October, 2004 Archives - BodyShop Business
Trick or Treat? Money Talks

You know it. I know it. And The Hartford is counting on it.

A Learning Experience

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty.” – Henry Ford

Pump Up the Volume

Can you increase volume by 35 percent without compromising quality while still working within insurance companies’ guidelines? This shop manager says, “Yes.”

Pump Up the Volume

Can you increase volume by 35 percent without compromising quality while still working within insurance companies’ guidelines? This shop manager says, “Yes.”

Painting Plastic Bumpers

To successfully paint plastic
parts, it’s no longer necessary to name the plastic first. Whether
thermoplastic or thermoset, today’s parts can be treated uniformly.

Stop Pushing & Pulling

Put an end to pushing and pulling cars through the production process by implementing a consistent workflow through the metal department. The payoff: fast, quality repairs – the first time out.

Escape Hybrid: An SUV For The Reluctant Activist

Score one for the activists. I suppose after infamous misses (such as animal rights, which denies you your right to enjoy a slab of meat like your Cro Magnon forefathers and guilts women into looking like the living dead because it would be “cruel” to test makeup on animals), the odds were in the activists

Do you Know Watt?

I’ve seen a lot of weird electrical “incidents” during my career. (One buddy became a conductor due to his fascination with aluminum foil.) Although we don’t need to be electrical geniuses, we do need to know how to
troubleshoot and repair wiring problems.

It’s Show Time!

Place Your Bets on NACE 2004.