Freshly Squeezed Skills

SATA Canada hosts Tropicana students for refinishing training SATA Canada recently offered to host a four-day intensive automotive refinish introductory program for Tropicana’s graduating auto body pre-apprenticeship class. PPG Canada was kind enough to supply paint materials for the students. Well-known industry trainer Rob Hill showed the students the ropes at SATA Canada’s Vaughan, Ont. […]


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 […]

The Keys to Successful Staffing

Seven tips to secure top talent By Maddy Kylie Welcome to the Canadian aftermarket, where the average age of the collision repair technician is 49, and the average age of the apprentice is 29. In other words, the nation’s skills shortage has situated the industry in desperate times. Pile on a pandemic and the conundrum […]