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KYB reaches four million shock absorber fitting video viewings

KYB Europe Aftermarket has reached four million views of its fitting videos on its YouTube channel. The market leading range of fitting videos for difficult or unusual shock absorber replacements was launched in 2013. There are now over 100 videos, covering more than 380 vehicle applications. The videos are watched on average over 90,000 times

New workshops at Automechanika

Practical workshops have been a part of Automechanika Frankfurt for many years. Now, on the occasion of the event’s 25 year anniversary, the range of workshops on offer is being expanded yet again with new offerings that include bodywork repair and paintwork, augmented reality, truck competence, diagnostic techniques and digital communication. Every day from September

Key appointment at Axalta

Axalta has appointed Yves Kerstens as Vice President and President of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. He succeeds Matthias Schönberg. Klaus Gast joins the company as its Business Director for Powder Coatings business in Europe. Both appointments were effective as of 1 August 2018. Before joining Axalta, Kerstens worked at Bridgestone Corporation

Hella to restructure aftermarket business

The lighting and electronics specialist Hella is restructuring its aftermarket business. Hella will align its aftermarket activities even more consequently along its own original equipment competencies especially in the areas of lighting and electronics while closely linking them to the company’s great workshop equipment expertise. In this context, the successful repair solutions business will be

Unigloves has launched an enhanced range of single use gloves

Automotive hand protection specialists Unigloves has launched an enhanced range of single use gloves dedicated to the automotive sector. The new Pro.Tect range features three silicone free, nitrile gloves to meet increasing demand for silicone free manufacturing environments, making them ideal for painting or bonding applications, removing the threat of glove-borne paint contamination and expensive

Autopaint Supplies to showcase new orbital sander at the AutoTrade EXPO

Autopaint Supplies has added a new compact direct electric orbital sander – the Mirka DEOS 383CV to its product portfolio and is set to showcase the product at the AutoTrade EXPO, Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 20-21. This powerful and compact direct electric orbital sander, is the newest member in the Mirka electric