Employees at 4 Wheel Kustoms and Collision rely on Matrix for superior color matching.
Many collision repair industry professionals are uncertain about the future due to the changes taking place nearly every day, but David Traffis, owner of 4 Wheel Kustoms and Collision in Independence, Ohio, is more confident than most.
At Big Sky Collision Center, Body Technician Danny Hawkins uses the Matrix Wand on 75 percent of the cars coming through the shop and the results are outstanding.
With two locations in Montana, Big Sky Collision Center is a second-generation business run by Matthew McDonnell, 39. McDonnell is a passionate, extremely hands-on and highly innovative owner, but for many years, it did not look as though he would be even working in the collision industry at all.
Ponto’s Auto Service treats the customer as they’d want to be treated.
Rick Ponto, owner of Ponto’s Auto Service in Bradenton, FL, believes that a key to success is providing excellent service at the best possible price.
Franny Drummond demonstrates how easy it is to use Vibac’s fine line tape.
When it comes to painting a vehicle, the devil is always in the details, but precision is most critical for custom painters like Franny Drummond, owner of Paint Zoo, a custom paint shop in Langhorne, PA.
(l to r) Ivan Pino, Pacific Elite and Jorge Chava, LKQ Corporation
Pacific Elite Collision Centers Inc., an MSO operating in Southern California, started working with LKQ Corporation when they opened their doors in 1998.
A glimpse insde the Red Hill Collision facility.
Five years after moving to Southern California from Cuba, 15-year-old Armando Nogueiras began working at his father's shop. By the time he was 25, he owned his own facility. Today, Armando co-owns Red Hill Collision Center with his son, Christian.
Family is important at F. Lofrano & Son Inc. Auto Body Repair in San Francisco, CA. The company's five locations are all family-owned and operated, with the third generation of the Lofrano family being a vital component of the shops' success.
The Goliath Parts Carts are used to stage and manage parts utilization.
Toyota Carlsbad Collision Center's average tenure for their 65 employees is 15 years.
(l to r) Fred Buchheister, painter at Wreck A Mended, and Jarrod Krumwiede, owner of the collision repair shop, stand in front of their semi-downdraft Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) Ultra® XS paint booth.
Two years ago, Jarrod Krumwiede resigned from his job as a collision repair manager and decided to open his own body shop in Omaha, NE. He named it “Wreck A Mended.”
Technician at Rydell Collision Center and Glass uses Equalizer tools to fix a windshield.
The Rydell Group has expanded to nearly 80 stores nationally since the family-owned business opened 62 years ago. The mother store, Rydell Collision Center and Glass, is based in Grand Forks, ND.
BMW of Rockville Certified Collision Repair Center is one of two collision centers owned by Priority 1 Automotive Group.
Priority 1 Automotive Group often tells its customers the company is “driven to excellence.”
The front entrance of Precision Auto Body, located in Los Angeles County.
As a female shop owner in a male dominated industry, Audrey Coletta has had to go above and beyond to earn respect and maintain a successful business.
General Manager Stacy Howard at Artistic Auto Body in Oregon is a CCC One believer, because she sees it help her shops every day.
Artistic Auto Body in Portland, Oregon juggles 15 DRPs and repairs 550-600 vehicles every month, rain or shine.
The employees at Auto Exteriors: (left to right) Front Row-Pam Cauthen, Candice Mathis, Bobby Terry, John Apao, Russell Freeman. Back Row- Breanna Hinson, Mike Ruff, Paul Goddette, Mike Walden, Patrick Rogers, Troy Grau.
Located in Lancaster, SC, Auto Exteriors LLC is a busy ASE Blue Seal Certified facility specializing in collision repair.