The largest WorldSkills competition in history is now over and what a competition it was! Over 1200 talented individual competed at the first ever WorldSkills to be held in Latin America. At the closing ceremonies Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals were presented to Competitors
with the highest points in their skill, 50 skills were represented in the competition. In addition, all Competitors who obtained 500 or more points, but who were not awarded a medal, received a Medallion for Excellence.
Car-O-Liner had over 2 000 m2 of space and 23 complete workbays for the 20 contestants who competed in Skill 13, Autobody Repair. The stand also had room for the experts and interpreters, plus various meeting rooms and stock areas. The atmosphere was intense during the 4 day competition but in the end the Gold Medal went to Takuma Shimizu, Japan. Tied for the Silver Medal were Manuel Lipp, Switzerland and Liang Luo, China.
An Android version of our handEye™ app has now been approved by Google and is available for download from Google Play.
handEye communicates with the computer via wireless network technology and is compatible with the Car-O-Tronic™ Vision measuring system. Whatever the software is showing on the computer screen is also visible in your Smart Phone. You don’t need to move back and forth between the vehicle and your computer screen anymore - the information is now in your hand!
Of course handEye remains available for iOS Apple devices and may be downloaded from the App Store.
Car-O-Liner® has been selected as the winner of the Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) Innovation Award in the BodyShop Equipment category for the Car-O-Liner Aluminum Workstation.
Every year, PTEN requests tool and equipment manufacturers to submit their new and innovative products for consideration in the PTEN Innovation Awards. This year, the publication received a record 117 product nominations in February with judging and award recognition in August.
Evaluated by a panel of judges consisting of technicians and shop owners, the PTEN Innovation Awards recognize the most innovative products introduced in the last year to the automotive aftermarket. These tools, introduced or significantly updated within the last year, are evaluated based on their ability to make vehicle diagnosis and repair easier and more efficient, and make shops more productive.
Car-O-Liner’s Aluminum Workstation is a durable, high-quality repair system containing an array o
f tools designed specifically for aluminum repair. Innovative carbon fiber pull bars are as much as 30% lighter than the aluminum counterpart with a lifetime warranty and include an extended length pull bar ideal for aluminum bedside repairs. The work surface and shelves provide ample storage space to organize your tools in one place while maximizing productivity.
“It is an honor to receive this prestigious award”, said Doug Bortz, Director of Sales & Marketing for Car-O-Liner Company. “Our company considers this accolade in high regard as representative of our mission to meet evolving industry requirements with products such as our innovative aluminum workstation.”
Both Speed and Speed Plus are now available in Grey.
They are also available to order with and without
the Telescopic Lifting Pad Kit.
The B736 Telescopic Lifting Pad Kit gives you even faster set-up times.
The removable bench arms with telescopic lifting pads can be adjusted
vertically for easy mounting and lifting. Simply lift and turn the lever to raise
or lower the pads. (Kit includes 4 units of B735)
Available in Car-O-Liner Blue and Grey
With the B68 Drive-On Ramp Kit there is no need for extra arms.
With Speed’s new drive-on ramps your repair work can begin almost immediately. The
ramps are easily lifted on/off the bench as desired. Drive-on and get to work!
(Kit includes Rubber Pad Kit, Art. No. 46870)
Available in Car-O-Liner Blue and Grey.
The B649 Strengthened Measuring Extensions - give increased performance
and safety, even during pulling. Available in Car-O-Liner Blue and Grey.
Read more under Products/Alignment Benches/Speed >
Car-O-Liner takes pride in helping the young talented technicians who are taking part in the Auto Body Repair competition at WorldSkills 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil.
Auto Body Repairers return vehicles damaged by collision to the same condition of operation, safety and appearance to their pre-collision state. They must prepare the vehicle to a condition ready for refinishing by a car painter.
Visit our Facebook page for updates from the competition:
Workshop and Repair Systems Technical Manager
Car-O-Liner is looking for a driven and engaged Workshop and Repair Systems Technical Manager for our Chinese market. The position i based in Beijing.
Other positions currently open:
Measurements for virtually every vehicle on the road today can be found in Car-O-Liner's vehicle database - Car-O-Data. New and updated vehicle models are continuously measured by our international team of trained measuring engineers. All measurements are made in close cooperation with vehicle manufacturers around the world.
With crucial measurement references available at your fingertips your workshop will save time and make money.