Tomorrow’s Techs

Skills Canada competitions are working to attract the next generation. Since the CCIF Skills Program was established in 2008, the collision repair industry has been attracting the attention of students, parents and educators at Skills Canada competitions held across the country. The competitions offer industry a unique environment to showcase exciting career opportunities, a chance […]

SEMA’s first annual ‘Battle of the Builders’

Kyle Tucker winner of SEMA’s first annual ‘Battle of the Builders’ competition Kyle Tucker was named the winner of SEMA’s first Battle of the Builders competition during the trade show’s inaugural after party, SEMA Ignited. Beating out over 125 vehicle customizers from across the country, and coming in directly ahead of Mike & Jim ring […]

Refinishing School


18-year-old Catherine Mathewson is helping to close the industry’s gender gap. When three young women took to the 2014 Skills Canada National Skills Competition (SCNC) podium to accept medals in the car painting category, that coveted bronze, silver and gold-coloured recognition wasn’t only symbolic of hard work, dedication and demonstrated talent, but also of the […]

The 2015 Ridler Award Winner by Chip Foose

Southfield, Michigan — March 18, 2015 — BASF has announced that this year’s Ridler Award winner, a 1965 Chevy Impala Imposter, sports the company’s Glasurit 90 Line paint. Marking the eighth winner featuring BASF paint in the past 12 years, the prestigious award was presented to car owners Don and Elma Voth of Canada during Detroit’s […]

No Limits

There’s really no way to be certain where you’ll end up when you start on a journey. The destination you had in mind when you started may shift along the way. That might be the case for Robby Robbs, CEO of Nocona, a consulting firm servicing companies in the automotive, insurance, and related industries. The […]

Custom Choices

Transforming the look of a vehicle with accessories has never been easier. Once again I had the opportunity to attend one of the best automotive events ever—SEMA.This year’s show was no disappointment. Every year that I have attended, I come home with newfound knowledge I never thought possible. Who sits up at night thinking of […]

Aluminum vs Steel

Di­fferences between materials impact the repair process and the results. Have you heard about the 2015 Aluminum F-150? Of course you have. Aluminum is the topic du jour and the hype is only escalating. When new technologies or big changes come along in the collision repair industry, hysteria and shady sales pitches are sure to […]

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About Us

Bodyworx Professional is the only publication in Canada written exclusively for professional autobody technicians. Bodyworx Professional is dedicated to celebrating the pride, passion, and skill of the men and women working back of shop. The magazine features their accomplishments, underscores the importance of training in a rapidly developing technology-based industry, showcases career achievements and highlights […]

Too Cool for School

Hot-rod school bus packs more than meets the eye. Take a quick glance, and it’s a school bus. Take another look (and you will) and it’s obviously more than a little bit different from the standard vehicle. Within seconds, you’ll likely ask yourself, “Did someone really build a hot-rod school bus?” Yes, they definitely did. […]