Lendino (left) and owner Dave Martin went all-in with USI America by purchasing a custom booth system designed to their specifications.
NOTE: This June SPS profile was originally published in print in June 2018 and online in May 2018.
Rich Lendino is the head painter at Martin’s Collision Center in Sanford, FL. The company also owns and operates its sister location, Sanford Body & Paint.
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.
Neil Bateman (left), the owner of Wright County Collision with his son, Adam Bateman, the director of marketing for Wizards Products.
When Neil Bateman was working at a large collision center in 1989, he was visited by a sales rep while who showed him a line of cleaning, buffing and polishing products that immediately impressed him.
Last year, Valspar Automotive presented Bo Vescio with the “Outstanding Paint” award at Autorama Detroit 2016 for this 1947 Ford pickup.
If you mention the name Vescio's in many parts of Minnesota, folks will think that you're talking about Vescio's Originale, an Italian restaurant that first opened back in 1956. Known for its great manicotti and incredible pizzas, the Vescio name is well-known for its popular cuisine statewide.
The body shop is expected to open a new location in Brooksville during the summer of 2017, which will be filled with Spanesi equipment.
John Gannon often tells customers that Mike’s Auto Body and Repair offers “old fashioned service with today’s technology.” Part of that technology includes the Spanesi equipment he has added to his growing business over the last two years.
Robaina Industries, Inc.’s Training Center is where technicians learn the latest repair techniques in the world using state-of-the-art equipment and tools.
Known for being a company where training and service come first, Robaina Industries Inc. helps collision repairers nationwide use cutting-edge equipment and tools to better repair cars.
Painter Casey Martin Sugar Hill Auto Collision has 15 SATA spray guns and uses other SATA equipment such as the SATA® vision 2000™ Respirator System and its Spray Gun Equipment Storage Cabinet.
Casey Martin is only 23 years old, but he has 11 years of experience painting cars. In that time, he acquired 15 SATA spray guns and, by using other SATA equipment such as the SATA® vision 2000™ Respirator System and its Spray Gun Equipment Storage Cabinet, Martin is all-in when it comes to SATA.
John Wargo at The Custom Shop creates amazing vehicles like this one and they're all painted with Prospray.
If you're at all familiar with the best automotive painters, fabricators and builders in the world right now, you've probably heard of John Wargo, the owner of The Custom Shop in Flanagan, IL.
Jeff Draper from Draper Motorsports & Detail and his son, Brett.
One of the important components of running a successful body shop is having access to dependable products.
Co-owners David and Pamela Burt of Sabetti Body Shop in Kent, OH love the results they get with DeBeer Refinish.
We always love to hear stories about how a technician gets hired and takes over the shop many years later. This is one of those tales, and the setting is Sabetti Body Shop in Kent, OH, where they have 14 employees and fix roughly 100 cars a month out of a 12,000 square foot facility.