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

 

Steve McCarty, owner of Ed’s Custom Collision Center in Dinuba, CA, was born into a family of automotive professionals. When he was 16 years old, he began cleaning the shop and washing vehicles at the dealership collision shop where his brother worked. In 2000, he began working at Ed's Custom Collision Center, where he was trained to manage the shop.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 17:09

HI Body Shop Expands Facility Using Spanesi’s Innovative 360° Concept

Written by Autobody News Staff

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

 

Nearly five years ago, Palani and Tina Ryder opened Kapa’a Auto Body in Kailua, Oahu, with their son, Justin, and one apprentice. They built their business from the ground up, reaching out to the local community, family and friends, as well as focusing on quality repairs and customer service.

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 21:22

Does this NY Shop Love USI? Fuggedabouitit!

Written by Autobody News Staff

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

 

With a product he can believe in and a distributor he can rely on, James Aurora, owner of Sonny’s Collision Specialists in Ozone Park, NY, is happy with his four spray booths made by USI ITALIA and delighted with Centerline Spray Booths at his jobber in Amityville, NY.

Sunday, 01 September 2019 00:25

Honey Creek Collision Sees More Throughput, Quicker Cycle Times With Accudraft Titans

Written by Autobody News Staff

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Honey Creek Collision relocated to its new facility earlier in 2019.
 
NOTE: This October SPS was originally published online in September 2019.
 
As a family-owned-and-operated shop, Honey Creek Collision and Custom Paint in Terre Haute, IN, employs 23 collision repair professionals who repair up to 180 vehicles monthly in the shop’s 24,000 square feet of production space.
Sunday, 01 September 2019 00:09

Only Woman-Owned Shop in Des Moines, Iowa, Relies on AkzoNobel to Make Repairs Better

Written by Autobody News Staff

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The collision repair professionals at R Jones Collision 1 have become even better at their jobs thanks to the information they receive through AkzoNobel’s North American Performance Group meetings.
 
NOTE: This October SPS was originally published online in September 2019.
 
R Jones Collision 1 is the only collision repair shop in the Des Moines, Iowa, area that is owned and operated by a woman, Christy Jones.
Saturday, 31 August 2019 23:54

Canadian Collision Centre Uses ALLDATA to Thrive in a Non-DRP

Written by Autobody News Staff

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Production Manager Alex Zdanowski at Bennett Dunlop Ford Collision Centre can be more efficient and productive using ALLDATA every day.
 
NOTE: This October SPS was originally published online in September 2019.
 
For all of its collision repair information and automotive diagnostics, the crew at Bennett Dunlop Ford Collision Centre constantly calls upon ALLDATA to repair approximately 200 cars monthly.