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Toyota Tops Busy Week’s Agenda in Collision Repair Department


Working Toyota technicians attend training at Penn College.Last week was a busy one for the collision repair department.

Two important meetings were heldin the College Avenue Labs building, and James Meyers, the East Coastinstructor for Toyota collision repair and refinish training, was “in the house” for four days.

Meyers conductedtraining in the Penn College collision repair lab for two days of non-structural repairsand two days of structural repairs to a mocked-upToyota vehicle on one of the two new Car-O-Liner frame machines in the college’s frame lab.

On Oct. 18, the Collision Repair Advisory Board met in the CAL building.

Penn College was represented by Alfred M.Thomas, department head and associate professor; Leonard R.”Flip” Filipkowski, associate professor; instructors Stephen T. Duna and Roy H. Klinger; and Christopher L.Croft, collision repair toolroom attendant.

Toyota instructor James Meyers, in the black shirt, with his back to the camera.Later that day in CAL, Eric D. Pruden, instructor of collision-related auto-mechanics and Toyota T-TEN coordinator,gathered with present and prospective Toyota T-TEN students as well as visiting area Toyota dealership owners and their service managers to hear about and discussjob opportunitiesin various Toyota dealerships across the region. (Photos by Stephen T. Duna, collision repair instructor)

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