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Tuesday, 18 December 2018 22:03

Concho Careers: What It Takes to Work at a Body Shop

Written by Erin Bailey, KLST-TV/KSAN-TV San Angelo, TX


To work in an auto body shop, going to a trade school can be beneficial. However, as long as you are somewhat mechanical, it is a job you can work towards.


Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the Dec. 14 acquisition of a multi-store operation consisting of nine collision repair centers located in Texas.

After months without reliable transportation while juggling work and family as single parents, Harris County Department of Education Head Start single moms Sheena Gulley and Parishellia Banks are receiving a special gift from Bates Collision Centers: the gift of transportation.


More than 60 first responders from around Texas recently gathered or a demonstration of the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication.

Auto collision and management technology at Texas State Technical College in Harlingen, TX, was recently awarded a Progressive Insurance laptop grant by the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) and the Collision Repair Education Foundation during the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.


Three Texas youths harnessed their artistic skills to help spread the word about keeping Texas skies free of harmful car emissions.

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