Training: Providing a steady stream of automotive technicians, both mechanical and body, is a challenge today---not unlike the 1920’s.
20 Years Ago in the Collision Repair Industry (January 1998)
20 Years Ago in the Collision Repair Industry (December 1997)
By implementing the blueprinting process, collision repairers are finding that hidden damage can often be uncovered before the vehicle is repaired.
When Mike Davidson started his first day on the job at a car dealership in Arkansas, the business owner asked him to stand aside and watch him fully detail a GMC S15 pickup truck.
20 years ago in the collision repair industry (November 1997)
By taking his experience in custom paint and expanding on it, Alan Johnson has made himself well-known for many things---such as his blossoming fine art career.
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.
When John Shoemaker asks collision repair shops across the country about their financial goals, he is often told, “I’m going to increase company sales 10 percent.”
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.
David Habu, 55, is the owner of Panel Craft, a 30-year-old shop in Berkeley, CA.
Connie Manjavinos, 25, started her career as a detailer at a CarMax in her hometown of Virginia Beach, VA, seven years ago.