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Dent Wizard Techs Take Top Honors in PDR Dent Olympics Competition

Billy Martin from the Northeast Region took first place and Kyle Violette from the Midwest Region took second in the competition that saw 60 PDR techs participate, including techs from Italy, Germany, Japan, Russia, Brazil and across the USA.

Dent Wizard Hires Vice President of Customer Development

In this role, Ryan Briggs will primarily focus on expanding Dent Wizard’s relationships with the Top 150 dealer groups.

Dent Fix PDR Glue Kit Just Got Upgraded

Dent Fix expanded their Ding Massager Deluxe Kit to now include a knock down tool with two heads, 15 improved varieties of pulling nibs and hand t-puller for hand pulls, creating the new Ultra Ding Massager.

Insurance Industry Cautions Public on Hail Scams

The Insurance Council of Texas warned of scams from pubic adjusters, fake contractors or even lawyers who promise they can help file a claim for a damaged car or a home’s roof after Nov. 4th hailstorm in El Paso, Texas.

Profit Center: Proper PDR Estimating

Having trouble estimating for paintless dent repair and hail damage? Follow these steps for success.

July Hailstorm in Colorado Springs Sixth-Most Damaging in State’s History

The storm let loose up to tennis ball-sized hail, which resulted in 84,500 auto and homeowner insurance claims filed so far.

Sherwin-Williams Introduces Hail Damage Repair Solution

The High Build Polyester Primer Surfacer HDR22 is an alternative to panel replacement and lets body shop owners keep the work in-house versus subletting to PDR technicians.

Dent Wizard Adds to Team in Mid-South Region

As regional operations director for the company’s Mid-South Region, Paul Spears will lead Dent Wizard’s safety and compliance efforts, as well as provide additional operational support for the company’s paint shops and Frontline Fast dealer-clients.

Dent Wizard Promotes Matt Trudeau to Director of National Sales for F&I

In his new role, Trudeau will work closely with Dent Wizard’s major national accounts and develop new opportunities with national F&I companies, dealer groups, OEMs and other strategic product partners.

Insurance Group: Texas Hailstorm Caused Record $1.3B in Damages

The Insurance Council of Texas says hailstones as large as grapefruit caused estimated insured losses to motor vehicles of about $560 million.

Hail Damage in North Texas Could Cost $300M in Car Repairs

A spokesman for the Insurance Council of Texas estimated that nearly 50,000 cars were damaged by the morning storms on March 17th.

PDR Mobile Solutions Launches PDR Mobile ‘Pro’ App

App ensures estimating flexibility and accuracy with dynamic preview features to capture and verify all vehicle restoration damage requirements.