Top 5 Stories of the Week

Top 5 Stories of the Week

A recap of the top five stories on bodyshopbusiness.com during the week of Feb. 21.

Milwaukee Introduces M18 Fuel Cordless Wet/Dry Vacuums

Milwaukee Tool has launched the M18 Fuel 6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum, M18 Fuel 9 Gallon Dual-Battery Wet/Dry Vacuum and the M18 Fuel 12 Gallon Dual-Battery Wet/Dry Vacuum.

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Crash Champions Completes Two Acquisitions in Washington

Crash Champions has acquired Ed’s Premier Auto Body and River City Body & Paint, both in Spokane.

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Massachusetts Collision Repairers Speak at Labor Rate Hearing

More than 29 Massachusetts auto body shop owners voiced concerns about the collapse of their small family businesses.

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Are You the Leader You Should Be?

Dave Bloom developed a leadership philosophy that has propelled Pine Aire Truck Service and Dream Car Restorations to a combined $4 million plus in annual revenue.

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Crash Champions Acquires Dynamic Autobody in Columbiana, Ohio

Dynamic Autobody follows other Ohio-based transactions including Sunnyside Collision, VIP Autobody, Car-Tech and Ohio Collision Group.

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Classic Collision has announced the acquisition of Cooper’s Paint & Body Shop in Key West, Fla.

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Association News

The latest association news appearing on bodyshopbusiness.com.

Consolidator Report

Consolidation news from the week of July 8.

PPG Announces U.S. Tour for PPG MoonWalk

The tour will feature two colorful trucks outfitted with the MoonWalk automated paint mixing system and several other digital technologies for the refinish industry.

Polyvance Announces New Plastic Repair & Estimating Advancement Program

The program combines the company’s estimating and introduction to nitrogen plastic welding courses into a one-day training program.

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The AASP/MA announced that they will begin offering the course throughout the Commonwealth this fall.

Survey Finds More Body Shops Researching OEM Repair Procedures

The latest “Who Pays for What?” survey indicates that 61% of shops say they’re researching OE procedures on “all” or “most” vehicles.

Classic Collision Expands into Florida Keys

Classic Collision has announced the acquisition of Cooper’s Paint & Body Shop in Key West, Fla.

People on the Move

Recent personnel news that has appeared on bodyshopbusiness.com.