HOW ANTITRUST LAWS AFFECT OUR ASSOCIATION AND OUR MEMBERS

We get asked why we as an organization take such a hard line not mentioning pricing during our seminars and anything we as an association are involved in. First, there are very strict rules in place by the federal government. These antitrust laws have very severe penalties. “Congress passed the first antitrust law, the Sherman…

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2017 Election Results

NAPDRT election results are in. They are as follows. President Mike Wahl Treasurer Leonard Cicchiello Board of Directors 3 years Douglas L Brown 3 years Keith Howard Shapiro 3 years Carl Stuckey 2 years Joe Cicchiello 1 year Ron Schwerdt These Join our present board members of Vice President Tim Childers Secretary Tommy Clayton Board…

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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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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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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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Unlimited Earnings In Retail PDR

New technicians and old can find it challenging to grab they’re percentage of an ever growing paintless dent repair industry. Competition is really strong in all markets. Learning how to repair dents is just a small part of the business. Gone are the days when there were a limited number of techs and an over…

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