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How I Did It: Robert Molina

Robert Molina is this year's FenderBender Award winner in the Executive category. He led his $12 million body shop beloved by his Miami community by investing in people and technology and instituting a customer-first mentality. Here's how he built his massive, technologically advanced operation.
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The 2018 FenderBender Awards

Talent. Determination. Goodwill. Passion. These are the attributes that define the industry’s finest—and they’re what we look to honor each year with our annual FenderBender Awards. Here are five unique, innovative professionals pushing the collision repair industry forward.
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How I Work: Donielle Lopez

When it came to turning a flailing shop around after taking over, Donielle Lopez looked for intimate ways her mom-and-pop shop could find success. As a result of her daily approach to management, she doubled revenue in just one year.
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Adapt: ACA on OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts

In July, two bills that sought to expand restrictions on aftermarket parts were passed in Rhode Island. On this episode of CollisionCast, Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association, and Tom Tucker, director of state affairs for the association, discuss why they believe those bills set a bad precedent for the collision repair industry.
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Vision: Finding the Perfect Manager for Your Shop

From hiring the right manager to keeping tabs on their performance, there's a lot that goes into finding your right-hand man. Here's everything to consider. Here are some tips from Steve Morrow, owner of Capitol Collision Center, on how to find the perfect manager.
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How I Did It: Kevin Conner

Conner Brothers Body Shop has become a beloved, embraced body shop in the Chester, Va., community. Owner Kevin Conner details how he grew that operation and how he built himself back up after his father sold three of the family's four body shops.
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