BodyShopBids, a website and smartphone application that allows consumers to receive auto repair estimates by photo, recently announced it will cover 25 percent of the repair costs for vehicles damaged by tornadoes in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area for the month of April. “For those Dallas-Fort Worth residents who suffered damage to their vehicle, we’re
Waikem Collision Center of Massillon, Ohio, has announced its upcoming CE class schedule. The classes, which will be taught by Waikem Collision Center Manager Jim Shreve, will take place at the Lake Cable Club House at 5725 Fulton Drive Northwest in Massillon. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 24 credit hours in four days.
Representatives of 3M and FinishMaster join WIN’s Board of Directors.
Industry is invited to the event that will celebrate Applied Technology Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina winning the third annual Ultimate Collision Education Makeover $50,000 school grant in 2011.
Mitchell Recognizes Top Shops for Customer Satisfaction with 10th Annual AutocheX Premier Achiever Awards
Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the property & casualty claims and collision repair industries, recently announced the recipients of the 10th annual AutocheX Premier Achiever Awards, recognizing auto body repair shops throughout the U.S. and Canada for their exceptional achievements in customer service and satisfaction. For more than
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has announced its Reno training facility will host its next A-Plus Network University EcoLean Suite of Training Course Offerings. It includes advanced classes for "Estimating Solutions for Profit" on June 6 and "Achieving Service Excellence" on June 7, 2012. Designed to meet the challenges collision repair facilities face in today’s economic climate,
Company’s “Promise of Protection” will indemnify licensed auto repair shops against injury or damage caused by a defective aftermarket vehicle replacement product distributed by LKQ.
Approximately 350 collision repairers enjoyed motivational speakers and hardcore business improvement classes at Phoenix, Ariz. event.
Collision repair association wondering what true benefits electronic parts procurement will offer to all parties involved after examination of real-life repair scenario turns up discouraging results.
PPG Automotive Refinish has introduced Paint It, a Web-based application to help collision centers find the most current automotive color information for domestic and import vehicles. This tool signals a new approach from PPG, making color identification and selection in the automotive refinish process easier and more accurate. “Paint It is a departure from past
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes’ A-Plus Network University and Summit Software and Marketing will be taking their Digital Marketing Advanced Business Class specifically created for collision repair facilities on the road May 2, 2012 to Chicago, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Oak Brook, Ill. Facilitated by Frank Terlep, CEO and Lead Sherpa of Summit Software
LKQ and Keystone will be holding an open house on Thursday, April 12 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at their new 53,000-square-foot facility at 30336 Whipple Rd. in Union City, Calif. Food, drinks and giveaways will be served all day. LKQ and Keystone now have 10 total facilities serving the state of California. More