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AASP/NJ Prepares Members for Auto Body License Renewal

AASP/NJ has released a guide for all members designed to help them successfully complete their 2018 auto body license renewal before the Sept. 30 deadline.

AASP/NJ Members Earn Auto Body License Renewal Certificates at Welding Seminar

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) announced that more than 150 technicians earned their auto body license renewal certificates this month thanks to AASP/NJ training events sponsored by Flemington Car and Truck Country.

AASP/NJ Members Learn How to Strategically Improve Their Businesses

The presentation, “Open Your Eyes…And You Will Become a Game Changer,” focused on KPIs, standing up to insurance companies and repairing a vehicle properly according to OE specifications.

AASP/NJ Hosts Seventh Annual Race Night

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) hosted its seventh annual Race Night at RPM Raceway in Jersey City on June 12, 2018.

AASP/NJ to Host Strategic Improvements Seminar

The seminar, “Open Your Eyes…and You WILL Become a Game Changer,” will focus on strategic improvements in the collision repair industry.

Collision Repair Students Compete at 2018 New Jersey SkillsUSA Conference

On April 14, collision repair students throughout New Jersey demonstrated their talents at the 2018 New Jersey SkillsUSA Conference.

Industry Celebrities and Students Meet at BASF’s “Industry Innovators” Luncheon

BASF’s “Industry Innovators” Luncheon gave top collision repair and automotive service students from Rockland BOCES the opportunity to discuss the industry with special guests KC Mathieu (KC’s Paint Shop), Jonathan Goolsby (Goolsby Customs) and Troy Spackman (Legacy Innovations).

OEM Certification Is a ‘Culture Shift’ for Auto Body Shops

A March 17 panel discussion on OEM certification touched on the elephant in the room for the auto body industry: the disparity between shops that have invested in the training, tooling and equipment to perform proper repairs on today’s vehicles, and those that haven’t.

AASP/NJ Celebrates Biggest NORTHEAST Show in Event’s 41-Year History

Held March 16-18 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J., NORTHEAST 2018 boasted a 20-percent increase in attendance from last year, a new additional floor for exhibitors and the debut of the Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association’s (WMABA) Collision P.R.E.P. track.

Musings from the 2018 NORTHEAST Automotive Services Show

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the “Point of Impact” blog. From time to time, I’ll be using this format to share my thoughts on the collision repair business, the automotive industry and … life in general.

GM: New Collision Repair Procedures ‘Detailed Right Down to the Individual Welds’

During a March 17 Collision P.R.E.P. session at NORTHEAST 2018 in Secaucus, N.J., Mark Szlachta asserted that GM has “gone well over and above” in the latest iteration of its repair procedures.

GM’s Collision Repair Certification Program Will Measure Network Shops on Scanning, Repair Procedures

When General Motors launches its certified collision repair network later this year, body shops have told the automaker they’d like to see a program with “teeth.” It looks like GM has taken those suggestions to heart. “We are looking at a comprehensive program that is going to take into account a lot of aspects that