While in Mesa, Dr. Sally Downey, superintendent of East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), gave them a tour of the campus. RDA member Leading Edge has a partnership with EVIT that provides state-of-the-art training to collision industry technicians and to those preparing to enter the industry.
The EVIT is a state-of-the-art training facility for collision industry technicians, preparing them to enter the industry. It is considered one of the top collision repair educational programs in the country, RDA said in a release.
RDA/IMPACT is the largest national group of refinish jobbers dedicated to providing quality services and products to their collision shops. RDA has 16 members, representing 185 locations. Members service over 3,600 collision centers throughout the United States. RDA represents a cross-section of all major refinish brands and do over $455 million in sales as a group, comprising around 17 percent of the refinish business nationwide.