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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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THE DEMYSTIFICATION OF M&A – PART 1

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

 THE RULE OF THREES. Oftentimes, life gives us three choices. When we were kids, it was Rock, Paper, or Scissors on the playground. As we got older, perhaps it was …
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