Friday, 30 September 2016 17:31

Toyota Carlsbad Collision Center Implements Lean Processes with Goliath Carts

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The Goliath Parts Carts are used to stage and manage parts utilization.


Toyota Carlsbad Collision Center's average tenure for their 65 employees is 15 years.

Friday, 30 September 2016 16:47

High-Quality Paint Booth Helps NE Shop Get “Wreck A Mended”

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(l to r) Fred Buchheister, painter at Wreck A Mended, and Jarrod Krumwiede, owner of the collision repair shop, stand in front of their semi-downdraft Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) Ultra® XS paint booth.


Two years ago, Jarrod Krumwiede resigned from his job as a collision repair manager and decided to open his own body shop in Omaha, NE. He named it “Wreck A Mended.”

Thursday, 29 September 2016 22:24

Rydell Collision Center and Glass Says Equalizer Beats the Competition

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Technician at Rydell Collision Center and Glass uses Equalizer tools to fix a windshield.


The Rydell Group has expanded to nearly 80 stores nationally since the family-owned business opened 62 years ago. The mother store, Rydell Collision Center and Glass, is based in Grand Forks, ND.

Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:37

Maryland Shops “Driven to Excellence” With Innovative Products

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BMW of Rockville Certified Collision Repair Center is one of two collision centers owned by Priority 1 Automotive Group.


Priority 1 Automotive Group often tells its customers the company is “driven to excellence.”

Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:07

Precision Auto Body Has Used Chief Automotive Products Since 1970s

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The front entrance of Precision Auto Body, located in Los Angeles County.


As a female shop owner in a male dominated industry, Audrey Coletta has had to go above and beyond to earn respect and maintain a successful business.

Thursday, 29 September 2016 20:09

CCC ONE® Management Suite Does it All For 2-Shop MSO

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General Manager Stacy Howard at Artistic Auto Body in Oregon is a CCC One believer, because she sees it help her shops every day.


Artistic Auto Body in Portland, Oregon juggles 15 DRPs and repairs 550-600 vehicles every month, rain or shine.

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