Collision Repair & Refinish


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Visit ESAB at SEMA 2018 in Booth 21615
October 1, 2018

Steven Molenda
Phone: 843.472.6271

Chuck Schroeder


Annapolis Junction, M.D. – With hands-on demonstrations, in-booth celebrity appearances, contests and vehicles, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products offers an action-packed experience at SEMA 2018 in booth 21615 (Central Hall, Racing Annex), held at the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 30 – Nov. 2.

Water Transfer Printing- The Ultimate Decorative Coating for Automotive interiors

Want to make your Automotive interior look brand new again? If so, Water transfer printing is the answer for you. Easily transform interior trims and dashboards with carbon fiber or different styles of wood. The benefits of our process are profound. Water Transfer Printing is not a vinyl wrap, it is an ink-transfer process that utilizes WATER displacement to wrap around 3-dimensional objects efficiently.

TWN has a network of over 1,400 processors that can assist you in dipping any product whether it is Automotive, Sporting Goods, Firearms and so much more. Looking for one of our processors? Visit,

VAC RACK Finish Faster – Cleaner Finish

Norton VAC RACK™ – Best to the Market

Norton | Saint-Gobain is pleased to announce the launch of the Norton VAC RACK™; a powerful, lightweight, and versatile vacuum system designed especially for collision repair technicians.

The Norton Vacuum features an innovative design that allows for sanding with both electric and air tools. This extremely quiet and energy efficient unit is suitable for extracting dust from sanding in various settings to provide a cleaner working environment, better finish results, improved efficiency, and reduced abrasive costs. The customizable cart boosts a durable stay-put-technology that allows the user to customize the layout of tools and product to maintain organization and cleanliness of the workstation.

SURLY Soap is literally cleaning up

SURLY Soap is not only providing the world with new ways of cleaning up but there are also literally cleaning up in the awards department. Just getting back from the 2018 NHS,"National Hardware Show" SURLY was nominated and took home awards for Reatailers chioce "Best New Product", and DIY network "Packaging and Merchandising". Way to go SURLY Soap. Be on the lookout for SURLY Soap at SEMA in the New products showcase as well.

SURLY Soap liquid magic

Apparently, people like liquid soap!! If SURLY bars don't tickle your fancy, then maybe there liquid will? Designed for the person who likes to get dirty and leave work behind. Special formula to cut grease, and grime. Not only does it provide cutting agents that work with our cosmic abrasives but will also come with their traditional SURLY scrubber to get in those hard to reach places. Be on the lookout for SURLY's HEAVY-DUTY HAND CLEANER. Hand Soap with Attitude.

SURLY Soap introduces liquid to its lineup!!

The maker of SURLY Soap will be introducing its liquid based cleaner at SEMA. Because our bars provide a twist to how the traditional soap bar works, it only makes sense to make our liquid the same way. Be on the look out for SURLY liquid magic. Swing by our booth to experience how SURLY you are! Our liquid works, .....But don't think we are getting soft.

Delta Kits Inc. Cuts the Cord with the Elite Plus UV-LED Curing Lamp

EUGENE, OR – September 27, 2018 - Delta Kits, Inc., the leader in windshield repair and headlight restoration equipment and supplies for over 32 years, is pleased to announce the launch of the Elite Plus, a cordless UV-LED curing light for windshield repair technicians. Like the original Elite, the advanced UV-LED technology of the Elite Plus guarantees a large 2.5 inch by 5.5 inch area with its 7 inline – 8W high-power Light Emitting Diodes (LED). The Elite Plus produces uniform, high-intensity light at a 365 nm wavelength that is optimal for curing windshield repair resin. The irradiance is an astounding 40,000 µW=cm², which far exceeds industry standards for corded and cordless UV lights.

The Perfect Solution for Mobile Windshield Repair Technicians

Transform Plastic Parts into Carbon Fiber with Water Transfer Printing

Are you tired of looking at the same plain old material that lacks design? Good news, we have got you covered! Customize engine covers, motorcycle parts, wheels, interior trim and more with the ultimate surface decorating process for the automotive industry!
TWN Industries is the leading pioneer in Water Transfer Printing technology with over 25 years of experience. Our proven process of water transfer printing will allow you to create a realistic carbon fiber weave onto any 3-dimensional object with ease!
This year we will be at SEMA and want to see you there! Our booth number is #12365. Visit our Booth to get a behind the scenes look at the water transfer printing process. Water transfer print any part whether it is a metal, wood, aluminum, steel, plastic and/or glass. Our customization opportunities are endless with over 400 + patterns to choose from. Visit to discover all of our latest designs. We look forward to seeing you at SEMA 2018!

Voted #1: ALLDATA Wins Industry Innovation Awards for its New Diagnostic Scan Tool and Collision Repair Software

ELK GROVE, Calif. – Sept. 24, 2018 – PTEN (Professional Tool & Equipment News) magazine recently announced that ALLDATA, an AutoZone company, had won two 2018 PTEN Innovation Awards; one for ALLDATA Diagnostics in the Scan Tools category, and one for ALLDATA Collision Advantage in the Computers and Software category.

According to the announcement, the PTEN Innovation Awards recognize the most innovative products introduced in the last year. Evaluated by a panel of judges consisting of technicians and shop owners, the winners are selected for their ability to make vehicle diagnosis and repair easier and more efficient, and to make shops more productive. The publication received a total of 142 product nominations. The top products in 27 categories were recognized.


Shark A7 is a innovative arm designed to speed up and simplify spot welding operations; in the most difficult to access area. Thanks to the patented "large opening" design the end section of the Shark A7 Arm opens 90 degrees by a quick release button. Shark A7 allows access to welding operations impossible to reach with traditional systems.

The Shark A7 is offered Exclusively by Telwin USA and Equip Automotive Systems. Please Visit our Booth 16707 for a full demostration on how this innovative Shark A7 Arm can save you more than time when making safe repairs.

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