Scott Shriber, Author at BodyShop Business - Page 5 of 10
The Fastest Body Shop in Town: Joe Gibbs Racing

A visit to Joe Gibbs Racing in Charlotte, N.C., revealed a shop with a lightning speed cycle time.

Detroit: The Heart of the Auto Industry

The city is back and alive, and cars are at the heart of it. All of us here at BodyShop Business will be there July 28-Aug. 2 for NACE, and we hope you will be too.

An Appointment with The Metal Surgeon

Jon Bingham, owner of The Metal Surgeon in Denver, Colo., caters to a niche market by focusing exclusively on metal fabrication and preparation.

Detours: The Birth of the WaterCar

Inspired by the Amphicar of the 1960s, Dave March of Fountain Valley Bodyworks decided to craft his own hydro-friendly vehicle.

Butler County Ford Body Shop Offers a Trip Down Memory Lane

It’s a new year, and BodyShop Business Publisher Scott Shriber has a new column. His goal? To bring the interesting shops he visits while on the road to you. First up is Butler County Ford in Pennsylvania.

Farewell, 2013

The year was a challenging one, and next year will be no different. Rest assured that BodyShop Business will continue to bring you all the collision-related information you need.

Carve Out Your Space

I sit here planning to leave for AAPEX and SEMA on Sunday and I can’t help but reflect back on the excitement at NACE. The shops that attended were engaged and truly committed to growing their businesses and staying out in front. It was, to say the least, refreshing to see this level of interest

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

I get frustrated when I see some great idea that I previously thought of but didn’t do anything about. Such was the case when a new product recently came across my desk.

Former Body Shop Owner Falls Victim to Perfect Storm

I recently received a letter from a former shop owner, and his story was disturbing. Yet it was a reminder that we are in a free enterprise system full of acceptable choices. So you must choose.

ASRW and NACE: Putting Education First

Attending industry events allows you to network and attend up-to-date training sessions, which will ultimately better your business.

Collision Repair Industry Faces Major Issues in 2013

At the April CIC meeting, two main topics were discussed: OE repair standards and reimbursement standards.

Driverless Cars and Telematics

Does the Google car scare you? How about telematics devices? These are things that are already here or are coming down the road…and we need to be prepared.