Chief to Show New Globaljig Bench, Expanded Line of Collision Repair Equipment at NADA Expo

Display includes aluminum repair equipment, rivet guns and measuring

Mar 14, 2016, 14:42 ET from Chief

MADISON, Ind., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- From benches to MIG welders, rivet guns to aluminum repair equipment, Chief will show the latest structural repair equipment dealers need to keep pace with industry changes in booth #1960C at the NADA Expo April 1-3 in Las Vegas.

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"High-strength steels, novel materials, aluminum and OEM proprietary manufacturing processes are bringing a groundbreaking change to the collision repair industry," says Bob Holland, director of collision in North and South America for Chief parent company Vehicle Service Group. "We have worked hand-in-hand with the OEMs to develop several new products that can help collision repair technicians repair today's vehicles and those in development. The NADA Expo also presents an excellent opportunity for Chief personnel to obtain valuable feedback from dealers about their business and equipment needs. To encourage dealer interaction, we are offering some of our most aggressive deals during the show." 

For the first time at the NADA Expo, Chief will showcase the bench solutions available through its new North American "Globaljig Presented by Chief" brand. The drive-over Koala straightening bench with center-section holding will be featured in the booth. This bench is suitable for a wide range of collision repair situations, from a quick pull to structural parts replacement. The bench's small footprint adds to its versatility.

The Chief exhibit is dealers' one-stop-shop to see OEM-approved aluminum repair equipment. State-of-the-art double-pulse welding, aluminum dust and fume extraction, and riveting technology will be on display. Chief will also show its structural holding and frame-measuring equipment in its NADA booth.

Chief will offer several show specials — stop by the booth to learn more. NADA Expo attendees can also see Chief products and talk with company representatives in the FCA U.S. LLC (#5314N), General Motors LLC (#2529C) and Bosch Automotive Service Solutions (#1500C) booths on the trade show floor.

To learn more about collision repair equipment from Chief, visit NADA Expo booth #1960C, go online to or call (800) 445-9262. Chief is also active on Twitter, and Facebook, For video, visit

About Chief

Chief, a Vehicle Service Group (VSG) brand, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-quality collision repair products and services. The Chief product line includes frame-pulling equipment, vehicle-anchoring systems, measuring systems, vehicle frame specifications and fusion equipment including welders, rivet guns and fume extractors. Chief is also a leading provider of comprehensive training on structural analysis, measuring, collision dynamics, aluminum repair, and design based repair.

VSG comprises nine global collision repair and vehicle lifting brands: Chief, Elektron, Rotary Lift®, Forward® Lift, Direct-Lift®, Hanmecson®, Revolution® Lift, Blitz® and nogra®. VSG also has exclusive North American marketing rights to the Chassis Liner and Globaljig® brands. With its North and South American headquarters in Madison, Indiana, VSG has operations worldwide, including ISO 9001-certified manufacturing facilities on three continents. VSG is part of the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation, a multi-billion dollar, global producer of innovative equipment, specialty systems and value-added services.