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Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)

The majority of automotive accidents are the result of human error. Many accidents are avoided when cars have an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). According to Fortune Business Insights, the ADAS global market size has a value of $27.29 billion U.S. in 2020. The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is predicted at 11.4% until 2028.…

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What Makes the New GYS Innovative Dust Extraction System Unique?

Particle exposure is one of the leading occupational hazards for auto body repair technicians.  Effective dust extraction is vital for maintaining a safe and clean work environment, but choosing the right dust extraction system can be challenging. Dust extraction systems typically cost a few thousand dollars, and many are cumbersome to operate.  Is your dust…

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Innovative Solutions’ Guide to the AIR2 SAN

The Air2 SAN is the ultimate sanitation technology. Developed by TEXA, it works in a variety of environments, making it a must-have for all indoor spaces.

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Innovative Solutions’ Dust Extraction

Did you know that trying to use a commercial vacuum to clean up aluminum dust can actually increase its risk of combustion? When working with this flammable material, you need tools that will help you keep your workplace safe and clean for you and your employees. This is where dust extraction systems come in. Unlike…

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The Riveting Revolution | Part 1 

Riveting is growing, not going – and it’s not just about aluminum anymore! OEMs have always embraced riveting – and have actually increased its importance in the manufacturing of new cars. Yet the task of riveting is perhaps one of the most misunderstood aspects in our industry. When body shop owners think of riveting, we…

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WHEN IT COMES TO ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD (EMF) RADIATION GYS HAS ADDED AN ESSENTIAL LAYER OF SAFETY TO PROTECT YOUR SPOT-WELDING TECHNICIANS

No other welding manufacturer addresses EMF protection as seriously as GYS does. There’s an abundance of personal protective welding equipment and clothing designed for your technician’s safety. From welding screens and hand shields to helmets, gloves, sleeves, and boots, to respirators, to fire-resistant clothing and aprons – they’ve got you covered. But what about technician…

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Innovative Solutions and Technology Introduces GYS to Lineup of Products

Innovative Solutions and Technology Introduces GYS to Lineup of Products The following announcement was recently published in New Jersey Automotive Innovative Solutions and Technology has always brought the best products we can to our customers. We strive to sell the most technician-friendly, reliable equipment possible. To accomplish this, we continue to analyze our industry and…

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EVOLUTION OF THE FRAME RACK – FROM THE GROUND UP!

EVOLUTION OF THE FRAME RACK – FROM THE GROUND UP! We’ve come a long way since the “mechanic’s creeper” and anchoring cars to the floor for structural and cosmetic repair. The first-ever Chisum frame-rack back in the 1960s revolutionized the auto body repair industry. Lavell Chisum’s drive-on design took the vehicle off the floor and…

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FULLY ADOPTING ADAS IS A WIN-WIN FOR YOUR SHOP

Auto Body shop owners recognize that as technology continues to advance at blinding speed, to remain competitive, you need to fully understand and implement the newest generation of auto collision repair tools that can increase your shop’s safety, efficiency, productivity, and profitability. The Future is Now There’s no running away from the fact that ADAS…

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The Impact of ADAS on the Repair Industry

Road safety has been an ongoing area of research and development ever since cars first became a commercially viable commodity. But despite crash-readiness devices like stronger frames and more efficient airbags being a standard fitment in just about all modern vehicles, there is still a lot of work to be done. This is where Advanced…