By implementing the blueprinting process, collision repairers are finding that hidden damage can often be uncovered before the vehicle is repaired.
When Mike Davidson started his first day on the job at a car dealership in Arkansas, the business owner asked him to stand aside and watch him fully detail a GMC S15 pickup truck.
By taking his experience in custom paint and expanding on it, Alan Johnson has made himself well-known for many things---such as his blossoming fine art career.
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.
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.”
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.
Connie Manjavinos, 25, started her career as a detailer at a CarMax in her hometown of Virginia Beach, VA, seven years ago.
20 Years ago in the Collision Repair Industry (October 1997)
In a meeting with the Automotive Service Association (ASA) earlier this year, Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) Executive Director Jack Gillis outlined CAPA’s new standards and additional testing that will help ensure the quality of CAPA-certified crash parts. Gillis reviewed the plans with ASA in response to ASA’s dissatisfaction with CAPA’s performance.
One of the many important steps in the claims handling process, according to Mike Cassata, owner of Hammer Insights, is proper photo and file documentation.