News Archive 2015

Alu Autotech, Chief Automotive Technologies' new distributor for Ontario, operates out of a 3,600 square-foot facility in Brampton.
The new dust extractor from Chief Automotive Technologies is designed to help collision repair facilities contain harmful aluminum dust. It features all-stainless steel construction, so it will not corrode, and turns on automatically when the technician begins sanding an aluminum vehicle body panel.
Chief Automotive Technologies will sponsor the Collision Repair Technology (CRT) Championship for the 29 th consecutive year at the SkillsUSA ® National Leadership and Skills Conference. The conference takes place June 22-26 in Louisville, Ky.
The new "Collisionology" blog was created by Chief Automotive Technologies to help connect with collision industry professionals and provide them with knowledge about repairing today's vehicles.
Richard Perry, who previously served as global repair product manager for Chief Automotive Technologies, has been named the company's new OEM and strategic account sales manager.
The new Chief Automotive Technologies fume extractor has the compact design, vertical reach and ease of use that make it perfect for today's body shops.

The new Chief Automotive Technologies PNP90 self-piercing rivet gun features a pneumatic-hydraulic design that provides consistent performance from the first rivet through the last.

Rivet Gun

Chief Automotive Technologies will introduce an expansion of its collision repair equipment line at Automechanika Chicago in April. The new fusion products and shop equipment join Chief's full line of frame racks, computerized measuring systems, vehicle anchoring and specification data.
Chief University, the training arm of Chief Automotive Technologies and Elektron, has updated its popular Design Based Repair course to cover the advanced metals and construction methods used in today's vehicles. The new Design Based Repair course is offered as part of Chief University's 2015 schedule, which includes more than 80 collision repair and estimating classes held across the country.
Dealers can see advanced welders, holding equipment and frame measuring systems designed for repairing modern vehicles in the Chief and Elektron booth at the NADA Expo, held Jan. 23-25 in San Francisco.

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