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A podcast interviewing people in the auto body industry.

The Auto Body Podcast Presented by ClarityCoat Adam

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A podcast interviewing people in the auto body industry.

    Peelable Paint Chronicles: Exploring the World of PlastiDip and AutoFlex Ft. Jason Brozak

    Peelable Paint Chronicles: Exploring the World of PlastiDip and AutoFlex Ft. Jason Brozak

    In this episode of the AutoBody Podcast, we have Jason Brozak, a peelable paint installer extraordinaire associated with JustTheDipz. 

    Jason shares his professional journey, from working in a sign shop to exploring different career paths. Eventually, he found his passion in peelable paint and started dipping his own car after having the necessary budget.  Jason shares his expertise and experiences with Peelable paint products, specifically focusing on PlastiDip and AutoFlex. They delves into the origins of peelable paint, with Jason mentioning that he learned about PlastiDip from Fonzie's videos on YouTube. They were captivated by the idea of changing colors on wheels and other surfaces easily and without limitations. The conversation covers various aspects of peelable paint, its emergence, advantages over vinyl wraps, and the challenges faced by installers. 
    In this episode, Jason Brozak provides an insightful discussion on peelable paint, its advantages over vinyl wraps, the popularity of PlastiDip, the importance of following instructions, and the challenges of matte finishes on motorcycles. 

    Listeners will surely gain valuable knowledge and a deeper understanding of the world of peelable paint coatings, its evolution, and its application in the automotive industry.  

    • 51 min
    Quick Clips | Doug Irish | EP 40

    Quick Clips | Doug Irish | EP 40

    Quick Clips today with Doug Irish, the current Department Chair Collision Repair & Refinish Technology at Fayetteville Technical Community College  and, the President & CEO of AccuracyDriven4, Inc. 

    Mr. Irish graduated from Saint Leo University with a BA in Business Management and has nearly four decades of collision industry experience.  Doug has extensive experience in management, training, vendor management, process improvement, expertise in appraisal, technical development and claims quality assurance. Doug is known for his leadership with a proven track record of delivering in varying roles in the organization. 

    Doug Irish initially served in the US Army as a Specialist almost 3years. And then he began his career in the industry as a repair technician; and eventually owned a repair business, as well as managing multiple Dealer and Independent Collision Repair Centers.  

    As a licensed appraiser he spent 20 years with MetLife Auto & Home, responsible for estimatics, training, vendor solutions and MetLife’s “Guaranteed Repair Program”. He also became the President of VeriFacts Automotive LLC where he is responsible of day-to-day operations of the company. Identifying new market strategy and products. Oversee all aspects of the business and assist CEO in moving company forward in promoting excellence in the collision industry.  

    Having established professionally recognized expertise in operational leadership, Irish’ now oversees the strategic operations as President and CEO of AccuracyDriven4 as well as heads up Fayetteville Technical Community College’s Collision Repair & Refinish Technology Program as Department Chair. Doug is responsible for developing and delivering curriculum to students pursuing a career in the Collision Repair Industry, while also handling the day-to-day operations of the department.
     

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    • 16 min
    Quick Clips | Tim Briggs | EP37

    Quick Clips | Tim Briggs | EP37

    Quick Clips today with our returning guest, Tim Briggs of National Coatings & Supplies, Inc. (NCS) and the Owner Designer of Collision Edge.

    Tim is an experienced Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry.  Tim Briggs and his wife, Ginger, are the owners of Collision Edge and the inventors of many products, including The Tape Thing, The Dent Viewer, and The Estimating Kit. Tim entered the collision repair industry as a distributor/rep for Fowler Color Company in Atlanta, GA, in 1996 after working as a painter and airplane mechanic for many years. Tim is good at looking for solutions. Many of the tools he has created came about while he was looking for a better way of doing things when visiting shops.
    Tim is also the Director of Strategic Development for National Coatings & Supplies, Inc. (NCS), where he works on numerous internal and external projects.

    Listen to the FULL EPISODE 37 of this quick clips with Tim Briggs:
    https://www.buzzsprout.com/1895628/11774394


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    • 15 min
    Quick Clips | Kyle Boyce | EP36

    Quick Clips | Kyle Boyce | EP36

    Quick Clips today with Kyle Boyce of Boyce Body Werks, Inc.

    Kyle Boyce literally grew up in the shop. When he wasn’t even a year old, he was with his parents when they looked at and signed the lease on the first Boyce Body Werks building on Paramount Parkway. He started helping his dad ‘work’ on cars at a very young age. Kyle has held 9 different positions in his 25 years at Boyce Body Werks, starting at age of 11 with the job of taking the garbage out. Since then, he has been a car washer, porter, buffer, painter’s helper, painter, parts person, estimator, general manager of the Batavia location, and now the Vice President of Boyce Body Werks.

    Today, Boyce Body Werks is one of the largest independently-owned collision repair shops in the Chicago area, with over 40 employees, repairing all makes and models.

    Kyle recently joined the prestigious MSO (multi-shop owner) 20 group of collision repair owners, where he is continuing to learn the business side of the collision repair industry from some of the most successful independent shop owners in the country.

    To know more about his insights about the industry,  listen to the FULL EPISODE 36 of this quick clips with Kyle Boyce:

    https://www.buzzsprout.com/1895628/11749839


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    • 14 min
    Quick Clips | Paul Prochilo | EP35

    Quick Clips | Paul Prochilo | EP35

    Quick Clips today with Paul Prochilo of Simplicity Car Care.

    Paul was born in Caledon East, Ontario, Canada. At the age of seven he moved to Brampton, Ontario, Canada and currently residing in Totonto, Ontario, Canada Paul is a CEO at Simplicity Car Care and a Chairman at Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF).   Paul is an active player in the aftermarket industry. He has been a member of the CCIF steering Committee (2014-2016), a Chairman of the PPG Elite Performance Group (2013-2016) and most recently, a member of the AIA Collision Industry Council.

    To know more about his insights about the industry,  listen to the FULL EPISODE 35 of this quick clips with Paul Prochilo:
    https://www.buzzsprout.com/1895628/11700146


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    • 16 min
    Quick Clips | David Caulfield | EP 34

    Quick Clips | David Caulfield | EP 34

    Quick Clips today with David Caulfield, CEO of Flashback Forward Inc.  as well as the owner of Fix Auto Anaheim North, a specialized collision repair center that separates work on lighter and heavier hit vehicles into two buildings. With over 42 years of experience in collision repair, he has founded several Fix Auto locations and created industry-differentiating processes and software programs to improve efficiency, customer service, and standardize quality control.

    Caulfield's latest invention is MyQCIQ.com, which allows body shops to track and grade the repair process in real-time. He encourages shop owners to maximize the potential of technology tools like Word and Excel to improve their businesses.

    Listen to the FULL EPISODE 34 of this quick clips with David Caulfield:
    https://www.buzzsprout.com/1895628/11661753

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    • 15 min

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