With Baby Boomers retiring and a critical shortage of technicians, it is becoming more important than ever to fill the employment gap.
(From left) Javier Valencia, a campus admissions representative from UTI, with James Lobaton, Alan Aldana and Jorge Grajeda
The headquarters at Pro Spot International in Carlsbad, CA, was busier than usual in March when the company hosted a Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) career fair.
The reception/showroom area has various memorabilia items on display such as vintage gas pumps, air meters, juke boxes, die cast collectible tractors and cars, and neon signs
When Warren Storm built his dream body shop in South Dakota in 2009, he bought a canopy from a Casey’s gas station that had closed.
Collision repair students across the country will soon have the opportunity to sign up and take I-CAR classes at a technical school or college in their local area.
There are more than 52 employees at the award-winning collision center
Lexus Toyota Carlsbad Collision Center in greater San Diego recently received the prestigious Lexus, Toyota certified shop of the year award.
Many body shop owners have been seduced by the idea of having a free website while their competitors are dropping major bucks on their sites.
Petra Schroeder retired after nearly 47 years working in the paint side of the industry, but she is still the current chair of WIN and a trustee for the Collision Industry Foundation (CIF).
If you have ever collided with Petra Schroeder, you know why they call her "Collisionista," because she isn't afraid to take on any challenge in this male-dominated industry.
Richard Wood, the owner of Richard Wood Kustoms in Austin, TX and a 1982 graduate of WyoTech, employs seven people and all of them are graduates from the school.
World-renowned for creating breathtaking cars that win top awards, Richard Wood believes in WyoTech, the technical school he graduated from 35 years ago.
Casey Skelton enrolled in the Automotive Collision Repair Program at Athens Technical College in January 2017.
Hitting a deer with only liability coverage would be a disaster for most people, but Casey Skelton was able to find a silver lining.
Automaker repair procedures and position statements have a clear and positive effect for repairers looking to get reimbursed for “not-included” items.
You are sitting at your desk and an OSHA inspector walks in and wants to discuss your isocyanate protection program and inspect your lift.
Randy Sattler, manager of Rydell Collision Center in North Dakota
Fourteen and a half years ago, Randy Sattler came to work at Rydell GM Auto Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Nancy McInerney repairs a vehicle during one of her courses at TCAT Crossville.
As Nancy McInerney approached her fourth and final year in a student teaching program, she realized her passion lay elsewhere.