Service King Collision Repair Centers®, as part of the organization’s ongoing commitment to training the next generation of skilled technicians, is honoring its latest graduating class from the Apprentice Development Program.



For over 35 years, the DELTRON® refinish system has built a legacy for color match, speed, and outstanding results in almost any operating environment. As tried and true as the family name, it's no wonder the Deltron brand has long been the choice for people named Alloway, Penske, and other family-run outfits across the country.


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ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced three initiatives to support students and schools focused on skilled trade- and manufacturing-related careers. 

John Eagle Collision Center in Dallas, TX, and State Farm were sued in two separate cases for $1 million for allegedly using only adhesive to attach a new roof panel to a Honda Fit rather than welding it, as required by Honda OEM procedures.

Just a month after its founding, the Coalition for Future Mobility has announced the addition of new members – the American Highway Users Alliance (AHUA), the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Automotive Service Association (ASA).

For its annual awards program, the National Auto Body Council is encouraging industry professionals to nominate individuals or groups whose exemplary efforts have helped improve the lives of others in local communities throughout the United States.

The Auto Care Association recently announced the formation of the Emerging Technologies Committee---a new standing committee composed of staff, member volunteers and external stakeholders who will spearhead research and development for vehicle network interfaces, vehicle connectivity and connected aftermarket devices, all on behalf of the independent auto care industry.

Estimating is often said to be one of the most important components of running a successful body shop.

When Victoria Adams’ life took a turn for the worst, she lost everything---her job, her home and her vehicle. 

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New Labor Rate Survey Website from NABR

National AutoBody Research (NABR) recently announced the launch of its new Labor Rate Survey website,, making its VRS Labor Rate Surveys available to all collision repairers nationwide.

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