John McGowan retires from PPG Refinish

John McGowan, the public face of PPG Refinish in Ireland for many years has retired after more than 40 years...
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Autopaint Supplies adds Cartec Diamond Cut 3000 extreme cutting compound

Autopaint Supplies has added Cartec's Diamond Cut 3000, extreme cutting compound to its ever-increasing product portfolio. (more…)
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Car-O-Liner BenchRack 6300 gets Mercedes-Benz approval

Car-O-Liner's BenchRack 6300 has been approved by Mercedes-Benz for work on the Sprinter series of vans. (more…)
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PPG acquires Hemmelrath

PPG has completed its acquisition of automotive coatings manufacturer Hemmelrath. Financial terms have not been disclosed. (more…)
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Limited Teng Tools special offer from P.J. Fallon & Son ends tomorrow

Turn Good Friday into a great Friday with a delivery of a Teng Tools 1001 Piece Mega Master from P.J....
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Increase in number of drivers caught using mobile phone while driving

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging drivers, ahead of the Easter weekend, to put their mobile phones...
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Global Taxis chooses Škoda

Global Taxis, the taxi fleet management company has  acquired more than 110 fuel efficient Škoda Octavias.

Galway student wins national award for truck invention

A student from NUI Galway has scooped a top award for an invention which reduces wind drag on articulated trucks and cut their fuel costs by up to €5,000 per year.

VRA holds inaugural AGM

The Vehicle Repairers Association (VRA) will hold its inaugural Annual General Meeting at the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, tonight Tuesday, June 12. Proceedings get underway at 8.00pm and all members are welcome to attend.

Bringing the art of colour to the bodyshop with Standox

Precise colour matching is such an important part of the art of refinishing that Standox organises a colour training course for refinishers who want to learn how to get the very best results.

Western Motors to host trade seminar

Western Motors is hosting a free trade seminar, at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Lough Atalia Road, Galway on Thursday, June 21from 6pm. This seminar will provide effective techniques and processes to help your business achieve its goals. The guest speaker for this event is Caimin Stafford, a leading consultant for Auto VHC. Auto VHC (Vehicle

Changes to AIC Scheme proposed

The Irish Bodyshop Journal, out on Monday can reveal that the Department of Environment is considering revising the regulations surrounding the Accredited Inspection Contractor (AIC) Scheme.