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Shop Profile - Collision Repair

  • Some people believe that to get something done exactly as you want it, you might as well do the task yourself. Others believe working as a team is the best approach.
  • User-friendly and proud of it
  • Glenda Trawhon almost couldn't convince her parents to let her take over their Baytown, Texas, collision repair shop. But she's happy she did.
  • In today's market, it seems less common than ever for body shops to have a strong, positive relationship with the insurance industry. But some collision repair companies manage to work well with insurance industry partners, viewing such relationships
  • Boerne Collision Centers
  • Location, super customer service, a daily game plan and a new building every three years spell success
  • When they couldn?t find the right computer management system, the Elite Collision team built their own
  • COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gus Mallios extends an invitation to his industry colleagues to tour his new corporate office and “super shop,” a state-of-the-art facility costing more than $2 million. It features a robotic framing machine,
  • When we hear the word "diversification," many of us think of large corporations that are involved in a wide range of industries. But some body shops also have found success through diversification — albeit on a smaller scale. One such shop is I
  • Cascade Auto Body
  • Taking care of people goes beyond pleasing the shop?s customers
  • It's been just over a year since brothers bought their own shop, and so far the risk was worth it.
  • It all started with a business plan sketched on a napkin. Michael Quinn and Patrick O
  • Shop owners John and Christine Trifari took different paths after leaving the collision repair industry in the mid-'90s — Christine went into sales and marketing and John took a job in the insurance field. But then in 2003 they were both lured
  • According to an old fashioned adage, it's just as easy to marry a rich man as a poor man. And while that particular saying may be politically incorrect today, its logic often applies to other things.
  • When Keith Stone moved from Salt Lake City to Bozeman, Mont., a smaller city with a slower pace, he was prepared for the change in lifestyle. After visiting on vacation, Stone says he "just fell in love with the area, nestled right in the Rocky Mount
  • A small automotive repair shop is at a disadvantage when competing against shops two and three times its size. Smaller-volume body shops lack the marketing ability, professional resources and buying power of larger shops. But the owner of one such bo
  • The father and son are part of a three-generation business that began in the early 1900s when a Swede followed his brother to America seeking prosperity.
  • The same year that Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play major league baseball, "Meet the Press" made its television debut on NBC, and The Voice of America began to transmit broadcasts into the Soviet Union, a humble body shop ope