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Our blog is updated with advancements, news, and happenings in the collision repair industry.

Posted by Clancy on Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 12:49am
U.S. repairers should take note of spreading U.K. collision industry trends. JON PARKER As I write this, I am visiting a paint company in Barcelona, having just come out of a meeting where we are introducing our Bodyshop Revolution concept to a...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 10:54am
Has this happened to you?  Is it happening now and you don’t know it?  We at ABE can relate to this story very well.  We had a bookkeeper who was paying her personal bills by ACH with our account number.  Went on for years and we didn’t...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 12:23pm
This week’s post comes from www.partsandpeople.com – great article about the state of the industry and testimonial of Repair Plan Network out of Denver! Sat, 2013-06-01 00:00 | by Michael Anderson Brothers Mike (r.) and Adam Ross...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 12:10pm
Ormond Rankin This week’s post is from a great guy up in Boise Idaho that talks about the importance of your marketing messages – are they Sticky?? Posted by ormondrankin on August 7, 2013 I am always trying to read and grow in my...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 11:58am
This is a great article I found in the latest issue of  Ratchet+Wrench – Enjoy this week!  Dog Days of summer are upon us! Shops need consistent systems and processes in place to maximize efficiency. BY B.J. LEE I can remember back when I...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 10:34am
This is a great tie-in article to one I shared in June about the RPN network.  Thanks Fender Bender! Saving the Family Shops With a slumping second location in rural Wisconsin, could Greg Slack bring in enough customers to keep his family’s...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:02am
By John Bossong in March 29th 2013 6 Comments » Filed Under Leadership Development Tags: Character, Communication, Leadership, Purpose, Responsibility, Self Development, Trust, Values, Vision Do you get distracted? Everyone does. You do. I do....
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 8:59am
PPG Commercial Coatings has launched its third generation of software, CPC Color Accurate G3. The color formulation and management software provides a suite of powerful tools designed to increase the efficiency and productivity of paint operations...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 10:01am
 This weeks article comes from Parts and People - they are a West Coast industry magazine full of good stuff! Production and Quality Advantages of Waterborne Compared to solvent, PPG’s waterborne basecoats have greater coverage, hiding, and...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 10:30am
 At Auto Body Express we are always looking for ways to help our customers get the edge on their competition.  We all know the industry has been in a state of change for the past 5 years.  Lots of our friends are no longer in business and those of...

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