THE REPAIR PROCESS:
Below is the typical process a vehicle undergoes in the course of auto body repairs. Please note that not all are subject to all of the same steps. BJ’s Auto Theft & Collision works closely with your insurance company during the entire body repair. Our goal is to maintain communication with the insurance company to avoid costly delays! BJ’s Auto Theft & Collision knows that it is very inconvenient to have a vehicle stolen. With this in mind we are dedicated to returning your vehicle to you in the best condition in the shortest time possible.
*The estimate is prepared , either by the insurance company or by BJ’s Auto Theft & Collision.
*The owner signs the “AUTHORIZATION to REPAIR”
*Insurance negotiations are completed
*Parts are ordered
*Parts are received
*Vehicle is scheduled for repairs
*Vehicle is disassembled and pre-inspected prior to the repair beginning to verify that there is no further damage. If there is further damage a supplement report is prepared and sent to the insurance for approval.
*Additional parts ordered if needed.
*New panels prepared and installed.
*Priming sealing and corrosion protection completed, All work is reinspected and moves over to paint department. *Vehicle enters the dust free spray booth after being sanded and masked off and will undergo the multi-layer refinishing paint system.
*Vehicle will under go final re-assembly as well as having the vehicle aligned and a final re-inspection.
*Vehicle is also thoroughly cleaned inside and out and ready for delivery to the customer.
OWNER \ GENERAL MANAGER \ PRODUCTION MANAGER: BJ PENROD
Mr. Penrod has been with BJ’s Auto Theft & Collision for 20 years and has over 22 years experience.
OFFICE MANAGER: MIKE PENROD
Mr. Penrod has over 20 years as an office manager at BJ’S AUTO THEFT AND COLLISION.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: LISA PENROD
Ms. Penrod has over 6 years as an administrative assistant and 5 of those years have been in the auto collision field.
ESTIMATOR: MIKE PENROD
Mr. Penrod has over 20 years experience in the Theft Repair and estimating.
ESTIMATOR: ROBERT LACOTA
Robert has over 15 yrs experience as an auto collision estimator and has been with BJ’s Auto Theft & Collision Repair for three years.
PAINT DEPARTMENT MANAGER: TOMMY ROWE
Mr. Rowe has been with BJ’s Auto Theft & Collision for 7 years and has 15 years experience as a painter.
EDUCATION \ TRAINING:
- Administrative and Management
- Sales and Marketing
PPG – paint clinics and certification
OBJECTIVE: To provide high quality REPAIR in an honest and efficient manner.
OWNER: BJ PENROD
Mr. Penrod has been in the collision \ theft repair industry for 22 years Including 16 years as the owner of this facility. He is a member of the Colorado ASA; ICAR trained.
- Square footage: 10,000
- Ample customer parking
- Work bays: 20
- Secured storage lot
- Comfortable customer waiting area
- Fully insured
- EPA\OSHA Compliant
– ADP Shoplink and Photolink \ Photo Imaging
– Mitchell Software
AUTO BODY SHOP:
– 1 Paint booth with baking system
– Kansas Jack frame & unibody equipment with computerized measuring and print out documentation
– MIG welding equipment
– Paint: PPG – Computerized color matching and mixing system
– Car hoist – vehicle lift