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James Raub: Collision Repair & Refinish Tech of Year

ASE and BodyShop Business honored Raub with the award for being the top scorer in the nation in the collision category of the ASE certification test.

Auto Body Equipment: Price Isn’t Everything

Price shouldn’t be the only factor in your buying decision when it comes to equipment.

OSHA Fines: Got a Million Dollars to Spare?

In September, OSHA handed out $898,682 in proposed penalties to four Idaho Dollar Tree Stores – fines that auto shops could receive if an inspector were to find the same violations.

The Importance of Training

Training. It’s so important, especially when you consider that we repair metal car bodies that people end up driving 75 miles per hour down a highway.

Effective Training for Short Attention Spans

Are you having problems getting your staff to pay attention and retain the information from your training programs? Here’s why: the training is not being presented in a way that holds their attention.

Do People Actually Search By OEM Certification?

Shocker: If you’re certified or part of any OEM network, no one is searching for shops that are certified on Google. That said, you should still be promoting your certifications on your website.

OEM Auto Body Certification: What’s Next?

In 2011, the three major industry associations decided that OEM repair procedures should be the standard. In 2019, we’re talking about taking those repair procedures to the next level and getting that stamp of approval from the manufacturers who created them.

Sign Up for WMABA’s Collision P.R.E.P. Education at NORTHEAST

The WMABA is encouraging collision repairers to register for its Collision P.R.E.P. courses at the AASP/NJ NORTHEAST Show March 15-17 at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, N.J.

Advanced Materials: Shops Weigh In

We asked three shop owners about advanced materials in their business and how they have accommodated this shift to more “exotic materials” in the industry. This is what they had to say!

First Quarter Valspar Automotive Training Classes Open for Student Enrollment

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has released its latest slate of I-CAR courses for Valspar Automotive refinish paint brands.

Martin Senour Paints Announces 2019 First Quarter Training Schedule

Martin Senour Paints announced its 2019 first-quarter training schedule, which features seven different courses and runs from Jan. 7 to March 26.

How Can Auto Body Shops Attract More Women to the Industry?

In the collision industry, women make up 3.6 percent of the workforce, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). How can the industry attract more women?