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How a Collision Repair Center is Affected by Fire

I returned from the Iowa Collision Repair Association state meeting on October 23rd at 11:30pm. I came to work the next day, Friday, and my painter came into my office at 9:45am and tells me that our paint booth is on fire! It turns out that the fire started in the heat exchanger which was […]

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Process Centered Environment

PCE is a journey down the “Lean” production trail incorporating Toyota’s proven processes known as the Toyota Production System and Six Sigma and Pull production systems. Akzo Nobel, parent company of Sikkens, our paint partner, has incorporated the above three world renown production systems into the collision repair industry and refers to their program as […]

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