UPDATE YOUR TOOLS AND YOUR SKILLS

If you are searching for a trusted partner in equipment and training, Filco is your fit. The company specializes in the sale, installation and after-sale service of state-of-the-art collision repair equipment. Filco is the exclusive North American distributor for Termomeccanica spray booths, prep stations, paint mixing rooms, Car Bench electronic measuring systems and frame machines and GYS welding equipment—all available and in stock at the company’s warehouse.

Filco opened its own training facility in 2017, where the company provides hands-on, one-on-one learning approaches combined with theory. The training centre features a variety of equipment for mechanics and collision training: paint booths, alignment machines, various lifts, tire and balancing machines, frame machines, diagnostic tools, ADAS systems, welding equipment and more.

Half-day or full-day training options are available—plus, trainees can enjoy some top-notch coffee during their training, courtesy of Filco’s in-house café. Training services are also offered on-site at customer’s facilities.

“There are always more perks in store when you train at Filco Academy,” says Vince Filice, president and CEO of Filco. The company is recognized as a training organization accredited by the “Commission des partenaires du marché travail” for the application of the Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition. Businesses can claim employee training with this law; one percent of their payroll $2M+.

Filco provides a certificate of achievement upon completion and offers foundational support in its learning opportunities, assures Vince Filice. The company is committed to industry training and has built many training centres in the past such as LAR (Leader Auto Resources) and Axalta Paints. The company was also involved in the recent development of the Canadian Collision Repair Academy, the new VW Training Centre in Milton, Ontario.

With over 30 years of industry experience, Filco’s qualified personnel and technicians can be trusted to install and provide after-sale service on all equipment. Filco also specializes in optimizing shop layouts and “shop flow” to increase profits and decrease operating costs. Free samples are available upon request. Trainees are sure to gain the knowledge they need to confidently operate tools, machinery and ultimately increase their productivity—a sure win for any mechanics or collision center.

For more information, please visit filcoinc.com, call 514-955-8870 or 1-888-837-6452, contact filco@filcoinc.com.

Filco Academy hosts the latest technology in:

• Welders

– ALU/STEEL
– Riveting
– Glass Repair
– Induction Systems
– MIG/MAG, Autopulse and Spot Welders

Filco also supplies mechanical equipment, including:

• Vast Selection of Hoists: 2-Post, 4-Post

• Tire Machines

• Wheel Balancing Machines

• Parking Lifts

• Lubrication Reel Systems

• Exhaust Extraction Systems

• Vacuum Systems (Steel or ALU)

• 3D Quick Align

• Fastlane Check Systems

 

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