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October 15, 2019

Honda Body Repair Revisions

Removal of aluminum coating on 1,500 MPa steel is among the changes to Honda welding & sectioning guidance.

Honda last month “extensively revised” its general guidelines for welding and sectioning its vehicles.

The OEM said the document supersedes a 2017 edition (which was largely similar — it appears merely to have changed a phone number — to the August 2016 variant we wrote about here).

Repairers will want to review the new document, dated September 2019, and purge your shop of prior versions.

“The following are general guidelines for welding and sectioning Honda vehicles. It also lists the most current, Honda approved methods and [...]

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August 21, 2019

Southwest Collision recognized by Gallagher Bassett

Gallagher Bassett has recognized Southwest Collision as a premier performer in the Phoenix valley.

The goal for the Gallagher Bassett Bodyshop Referral Network is to build ongoing relationships with participating shops for our mutual customers’ vehicle repair needs.

Gallagher Bassett has selected Southwest Collision to help them with their repairs of custom and exotic vehicles.

When a claim is referred to Southwest Collision, a Gallagher Bassett Retention Manager works with Southwest Collision directly to ensure the proper information is included in estimates written.

Gallagher Bassett is one of the highest and best [...]

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July 26, 2019

July Company BBQ

Southwest Collision GM Mike at the BBQ

It was time for another company BBQ at Southwest Collision and our GM Mike braved the heat and barbecued some steaks and chicken cutlets and some delicious pineapple.







BBQ lunch crowd at Southwest Collision

A good time was had by all at the company BBQ lunch at Southwest Collision. We welcomed the break from the heat and tasted some great food!

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May 29, 2019

What Will the Collision Landscape Look Like in 10 Years?

What will the automotive collision landscape look like in the future? Hit the link for an in-depth look!
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