UTI Student Performance Improves
Dan Roman – Collision Student (dark blue shirt), Keith Schieffer - UTI Instructor (maroon shirt), Dr. Claude Toland - Education Director (black shirt) & David Sydnor – Collision Education Manager (light blue shirt)

 

Juggling a job while obtaining an education poses a stumbling block for many students.

Toyota’s Collision Repair and Refinish (CRR) Training Center, located in West Caldwell, NJ, hosted an Open House on April 26.

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Red Hill Collision Center in Costa Mesa, CA

 

You’ve filled your collision center with the latest in equipment and technology, trained your techs and ensured your shop is up-to-date with safety guidelines. What else can you do to establish a reputation for having a professional facility?

Mike Anderson debuts 100 Disassembly Parts Mirror Matching seminar

 

During AASP/NJ's 2017 NORTHEAST Conference and Tradeshow, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice presented a seminar on "100% Disassembly and Parts Mirror Matching" for the first time ever.

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Greg Marion.

 

Industry veteran Greg Marion said he has found the missing link to solve an age-old industry challenge: how to efficiently evaluate and realign damaged vehicle body and frame structures.

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Jay Perry, owner of Ally Business Coaching and co-author of Success Manifesto

 

Most body shops would agree that excellent leadership is critical to running a successful business.

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Carl Swope, owner of the Swope Family of Dealerships, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

 

Earlier this year, Carl Swope learned he received the 2017 Time Dealer of the Year Award during the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in New Orleans.

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Foster worked on Varley’s 1980 Ford Mustang, “The Gold Car” for the Street Outlaws series.

 

In Edmond, Oklahoma, Dave Foster recalls growing up in the 1990s during the mini truck era, learning about vehicles while shaving door handles and disassembling trucks.

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The Pros and Cons of Getting OEM Certified

Written by

Collision Shop OEM Rick Starbard
Rick Starbard

 

Are automaker shop certifications a potential substitute for collision repair shops seeking less dependence on insurer direct repair programs?

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Mike Anderson, president of Collision Advice

 

One of the hot topics in the collision repair industry over the past several years is the importance of conducting a pre- and post-repair scan.

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