Founded in 1932, Modern Auto Body in South Orange, NJ, boasts a reputation for trustworthiness, superior quality and customer service.
By acquiring an Autel MA600 MaxiSys ADAS Calibration System, Gary Neves, owner and operator of two NOVUS locations in northern California, is performing diagnoses he couldn’t previously.
When employees answer the phone at Opeka Auto Repair, they tell customers, “We can help you.” Dale Opeka, owner of the business’s three body shops in Pennsylvania, said that has always been his mantra.
David Ellis, owner of CARSTAR Ellis Brothers Collision in Milford, MI, joined the CARSTAR franchise network in 2019 “in order to keep up with the changes in the industry, to up my game and to have access to the tools, technology, training, analytics, metrics and nationwide warranty that will set me up for success in this rapidly changing industry.”
At Budget Truck and Auto, Inc. in Janesville, WI, the menu of services is lengthy, including auto body repair, custom paint and vinyl graphics for passenger vehicles, semi-trucks, buses, motor coaches, assorted commercial vehicles and RV’s.
Investing in tools that offer both quality and value is absolutely imperative for John Plevris, owner of Copley Auto & Collision in Copley, OH.
To stay competitive in the rapidly changing industry of collision repair, finding great business partners along the way is crucial. Just ask the father-son team that owns and operates MITCHCO Collision Repair, with four locations in Southern Florida.
Longevity sets Runge’s Auto & Tire apart from the competition in Chicago, IL. The 18,000-square foot facility has been home to automotive repair shops since 1920, before being purchased by the Runge family in 1963.
Nineteen years ago, Collision Shop Director Jesse Thompson took over the helm at Dealer Collision Center in St. George, UT, and has worked hard to help the business grow at a steady rate.
Star Body Works Collision Centers is a four-shop MSO located in Oregon that offers collision services for everything except restoration, in addition to running a 24-hour towing company.
When Eric Shaffer, owner of Thomas E. Brown, Inc. in Mechanicsburg, PA, believes in a product, tool or piece of equipment, he’s not afraid to make it an essential part of his production.
When a vehicle owner arrives at Clay Hoberecht’s body shop after an accident, he frequently says, “You’re making decisions about your life and your family’s safety is depending on it—we’ve got your back.”
If you were looking to open a new shop, what would be the first piece of equipment you’d think about? In many cases, it would be your spray booth because we all know cars don’t paint themselves. At least for now.