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    Is training in your budget?

    Sept. 7, 2022
    For many shops, training is an afterthought, due to cost and/or downtime. But which is more expensive, training a tech or not training a tech?

    Gaseous fuel vehicles and collision repair

    Sept. 5, 2022
    Expanding your capabilities to cover work on gaseous vehicles can bring a new revenue stream into your shop.
    Predictions show that in 2025, 85 percent of vehicles produced globally will have some level of driving automation, and 50 percent of cars in use will have ADAS features by the end of 2030.

    Preparing your shop for the future of ADAS

    Sept. 2, 2022
    A world full of ADAS-equipped vehicles won’t be rolling into your shop tomorrow, but that does not mean you should stall on planning.
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    A roadmap for the industry’s future, Part 3

    Sept. 1, 2022
    What impact will consolidation and partnerships have on the entire ecosystem?
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    Collision repairers assess business, technology to thrive amid shifting industry

    Sept. 1, 2022
    Labor shortages, supply chain issues and growing vehicle complexity have challenged repairers, but despite these setbacks, technology is improving repair cycle times and the overall...

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    Occupancy status technology: Is it the future of vehicle safety?

    Aug. 31, 2022
    Detection technology like OS is supportive in its ability to identify everything, from occupant behavior and state, to emergencies, attentiveness, and more.
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    The struggle is real

    Aug. 30, 2022
    How collision repair shops can find and keep great talent.
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    How to collect for today's paint materials

    Aug. 26, 2022
    Although paint colors are now well beyond basic black, paint materials are still multiplied based on estimated paint hours, as they were for single-stage colors. Billing your ...
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    Batch Powder Coating System

    Increase profitability, shorten lead times and improve quality by powder coating wheels in-house with a batch powder coating system from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS). With...
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    CDR1 Cosmetic Dent Repair Workstation

    Aug. 9, 2022
    Need an All-In-One Cosmetic Dent Repair Solution? Designed to repair small to medium autobody damage, the CDR1 Cosmetic Dent Repair Workstation from Car-O-Liner® is a value-packed...
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    1K pigmented adhesion promoters

    July 29, 2022
    In a time-saving, one-coat application, PPG's ONECHOICE AdPro MaxTM provides exceptional adhesion for the topcoat to unprimed bumpers, fascias and other automotive plastics. Plus...

    CCC Engage

    Now more than ever, consumers have come to expect a digital experience when buying products and services. Every day, thousands of consumers are making estimate and repair appointments...

    Symach FlyDry Hybrid

    July 19, 2022
    Symach FlyDry Hybrid drying robot is ideal for the cure of conventional or UV products and can be retrofit to your existing spray booth and in your preparation bays. Its large...
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