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Posted by Clancy on Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 11:43am
This week’s blog comes from a great article in Fender Bender Magazine.  As we endeavor to improve our processes and work areas, we need to be cognizant of the effect change has on the average employee.  We can change our organizations too fast...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 11:40am
In the past posts I have been looking at different aspects of Lean and process improvement.  The following is a great article from Fender Bender that talks about Value Stream Mapping.  This is one of the critical steps in determining where you are...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 1:04pm
We in the Auto Body business hold the term Shine near and dear to us.  This the outcome of what we do!  Years of training, experience and know-how leads to cars put back together perfectly and surfaces prepared to accept new coatings.  We arrive at...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 1:32pm
Planes Trains and Automobiles Plant City For the second year we at Auto Body Express have been involved with the Plant City Planes, Trains and Automobile Show at the Plant City Airport.  In years gone by, Plant City Hosted the Plant City Strawberry...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 9:19am
So, there I am at the Annual PPG Platinum Distributors Conference in Orlando last week and what happens at conferences?  You  get tons of great ideas and you go back to the office and bury your staff in all the great new ideas that we HAVE TO...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 11:14am
Responding to today’s fast-paced, changing marketplace – where consumers are increasingly making purchase decisions based on recommendations found on Facebook and Yelp – PPG’s MVP Business Solutions group has introduced a new, dynamic training...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 12:34pm
This week’s post is taken from the Blog section of Collision hub.  John Shoemaker has a great blog and worth your time to check out and follow! Posted by John Shoemaker on February 1, 2012 at 6:27am We are almost to the end of January...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 12:40pm
This week’s entry comes from one of my favorite sources, Collision Hub.  An article by McKay Allen, a reporter and Anchor man in Spokane Washington, station KTLY.  I love reading about Tebow from others outside of Florida.  They know there is...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 12:17pm
I recently read an article in Social Dealer Magazine about Girard’s Law of 250 becoming exponential.  Some of you know what I am talking about and others – not so much.  So I will start with a little background.  Back in or around 1985 I...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 12:54pm
This weeks entry is taken from PPG’s Website and shares the history of PPG and Waterborne technology.  In the last couple years of offering Waterborne products to our customers, the response has been incredible.  Conversions are very smooth...

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