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2/27/14People and Culture: our key to auto body repair

People.  Can’t live with em, can’t live without em.  And like other businesses, with auto body repair, our employees are the biggest impact on customer service and overall performance.  The most fun AND the most challenging aspect of building our […]

2/5/14Thanks to our Auto Body Paint Partner

A hearty and professional “thanks” goes out to paint manufacturer Akzo Nobel Sikkens for partnering with us over the past several years and shepherding our improvement efforts.  Along with providing us with their outstanding waterborne paint system, Akzo, a leader […]

1/31/14Even Sleepy Industry Gets Crazy…

I left the high tech industry for the low tech industry.  IBM to Collex Collision Experts.  Part of that transition recognized the constant manic nature of tech and the desire to have a somewhat simpler life. Who’d a thunk auto […]

1/16/14Lean Manufacturing at Collex Auto Body?

Say Whaaaat?  Lean Manufacturing, “The Toyota Way”, Total Quality Management, Theory of Constraints…. at little ole Collex Collision?  You bet!  For several years our team has been utilizing all of these business theories to improve auto body repair.  More accurately, […]

12/23/13Auto Body Repairs – VW Certified Collision Training

Training, training, training!  It’s not your brother’s Chevy anymore and this absolutely affects auto body repair!

5/16/132012 AutocheX Premier Achiever Award

Your friendly neighborhood shop, well… WE DID IT AGAIN!! One of only eight repair facilities in the state of New Jersey, and one of the only 400 shops in all of North America!!! As Jim O’Leary, Vice President of Mitchell […]

9/24/12Have Confidence in Collex!!

Have confidence in Collex!  Collex achieves annual I-Car Gold Status for Training…(again!!!) Year after year we make sure to invest in training our technicians.  Once again, we were awarded with the I-Car Gold Class status – a distinction given to […]

6/7/122011 Autochex Premier Acheiver Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Collex Collision Experts Named 2011 AutocheX Premier Achiever for Excellence in Customer Service and Satisfaction Shrewsbury, NJ; April 2012 — Collex Collision Experts has been recognized as a winner of the 2011 AutocheXTM Premier Achiever […]

2/29/12How Long Does An Estimate Take At Collex Collision Experts?

The length of time it takes to complete your auto body repair estimate will vary depending on the amount of damage on your vehicle.  On average, receiving a free in-person at Collex Collision Experts should not exceed 45 minutes.

2/22/12I have a few scratches…can they be “buffed” or repainted?

General rule of thumb is… if you run your fingernail over the scratch and it doesn’t get caught, it can most likely be buffed. If your fingernail gets caught in the scratch, chances are that buffing will not do much […]