Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Arizona, Utah, Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana
The new Transwest facility on West Main in Sterling, CO, is big, bold and beautiful. Finishing touches on the audacious 26,500-square-foot, state-of-the-art building located in Sterling aims to be complete July 1, making Transwest Chevrolet Buick a welcome addition to the new and improved city feel of West Main Street.
On July 3, Service King Collision Repair Centers®, a national leader in high-quality automotive collision repair service, announced that the organization has added its seventh Colorado location.
Jody DeVere’s breakout session addressed the importance and value of employing females in the collision repair industry.
Among the three breakout sessions offered on Tuesday afternoon during WIN's 2017 Educational Conference was "Why Is It So Important to Attract, Hire and Retain Women Employees?" presented by Jody DeVere, CEO of AskPatty.com.
Destiny Armendariz worked at her father’s custom paint shop before taking auto collision classes in school.
Destiny Armendariz is not your average teenager. Apart from playing football as a middle linebacker at Kingwood Park High School, she will begin her third year of collision and refinishing courses in the fall.
Brighton Fire Rescue battled a fire that consumed a tire shop, sounding off loud pops believed to be tires exploding and sending dark plumes into the sky on June 2, 2017.
Brighton Fire Rescue battled a fire the evening of June 2, that gutted a multi-business building as several explosions kept firefighters from entering the blazing structure. Widespread flames shot high into the sky and a black plume of smoke was visible across the city.
Caliber Collision teammates celebrate the opening of the company’s500th location in Ft. Worth, Texas.
On June 2, Caliber Collision Centers celebrated a major milestone in the company's history with the opening of its 500th location in Ft. Worth, Texas.
A Lincoln MKZ equipped with patented Ranger technology navigates cones at Southwest Research (Photo Credit: LENNON MALDONADO)
A Lincoln MKZ glides easily through a tight figure eight of cones on Southwest Research Institute's San Antonio, TX Campus.
John Royer, general manager at SheerMetal CARSTAR in Plano, TX, has no qualms admitting that his journey in the collision repair industry has been rather unorthodox, entering the business just four years ago with no experience.
McNaughton taught WIN Conference attendees about the importance of potential employees possessing the right traits and high emotional intelligence.
On the final day of WIN's 2017 Educational Conference in Denver, CO, Steve Trapp of Axalta Coating Systems and Rigina McNaughton from Salsapants, Inc. discussed "Creating a Customer Care Culture, and Finding and Inspiring a Staff to Support It."