"Our main forte is auto body," said Glen Sunder, Peters Body Shop's chief financial officer. "We repair and replace panels to bring vehicles back to their pre-loss condition."
It's an industry that has certainly evolved since founder Nick Peters opened his original shop in 1957. And it's a business, like many others in the automotive industry in Central Minnesota, that has continued to grow as demand for services has increased.
It is precisely that industry growth coupled with a lack of qualified candidates in Central Minnesota that prompted Times Media to feature businesses such as Peters Body Shop as part of its 10-month initiative called Spark: Igniting Your Future.
The series features a different industry each month that is growing — according to data from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development — and in need of workers.
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