First in the East: CSN Dana’s hosts I-CAR Rivet Bonding Training Program

CSN Dana’s Collision Centre held the first ever I-CAR Rivet Bonding Hands-On Skills Development (RVT01) training session to take place in the Maritimes.

Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, CSN Dana’s is a locally owned and operated facility. With over 35 years’ experience, CSN Dana’s is known for its commitment to excellence in quality collision repair and customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to be the first shop in the Maritimes to offer this specialized I-CAR training program”, says Dana Alexander, owner, CSN Dana’s Collision Centre. “In the ever-evolving collision industry, it’s vital our technicians are up-to-date with the latest practices and are able to meet the challenge of this distinctive attachment method.”

Led by I-CAR instructor Don MacKay, the Rivet Bonding program provides personalized and practical training for technicians to become proficient in the removal and installation of various rivets. The participating technicians included Red Seal technicians Kyle Hallett, Troy Copeland and Adam Robinson, as well as apprentices Carrie Long and Nikki Ennis.

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