ACOFAS two-day training clinic helps set attendees straight

November 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Nov2006, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p16
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The article focuses on a two-day training clinic for frame technicians and insurance adjusters which was held by the American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) in Akron, Ohio. Akron Wheel and Frame and owners James Roark family hosted the training clinic. ACOFAS administrator Bill Henry opened the session and reminded the attendees on dangers of frame straightening and the importance of safety work.


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