Before working in the collision repair business, Robert Castellano had a different career path—the United States Marine Corps.
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.
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.
In Anchorage, AK, body shop owner Ryan Cropper often tells customers that Able Body Shop is where strong values merge with quality work. Cropper currently operates two locations in The Last Frontier and said he has built his business on relationships and trust---one customer at a time.
On a typical day at Pacific Elite Collision Centers, Cortney Arthur might run through the shop’s production list, help write estimates, order parts or even detail cars. As the general manager of the company’s Downey East location in California, Arthur also spends time taking care of the insurance side of the business, keeping up with KPIs and ensuring the facility is compliant.
At Smith Bros Collision Center and Truck Accessories, brothers Chad and Adam Smith work hard to ensure every repair is a positive experience for their customers.
Erie LaSalle Body Shop was established in Chicago, Illinois, in 1934.
In 1934, Ivan Goodmonson established Erie LaSalle Body Shop in Chicago, Illinois.
Employees attend training on a consistent basis to stay up-to-date with changes in the industry
At Marshall’s Auto Body in Billerica, Massachusetts, Jayce Mitchell said the primary focus of the body shop is to always get a customer’s car and life back in order ASAP.
L to R: Vicki Schneps, CEO of Schneps Communications; Barry Crupi; and Natalie Duddridge, NY1 News
Autobody News talked to Barry Crupi about how he has built a successful business that puts customers first.
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.
Foster worked on Varley’s 1980 Ford Mustang, “The Gold Car” for the Street Outlaws series.
In Edmond, Oklahoma, Dave Foster recalls growing up in the 1990s during the mini truck era, learning about vehicles while shaving door handles and disassembling trucks.
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 reception/showroom area has various memorabilia items on display such as vintage gas pumps, air meters, juke boxes, die cast collectible tractors and cars, and neon signs
When Warren Storm built his dream body shop in South Dakota in 2009, he bought a canopy from a Casey’s gas station that had closed.
There are more than 52 employees at the award-winning collision center
Lexus Toyota Carlsbad Collision Center in greater San Diego recently received the prestigious Lexus, Toyota certified shop of the year award.