January 2018

Axalta Services announces new courses for its refinish customers in Australia and New Zealand

Axalta Services has recently launched its 2018 training schedule for its customers in Australia and New Zealand.
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Class-action lawsuit hits GEICO over unsafe repairs

A lawsuit on behalf of GEICO customers, claims the insurance giant has routinely violated the terms of its auto policies by refusing to pay for essential & critical vehicle...
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Holden flies the flag for Surf Lifesaving Australia

Thanks to Holden lifesavers will be better equipped Volunteer surf lifesavers will be better equipped to keep Australian beaches safer thanks to a new three-year partnership announced between General...
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Symach’s expands its production capacity with Trumpf equipment

Symach is designing a cutting-edge 3,000-square-meter technical department in the 16,000-square-foot facility at Calderara di Reno, Bologna, Italy. 
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Recalibration – are you really doing it right?

Doug Kelly, CEO of asTech parent, Repairify offered a harsh assessment of the collision repair industry’s calibration capabilities, predicting: “Many, if not most, are not doing it correctly. It’s...
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Suncorp sponsorship of Auto Body Repair section at Glendale TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW Glendale Campus once again expresses its appreciation to Suncorp Insurance for supporting their apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship training programs with the supply of two late model “written off”...
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BASF expands automotive coatings plant in China

This expansion will further enhance the company’s local production and better serve the growing automotive market in China and Asia Pacific. In 2016, 48.6 million light vehicle units were...
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Axalta’s 65th annual global automotive colour popularity report

Asia: White dominates and is the choice on 52 percent of vehicles sold in the region. China has the highest usage of white anywhere at 62 percent. Japan uses...
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