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Wednesday, 20 May 2020 19:52

VersionEX Autobody Hooked on GenRock by Lusid Technologies

Written by Autobody News Staff

This article appeared in our June 2020 Shop & Product Showcase.

 

Devin Hansen, owner of VersionEX Autobody in Eugene, OR, was raised in Okinawa, Japan, and immigrated to the U.S. when he was 15 years old. “I always had a passion for cars because that was a big part of my culture,” he shared. “When I moved to America, I bought a 1996 Nissan in honor of my heritage. I started working on the car in my parents’ driveway, but the cold, rainy weather in Oregon wasn’t ideal, so a friend and I invested in a small, 300-square foot shop space where we could work on cars.”

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 19:37

MobileSoft Technology Builds B2B App for So Cal Diagnostics Leader

Written by Autobody News Staff

This article appeared in our June 2020 Shop & Product Showcase.

 

Smart business people know what they’re good at and then hire other people to do the rest. A body shop owner would not be expected to remodel his shop, build a website or design an app, but some have tried with varied results. In this case, Jack Perea, owner of Superior Replacement, an auto diagnostics company, needed an app to streamline his in-house communications.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 19:26

A Four-Person Job Can be Done Solo With the Lift King

Written by Autobody News Staff

This article appeared in our June 2020 Shop & Product Showcase.

 

Peter Callaway is the director of process and training at Crash Champions, one of the largest MSOs in the country, with a current total of 39 locations in Ohio, Illinois and California. He has been in the industry for four decades, so he loves discussing the body shop business and everything that goes with it.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 19:11

PPG Waterborne a Way of Life Now at Newell’s Auto Body

Written by Autobody News Staff

This article appeared in our June 2020 Shop & Product Showcase.

 

Learning the body shop business from his father and now preparing his daughter to eventually run the show, Todd Newell, the owner of Newell’s Auto Body in Decatur, IL, is in a good spot.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 18:43

Head Painter Recreates Intricate Designs with SATA Guns

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This article appeared in our June 2020 Shop & Product Showcase.

 

Head Painter David Zamora at Poulsbo RV in Kent, WA, paints large motor homes, which involves recreating intricate graphics while applying multiple colors. He needs a spray gun that will enable him to work quickly and precisely without fatiguing his hands, back or shoulders.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 17:45

PA Shop Praises Matrix Edge for Cost, Coverage and Easy Application

Written by Autobody News Staff

This article appeared in our June 2020 Shop & Product Showcase.

 

Mill Run Collision Center opened in the quaint borough of Mill Village, PA, in 1984, but despite being located in a historic district, the shop owned by Lee DeBrakeleer is anything but dated.

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