Profit Centers Archives - BodyShop Business
Heavy-Duty Collision Repair: Welsh Collision Center

When Brad Welsh decided to open a semi truck collision repair facility, he knew La Porte, Texas, was the perfect place.

Profit Center: Bulletproof Dreams

James Cuffe has dreams of one day seeing hundreds of body shops installing his armoring kits for civilian vehicles.

Profit Center: Proper PDR Estimating

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

ArmorThane Spray-On Bed Liners

ArmorThane provides the toughest and most durable coatings available for bed liners and more.

Tough and Durable Sprayed-On Bedliner

The ArmorThane topcoat color system matches factory-painted vehicles, including whites and metallics. Also, the aliphatic topcoat resists fading.

Ringing Up the Profits

Add-on businesses can be just the thing to give a lift to a sagging
bottom line.

Defying the Odds

Ben Krom used persistence and networking to achieve his dream of opening his own collision/restoration shop – and nearly
two years later, he’s profitable and having
a blast.

PPG Hosts Successful Conference for Platinum Distributors

Conference took place Feb. 20-23, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz., and saw a record turnout of attendees.

What Keeps You Up At Night?

We asked several body shop owners what industry issues are keeping them from getting a good night’s rest. Their answers may (or may not) surprise you.

Training: The Days of Getting By Without It Are Over

The days of getting by without ongoing training are over. So what will you do? Recruit people who are already trained, or take on the training yourself?

Knocking Out the Competition: Rocco’s Collision Centers

Mark Cipparone has conquered Philadelphia-New Jersey with his five-store collision operation, and now he hopes to conquer the world of boxing as manager of lightweight contender Tevin Farmer.

2013 Industry Profile

We surveyed body shop owners to put together a comprehensive report of where the industry is today.