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What’s Your Brand Challenge?
November 25, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Are you in the process of creating or managing a corporate or personal brand? Do you want to learn as much as possible to succeed? We spoke with Boris Tsimerinov, a seasoned investment banker, advisor to private and public companies,

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How “Smart” Bearings Will Change The Way You Do Business
November 25, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Imagine a bearing that could detect problems, communicate wirelessly, and could take advantage of the inherent rotational energy to self-power the electronics. The SKF Insight is a new bearing health management technology that uses self-powered, intelligent wireless sensors in the

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November 25, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

I have said often that it’s not where something is made that matters, but how it is made, or more accurately, how well it is made. News arising from Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations have forced me to revisit my assertion. Hurriedly

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Advance Auto Parts Announces Leadership Transition
November 24, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has announced that its board of directors has appointed president George Sherman to the additional role of interim chief executive officer, effective January 3, 2016, the beginning of the Company’s next fiscal year. Sherman will

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Advance Auto Parts Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2015
November 24, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has announced its financial results for the third quarter ended October 10, 2015. Third quarter comparable cash earnings per diluted share (Comparable Cash EPS) were $1.95, which was an increase of 3.2% versus the third quarter

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AIA Opens Doors to Its New Headquarters
November 16, 2015 by Andrew Ross

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada held a grand opening of its new national headquarters in downtown Ottawa. The new offices, at 180 Elgin Street, provide the national association with much needed space for staff and meetings. The offices house

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KYB Launches Crash Avoidance Systems Training
November 16, 2015 by Auto Service World

KYB Americas Corp. has launched a new Crash Avoidance Systems Awareness and Training Campaign aimed at helping service providers communicate the importance of ride control maintenance to help keep a vehicle’s computerized crash avoidance system working within its designed capabilities.

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Tenneco To Add 100 Monroe Quick-Strut Part Numbers In 2016
November 12, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Tenneco’s industry-leading line of Monroe Quick-Strut complete replacement strut assemblies is projected to grow by 100 part numbers in 2016. With these new parts, the Monroe line of replacement strut assemblies will cover more than 132 million North American passenger

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Economical, Low-VOC Solvent-Borne
November 11, 2015 by Martha Uniacke Breen

PPG Canada has introduced the Shop-Line refinish system to its collision centre customers across the country. Offering products required to perform quality automotive refinish repairs efficiently, the compliant Shop-Line system has been developed for shops seeking a solvent-borne solution at an

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Dorval Auto Parts Walkathon Surpasses Donation Target
November 10, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Dorval Auto Parts surpassed last year’s total donations for its annual Walkathon. “We have achieved a grand total of $77,000, up from last year’s $72,000. That gives us a total of $436,000 in the eight years we have been doing

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Darcy Turton Is Our Counterperson Of The Year
November 9, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Each year we go to great lengths to seek out the very best of the frontline workers in the Canadian automotive aftermarket and this year Darcy Turton of Automotive Parts Distributors (APD), a Uni-Select member in Saskatoon, Sask., earned this

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Uni-Select Announces Winners Of Supplier Awards In Canada
November 5, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Uni-Select Inc. has announced its Canadian Supplier Award winners. This collection of awards recognizes their achievements, innovation, and outstanding service. Showing excellent creativity skills and accomplishing groundbreaking work in the automotive aftermarket, the honorees were celebrated during the Supplier