• Current Issue: October 2023

    Read testimonials from real collision repair shops about the tools and technologies they use to get the job done. 

Shop & Product Showcase (SPS)

AirPro Diagnostics Enables Moppert Brothers to Stay on the Leading Edge of Equipment & Technology

Harry Moppert Sr. said the company made right choice with AirPro: “They do everything that we can’t do in-house and we’ve had a lot of success with them.”

Campbell Ford Collision Shop Partners with AkzoNobel Coatings to Bring Shop to Life

Fixed Operations Manager Marvin Dawson switched the shop to AkzoNobel and quickly found the team was as committed as he was to making it a success.

ALLDATA a ‘Strategic Partner’ for Missouri Shop in Making Sure Every Repair Performed Correctly

ALLDATA not only helped Auto Beauty Center branch out from mechanical and cosmetic jobs into collision repair work, it simplified its entire operation.

California Auto Body Shop Finds a Winning Paint Partner with Axalta

Carlos Flores switched his shop to Axalta's Cromax EZ waterborne system when he joined the ProColor Collision family, and couldn't be happier with the results.

New Location Means a Change to Axalta for Shannon’s Auto Body

The business has been using Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC for more than a year and couldn’t be more pleased with the results.

Texas Collision Repair Shop Chooses Blowtherm Spray Booth for Top-of-the-Line Results

Payne Pharr Collision Center General Manager Louie Solis chose Blowtherm paint booths because he knew they are efficient, capable and reliable.

CARSTAR DANRICH Chooses Car-O-Liner® for OEM Approvals, Sales and Support Team

The Illinois shop uses several Car-O-Liner® OEM approved products, including a spot welder, dent repair workstation, frame rack and measuring system.

CCC’s Repair Cost Predictor ‘Gets the Ball Rolling’ on Estimates While Freeing Up Staff’s Valuable Time

The new AI-powered feature allows a potential customer to get a predicted range for the cost of repair in seconds without involving a shop employee.

CPS® Products’ MX RRR Series Allows Technicians to Work Smarter and Win More Business

Using the MAXXAIR™ MX3030 Refrigerant Management System allows the team at CIV Car Care Center to work safely with and accurately recharge vehicles' AC units.

Renny Doyle and Dynabrade Create Tech-Friendly, Heavy-Duty Polisher

Doyle, who owns a business training detailers, collaborated with Dynabrade to create the "revolutionary" tool, making it ergonomic, tough and easy to use.

Regional MSO Chooses Equalizer for Training and Tools to Bring Auto Glass Services In-House

Thanks to Equalizer, Star Body Works in Oregon can now take care of all of its collision repair facilities’ glass work---saving money and cycle time.

Canton Paint & Body Owner Says Business Runs ‘A Million Times Better’ with Hunter Engineering

No longer subletting ADAS recalibration work allows the Texas auto body shop to "control the quality, and keep all the money in house," owner Corley Ragle said.

JDM Collision Depends on I-CAR Training to Repair Vehicles Properly & Acquire OEM Certifications

The busy collision repair facility prides itself on staying educated about the latest technology and repair methods to fix cars properly.

G&B Collision Center Chooses Induction Innovations for Safer, Cleaner Alternative to Open-Flame Torches

Owner Kijana Noel said his shop's technicians all prefer induction heating tools to open-flame torches to remove any adhesive from metal or heat up bolts.
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