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SUN Collision to Demo 1Search Plus Technology at Regional Conferences

SUN Collision will be showcasing its collision repair technology at the Southeast Collision Conference May 16-18 and Midwest Collision Repair Conference May 31-June 1.

Midwest Collision Repair Trade Show Set for May 19-20, 2023

Following the huge success of the inaugural Midwest Collision Repair Trade Show last year, the associations hosting the show are doubling the size of the event for 2023.

Inaugural Midwest Collision Repair Trade Show a Big Success

The anticipated number of participants was met and surpassed, booth space was sold out and available sponsorships were also fully sold.

Five States Unite to Host Midwest Collision Repair Trade Show

The auto body associations of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa have joined forces to create and host the Midwest Collision Repair Trade Show and Conference.

Midwest Auto Body Trade Show Set for Sept. 30-Oct. 2

The 9th Annual Midwest Auto Body Trade Show will be held Sept. 30-Oct 2 at Riverside Casino and Golf Resort in Riverside, Iowa.

A Four-Step Process for Implementing Changes in Your Auto Body Shop

Matthew McDonnell admits that he once was one of those shop owners who would hear some great ideas at a conference and think to himself, “Yeah, that’s not going to work at my place.” But a four-step process changed his mind.

Should Your Auto Body Techs Be Opening Parts Boxes?

Matthew McDonnell, owner of Big Sky Collision Network in Montana, has come to an important realization: “Body men suck at mirror-matching.”

Improving Your Body Shop’s CSI Score Starts with Knowing the Survey Questions

In the collision repair business, few key performance indicators (KPIs) are as important as CSI scores – especially for shops that rely heavily on DRP work.

What Keeps Collision Repairers Awake at Night?

Weld quality, repair procedures and liability were among the pressing concerns mentioned by a panel at the Midwest Auto Body Trade Show.

Ten Steps for a Proper Auto Body Repair

Boasting more lines of software code than a jumbo jet, modern vehicles are more complex than ever. But collision repair – when you boil it down to its essential elements – is a “super simple process,” according to one expert.

Class-Action Lawsuits Are ‘Wrong Way’ for Auto Body Shops to Fight Insurance Companies: Todd Tracy

During a Feb. 17 presentation at the Midwest Auto Body Trade Show in Altoona, Iowa, Tracy explained that he wants to represent body shops in individual lawsuits against insurance companies for short-pay grievances, not class-actions.

Todd Tracy on John Eagle Collision Center Lawsuit: ‘There Are Consequences to Faulty Repairs’

When Dallas attorney Todd Tracy filed a lawsuit against Honda on behalf of Matthew and Marcia Seebachan, he said to himself, “This is the greatest manufacturing-defect case I’ve ever seen.”