Bobby Johnson, Author at BodyShop Business
Chicago Pneumatic Launching New Grinders at FABTECH 2017

Chicago Pneumatic will be introducing its latest industrial grinders at the upcoming FABTECH 2017 show in Chicago.

Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

A shop should never rely on a single source to make a living.

Behind Closed Doors: CARA Collision & Glass Bankruptcy

Since CARA Collision & Glass filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, many in the industry are wondering what the heck is going on. Though the future is unclear, a few things are certain: Employees are out of jobs and former shop owners who took stock in the company are out of luck

When the Experts Are Absent: Cross-training Works

Do you dread employees going on vacation or calling in sick because your shop can’t function without them? Do you dread being sick or going on vacation because your shop can’t function without you? If so, cross-train to create substitutes who fill in when the experts aren’t there.

Bought Out

“If I knew then what I know now …”. Only after promising them anonymity would several former shop owners speak openly about why they sold to consolidators, where it’s gotten them and if they regret it.