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2017 Nominations for Officers and BOD

Ladies and Gentlemen. Its that time of year again. Time to nominate someone you know who would like to help make a difference in our industry. We are taking nominations for the positions of President, Treasurer and two BOD members. There are a lot of great people in our industry with some awesome ideas for…

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Protecting Your Business Or Brand With Trademarking

Establishing a strong brand is pivotal to business success. Protecting that brand is equally important. Yet many Paintless Dent Repair businesses overlook an important first step in securing their brand. What can be trademarked? A trademark is any unique word, symbol, name or device used to identify and distinguish the goods of one seller from the goods…

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The NAPDRT and ASA Aluminum Study… The Final Report!

The National Alliance of Paintless Dent Repair Technicians (NAPDRT) approached the Automotive Service Association (ASA) in December, 2015 with a request for any information ASA had on the difference between steel and aluminum panels pursuant to Paintless Dent Repair. The NAPDRT reported that some of their members were encountering apparent confusion among some collision damage…

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Texas Cities Hit By Hail San Antonio Most Costly Of All

April hailstorms that pummeled the San Antonio area are projected to have caused more than $2 billion in damage, according to updated estimates from the Insurance Council of Texas. The council revised their initial estimate from April 20 of $1.36 billion in damages as claims continued to roll in over the last month, said spokesman…

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February News Letter

Greetings, I would like to express and share with you the success NAPDRT had at the Mobile Technician Expo 2016. We at NAPDRT had record number renewals and new member sign ups at the show this year. We covered a wide range of issues, technical in nature. From tools, to estimating, local route technical tips…

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December News Letter

  My last article as President of NAPDRT. I guess I would be remiss if I thank each and every board member that has served NAPDRT not just while I have been president but also since this organization was formed. I feel we have accomplished many things and have helped the PDR industry as a…

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Hail Estimating Seminar 2015 Mobile Tech Expo

What a great Hail Estimating seminar this year at the Mobile Tech Expo.  Tom Price was the speaker again this year and did n awesome job. Tom shared his years of experience working with adjusters. If you want to learn how to properly estimate a hail damaged car to get the maximum deserved dollars for our specialized…

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New Regulations In New Mexico

Are you willing to let a body shop inspect your work and report back to the owner? This includes all work whether it is wholesale or retail. If you are in New Mexico this is the case with the Used Car Inspection Regulation that went into effect on April 1, 2014. The NAPDRT has provided…

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Tool Talk

We all have tools we use to work and push dents, we all have our own preferences, we all have our favorites, we all have our one and only.  In this article I’m going to talk about what works for me.  I’m going talk about what’s on my chart and who “I” think has the…

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NAPDRT New Web Site

The NAPDRT would like to announce the launch of it’s new website! The new NAPDRT website has been redesigned from the ground up. There are many new features built in the site. Each member will have their own page to give a bio about them self and the work and accreditation’s they have done. You…

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