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Tuesday, 15 May 2018 23:14

NJ Shop Is Saving 25% Without Sacrificing Quality With Lusid

Written by Autobody News Staff

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Parkway Auto Body of Ewing is saving 25–35 percent by using Lusid Technology’s waterborne GEN20.

 

NOTE: This June SPS profile was originally published in print in June 2018 and online in May 2018.

 

Shop owner Jerry Strak has been fixing crashed cars since 1975. Although he is hoping to retire within the next few years, he still loves the industry and is proud of the work he’s done at Parkway Auto Body of Ewing in Ewing, NJ, since 2006.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 22:57

Matrix Wand Brings CARSTAR Right Choice the Power of Information

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The Matrix Wand plays a pivotal role in every repair at CARSTAR Right Choice Collision Center.

 

NOTE: This June SPS profile was originally published in print in June 2018 and online in May 2018.

 

While many body shop managers don’t become managers until they’re in their 30s or 40s, Brian Inman, the General Manager at CARSTAR Right Choice Collision Center in Tucson, AZ, was managing a busy shop at age 23. 

 

Monday, 14 May 2018 23:12

MT Body Shop Finds Norton’s High-Quality Products Dependable, Economical

Written by Autobody News Staff

Norton June 2018 Shop Product Showcase 1

Action Auto Body South purchases a wide variety of Norton products for its business.

 

NOTE: This June SPS profile was originally published in print in June 2018 and online in May 2018.

 

When Mark Mortensen opened Action Auto Body South in 2008, the body shop owner didn’t hesitate when choosing a name.

Monday, 14 May 2018 20:06

NRD Anti-Static Device Saves Time, Money for Hi-Tech Auto Body

Written by Autobody News Staff

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Hi-Tech Auto Body was established in 1990 and serves the entire Cambridge, MA, area.

 

NOTE: This June SPS profile was originally published in print in June 2018 and online in May 2018.

 

Daniel Markarian, the owner of Hi-Tech Auto Body, is young for being a shop owner at just 33 years of age.

 

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The technician finishes installing the Original One Part lower control arm and pulling the frame back to specifications, using an electronic measuring system.

 

NOTE: This June SPS profile was originally published in print in June 2018 and online in May 2018.

 

When repairing vehicles for their customers, Josh Lineberry, manager at James Auto Body and Glass, said it is paramount to use the best parts possible.

Friday, 11 May 2018 21:00

MN Shop Fishes Around for Top Waterborne Product, Catches PPG Envirobase HP

Written by Autobody News Staff

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From left, Brian Maki and Dylan Maki run a shop that was established by Dylan's grandfather Rayno more than 66 years ago.

 

NOTE: This June SPS profile was originally published in print in June 2018 and online in May 2018.

 

It’s an exciting time for Dylan Maki, VP of Maki Body & Glass in Grand Rapids, MN, as he continues his family’s legacy by taking over the shop from his father, Brian, who is getting ready to retire. 

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