Welder Maintenance

Always make sure that the tips of your welder are evenly rounded and do not exceed 6 mm in diameter. Otherwise, you should replace the electrode or cap. In addition, clean the cabinet cooling fan filter from the outside using [...]

Metropolitan Car-o-Liner Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Dodge’s Omni captured top honors as Motor Trend magazine’s Car of the Year in 1978. Think back to 1978 for a minute. A first-class stamp was just 13 cents. Bucky Dent was the World Series MVP. Motor Trend named the [...]

Spot Welder Challenge: Book Your Free Demo Now!

Our spot welders are the heavyweight champs when it comes to cutting your panel welding time in half! We’re so confident our spot welders will outperform your existing lightweight MIG welder, we’re challenging you to demo our spot welder in [...]

Peak welding performance starts with caps and tips

 Peak welding performance starts with caps and tips Are you sure you’re producing strong, quality spot welds with your ProSpot or Car-O-Liner spot welder? Worn copper tips or electrodes will give you weld nuggets that exceed the optimal size, increase [...]

MCI Named Car-O-Liner North American Distributor of the Year

Metropolitan Car-o-liner (MCI) attended its first-ever Car-O-Liner Global Conference in June, 2008. The conference, held every other year in Sweden, brings together Car-O-Liner distributors from all over the world to review new products in development, discuss industry trends, and share [...]

Metropolitan Car-o-Liner Takes Leadership Role with I-CAR in Northeast

Metropolitan Car-o-Liner’s Dave Demarest, Jr. has been named New Jersey state committee chair for I-CAR, the collision industry’s international training organization. Formed in 1979, the not-for-profit I-CAR develops and delivers technical training programs to professionals in all areas of the [...]

Metropolitan Car-o-liner “Goes Green” with Reusable Boxes

Metropolitan Car-o-liner has just implemented reusable plastic tote boxes in place of cardboard cartons for shipments of rental clamps to our customers. Says Dave Demarest, Jr., “In the past, we shipped the clamps in cartons that had to be sturdy [...]

Marketing Your Way Out of Tough Times

Businesses everywhere have heard the dire — and often conflicting — predictions by economists on what the near future holds for the U.S. economy. Is consumer confidence up or down? Is a favorable investment climate just around the corner? Should [...]

bookreview – 212: The Extra Degree

212 is a mindset. 212 is a training tool. And if Sam Parker has his way, 212 will become a revolution. Parker, co-founder of the online sales resource justsell.com, focuses on simple effort as an essential fundamental for success in [...]

Are You Ready to Take Advantage of the IRS in 2008?

It’s not often that the IRS offers shop owners a chance to save money…but you need to act fast. The U.S. Congress recent bailout bill has no provision to extend the Section 179 expense deduction into 2009. Between now and [...]

Save $$ on the Industry’s Best Electronic Measuring System

Is your current measuring system up to the demands of today’s vehicle manufacturers? If you’re considering a new electronic measuring system, there’s no better time than right now. Measure more 3-dimensional lower body and upper body faster than ever before. [...]

New Web Store Offers Online Buying Convenience for Parts

Though body shops can’t buy a Car-o-liner welder or BenchRack online just yet, you can get nearly everything else you need through the new Metropolitan Car-o-liner and Welding Solutions online parts store. The just-launched ecommerce site delivers the ultimate [...]

Relax…Car-O-Liner’s on the Job!

Classic Shop Sign Returns When Metropolitan Car-o-liner first started selling Car-O-Liner in the 1970s, a big part of the job was education — bringing body shops up to speed on the equipment that would prove to be the wave of [...]