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Automotivation: September 2020

October 6th, 2020 by

  SEMA 2020 Cancelled Due to Covid-19 The Specialty Equipment Market Association has announced that due to Covid-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show will not take place in 2020. While both event organizers and industry members have been working tirelessly to deliver an outstanding SEMA Show in

Automotivation: July 2020

August 20th, 2020 by

  The Real Cause of the Technician Shortage I saw it argued recently that the long-building technician shortage is attributable, with no qualifications whatsoever, to technician pay. If a master technician maxes out well south of six figures, the argument goes, they’re better off in a different industry.     Click Here to View More

Automotivation: June 2020

June 30th, 2020 by

  Shopowner Throws Hat into Ring to Run for MO State Legislature Florissant, MO — AASP-Missouri State President Mike Moehlenkamp has thrown his hat into the ring and will be running for state representative, after having visited the state capitol of Jefferson City numerous times to testify on vehicle safety inspection bills on behalf of

Automotivation: April 2020

April 30th, 2020 by

  What Does the New Coronavirus Legislation Mean for Working Americans? The Federal government has been working to pass a bill to help address some of the financial challenges Americans are experiencing as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Bill, which applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees, has gone through several iterations

Automotivation: February 2020

March 9th, 2020 by

  Missouri House Moves Forward with Plan to Implement Hyperloop System The members of the Missouri House have given initial approval to a plan that would help make Missouri the first state in the nation to develop a high-speed Hyperloop system. Lawmakers supported legislation to add the “tube transport system” to the list of projects

Automotivation: January 2020

January 30th, 2020 by

  AASP-MO Collects 3500 Toys for Tots During 2019 Annual Drive On December 11, AASP-MO’s Gateway Collision Chapter hosted its annual Toys for Tots Christmas Social and Christmas Party at Syberg’s Restaurant in St. Louis, MO. According to Ron Reiling, Executive Director for AASP-MO, “This is the time of year we show our communities that

Automotivation: November 2019

November 10th, 2019 by

  How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams Scammers use email or text messages to trick you into giving them your personal information. They may try to steal your passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. If they get that information, they could gain access to your email, bank, or other accounts. Scammers launch thousands

Automotivation: October 2019

October 31st, 2019 by

  AASP-MO Gateway Collision Chapter Returns from Summer Break with MEGA Meeting On the evening of Wednesday, September 11, the Gateway Collision Chapter of AASP-MO held its first meeting after summer break at Syberg’s Dorsett in Maryland Heights, MO, sponsored by Mitchell International, Mid-Nite Auto Parts, Chapman & Hogan Insurance, and United Fire Group. AASPMO

Automotivation: September 2019

September 3rd, 2019 by

  Creating a High-Quality Value Stream One could easily debate that an auto body shop is an unlikely place to see an assembly line, especially when you try to visualize “assembly line” in the traditional sense. However, there are many more similarities between collision repair and the assembly line than you may realize. When Henry

Automotivation: July 2019

July 3rd, 2019 by

  Dear Parents, What You Think You Know About The Skilled Trades May Not Be – The Skilled Trades Gap If your teen has come to you to announce they’re more interested in pursuing a future in the trades than going to a four-year university, you may have some concerns. In the past, the skilled