On Sept. 18, members of AASP/NJ gathered at the Colonia Country Club in Colonia, NJ, to honor one of the association's most beloved members with the 13th Annual Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing.
Mike Anderson of Collision Advice said his “Who Pays for What?” surveys continue to show that even when a significant percentage---or even a majority---of shops report routinely being paid for a particular "not included" operation, there can be many other shops not even putting it on their estimates.
In September, the Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast (AAAS) appointed a new Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the AAAS Employee Benefit Fund.
The Automotive Body & Painting Association of Hawaii hosted two seminars in September, instructed by Larry Montanez from P&L Consultants.
On Sept. 13, ASA-Midwest's Wichita Chapter held a meeting at Advance Auto Parts in Wichita, KS, where Chris Chesney of the CARQUEST Technical Institute presented "The Future of the Automobile."
When Hurricane Harvey hit the Southeast part of Texas during the weekend of August 25-27, many small towns along the coast were utterly devastated and destroyed.
In Waipahu, HI, employees from Oka’s Autobody and their families recently met at the local bowling alley for the company’s summer time family fun event.
With AB 1679 now a "two-year" bill, the California Autobody Association (CAA) is getting ready for what many body shop owners in the Golden State believe is going to be the fight of their careers.
When John Shoemaker asks collision repair shops across the country about their financial goals, he is often told, “I’m going to increase company sales 10 percent.”
Some second-generation body shop owners take over their family's business and make it better. Lefler Collision and Glass is one prime example of exactly that.
Just one year ago, Pamela Weese joined ReCARnation Total Automotive Solutions as the company’s COO. With extensive experience in organizational management and business development, Weese was named CEO this past April.
Ask a body technician about sanding and polishing, and you will likely hear many of the same things over and over again.