3M Commits to ASRW, Supports Industry and Customers

Just weeks before Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW), 3M announced its commitment to the industry, its customers, and NACE and CARS, by confirming their participation as an exhibitor in the show.

IBIS 2011 Venue And Dates Confirmed

Next year’s International Bodyshop Industry Symposium – IBIS 2011 – will take place in Spain on the 16-18 May 2011 at The Hotel Arts Barcelona. The new location and slightly earlier date enables IBIS 2011 to take full advantage of Spain’s reliably superb spring weather

Long-Standing Commitment Continues Between DuPont and NACE

Through a combination of its presence on the show floor, sponsorship activities and educational sessions, DuPont Performance Coatings has committed to NACE 2010, demonstrating its continued commitment to the industry.


Statistics from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers show that in 2009, 13.7910 million and 13.6448 cars were manufactured and sold respectively in China, a growth of 48.30% and 46.15 respectively over the year 2008. The rapid development of auto industry will lead to a double of sales volume of China’s auto-aftermarket and a market scale of over 15 billion USD by the end of 2010. With this gratifying prospect, AUTO MAINTENANCE & REPAIR 2010 (AMR 2010), the 53rd China International Trade Fair for Auto-aftermarket is to be held on March 18-21 at China National Convention Center (CNCC) in Beijing.

ASRW Partnering Kicks-Off

ASRW 2010 reports strong industry support for this year’s events via the ASRW Partnering Program (APP). The APP is designed to foster industry participation by partnering organizations supporting the many segments of the automotive service and repair industry.

Fringe Programs in AMR 2009

With a showing space of over 60,000 square meters, AMR 2009 is expected to have 700 exhibitors from 20 countries around the world to showcase their advanced technologies and products in auto industry. The show will run from 25 – 28 February 2009 at

Want To Know Why I Am Going To NACE?

After attending NACE 2009 — with all the motivation, networking and education — you’ll return to work ready to increase your productivity, improve your efficiencies and hit the ground running!
That’s why I’m going to NACE … Are you going?

IBIS Australia ‘A Great Success’

The International Bodyshop Industry Symposium’s launch onto the Australian industry scene was greeted with great enthusiasm by all attendees and has been declared a success by its Australian organisers, its British initiators and all delegates.
Attendees came from all over the globe, including Britain, Holland, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia and Singapore, as well as all states of Australia except Tasmania.

3M Australia Joins IBIS Australia Supporters’ Club

The newest recruit to the list of those backing IBIS Australia 2008 is 3M Australia Pty Ltd (Automotive Aftermarket Division).
3M joins Sikkens Acoat® selected and insurance major player AAMI as signed major sponsors for the body repair industry international think tank to be held at the Darling Harbour Convention & Exhibition Centre, on Wednesday and Thursday, August 6 and 7.