May
06

Blending Waterborne Paint

We’re spraying some waterborne paint to blend this quarter panel.  The color is black, which usually matches good, but we have found the Envirobase waterborne to match much better than Deltron solvent on all colors.  In the video we are just going through the steps we took during the process. Logan is a second year…
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Jan
15

Collision Repair: Why Is This Important To Education?

Collision repair programs are important because the industry relies on our programs to provide qualified collision repair and paint technicians for them. With vehicles required to meet the government regulation of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, more lightweight materials are being used to manufacture vehicles.  Along with these major changes to vehicles design; new…
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Oct
27

Ample Career Pathways In The Auto Industry

Are you trying to determine what career to pursue?  If so, take a look at all of the careers available in the auto industry.  These careers now require highly trained technicians to work on the complex modern day vehicles.  Here is a Channel 6 News video with more information. Do you think this career may…
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Oct
09

Statistics For The Collision Repair Industry

Would you like to know what the average collision repair technician earns, how business is evolving, and other statistics?  Then take a look at the 2013 Collision Repair Snapshot.  The Collision Repair Education Foundation and I-CAR perform a survey every 3 years.  The last one was in Snapshot report was in 2007, but the 2013…
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Apr
18

Collision Repair: That’s What We Do

We’ve been busy at the collision repair program at Butler trying to complete all of the projects be schools ends in May.  However, we did manage to catch a few clips of what we do in the program. If you are interested in a career in collision repair now is the time to get enrolled. …
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Feb
10

Featured Job Listing: FERRARI BROS. BODY SHOP – Monrovia, California /New Video Site

COLLISION REPAIR TECHNICIAN FERRARI BROS. BODY SHOP (Monrovia, California) Do you need a collision repair job?  Ferrari Bros. Body Shop is needing someone who is a fit for their body shop.  If you have what it takes to be a collision repair technician and live in this area,  you mauy want to consider contacting Ferrair Bros.…
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Aug
23

3M Helps The Collision Repair Program at Butler Community College Get Off To A Great School Year

3m denibbing system

Collision program starts school year with enthusiastic students and new equipment donated by 3M. 3M donated their new Perfect-it denibbing system to allow student to learn with up-to-date innovated equipment. I would like to thank 3M for supporting the technicians of tomorrow.

Aug
15

A Career In Collision Repair – Welcoming Students

In this video, Dale Franks with LCC discusses what training is involved and what makes the perfect candidate for this career.  After watching the video, I believe this may apply to many collision repair programs and provide a good idea of what this industry has to offer. I would like to welcome all of the…
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Aug
01

Job Post: Auto Physical Damage Appraiser Needed

Auto Physical Damage Appraiser – Wexford, Pennsylvania Address: 10322 Perry Highway Wexford, PA 15090 Occu: Auto Body and Paint Type: Full-time, Permanent   Description: Must have valid Pennsylvania Auto Physical Damage Appraisers License. Benefits include paid time off, medical coverage. Hours are from 8am – 6pm monday – friday. One saturday a month 9am –…
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Jul
18

Collision Repair Program – College of Lake County – Grayslake, Illinois

NATEF Certified Schools

If it is passion you are all about then you want to check out the College Of Lake County.  This college offers collision repair technology and by listening to the students in this video, it is easy to determine that they are very passionate about what they do. If you live in Illinois, be sure…
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Jul
17

Career Pathways Collision Repair Can Lead To – Welder / Fabricator

Troy Trepanier

Troy Trepainer I had the opportunity to meet and take this photo with Troy Trepanier.  Troy is the owner of a well known and famous custom car  design/fabrication shop called, “Rad Rides By Troy.” We are going to learn more about how Troy and a few others got started in this industry, and how their…
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May
14

Video Interview With Bob Wilson – Choosing A Career In Collision Repair

In this video interview, Bob Wilson, Select Service Inspector for State Farm gives a few tips for students interested in a auto collision repair career pathway. Bob is employed by State Farm Insurance, but he also helps by partnering with Indiana County Technical College. Bob conveys the importance and role that collision repair training has…
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