Sylvain Seguin Becomes President of Fix Network (Canada)

Fix Network (Canada) today announced the promotion of Sylvain Seguin to president of Fix Network (Canada), effective September 26, 2022. “For the past two years, Sylvain has shown strong leadership as executive vice president of Fix Network (Canada),” Steve Leal, president and CEO of Fix Network World, said. “As our Network continues to grow, this move will …

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Pedal Car Challenge (Part II)

2022 ARA Pedal Car Challenge (Photos: Burhan Osman) Seven cars, six schools, three sponsors, and one association collaborate on a project with an urgent mission—to engage youth in the automotive trades. by Kara Cunningham Originally published inCollision Quarterly, Fall 2022 In the summer edition of Collision Quarterly magazine, we introduced the Pedal Car Challenge. The purpose …

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Pedal Car Challenge

PJ Collision enjoyed the custom work and the challenge of fabricating various parts. (Photo courtesy of PJ Collision) It is no secret that the automotive industry is struggling to attract talent, and extraordinary challenges require extraordinary creativity and leadership. These B.C. shops stepped in to provide both through a unique challenge. by Kara Cunningham Originally …

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PPG honors ColorVision with 2021 Platinum Distributor of the Year award

PHOTO: ColorVision is the recipient of the PPG Automotive Refinish 2021 Platinum Distributor of the Year award. Taking part in the celebration are (from left) Tom Maziarz, PPG vice president, Automotive Refinish, Americas; Chris Dewes, former PPG director, PPG PLATINUM DISTRIBUTOR™ programs; Christopher Wegley, ColorVision operations director; Michael McGarry, PPG chairman and chief executive officer; …

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B.C. Automotive Repair Shop Raises Funds for Flood-Affected Communities

Photo: (L to R) Rick Francoeur, 360 Collision Centres; Nicole-Ann Poitras, Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau; MP Brad Vis and children making a donation to the toy drive; Daryl Francoeur, 360 Collision Centres When news that the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, the organization which brings holiday toys to thousands of underprivileged children annually, was in need …

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