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Saturday, 31 August 2019 18:48

18 USI Italia Booths and Still Counting at No. 1 Collision

Written by Autobody News Staff

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Refinish Technician Ben Yi paints primarily high-end vehicles in a USI Chronotech spray booth at No. 1 Collision.
 

NOTE: This October SPS was originally published online in September 2019.
 

Milford Cumberland, facilities and equipment manager at No. 1 Collision, often answers questions regarding any piece(s) of equipment.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 23:13

New 3M Trizact Hookit Foam Abrasive Disc, 8000 Grit Saves Shop Time and Money

Written by Autobody News Staff

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Elite Paint & Body was used as a testing shop for the 3M™ Trizact™ Hookit™Foam Abrasive Disc, 8000 grit system, one of its newest products.

NOTE: This June SPS was originally published online in May 2019.
 

Michael Holman, a detailing technician at Elite Paint & Body in Palm Beach, FL, who began detailing cars when he was only 9, is already an industry veteran at 25 years old.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 23:11

Accudraft Helps Dimmitt Collision Produce Flawless Results on Luxury Vehicles

Written by Autobody News Staff

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The size of Accudraft’s Titan paint booth and its technology allow Dimmitt Collision to process more jobs faster without sacrificing quality for efficiency.

NOTE: This June SPS was originally published online in May 2019.
 

As a dealership shop specializing in luxury vehicles, Dimmitt Collision Center knows its customers don’t just expect their vehicles to function correctly when they are returned— they also expect them to look great.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 22:36

Ankeny Auto Body Shoots & Scores With AkzoNobel

Written by Autobody News Staff

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(l to r) CSR Shelli White, blueprinter Jim Schafer, GM Phil Ulvestad, owner Mark Martin and parts manager Brenna Tomlin are part of the success of Ankeny Auto Body.

NOTE: This June SPS was originally published online in May 2019.
 

Owner Mark Martin of Ankeny Auto Body in Iowa is a big hockey fan.

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Jason “Buck” Zeise, the mechanical operations manager at LaMettry’s Collision, calls upon his Autel MaxiSYS ADAS diagnostic tablet and the Autel ADAS Calibration Frame every day.

NOTE: This June SPS was originally published online in May 2019.
 

Jason “Buck” Zeise is the mechanical operations manager at LaMettry’s Collision, an MSO often in the news for being a forward-thinking and award-winning company with nine locations in the Twin Cities, MN, area.

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Deano’s Collision & Mechanical Specialists praises Axalta’s Acquire™ Quantum EFX and Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC paint for their color-matching abilities.

NOTE: This June SPS was originally published online in May 2019.
 

Color-matching is often one of the most challenging aspects of the repair process due to the multitude of variables impacting the results.

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