Auto Body Archives - Counterman Magazine
Why Private Equity Loves the Automotive Aftermarket

The same qualities that make the aftermarket a great place to do business make it a compelling investment for PE.

ASE Education Foundation Updates Collision Repair Standards

One of the major outcomes was the creation of a new area of accreditation entitled “Collision Repair and Refinish Fundamentals.”

Trade Groups, OEMs Agree on Data Access for IRFs

MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers called the agreement “a step in the right direction” but asserted that the pact “falls short of all the protections necessary to ensure consumer choice now and into the future for all parties.”

DealerShop Acquires Jobbers Automotive

Jobbers Automotive offers automotive paint, janitorial supplies, body shop equipment, bulk oil and WeatherTech products.

KBS Coatings Introduces KBS MAXX Single-Stage Paint

The two-component polyurethane top coat performs like an all-in-one base coat and clear coat, according to the company.

Ultimate Frame Coater Kit Provides Inside-Out Rust Protection

The easy-to-use DIY kit can prepare and coat up to 50 square feet of metal.

All Star Auto Lights Acquires Autolights

Autolights sells refurbished headlights, taillights and fog lights to the collision repair industry and automotive dealers.

Evercoat Introduces Pro-Grade Body Shop Line For DIYers

Evercoat Body Shop fillers and putties enable DIYers to bring professional-quality repairs to their garages and homes.

Evercoat Body Shop
U-POL Tiger Seal Adhesive And Sealant

Tiger Seal bonds directly to steel, aluminum, brass, iron, fiberglass, most plastics, glass and even wooden ceramics.

Tiger Seal
U-POL System 20 Primers and Clearcoats, Part 2

Dan Reutter, technical specialist with U-POL, discusses U-POL’s System 20 line of clearcoats.

System 20
U-POL System 20 Primers and Clearcoats, Part 1

Dan Reutter discusses U-POL’s high-build primer from the company’s System 20 line of primers and clearcoats.

UPol System 20
U-POL’s Dolphin Speed Glaze And Rapid System Primer

Dolphin Speed Glaze is a semi-flexible formula that dries and powders fast – reducing cycle times and boosting profits.

Dolphin Speed Glaze and Primers