Shop Profile

PlanetPaint Collision Center

By Steve McLinden “Our reputation is no accident,” reads a message board on PlanetPaint Collision Center’s street-side sign, easily visible to customers and employees...

Conder’s Automotive

By C.M. Frederick A small-town automotive repair shop is always a welcome accommodation to any area. Honest dealings and a dedication to strong customer...

Complete Autobody

By Steve McLinden With three distinct profit centers and several sub-specialties, Complete Autobody is aptly named. A collision shop, mechanic shop and paint supplier...

Thompson Diesel

By C.M. Frederick Tennessee’s scenic Highway 52 travels east to west across the northern portion of the state. The highway itself runs through many small...

Big Wheels Body Shop

By Steve McLinden By all appearances, Big Wheels Body Shop seems like a long-entrenched local institution, with its warehouse-sized stature, wrap-around parking lot jammed with...

Grumpy’s Body Shop & Auto Repair

By Steve McLinden It’s a hectic Friday morning at Grumpy’s Body Shop & Auto Repair of Crowley, Texas. Outside, a verbose customer who is dropping...

Dynamix Collision

By C.M. Fredrick Tucked away off of one of the busiest roads in Springfield, Tenn., sits Dynamix Collision, in a building that was formerly a...

Arlington Auto Center

By Steve McLinden In late 2014, after a decade of operating his Arlington, Texas, body shop in a cramped, poorly-lit, leased building on West Division...

Fortune Collision Centre

By Tom Williams In this day of the MSO, how do local collision shops fight back? It goes without saying that virtually all of the...

Recouped Automotive Center

By Gary Butler While most auto body and paint shops shy away from restoration work, a Waynesville, N.C., shop has actually found its niche by catering...