Lincoln Electric will host educational seminars featuring their proprietary CAD software--standard with their Torchmate® line of plasma cutting tables--at this year’s SEMA Show. Representatives from Lincoln Electric’s cutting systems group will be available to answer questions and teach attendees how to design and cut metal parts from start to finish.

For all of the efficiencies and benefits plasma systems offer, the technical challenges of mastering related software is a recognized barrier to entry for many fabricators and may represent a missed opportunity for improving quality, operational efficiency and productivity.

Valspar Automotive Serving Up “Sweet” Custom Rides at SEMA Show 2016 – Booth No. 10851

MINNEAPOLIS – Oct. 7, 2016 – Valspar Automotive will serve up its sweetest custom rides yet at the SEMA Show this year, November 1-4, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Feature vehicles in the company’s booth (no. 10851) and outside of the center showcase the global leader’s coatings, from an original True Blue Pearl on a 1967 Mustang Fastback from the Matrix Automotive Finishes line to a new toner from its OEM-approved brand, DeBeer Refinish, on a custom build yet to be announced.

“We receive a lot of submissions throughout the year for SEMA vehicles,” says Laura Yerkey, director of marketing, Valspar Automotive. “All are truly amazing ground up builds finished in our paint brands, which makes the decision very difficult for us. It seems like it gets harder and harder each year, because the builds are even more amazing. This year’s vehicles are truly the best of the best.”

Valspar Automotive Hosts Gas Monkey Garage’s Richard Rawlings and Counts Kustoms Crew at SEMA

Visit Booth No. 10851 on Nov. 3 to meet reality TV stars and see cars finished in Valspar Automotive brand paints

MINNEAPOLIS – Sept. 29, 2016 – Valspar Automotive will host the stars of two reality TV shows —“Counting Cars” on History and The Discovery Channel’s “Gas Monkey Garage” — at SEMA 2016 in Las Vegas. Attendees who visit Booth No. 10851 on Thursday, November 3 can meet the television stars and see cars finished in Valspar Automotive brand paints, including Matrix Automotive Finishes, Prospray Finishes and DeBeer Refinish.

Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage will meet with fans from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and from 2 to 4 p.m., the paint crew that works for Danny “the Count” Koker in his Counts Kustoms refinishing shop will be available, including Lonny Speer, Ryan Evans and “Horny” Mike Henry.

Rawlings and the Count’s crew will autograph limited-edition posters, sign cards and take pictures with fans.

Lincoln Electric to Feature Celebrity Instructors for Welding Classes at SEMA 2016

CLEVELAND – Lincoln Electric has contracted with master builder and television personality Bryan Fuller and longtime educator and author Mark Prosser to team up to teach several seminars on welding and fabricating at their booth (24643) during the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s signature event, Nov. 1 – 4, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Fuller, owner of Atlanta-based hot rod shop Fuller Moto, routinely teaches welding seminars, was a cast member on Discovery Channel’s Overhaulin’ series and more recently co-hosted Velocity Network’s Café Racer and Naked Speed. Prosser has been a welding instructor for more than a decade and is currently the lead instructor at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, WI.

SATAjet 5000 B Phaser - Transforming work into wonderment

SATA is complementing their product portfolio with one more extraordinary range topping model, the SATAjet® 5000 B® PHASER – The “Concept Gun”.
A tuxedo is not for every day. The finest china is reserved for special occasions. And with the new SATAjet® 5000 B PHASER™, it is not for the average. It is made for those special moments.
An exclusive “Concept Gun” has been developed in cooperation with the Porsche Design Studio. Exceptional optics, exceptional materials and an exceptional design concept – for exceptional projects.
Combining a unique look with high-quality materials and sophisticated technical solutions unusual for a piece of spray equipment, the PHASER™ offers a whole new view on spray gun design.
While maintaining the proven nozzle technology, the PHASER™ is identical to the SATAjet® 5000 B premium spray gun – utilizing the same nozzle concept, it also has all other proven technical features which already define the SATAjet® 5000 B series as an outstanding spray gun.

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