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Available in four colors, steel (618), semi-gloss black (620), silver argent (621) and charcoal gray metallic (626), PlastiKote's new wheel paint features a highly durable resin system.
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Wheel Paint Provides Tough, Long Lasting Finish
March 28, 2012 by Auto Service World

PlastiKote’s newly reformulated wheel paint can make a car’s tires and hub caps look the way they did when first driven off the lot. In addition, these great aerosol paints can also give wheels a custom look and feel. “Wheels

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Ontario Forum: Succession Planning Means Understanding that Businesses Don’t Last
March 7, 2012 by Auto Service World

If you are building a business to last, think again: businesses don’t last. That’s the message of Tom Dean, noted author and speaker on succession planning. “We know that only30%of business will transfer to the second generation. Only 10% will

Reformulated to provide a more durable and long-lasting finish, PlastiKote's new Trim Paint provides excellent coverage and protection for rigid or flexible plastics.
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Trim Paint Formulated for Rigid or Flexible Plastic Surfaces
February 14, 2012 by Auto Service World

Reformulated to provide a more durable and long-lasting finish, PlastiKote’s new Trim Paint provides excellent coverage and protection for rigid or flexible plastics. “PlastiKote’s Trim Paint has been improved with a new formula that makes it more adhesive while providing

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Ronald Bryson Morton: 1940-2011
January 3, 2012 by Auto Service World

Ronald Bryson Morton, founder of Dominion Sure Seal, passed away December 29, 2011.He was 71.Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1940, Morton was a well known figure in the automotive aftermarket. He was known to attend formal industry functions in full

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What’s Hot? SEMA Has the Answer with Award Winning Vehicles
November 2, 2011 by Auto Service World

The votes have been tallied and the exhibitors have spoken. The second annual SEMA Award was presented to the Chevrolet Camaro for the Hottest Car, the Fiat 500 for the Hottest Sport Compact Car, the Ford F-Series for the Hottest

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PPG Custom Shop Attractions Cornerstone of SEMA Presence
October 18, 2011 by Auto Service World

Celebrities, show cars and motorcycles, custom-painted auto hoods, new paint products, and more will be featured at the PPG booth at the 2011 SEMA show November 1-4, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.The PPG booth, 24501, is designed as a

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ASRW Industry Forums Deliver Valuable Solutions to Tough Topics Affecting the Collision and Mechanical Segments of the Industry
October 7, 2011 by Auto Service World

This year’s ASRW Industry Forums was an outstanding success for both collision repair and mechanical industry professionals in attendance. The forums took place Wednesday, October 5th during the fourth annual Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) and were immediately followed

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Association Leaders Learn Best Practices
October 5, 2011 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) hosted the Association Leadership Summit, in conjunction with Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) 2011 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The event, fully sponsored by ASA for industry leaders, took place

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Quebec Automotive Recycler Recognized by eBay
October 4, 2011 by Auto Service World

Lecavalier Auto Parts has been recognized by eBay for its quick development in the online parts ales market. Lecavalier, a large automotive recycler in Quebec, only entered the wider online sales market less than a year ago.Wth the help of

Plastikote Rust Converter has a new look.
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Rust Converter Provides Hard Paintable Surface
September 29, 2011 by Auto Service World

New Look with Same Great Performance

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Educational Schedule, Structure Released for New MSO Symposium
September 16, 2011 by Auto Service World

Details surrounding the Multiple Shop Operator (MSO) Symposium – the newest event at Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) – were released , including educational content, speakers and the full schedule. The MSO Symposium will take place Thursday, Oct. 6,

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Ford OEM Crash Parts Are Same as Assembly Line Parts, says Company
September 14, 2011 by Auto Service World

Recent assertions by an autobody parts association have raised the ire of Ford Motor Company.At issue is a recent press releases issued by the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA), a Texas-based organization of parts distributors, recyclers and aftermarket manufacturers, which