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The Demystification of M&A – Part 3 TAKES TWO TO TANGO

Posted By: John Walcher, Veritas Advisors.

Our last article focused on the numerous motivations from a buyer’s perspective; we learned that sellers are wise to discern each potential buyer’s motivation as they enter into negotiations and …
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Road to Green: The Generation in Our Industry Who Are Frustrated – Why?

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

Many younger HD shop “owners”, managers, coupled with many HD parts distributors, WD, and Manufacturer corporate/division managers/staff within our industry, want to change their business processes. They have taken the …
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The HD Repair Forum Secures Date and Location for 2nd Annual Heavy-Duty Collision Repair Conference

Posted By: Jennie Lenk, HD Repair Forum.

The HD Repair Forum announces it will host its second annual conference for the heavy-duty collision repair industry on April 2-3, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas at the historic Hilton …
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PPG Releases Commercial Training Schedule For Fall 2018

Posted By: PPG.

PPG has announced its Commercial Coatings training schedule for the fourth quarter of 2018. Classes cover a wide variety of subjects and are designed to ensure that paint technicians stay …
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Road to Green: Is Your Heavy Duty Shop Addressing the Reality That is Now Here?

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

There is no doubt about it that changing times are here. That is an obvious statement yet I see many HD shops carrying on their business “as usual” thinking as …
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The Demystification of M&A – Part 2 – The Urge to Merge

Posted By: John Walcher, Veritas Advisors, Inc..

Part 2 The Urge To Merge There are myriad reasons why companies acquire other companies. After over 20 years of doing M&A deals, I think I’ve heard them all. Despite …
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Road to Green: HD Shops Must “RE & RE” Their Business

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

Studies of the HD sector are confirming that Independent HD shops are losing the struggle to retain the clients’ on-going business versus the growth in bay service business that New …
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Total Solutions and Standard Operating Procedures for Heavy Duty Truck Repair Now Available from 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division

Posted By: 3M.

Heavy duty truck repairs present a tremendous opportunity for today’s collision repair industry. However, many repair professionals who focus on heavy duty trucks are challenged to find the standard operating …
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What’s New In Heavy Duty Welding, Part 3

Posted By: I-CAR.

Over the last couple of months, I-CAR has been discussing welding requirements for heavy duty collision repair. Brian Wasson, Welding Program Manager at I-CAR, presented ‘What’s New in Heavy Duty Welding’ …
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Road to Green: The Future IS Promising

Posted By: Robert (Bob) Greenwood, AMAM.

The future for the Independent Heavy Duty sector looks very promising, and will prove to be an exceptionally profitable period over the next 5 to 7 years compared to the …
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