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
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
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.