Operating a collision repair shop is a challenging job. If you run multiple shops, then those challenges are compounded. But multi-shop operators (MSOs) also benefit significantly from having several locations, and not just by increasing market prese
Implementing "lean" business processes has been a popular notion in the collision industry for several years, and a successful lean project can result in faster cycle times and reduced operating costs. But collision shops that adopt lean processes of
MIG welding – which involves weld placement and the subsequent cleaning, dressing and refinishing designed to make an undetectable repair – is among the most complex and critical tasks in structural repair.
5S describes how to organize and layout a space for maximum efficiency and effectiveness by identifying, sorting and storing the items used, and maintaining the area and items to help sustain the newly organized areas.
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