The Craftsman Group, owner of Western Canada’s largest autobody repair chain Craftsman Collision, has appointed a uniquely qualified candidate to take charge of one of its family companies, equipment manufacturer Wedge Clamp Systems Inc.
CIECA has announced the formation of a new Standards Development Committee with the Property Insurance & Restoration Conference (PIRC), a forum for discussions between property insurance and restoration industry stakeholders.
Properly manage your time in the paint department, and you’ll see a steady revenue stream. Even better, find ways to work more efficiently to boost production and you’ll see even more money in your coffers.
Adding wheel alignment equipment lets you check every vehicle during the estimating process to determine if it will need a wheel alignment, which will likely lead to your shop performing more alignments and making more money.
Complicating matters for a state legislative cure is inconsistency. For example, some states may opt for the Rhode Island model and apply OEM repair procedures only to when OEM parts are used, other states could move to require OEM procedures in all cases of collision repair.
In this latest Remarkable Results podcast with Carm Capriotto, he speaks with Mark Bogdansky, Senior Director of Meetings and Events at Auto Care Association, and Chris Gardner, MAAP, Vice President of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association.
The monthly expenditure on stock parts when left unchecked can quickly eclipse sales, leaving repairers in the red on stock parts. There are three actions shops can take to manage stock parts and achieve an acceptable level of profit from these tiny, but important, parts.
In this latest Remarkable Results podcast with Carm Capriotto, speaks with with a panel that addresses the need for call to action to step up and get involved in your high school or college advisory boards and your community.
The awards recognize working technicians who are striving to mentor and inspire the next generation of technicians, bringing excellence to their workplaces and communities, and demonstrating passion and commitment to the profession.
Matrix Automotive Finishes has selected 13 unique vehicles for its 2019 calendar. Builds ranging from mid-century trucks to cutting-edge custom motorcycles display what can only be described as inventive and dramatic paint jobs brought to life by some of the industry’s most well-known and renowned painters using Matrix products, from basecoat to the clear.
IBIS USA will take place on the Feb. 13-15 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa. With the conference theme "World of Opportunity," IBIS is delighted to announce a fantastic new edition to the already strong agenda, president of Snapsheet, Jamie Yoder.
AkzoNobel and Dave Kindig, renowned hot rod builder and host of Motor Trend television program “Bitchin’ Rides,” announced they have launched a new e-commerce website to make it easier for bodyshops, distributors and car enthusiasts to order products from the unique Modern Classikk paint line.
TechForce Foundation has released a Transportation Technician Supply & Demand Report updating its “Transportation Technician Supply” and “Transportation Technician Demand” reports for 2018, that reveals the transportation technician shortage continues to worsen.
In this latest Remarkable Results podcast with Carm Capriotto, speaks with married partners Judi and Dana Haglin of Haglin Automotive Boulder, Colo., along with Kim and Rob Auernheimer of CS Automotive in Brentwood, Tenn.
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