Sponsors

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We would like to thank our sponsors for their support.

Repairify is a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC, a private investment firm that manages over $4 billion of committed capital. Kinderhook’s investment philosophy is predicated on matching unique, growth‐oriented investment opportunities with exceptional financial expertise and our proprietary network of operating partners.

PPG was founded more than 130 years ago as the first commercially successful U.S. plate glass factory, and started its coatings business in 1900. PPG is now a global manufacturer of paints, coatings, and specialty materials and a Fortune 200 company with headquarters in Pittsburgh and operations in nearly 70 countries around the world.

Capricorn was established in 1974 by a small group of Western Australian service station owners to increase their buying power and level the playing field with the big multinational oil companies. They are a member based organisation proudly operating by cooperative principles to primarily support businesses in the automotive industry.

AMA Group is the leader in the Australian and New Zealand collision repair industry and is Australia’s only publicly listed collision repair focused company. The Group has the biggest collision repair network across Australia and New Zealand, and repairs light to high-severity collisions, on everything from small private vehicles through AMA Collision, AMA Prestige, and Capital SMART, to commercial trucks and buses through its heavy vehicle repair network, Wales. This is supported by Australia’s leading distributor of automotive parts and consumables, ACM Parts, which supplies Reclaimed, Genuine and Aftermarket parts as well as workshop Consumables. AMA Group is committed to caring for its team, and the communities in which they live and work, and to delivering exception customer experience.

BASF’s Automotive Refinish Coatings Solutions offers high quality refinish paint brands and paint related products to their customers and body shops from around the world. Their solutions are approved by the world’s leading automotive manufacturers for the repair of their vehicles. They focus on eco-effective solutions and lead the market in product, colour and process innovations. BASF is always one-step ahead in the collision repair industry leveraging the latest sustainable and digital innovations and solutions to deliver efficiency and profitability to our valued customers partners and stakeholders. Whether you need to refinish a tiny scratch or repair large-scale damage, BASF has a paint brand solution for every bodyshop. BASF, an industry  business partner for today and for the future.

Car-O-Liner Australia’s reputation is built on the complete line of collision repair solutions, including alignment, and straightening systems, joining, and heating equipment, measuring systems and workshop solutions.

As a global player, the reputation for quality, reliability, and longevity is exceptional. In addition, their extensive range of OEM approvals means that the customers can continue to rely on Car-O-Liner as the car manufacturers accelerate their influence on the industry.

Established in 1969 by Martin Stone, Sheen Panel Service grew out of a single location in Bayswater. His hard work in growing the business led to a partnership with Blair Denys in the 1990s, creating one of Victoria’s leading panel beating networks. That family-centric sentiment is evident in their commitment to customer service – they put people first, repairing vehicles to the high standards their customers expect. They do a thorough job, ensuring all vehicles are repaired to pre-accident condition.

Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG) is the largest general insurance company in Australia and New Zealand. The Group’s businesses underwrite over $14 billion of premium per annum, selling insurance under many leading brands. IAG’s purpose is to make your world a safer place: IAG’s purpose means that whether you are a customer, partner, employee, shareholder or part of the communities the company serves, IAG exists to ‘make your world a safer place’. Through its individual businesses, IAG has helped customers manage risk for over 160 years.
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association is the national industry association representing manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, importers and retailers of automotive parts and accessories, tools and equipment, as well as providers of vehicle service, repair and modification services in Australia.

Founded in 1918, The Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce (VACC) is an automotive industry employer association that protects and promotes the interests of its members through advocacy initiatives and the provision of automotive industry products and services.

Established in 1976, The SAPE Group has become Australia’s leading supplier of Automotive Collision Repair Paint, Equipment, and Consumables. With an extensive Distribution and Reseller network, the SAPE Group provide comprehensive coverage across the nation, with branches located in Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle, Gosford, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Burpengary and the Sunshine Coast

AAA Radiators is a national, family-owned company with a dedicated team of experts with over 175 years of experience in the industry. They are a wholesale distributor of automotive components including radiators, air conditioning condensers, intercoolers, oil coolers, fans, electronic headlamps, and radar sensors. AAA Radiators pride themselves on their professional approach and they are dedicated to supplying quality service and products.

National Windscreens is one of the largest and most responsive providers of car windscreen repair and windshield replacement for windscreens in Melbourne and across Australia. Their windscreen fitters specialise in windows for all makes and models, providing emergency windscreen replacement and repair services when and where you need them.

PartsCheck is an established and well-known supplier of specialised automotive industry software solutions for more than 10 years. Our team at PartsCheck is driven and passionate to help Australian repairers by delivering exciting and innovative products to their business.

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