BodyShop Business Reader's Choice 2012 - BodyShop Business

BodyShop Business Reader’s Choice 2012

Four lucky readers get their questions about various aspects of the collision repair industry answered by experts and win $50!

Is Auto Glass Replacement Right For Your Auto Body Shop?

With ADAS features, required calibrations for auto glass and the variety of repairs currently being done in shops, glass seems an obvious fit to today’s business model.

Being diverse or adapting to change is more than a thought or want; it’s necessary for the survival of any business. 

The repair industry is changing every day. In some cases, it seems to change hourly. What was a priority last week or even yesterday can be pushed back by something new today. 

Automotive Painting: It’s Still a Good Trade

I can think of no other industry where a young man or woman can start in an entry-level position and excel to an extremely comfortable living — without ever going to formal schooling or training.

Auto Refinish: Are You a Custom Painter?

What constitutes custom paint? And what’s the difference between custom painting and collision painting?

Proper Paint Prep: Foundational Integrity

Stay faithful to these paint prep fundamentals, and you’ll be able to avoid redos and comebacks.

Auto Body Refinish: The Liability of Paint

Repairers don’t think about it, but there is liability associated with paint that could land them in court as defendants.

Other Posts

Are You Ready to ROCK in 2023?

Do you know a “rockstar” in the automotive aftermarket? Then it’s time to nominate them as a Vehicle Care RockStar!

BodyShop Business 2022 Executives of the Year

This year’s Single-Shop award winner is Michael Bradshaw of K & M Collision in Hickory, N.C., and the Multi-Shop winner is Matt Ebert of Crash Champions.

Vehicle Calibrations and Mechanical Repairs

Whether you’re replacing a radiator or repairing collision damage, deviating from OEM requirements will make a shop a target for blame should something go wrong.

Preparing the Collision Industry for Electric Vehicles

Today’s electric vehicle/hybrid revolution combined with the lightning-speed proliferation of ADAS features has made training essential.