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PCT’s Al Thomas Speaks to Collision Repair

Al Thomas, author and professor in the Automotive department at Penn College of Technology, came to visit the Collision Repair Technology program at SUN Area Technical Institute. Professor Thomas wrote the text book used by the Collision Program and came to talk to the class about the automotive paint industry, education, employment, and other topics. Also featured is Collision Repair Technology graduate Tyler Spear, who is currently attending Penn College of Technology.

Collision Repair Completes Project for the City of Sunbury

The SUN Area Technical Institute Collision Repair class of 2013 repaired and refinished a 2001 Chevrolet pick-up truck for the City of Sunbury. Students disassembled the vehicle and removed dents from the body. The body was then sanded and prepared to change the color from white to yellow using a two stage base-coat, clear- coat paint system.

Present in photos of the completed project are Mike Bordner, Public Works Supervisor for the city of Sunbury, and Ken Long of the Sunbury Public Works Department.

Collision Repair Students present in photos: (from left to right) Tyler Cooper, Austin Reigel, Stevan Ranck, Brett Houtz, Dakota Ettinger, Johnmichael Bochlige, Frank Magnuson III, Tyler Spear, Charles Perkosky Jr. , Emily Hunt, Levi Cross, Brandon Martz, Brandon Huyard, Tyler Dunkle.

Collision Refinishes Truck for City of Sunbury

The Collision Repair class of 2012 is busy refinishing a truck for the City of Sunbury. The truck required a color change to fit into its new home at the Street Department.  We’ll post more pictures as the work progresses.