CHICAGO — Collision industry guru Mike Anderson was in fine form July 27 when he presented “Positioning Yourself in the Collision Repair Industry” during NACE Automechanika in Chicago. Anderson, a tireless presenter and advocate of the collision repair industry, grabbed attendees’ attention with his rapid-fire, insightful delivery about what it takes to be s […]
Establishing a profitable collision repair business that does quality work in today’s ultra-competitive environment is more difficult than ever. Just ask Mike Anderson, owner of CollisionAdvice, an industry research, reference and consulting business. Anderson has been there and done that because he’s the former owner of Wagonwork Collision Centers, two high […]
AAA projects 39.3 Million Americans are expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend. Automobile travel will grow by 2.4 percent. AAA projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend. That is one million more travelers than last year taking to the roads, skies, rails and […] The post Memorial Day Tr […]
Cuts, if approved by Congress, could impact collision repair training programs at high schools. Collision repair training programs in high schools would possibly face cuts under the budget proposed by the Trump Administration this week for Fiscal Year 2018 that begins in October 2017. The Administration is requesting $976.9 million to support career and tech […]
More than half of collision repairers (61 percent) who responded to the BodyShop Business 2017 Industry Profile survey said they feel prepared to perform aluminum repairs. The post BodyShop Business Industry Profile 2017: More Than Half of Shops Prepared for Aluminum appeared first on Body Shop Business.
Recent technology and equipment upgrades at locations in Garland, Texas, and Pittsburgh have ramped up manufacturing volumes and increased filling and storage capacity for select brands within the Valspar Automotive portfolio. The post Valspar Expands Production Capacity for Automotive Refinish Coatings appeared first on Body Shop Business.
The Christie Administration hopes to hook people on a favorite recreational pastime in New Jersey with free fishing and a statewide Youth Fishing Challenge on Saturday, June 10. A second free fishing day is planned for October.
The recreational summer flounder season will begin tomorrow, May 25, which keeps intact an 18-inch minimum length requirement for the fish, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.