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Malden Employees who worked on the Recycled Rides vehicle recently donated. In the middle: blue shirt is owner Kevin Kyes. Next to him, Erin Vasselian, Gold Star Wife recipient; Chris Lessard (blazer & jeans), Program Director of Massachusetts Fallen Heroes, and owner Bobby Cobb. *Photo credit Paul Hammersley

 

Today’s Collision first opened in 1987, when Bobby Cobb founded his own shop after years of working in the collision repair industry. In 1989, he was joined by his childhood friend, Kevin Kyes, and over the past 28 years, the partners have collaborated to expand their business into two successful locations in the greater Boston area, Malden and Chelsea, MA.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 21:22

Indiana MSO Ensures Proper Repairs With Pro Spot i5 Welders

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Church Brothers Collision Repair in Indianapolis, IN, repairs about 10,500 cars a year.

 

Nearly 90 years ago, two brothers, Noel and Clem Church, established Church Brothers Collision Repair. Since then, the business has grown to include six locations in Indianapolis, IN.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 20:53

PPG Products & Reps Grow, Adapt With Tasca Collision Center

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The largest Tasca family auto body shop—Tasca Collision Center—is located in Cranston, RI.

 

Bob Tasca III comes from a long line of automotive enthusiasts who have been in the collision repair and car dealership business for almost 70 years.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 16:32

MO Collision Center Loves Mobile Environmental Solutions

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From left, Prepper Cameron Koch, Prepper/Painter Brad Dunivant, Reconditioning Manager Josh Simitjis and Painter Derek King at Frank Leta Acura Body Shop get the work out fast and clean by using an inflatable paint booth made by Mobile Environmental Solutions.



Josh Simitjis is the reconditioning manager at Frank Leta Acura Body Shop, with two locations in the St. Louis, MO, area.

Thursday, 18 May 2017 16:06

MSO Owner Has a Matrix Wand in All 8 of his Locations

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By shooting every car before and after each repair, Tech Jeramie Vargas at Inter-Tech Collision has the power of the Matrix Wand in his hands.



The first Inter-Tech Collision Center opened its doors 30 years ago with a 1,800 square foot shop, and today, the company has eight locations in the Omaha Metro area and Southwestern Iowa.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 23:01

Shop Owner Can't Stop Falling in Love with Matrix Basecoat

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Bill "Elvis" Stull, the owner of Kuzin's Kustom Body & Paint in Polonia, WI, uses Matrix's MPB-LV Low VOC Basecoat to create classics like this one.

 

Bill "Elvis" Stull is the owner of Kuzin's Kustom Body & Paint, a shop that performs complete restorations and light mechanical services in addition to collision repair in Polonia, WI.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 21:24

Shop Finds Lusid Products Offer Quality at Tremendous Savings

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Since switching to Lusid’s GenRock solvent-based line, Perrine has experienced a steady cost savings


When customers arrive at Perrine Auto Group in Cranbury, NJ, they can be assured of receiving an extra level of service while their vehicles are in the body shop.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 18:04

Arone Auto Body Owner & Painter “Can’t Stop Smiling” Since Switching to Sikkens

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Arone Auto Body is located in Homer City, PA and has been in business for more than 30 years.

 

Frank Arone has been in the collision repair business for over 20 years and restoring vehicles for about 15. His auto body shop, Arone Auto Body, is located in Homer City, PA.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 20:22

Family-Focused Giannini’s Auto Body Shop Impressed by Accudraft

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Giannini is impressed by Accudraft’s customer service and their high-quality products.

 

In any production-based environment, it’s imperative to put emphasis on the finished product, but for Mike Giannini, owner of Giannini’s Auto Body Shop in San Francisco, CA, it’s equally necessary to recognize the end user, the person whose vehicle is being repaired. He stresses to employees, “Treat every vehicle like it’s your own.”

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 19:45

3M Provides Collision Center with Solutions for Dust-Free Sanding

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Shops like CARSTAR Kurt’s Collision Center can reduce dust and improve worker comfort with mobile sanding systems like the Total Automotive Sanding System.

 

Kurt Mueller has transformed what started in 1980 as a body shop operating out of a two-car garage into a multi-million dollar business, now part of the CARSTAR MSO network.

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