Pro Spot Builds Trust with Salinas Collision Repair One Product at a Time
Written by Autobody News Staff
Published May 24, 2023
A famous Zig Ziglar quote goes like this: “If people like you they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you they’ll do business with you.”
This quote perfectly sums up Salinas Collision Repair’s relationship with Pro Spot International.
Manager Mark Duliba, an I-CAR instructor, has been turning to Pro Spot repeatedly, not only because the products are reliable and made to last, but because he has an amazing relationship with his Pro Spot distributor Adolph Cosio, built on trust.
Being based in Carlsbad, CA, Pro Spot dominates the California market. Cosio is a popular and beloved rep who is as knowledgeable as he is trustworthy and supports his customers at every turn.
Salinas Collision Repair
Company At A Glance...
Type: Collision Repair
Facility Employees: 15
In Business Since: 1978
Number of Locations: One
Production Space: 18,500 square feet
Beyond knowing him well, Duliba relies on Cosio to deliver the goods---literally. Some of the Pro Spot products Cosio has delivered to the Salinas Collision Repair team include an SP-5 MIG Welding Machine, i4 Spot Welder, PR-5 Riveter, NP-3 Nitrogen Plastic Welding Machine, Aluminum Pro Spot Welding Station with AL-5 Capacitor Discharge Stud Welder and a Pro Spot Fume Extractor FE-110P.
Duliba has been in the collision repair industry since 1984 and has strong roots with vehicles, including classic and custom show cars, and has worked with Rod Powell, a respected custom painter and builder. In advancing to the complex cars of today, he’s seen his share of repair products and lauds Pro Spot for its excellence and quality.
He began working for Salinas Collision Repair in 1988 in its paint department before moving into production, parts and general management. As the manager, he oversees an “awesome” team of collision technicians, repairers and painters.
Another reason Duliba chose to work with Pro Spot was Salinas Collision Repair was the first Ford collision repairer in California to be aluminum certified in 2014, to work on the Ford F-150. Pro Spot has a special partnership with Rotunda, a Ford purchasing program, through which Ford dealership shops can purchase equipment.