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Article by Collision Repair Faculty Member Nationally Published


Alfred M. Thomas“Getting Paid for What You Do,” an article by an associate professor of collision repair at Pennsylvania College of Technology, has been published in the February issue of the Automotive Body Repair News.

The article marks the fourth time that Alfred M. Thomas, who heads the collision repair department in the college’s School of Transportation Technology, has been published in the past six years. He has been named a contributing editor at ABRN, and will write a series of technical articles that will appear over the next year.

His latest piece, available online, offers body-shop employees some practical pointers on ways to control costs from the initial estimate to the final restoration of a vehicle to its pre-accident condition.

Thomas’ experience includes 15 years in the collision industry as a technician and shop manager, 12 years as a secondary vocational instructor, and eight years at Penn College.

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