Shop & Product Showcase (SPS)

  • Current Issue: June 2023

    Read testimonials from top notch body shop managers and technicians about the tools and technologies they use to get the job done. 

AirPro Diagnostics Helps Precision Body & Paint’s 5 Locations Complete a Certified Repair

Working with AirPro Diagnostics helps the shop in its relentless pursuit of rebuilding cars, following all OEM procedures and creating an undetectable repair.

Third-Generation Tennessee Auto Body Shop Benefits from AkzoNobel’s Sikkens Business Services

As part of the Sikkens Acoat Selected Services Team, owner Zach Stinnett uses member-exclusive Carbeat technology to improve production efficiency.

Freeman Collision Center Nurtures Culture of Merit, Praises New ANEST IWATA Spray Guns

Having worked with ANEST IWATA for many years, the shop had an opportunity to test some new spray guns---and the reaction was overwhelmingly positive.

asTech Helps Lexus of North Miami Collision Center Decrease Cycle Time by 2 Days

Director of Collision Brian Martin said the shop chooses asTech because its certified technicians run OEM equipment for all calibrations and pre- and post-scans.

Brooklyn, NY, Auto Body Shop Proud of Its New Autel IA800 System

The crew at Knights Collision & Auto Care Center has been using it for more than a year and is still raving about its accuracy, reliability and ease-of-use.

Auto Body Shop Saving Time and Money After Switching to Axalta’s Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC

Axalta has been the paint vendor of choice for Bamford’s Collision Service since it opened, and in 2022, it switched to Axalta’s Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC.

‘This Extended Height Blowtherm Spray Booth Accommodates Larger Vehicles Like Ambulances and Stretched Limos’

Olender's Body Shop's “extended height” Blowtherm paint booth is expanding its total capabilities by bringing a whole slew of new business.

Illinois Auto Body Shop Relies on CCC to Stay Ahead of ADAS Technology

To drive performance and streamline operations overall, O’Hare Auto Body relies on CCC ONE® software from CCC Intelligent Solutions.

Regional MSO Chooses Equalizer for Training and Tools to Bring Auto Glass Services In-House

Thanks to Equalizer, Star Body Works in Oregon can now take care of all of its collision repair facilities’ glass work---saving money and cycle time.

FindPigtails.com Helps Gibson Automotive Speed Up Cycle Times

FindPigtails.com, a long-time vendor partner, has helped Gibson Automotive offer dependable repairs and efficient turnaround times to its tight-knit community.

Collision Center Relies on Go-Parts for Service, Availability and Fast Delivery

Freedom Collision Center in West Virginia saves the day by working with Go-Parts, tapping into its inventory of approximately 200,000 parts to get parts on time.

Alignments with Hunter Engineering ‘Major Profit Center’ for K & M Collision

The family owned and operated business houses top-tier equipment from Hunter Engineering Co. to meet multiple manufacturer certification requirements.

Texas Auto Body Shop Chooses I-CAR Training to Boost Both Veterans and Newcomers

On the Road Garage relies on I-CAR's unlimited training subscription to teach newcomers in its paid apprenticeship program and veterans alike.

Beverly CoachCraft Calls Industrial Finishes and Systems ‘More Than Just a Distributor’

Beverly CoachCraft in West Los Angeles, CA, depends on its paint jobber, Industrial Finishes and Systems, to help it repair the finest vehicles in the world.
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