The John Eagle case has made body shops a little gun shy about using adhesive bonding, but as long as you follow the automaker’s guidelines, there should be no problems.
One of the biggest complaints I hear from my body shop clients is that good employees are hard to find. So, what can you do?
If you want to know where to buy flying ninjas, happy or patient ninjas, ninja silhouettes or any other kind of ninjas, here’s where to find them. No kidding, we found them on a California-based body shop website that we, Optima Automotive, did an analysis for.
My son told me he wasn’t so sure about majoring in industrial engineering anymore. Instead, he said he was thinking about something more automotive-related. And that’s when the light came on in my head.
Scanning is one of the hottest topics in the collision repair industry today. I believe the best way to approach this subject is not from a repairer’s perspective but a post-repair inspector’s.
This month, I’ll please my history fans with more tales of body shop yesteryear, this time a look back at floor pots – the things we used long before the unicoupe auto (three sheetmetal boxes) became the industry norm and before almost every shop had a bench or rack to hold and pull them.