Central Alberta Paint & Supplies (CAPS)


We Stock, Supply & Sell …

Autobody Paints

For Your Specific Vehicles

Autobody Supplies

For all Your Auto Body Work

Autobody Parts

For Your Specific Vehicles

Mechanical Auto Parts

For Your Specific Vehicles

Central Alberta Paint & Supplies (CAPS)

We Stock, Supply & Sell …


For Your Specific Vehicles


For all Your Auto Body Work


For Your Specific Vehicles


For Your Specific Vehicles

Across Canada – for ALL Makes & Models!

With Stores in Red Deer and Edmonton

Brief History

Central Alberta Paint & Supplies (CAPS store in Red Deer) and Canadian Auto Paint Supply (CAPS store in Edmonton) were founded in 1964 by Fred Ladwig Sr.

Today, through Fred Ladwig Jr., with headquarters in Red Deer, Alberta, CAPS continues to provide high quality body shop paint, supplies, autobody parts and automotive parts to DIY customers and body shops across Canada and the U.S.

Most of our customers are in Western Canada including British Columbia (BC), Alberta (AB), Saskatchewan (SK) and Manitoba (MB).  But, we also serve customers from Ontario (ON) and Quebec (QC).

Wide Range of Top Brand Products

CAPS offers a wide range of products from top brands in the auto collision and repair industry. We supply high quality products with a variety of options from reputable brands. This includes every aspect of auto body repair products ranging from paint to parts to supplies and to tools & equipment.

Fair & Transparent Pricing

CAPS offers fair and transparent pricing because customers want to know they are getting a good deal.  So, we offer highly competitive pricing and clear pricing policies to help our customers achieve that.

Expert Advice & Guidance

Autobody repair can be a complex and challenging process, so customers appreciate knowledgeable advice and guidance. That is why we hire staff who are experienced in the Autobody industry.  This allows us to deliver excellent customer service and attract repeat business.

Purchase Desk Efficiency

Our service desk staff also go above and beyond by offering fast and reliable shipping while also delivering personalized service to each customer.

Additionally we work hard to help customers find products that are in short supply or difficult to locate.

We Cater to Auto Body Professionals & Automotive Enthusiasts

Everything You Need is Here

CAPS supplies a full range of up-to-date paints, autobody parts and supplies and even mechanical auto parts.  We supply it all for our customers ranging from Paint & Auto Body shops as well as automotive enthusiasts, as shown below.

  • Automotive Parts
  • Autobody Parts
  • Paints & Supplies
  • Collision & High Performance Parts
  • After Market Parts

Help with Paint Selection

We use Automotive Art’s Explore Color tool to allow you to explore paint colors and choices. This tool is available online OR can be downloaded from our website and installed on your desktop.

We also have an online Paints Finder tool to help you locate the paint or paint product you are looking for once you decide on color. You can filter by category and you can also use our description search.

Auto Body Parts & Supplies

Our online search tools will help you quickly find what you need from our large inventory of over 80,000 different products.

For Parts, use our Part Finder, where you can filter by year/make/model and part category & sub-categories. Or use our description search and  part/sku/oem number search.

For Supplies, use our Supply Finder, where you can filter by manufacturer (category) and sub-categories. Or use our description search and  part/sku/oem number search.

Mechanical Auto Parts Help

For Mechanical Auto Parts, use our Mechanical Part System, where you can filter by year/make/model and part category & sub-categories. This system has hundreds of thousands of parts available to you.  And if you need help, our Auto Parts team is ready to serve you!

Whether you know the exact part or supply you’re looking for or you have no clue where to even start, our trained and certified parts counter staff can help you out.

Preferred Customer Memberships

If you are an Autobody Shop looking for a reliable supplier with a large selection of top brand high quality autobody parts, supplies & paints, you should consider becoming a preferred customer of CAPS.  This means having a charge account as well as receiving bulk purchase pricing discounts.

We believe in rewarding our customers for their loyalty.  So, our Preferred Customers receive discounted pricing, credit accounts and exclusive access to new and/or promotional products.

To immediately apply, click the link below and we’ll give you a call in 1-2 weeks upon approval.

Three Stores + Three Warehouses + Partner Warehousing

Central Alberta Paint & Supplies Ltd

5825 Kerry Wood Dr
Red Deer, AB T4N 4X4
403-346-6707 & 1-800-223-8819

Canadian Auto Paint Supply

11246 163 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5M 1Y6

Ladwig’s Automotive – Hard Parts

5910 54 Ave
Red Deer, AB T4N 4M6

In addition to our 3 stores, CAPS keeps inventory in 3 warehouses here in Canada. Additionally, we work directly with partners who also store inventory throughout Canada. No matter what you need, we’ll have access to it! So, call us at one of our stores: