Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Rob Schultz, assistant professor in the Auto Collision Repair & Paint Technology Program at Iowa Lakes, showed what a layer of toner looks like before any additional layers are added. A large piece of this vehicle was removed and replaced before a student began the painting process.
A shiny topcoat just isn’t enough for the students and teachers in the auto collision repair and paint Technology Program at Iowa Lakes Community College — they know that what’s below the sparkle counts too.
Paul Struhar of CARSTAR Centerline in Strongsville, Ohio celebrated his 25th anniversary as a bodyshop owner in April.
The former owner of Russ’s Body Shop in Bad Axe, MI has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from illegal operations that occurred within the business last year.
A car slammed into Monroe Collision Services on April 26. Two people were hurt. Photo credit: Alice Roop
Written by Ray Kisonas, Monroe News staff reporter
Two people were injured on April 26 when a car left N. Telegraph Rd. and slammed into an auto body shop.
Ray Treuhart (at left) and manager Phyllis White stopped for a photo Friday, April 28 inside the body shop building at Treu Body Works. (Photo by The Courier)
Within one day of the April 19 fire that destroyed a building and injured one employee, the crew at Treu Body Works, in Lincoln, IL was eager to get back to business.
Dave Dunn of Dunn's Auto Body
The strange, green color of Dave’s Gator Sauce might turn you away or make you excited for a taste.
Auto parts supplier Flex-N-Gate has broken ground on a $95 million plant in Detroit.
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.
Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is proud to welcome Chassis Liner Supply, Purified Air and Quality Finish Services to the GFS Auto and Truck Refinish distribution team.
Jordan Wincek, the lead painter at Nagy’s Green location in Akron, Ohio
Based in Ohio, Nagy's Collision Centers is an award-winning family-owned collision repair facility.
The state is now getting involved after FOX 2 exposed an auto body shop in Redford Township, MI that has been taking advantage of its customers.
Axalta Coating Systems recently sponsored the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit section event on April 5, 2017 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.
A number of bills impacting collision repairers have been introduced in state legislatures throughout the Midwest this year.