A large portion of these incurred losses is paid to automobile collision repair facilities, often referred to as body shops
For body shops
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Raytheon Professional Services, a long-established company offering training solutions to government agencies and commercial organizations worldwide, has joined forces with Axalta Coating Systems in the UK on its Paint and Refinish Apprenticeship Programme for body shops
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While Mondeo, Galaxy and S-Max are all based on the Ford EUCD (European C/D-Segment) platform, the Genk facility will house two separate body shops
, one utilizing reconfigured tooling from the Transit line for Galaxy and S-Max bodies, while the latest flexible tooling systems are being installed for Mondeo and its three body styles: sedan, wagon and five-door.
It says independent body shops
need to invest in new equipment and techniques but many are not making enough money to do so.
The program works with auto body shops
and rental car companies to take the bother out of getting a car repaired after an accident.
Teddy also made the 300 pairs of huge pants hung out at Body Shops
nationwide, raising funds for Comic Relief.
"As a leading automotive coatings provider in the market, Axalta is proud to be able to provide quality coatings such as the Cromax family of refinish products and excellent color technology to enable body shops
to better serve our customers," explained Axalta's Passorn Iriyapichart.
Already the leaders in rapid model changes, Honda and Toyota have both recently re-made the body shops
in their biggest North American plants to produce more models more quickly, at drastically lower costs.
"The level of knowledge in body shops
is generally very low at the moment, even in parts of the Europe and the U.S.
Insurers are answering the demands from customers for prompt claim repair by turning to technology or forming alliances with home center megastores and groups of auto body shops
, or consolidators.