Automotivation: September 2019

  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

  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

Automotivation: June 2019

  Blue Collar No More: Skilled Auto Technians are in High Demand Key Points The tight labor market can be a boon for blue-collar workers: They are more likely to find good-paying jobs and experience rapid wage growth. More employers are trying to tackle the aversion to manual labor jobs by offering workers higher salaries,

Automotivation: May 2019

  We Fought a Strong Battle to Save the Missouri State Safety Inspection Program – It Survived But It’s Wounded May 17th, 2019 was the last day of session for 2019 in Jefferson City. THANK YOU to everyone that took the time to send emails, make calls and speak with your legislators. Thank you to

Automotivation: April 2019

  Auto Industry Celebrates Gene Slattery’s 58 Year Career and Retirement Many members of Missouri automotive service industry community gathered on March 21 to celebrate the retirement of Gene Slattery of Automotive Technology Inc. (ATI). Held at Sybergs on Dorsett, the party was planned by Gene’s wife Barb, his son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Sheri