In today’s collision repair industry, it’s crucial to acknowledge the fact that vehicles have undergone significant changes. These changes have been so extensive that they can no longer be compared to our parents’ or grandparents’ vehicles. We were used to straightening metal, sanding, and spraying paint, but now we have to be computer technicians, metallurgy
In today’s times, collision repair facilities are being faced with challenges and obstacles from all angles. Shops finally have more work than they know what to do with, some with six-week backlogs. But with that “gold rush” of cars, some have found it harder to maintain their high level of customer service, profitability, and operational
FinishMaster hosted 350 guests at the 4th annual Hood Master and PiN Master Challenge showcasing the skills of collision painters.
The goal of the Hood Master Challenge is to showcase the true talent possessed by painters in the collision repair industry.
Jason Stahl interviews Megan Gummer of FinishMaster on the tech shortage, COVID and helping body shops tackle their challenges.
What do you think about when you hear the word “networking,” professionally speaking? Many may associate the word with what happens during conferences, meetings, and trade shows. Some may trivialize it, while others may develop anxiety at the thought of meeting new faces. However, if positively approached, the activity of networking not only adds great
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The FinishMaster Team welcomed around 250 guests from all over the country to the Hood Master and PiN Master events, which shine a spotlight on the talent, skill and creativity of auto painters and collision students.
It is no secret the automotive and collision repair industry depends on expendable products. From the staff working in the front office to the body technicians and painters in the shop, supplies are being used up daily. But when we focus on the shops and the obstacles they are facing today, especially with consideration to
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The event was held at the Bullseye Event Center in downtown Indianapolis on Oct. 15, where industry enthusiasts were greeted by an industrial event space featuring a shocking collection of metal flake and paint.