Tony Lanesky of Anton’s Hot Rod Shop of Cleveland, OH (left) and Valspar Automotive Regional Sales Manager Ken Papich pose in front of this 1966 Ford Fairlane GTA that Lanesky built.
Every November when SEMA rolls around, all of the paint companies step up in a big way to shine for four days and Valspar Automotive surely did exactly that at this year's Show in Las Vegas.
Steve Osborne, assistant vice president of American Honda Parts, Service & Technical Division
Body shops across the country learned during a recent SEMA presentation the importance of always following Honda and Acura recommended repair procedures.
Julia Walker, the Director of Corporate and Venture Philanthropy for Paralyzed Veterans of America with paralyzed veteran Bill Lawson at the PPG booth at the 2016 Show.
To bring awareness and support to its cause and mission, PPG Refinishing invited the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) to be a part of their booth during the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nov. 2-5.
WyoTech's “Shagadelic Van" is a party on four wheels.
To mark its 50th anniversary, WyoTech unveiled two vehicles that students, graduates and instructors customized at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
Recycled Rides vehicle recipient Patrick Kelly (center) poses with Ted Rupert, owner of Rupert's Auto Body (right) and one of last year's car recipients, Michael Atkinson, a Navy Corpsman who now works as a metal technician.
Half a dozen deserving individuals and families from Nevada received keys to completely refurbished vehicles by the National Auto Body Council (NABC) at its annual Recycled Rides Luncheon on Nov. 2nd at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
Barry's Auto Body is located in Staten Island, New York.
Barry Cruipi Sr. established Barry's Auto Body in 1986, repairing vehicles from a three-car garage.
Industry consultant Dale Delmege in 2001 suggested that insurers could reduce field staff by shifting more responsibility for – and benefit from – both cost-containment and customer retention to shops.
With no previous knowledge of the San Diego market, Patrick O’Neill opened Bodyshop Express a year and a half ago.
When I sat down to talk to Jon Parker, owner of Bodyshop Revolution, he had just returned from a two-week trip that included stops in London, Paris, Dubai, Singapore, Auckland and Melbourne.
Mohawk Honda is based in Scotia, New York
About five and a half years ago, Gerry Rosenbarker took over as collision center manager at Mohawk Honda in the Capital region.
From left, Thommy, Steve and John Spinnett run the show at Steve's Imports in Portland, OR, a business Steve started 40 years ago. When he saw homeless people living in a camp near his shop, he decided to take action.
Last month, we ran an article about Steve Spinnett, a Portland body shop owner who became an advocate for local homeless people. Autobody News reached out to Spinnett to get the full story on his advocacy.
More than 35,000 collision repair jobs will be available across the nation over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Owned by Saif Yasin, AutoHaus is located in Chicago, Illinois.
Located in the Bucktown/Lincoln Park area of Chicago, Saif Yasin owns and operates Chicago Autohaus.