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Car-O-Liner is proud to announce its sponsorship of WorldSkills 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is the ffith WorldSkills competition for which Car-O-Liner has been the sponsor for the Autobody Repair skill.

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"Car-O-Liner continues to sponsor this event because we feel it is extremely important to emphasize vocational education for the younger generation. These young auto body repair technicians are extremely talented and have a passion for their chosen field, which is something we want to support and encourage," says Karen Eliason, Marketing Communications Manager at the Car-O-Liner headquarter in Gothenburg, Sweden. 

This is the fifth time Car-O-Liner has sponsored this skill competition at WorldSkills. Other venues included 2009-Calgary, Canada; 2011-London, United Kingdom; 2013-Leipzig, Germany and 2015-São Paulo, Brazil. “Each year becomes more exciting as the skill levels of the technicians continue to increase,” says Jonas Gunnarsson, VP Engineering and Product Management at Car-O-Liner. “We see a growth in the need for qualified technicians and are proud to sponsor an event which places their efforts in focus,” he adds.

Facts WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 
This is the first time the competition is to be held in a Middle Eastern country. Young talent, over 1300 strong, from more than 76 countries/regions will display their outstanding ability across the 51 skills categories from autobody repair and floral arranging to robotics and landscape gardening, as they compete for the coveted title of “WorldSkills Champion”.

The competition is being organized by the Emirates Skills organisation. EmiratesSkills is a program under the umbrella of the Abu Dhabi Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training-ACTVET. EmiratesSkills' activities are focused on raising the awareness of career-based technical and vocational education among young Emiratis by organizing competitions, events, training programs and technical career activities.

Follow Car-O-Liner and our involvement in WorldSkills 2017 on our website, and on our Facebook Page,

3/3/2017 at 10:24 AM

Meeting Repair Standards

John Leddy of LDC Equipment is a Car-O-Liner Distributor based out of the Seattle area. He speaks about the value of Car-O-Liner equipment, quality of product and service.

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1/30/2017 at 9:11 AM

New Academy in Modena, Italy!

Car-O-Liner Academy opens in Modena, Italy.

IMG_1990.JPGThe newest Academy, which opened January 12th, is located in Modena, Italy. 

Car-O-Liner Academy specializes in tailor-made courses for customers and OEM:s, as well as training for repair technicians, insurance personnel, technical instructors, schools and personnel within the Car-O-Liner organization. Academy offers Method courses which are independent av equipment and tool brands, and product courses which focus on Car-O-Liner and its partners equipment and tool brands.

The goal of our training centers is to increase knowledge in collision repair technique, which results in:
High-quality repairs
Increase profits
Improved motiviation among employees

"This new academy gives us is a fantastic opportunity to offer training in Southern Europe," says Mario Fenzi, Key Account Manager for Car-O-Liner in Italy. "We have seen a great need for qualified training and are happy to be able to meet this need," he adds. senza titolo-155.jpg

Attending the grand opening were: Johan Wallenthin, Manager, Region Europe; Mario Fenzi, Key Account Manager Italy; Enrico Coughi, Trainer/Technician; Daniele Bontempi, Trainer/Technician; from the Swedish Embassy, Marcus Persson & Emelie Olsson and from Snap-on Europe, Claudeo Baldaccini and Andrea Mussi. Many of the Italian OEM:s also attended.

Car-O-Liner s.r.l, Filiale Italia, Via Vignolese, 1132/A, 41126 Modena I   Tel: +39 059 468 310