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Over the last several years, the collision repair industry has undergone tremendous change and continues to do so, said John Shoemaker, business development manager at BASF Automotive Refinishing North America.

From the start of the “modern” collision shop in the late 1940s up through the 1970s, body shops, as a business, were fairly crude by most standards.

The need for vehicle seat calibrations isn’t new. Many years ago, Will Latuff of Latuff Brothers Auto Body in Minnesota forwarded me information pertaining to a seat calibration needed on a Honda.

If you’re a pot grower, the last thing you want to do is get busted on Marijuana Eradication Day.

Many collision repairers are familiar with the process improvement methodologies such as Lean, Theory of Constraints and Six Sigma.

Many of us have been on diets over the years.

Each year, I apply various presentation themes, and this year, I based my theme on something Wayne Gretzky, the legendary hockey player, once said.

Those who have been in the collision industry for a long time remember the 1980s as the advent of automotive unibody construction.

Thursday, 19 September 2019 21:25

Kool Tools: Pre-SEMA 2019

I have been conducting I-CAR mobile welding tests for 15 years now.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 15:25

The Journey to Operational Excellence

Written by Dave Luehr

One of the commonalities between most collision repair shops is chaos.

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