Today’s estimating processes—more streamlined or continuously cumbersome? No matter how long you’ve been in the industry, you’ve likely witnessed a bevy of different ways to process an estimate—whether it be via the pen-and-paper methods of yesteryear or finagling with the web- and cloud-based technology of today. We asked Collision Repair readers for their feedback on […]

Time-Resistant Tools

Repairers share top picks from their toolboxes In line with Collision Repair’s 20th Anniversary, the magazine reached out to readers looking to hear their longstanding go-to tools. Check out their picks below! Snap-On Body Hammer “The Snap-On body hammer I have left has made me a lot of money, still has the original handle and […]

Survey: Examining the aging collision workforce

The chart above shows the youngest (red) and oldest (blue) staff members reported by our survey respondents.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — May 30, 2017 — The collision repair industry can always use fresh young talent. Part of the reason for this, we’re told, is an aging workforce. Our most recent survey asked readers to fill us in on the ages of both themselves and staff members. Collision Repair magazine runs […]