Ryan Sankar accepting the 2021 Operational Excellence Award and the 2021 Customer Service Excellence Award. If you are an independent, a multi-shop owner or a member of a repair network, securing young talent for the future of our industry is of your concern. This is an industry-wide issue. Rather than waiting for some regulatory action […]

Through the Looking Glass

Okanagan College clears up auto glass confusion By Kate Ng Some may consider it a pane, but understanding glass is integral in today’s collision repair industry. British Columbia’s Okanagan College is just one entity offering an automotive glass technician apprenticeship course, providing students with work experience under a trained glass technician, while training them to […]


CWB introduces welding course to address industry needs “WITH MORE TRAINEES, WE ARE GAINING A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF PARTICIPANT NEEDS, AND WE CAN ADJUST THE PROGRAM ACCORDINGLY.” — Victor Andrisani, CWB Consulting Manager With a national labour shortage predicted for the welding industry through 2028, new bonds need to be made within the industry. Connections […]


IAA’s Training and Learning Development launched training program LEAD IAA, Inc. is a global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique platform facilitates the marketing and sale of total-loss, damaged and low-value vehicles. Headquartered near Chicago in Westchester, Illinois, IAA has nearly 4,000 employees and more […]


No matter the surface, SATA is the standard SATA Canada, a subsidiary of SATA GmbH & Co. KG., is headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario. The facility occupies a total of 1,393.5 sq. m. (15,000 sq. ft.), including offices, warehouse and training centre. The headquarters also features a service facility with the goal of turning any product […]