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Balancers, changers increase sophistication to match latest workshop needs

Balancers, changers increase sophistication to match latest workshop needs

Tuesday 5th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Pro-Align’s recent distribution agreement with ADAS diagnostic and calibration tools supplier TEXA shows how garage equipment specialists are adapting to the rapid development of the connected car. Yet the staple equipment remains a vital part of the equation; greater accuracy in the tyre changing and wheel balancing processes can help ensure the full functionality of downstream systems. In addition, Pro-Align tells Tyres & Accessories that balancers and changers are often overlooked in terms of their potential for a workshop’s efficiency and profitability.

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Pro-Align, TEXA demystifying ADAS calibration with technical seminar

Pro-Align, TEXA demystifying ADAS calibration with technical seminar

Monday 4th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Pro-Align and TEXA are collaborating to deliver a series of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) calibration technical seminar. The first free seminar addresses one of the biggest challenges currently faced by workshops, namely the resetting and calibration of ADAS, giving workshops the knowledge needed to service the growing suite of on-board safety systems. Pro-Align added that booking is now open for 2018 seminars.

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Pro-Align, Hunter support trainee technicians at Skills Show

Pro-Align, Hunter support trainee technicians at Skills Show

Friday 1st December 2017 | 0 Comments

Workshop equipment distributor Pro-Align’s support for the Skills Show has stretched to half a decade, including the last five years in succession. Trainee vehicle technicians competing in this year’s show were able to gain valuable hands-on experience using some of the most advanced wheel alignment and diagnostic wheel balance systems currently on the market, thanks to this ongoing support. Held over three days at the NEC, Birmingham, competitors took part in a diverse range of practical skills and knowledge tests such as beauty therapy, bricklaying, landscaping, and games design.

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Pro-Align partners TEXA to solve workshops’ ADAS challenges

Pro-Align partners TEXA to solve workshops’ ADAS challenges

Thursday 23rd November 2017 | 0 Comments

Pro-Align will offer TEXA ADAS diagnostic and calibration tools, alongside support in the form of a series of technical seminars, in a move that it states will help workshops overcome one of the biggest challenges in servicing modern cars. The leading automotive aftermarket companies have joined forces to help supply workshops with everything they need to reset Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). In addition to communicating information on the subject, Pro-Align, most renowned for its distribution of Hunter wheel alignment, balancing and tyre fitting equipment, has added TEXA’s range to its product portfolio.

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Pro-Align to create workshop space to demo products at Automechanika Birmingham

Pro-Align to create workshop space to demo products at Automechanika Birmingham

Tuesday 25th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Hunter garage equipment supplier Pro-Align will bring a new concept to Automechanika Birmingham (stand 19D80), designed to show how workshop spaces, even on the smaller side, can be transformed to offer profitable wheel alignment and wheel servicing. The interactive concept has been designed to give technicians and business owners a real-world experience of its systems, emphasising the ability of smaller businesses to deliver quality Hunter and customer service levels or returns. The company will demonstrate live award winning equipment like the Hunter Elite TD wheel alignment system, in addition to launching the new Hunter Road Force Elite and Pro-Align TCLine tyre changer systems.

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Pro-Align introduces advanced level wheel alignment training course

Pro-Align introduces advanced level wheel alignment training course

Wednesday 15th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Wheel alignment specialist Pro-Align has introduced a new advanced level training course for technicians with a basic level of knowledge and understanding of wheel alignment theory and practice. Suitable for technicians who have already passed Pro-Align’s IMI quality assured wheel alignment fundamentals course, the new course is designed to extend technicians’ skills in both theory and practical sessions, enabling their business to grow their wheel alignment expertise and revenue further.

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Pro-Align presents Kings Lynn’s K Brown with £15k Hunter wheel alignment prize

Pro-Align presents Kings Lynn’s K Brown with £15k Hunter wheel alignment prize

Friday 6th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Pro-Align has announced independent workshop, K Brown Auto Repairs in Kings Lynn, as the winner of its 25th anniversary competition. The workshop will receive a Hunter PA200 Plus wheel alignment system with a list price of £15,000. Pro-Align states the addition of the aligner will enable K Brown to expand its service offering and grow its wheel alignment business.

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Pro-Align celebrates 25th anniversary

Pro-Align celebrates 25th anniversary

Wednesday 16th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Garage equipment supplier and exclusive UK distributor of Hunter products, Pro-Align has marked its 25th anniversary at its Towcester headquarters. The company unveiled a new slate sign outside its offices, while each member of staff was presented with a 25th anniversary decanter and 1991 bottle of vintage port, marking their contribution to the firm’s growth and success. Pro-Align’s aftersales team also recommissioned one of the first wheel alignment systems the company sold back in 1991.

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Pro-Align expands again with new aftersales support roles

Pro-Align expands again with new aftersales support roles

Wednesday 29th June 2016 | 0 Comments

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Pro-Align targets entry level alignment with Hunter PA200 launch

Pro-Align targets entry level alignment with Hunter PA200 launch

Tuesday 14th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Garage equipment brand Hunter’s UK distributor has launched a new wheel aligner targeting workshops “starting out” in the provision of the service. Pro-Align says the new entry-level Hunter PA200 will allow more tyre shops to “enjoy the financial, efficiency and customer service benefits that result from ownership of a Hunter wheel alignment system.” The PA200 features a two-camera system and uses the same imaging technology found on the company’s popular, range-topping Elite TD system.

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New tyre changer makes light work of heavy tyres

New tyre changer makes light work of heavy tyres

Wednesday 20th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Pro-Align has expanded its range of Hunter garage equipment for commercial vehicle tyres, launching a heavy-duty tyre changer. The new changer follows the Hunter commercial vehicle aligner, which Pro-Align added to its range in 2015, announcing its entrance into the commercial sector. The supplier will present its products at The CV Show for the second consecutive year. The tyre changer has been designed to make the tyre changing process more efficient, and safer and easier for technicians carrying out the work.

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Pro-Align Ireland opens

Pro-Align Ireland opens

Monday 18th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Wheel alignment equipment specialist Pro-Align has opened its inaugural facility in Ireland. Located in Plato Park, Dublin (just off the M50), the facility provides a new base for its sales, servicing and installation teams, and includes demonstration and training areas which allow the company to demonstrate the Hunter range of complete wheel servicing equipment to workshops.

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Pro-Align to open new facility in Dublin

Pro-Align to open new facility in Dublin

Tuesday 8th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Garage equipment supplier Pro-Align will continue the development of its operations in Ireland with the opening of a new facility in Dublin. The new premises will provide demonstration and training facilities, enabling workshops to see and experience the Hunter range of complete wheel servicing equipment at first hand. A full alignment bay and wheel servicing area will be included, similar to its Towcester base in the UK, alongside a dedicated service area and warehousing.

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Pro-Align to return to CV Show in 2016

Pro-Align to return to CV Show in 2016

Friday 29th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Wheel servicing equipment specialist Pro-Align has confirmed its return to the CV Show in 2016, having launched its commercial vehicle wheel alignment system in its debut appearance last year. The garage equipment distributor will showcase its expanding range of commercial vehicle servicing products designed to improve the efficiency, profitability and revenue generation opportunities of workshops.

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SmartWeight helping garages make wheel balancing savings

SmartWeight helping garages make wheel balancing savings

Friday 13th November 2015 | 1 Comment

Hunter equipment distributor Pro-Align says the SmartWeight software system is helping workshops save a significant amount of time and money when balancing wheels, making it an integral element of the Hunter GSP9200 wheel balancer.

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