Auto Body Tools Blog

Detailed Image Interviews Our Very Own Jason Cox!

  Jason Cox of Scangrip Jason Cox was recently interviewed by Detailed Image, giving us a glimpse of who he is, where he comes from and some of his interests. You can click here to learn more about Jason Cox, his involvement with the brand Scangrip and who they are, and how Scangrip sets itself […]

Innovative Tools Exhibiting at Automechanika 2018

For the first time ever Innovative Tools will be exhibiting our full line of Auto Body Shop parts carts, paint stands, color match lights and storage solutions at Automechanika 2018 in Frankfurt Germany. Browse our products here. Find us in Booth 11.0 E41 Photo from SEMA 2017    

Changing Body Shops, every day!

  Clay at Best Body Shop, winner of the $5,000 Dream Shop Giveaway by Innovative Tools, put our parts and material racks to work. Got to stay organized and clean! Thanks to Innovative Tools parts and racks! Makes life in the shop less stressful.  Follow Clay on Best Body Shop’s Facebook, Instagram and Youtube channel! What could Innovative Tools […]

2017 SEMA Show

Take a look at the fun we had at The 2017 SEMA Show!     Check out some of our favorite cars seen at The 2017 SEMA Show!   Looking forward to The 2018 SEMA Show. See you there!

Meet & Greet These Auto Body Legends. Don’t Miss Your Chance!

Don’t miss this exciting chance to meet these awesome auto body repair legends! 

Charley Hutton’s Color Studio Recommends Innovative Tools & Technologies, Inc.

One of Charley’s favorite tool companies is Innovative Tools & Technologies in Minnesota. Recently, Charley demonstrated via social media the assembly of a set of four Innovative tool racks for use in his studio. The stands he refers to are the X-stand, used primarily for reassembly and body work, and the Octopus with eight movable […]

Habits of Efficiency in Your Collision Repair Shop

Body Shop Business attempts to break down some of the worst time-sucking habits that eat away at auto body shop profits. In this article by Carl Wilson, a 30 year car painting veteran, we get a chance to look at our habits from a different perspective. Carl touches on communication, shop organization, planning, over-production issues […]

Turn Off Your Booth Lights to See What You’ve Been Missing!

You can’t fix what you can’t see. Even the best booth lighting is subject to glare and color inaccuracy. It’s also difficult to illuminate lower parts of the car. The low Color Rendering Index (CRI) of most booth lights doesn’t come close to replicating sunlight. Inspection leads to perfection! With 4000 Lumens and an ultra-high […]

Mike Phillips’ Scangrip Commercial Shoot!

Detailing Legend Mike Phillips is at it again with his fervent praise of the Scangrip lighting system! While shooting the second season of his show, Competition Ready, he took some time to shoot a commercial spot for the Scangrip lighting system. He took a dark-colored American muscle car, gave it a wash, and then showcased […]

Jean-Claude Corcoran Reviews the Scangrip Colormatch Kit

Jean-Claude Corcoran of Detailed Designs Auto Spa in Atlanta, GA took the time to review the Scangrip Colormatch Light kit! As a professional detailer and self-described “car care obsessive”, Jean-Claude is very aware of what makes a good light. He covers everything about the kit, going over everything from the case to the lights to […]

Collision Hub Loves the I-View Headlamp

As a part of their “Cool Tools” video series, Collision Hub reviewed the Scangrip I-View Headlamp. And, no surprises here, they were super impressed! Collision Hub is,”the premier news, events, information, DIY, education and celebrity video site for the automotive repair and refinish industry.” They publish videos on their Youtube channel, which has almost 10,000 […]

Scangrip Sunmatch to Make TV Debut!

You might remember a few months ago when we wrote about Mike Phillips’s great review of the Scangrip Sunmatch. We are pleased to announce that the show Competition Ready, hosted by Mike Phillips and AJ Jancic, will be featuring the Scangrip Sunmatch light on this week’s brand new episode! The show is aired on the […]

Super Deal on A New Superstand!

Does your Superstand look like this? Over the years, your Super Stand has treated you right and paid for itself many times over with years of service. Maybe you haven’t returned the favor? If your Superstand looks like this one, maybe it’s time for another one! For the month of May, you can print the […]

Shop Tool Reviews Gives Scangrip Lights a Glowing Review!

In one of their latest video reviews, Shop Tool Reviews chose to highlight the Scangrip Light Set from Innovative Tools. Shop Tool Reviews is an online magazine focusing on reviews of professional automotive, metalworking, and woodworking tools. Their goal is to help “mechanics, shop owners, joiners, cabinetmakers, and furniture makers make successful tool choices for their businesses.” Their […]

Small Distributor, HUGE Impact!

Mike Ricci of MJR Enterprises in North Providence, RI, is having a huge impact in his small market. In just over a month, Mike sold 120 I-View Headlamps, despite his territory only covering Rhode Island, southern Connecticut, and southern Massachusetts. When asked the secret to his success, he stated, “You can’t just show [customers] a […]

ITT Products Are Now on PBE Pro

PBEPRO is an electronic product catalog with a commerce engine. ITT products were added to the site earlier this week. PBEPRO provides the expertise and access to a large portfolio of PBE products with overnight availability and product fulfillment for distributors and jobbers. The site gives manufacturers a concentrated audience of PBE jobbers and warehouse […]

Auto Body Shop Door Fender Paint Stand

Add A Door Fender Paint Stand to Your Shop!

Hot Product Alert! Paint doors and fenders with ease with the Innovative Door and Fender Paint Stand! With this stand, you can paint two panels in any combination at the same time. This stand is designed to hold the fenders and doors in the same position as they would be on the car, which makes […]

ITT Parts Cart B: Often Imitated, Never Duplicated!

The Innovative Tools Parts Cart B is the parts caddy most preferred by automotive professionals for over twenty years. Want to get your hands on one of these incredible carts? Click here for more information about the ITT Parts Cart B! We also offer a full line of Parts Cart Accessories for you to continue customizing […]

Mike Phillips Loves the ScanGrip LED Detailing Light!

Professional Detailing Legend Mike Phillips took the time to write out a review for the SCANGRIP Sunmatch Color Match light. And no surprise, but it was a RAVE! Mike Phillips is the cohost of Competition Ready on Velocity along with Adrienne “AJ” Janic and Bob McKee of It follows Mike and AJ as they go around […]


January I-View Winner!

Announcing our January I-View Winner: Xan Demmer of ABRA in Rochester, MN! Xan’s photo showed us how Innovative Tools products helped him improve his painting process! Congratulations Xan, we will be sending your I-View Headlamp to you soon, and you are entered to win our $5,000 Dream Shop Giveaway! Honorable Instagram Mentions: Kyle Clark – […]

ITT Products Featured in Revolutionary Body Shop

3D Auto Body & Collision Centers has featured some of Innovative Tools & Technologies products in their brand-new mega shop. The shop was designed by Symach, an Italian auto body shop brand that favors ITT products. Owned by Osvaldo Bergaglio and based out of Bologna, Symach uses revolutionary paint-mixing and formulation technology that dramatically decreases the drying time […]

Innovative Parts Cart VS Collision Services Parts Caddy Pro

Beware of cut-rate imitations! Many have unsuccessfully tried to duplicate Innovative Tools’ products, but no one has duplicated the superior engineering and robust quality that allows us to provide the industry’s only LIFETIME WARRANTY. Let’s take a closer look at just one example. The Parts Caddy Pro™ was made to look like the Innovative Parts […]

December I-View Winner

We are excited to announce the December winner of the I-View Headlamp! The December winner of the I-View Headlamp is Mitch Gainer of Mitch’s Collisions! @mitchs_collision25 Mitch has been posting lots of photos with the #InnovativeTools hashtag. As a monthly winner he is now entered into the final drawing of the $5,000 Dream Shop Giveaway. The grand […]

Glass Rack Solutions from ITT!

Got glass storage needs? The Wall Mounted and Mobile Glass Racks are the answer! The Wall Mount Glass rack can hold up to 6 windshields or back glass, and comes complete with all the hardware needed for mounting to a wall of your shop. The heavy-gauge tube steel construction and 2 inch  backing are backed […]

Light up Your Shop with ITT Detailing Light Solutions!

Update your detailing lights in the most cost-effective way with the Innovative Lighting Package. The MultiMatch automotive detailing light has a Color Rendering Index of 95 and an amazingly bright 2000 lumen output. These features will help you identify swirl marks, burn through, sand scratches, and dirt nibs while still in the detail department without […]

November I-View Winner

We are so happy to announce the November 2016 I-View Winner! The November winner of the I-View Headlamp is Carlos Sosa @Sawcclos! Carlos is the owner/manager/tech at Done Right Motor Sports. He has been posting lots of photos with the #InnovativeTools hashtag. As a monthly winner Carlos is now entered into the final drawing of […]

SEMA 2016 Gallery

Some of our favorite photos from SEMA 2016.  

See us at the 2016 SEMA Show – November 1 – November 4, 2016

The SEMA Show takes place November 1 – November 4, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109.

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