You’ve filled your collision center with the latest in equipment and technology, trained your techs and ensured your shop is up-to-date with safety guidelines. What else can you do to establish a reputation for having a professional facility?
During AASP/NJ's 2017 NORTHEAST Conference and Tradeshow, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice presented a seminar on "100% Disassembly and Parts Mirror Matching" for the first time ever.
Industry veteran Greg Marion said he has found the missing link to solve an age-old industry challenge: how to efficiently evaluate and realign damaged vehicle body and frame structures.
Jay Perry, owner of Ally Business Coaching and co-author of Success Manifesto
Most body shops would agree that excellent leadership is critical to running a successful business.
Carl Swope, owner of the Swope Family of Dealerships, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Earlier this year, Carl Swope learned he received the 2017 Time Dealer of the Year Award during the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in New Orleans.
Foster worked on Varley’s 1980 Ford Mustang, “The Gold Car” for the Street Outlaws series.
In Edmond, Oklahoma, Dave Foster recalls growing up in the 1990s during the mini truck era, learning about vehicles while shaving door handles and disassembling trucks.
Mike Anderson, president of Collision Advice
One of the hot topics in the collision repair industry over the past several years is the importance of conducting a pre- and post-repair scan.
Jordan Wincek, the lead painter at Nagy’s Green location in Akron, Ohio
Based in Ohio, Nagy's Collision Centers is an award-winning family-owned collision repair facility.
Tony Lombardozzi teaches shops how to get paid properly.
On the last day of AASP/NJ's 40th Annual NORTHEAST Conference and Tradeshow, Superare Marketing's Tony Lombardozzi and Peter Abdelmaseh hosted two sold-out sessions for shop owners: "Stop Playing by the Appraiser's Rules" and "Set Your Own Prices and Make Them Stick."
Midwest Auto Body decided to give a car to a worthy recipient, and as a result, local Catholic seminarian and missionary Marco Franco got a 2006 Mercury Milan from this shop in Melrose, IL.
Last year, I interviewed Jose Esquivel, the owner of Midwest Auto Body in Melrose, IL about his journey into collision repair.
Originally an amateur drifting racer, now Zenia Amezquita is all-in when it comes to road racing.
Five days a week and sometimes on Saturdays, Zenia Amezquita, 32, works at Cali Style Auto Body in Hemet, CA as the office manager.
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) introduced its 2017 Most Influential Women (MIW) honorees on March 3.
Mike's Auto Body's second in-house graduating class produced four new collision professionals, including Lorenzo Algood, (third from right), whose father Lupe (second from right) is one of the program's instructors.
When Lorenzo Algood recently became the second member of his family to graduate from the Mike's Auto Body Metal Tech Training Program, it made the celebration a family affair.