BodyKraft have an exciting new venture!!
Next month we are due to open a new £250k state-of-the-art repair centre in Kingswinford.
We are proud to announce the opening of our new site and have some great press coverage in the Express and Star and Birmingham Post.
Next month BodyKraft will unveil its new business ‘Fastrack’ in a new 6,000 sq ft facility on the Pensnett Estate – our second repair centre and offices on the business park, which will also bring up to 12 new jobs.
The new service will focus on small and minor body repairs and through latest technology, will accelerate the spraying and drying of customers’ vehicles to just five minutes – helped by a £78,000 moveable spray booth and UV infrared drying system – the only technology of its type in the region.
BodyKraft has now grown to employ a team of 90 across four sites including Dudley, Wolverhampton and Merry Hill with the new Fastrack facility, which will handle up to 12 vehicles per day, set to bring 12 new roles to the local area including mechanics, panel beaters, paint technicians and office staff.
Our managing director, Mike Pugh, said: “As we mark our 17th anniversary we have invested into providing one of the most high-tech vehicle repair and spraying facilities in the country.
“Many of our customers are local people and businesses who rely on their vehicles and need them back on the road as quickly as possible, so our new rapid service means owners can have their cars and vans repaired on the same day.”
Mr Pugh added that as a family-focused company we wanted to make sure there were new job opportunities for local people. “We’re delighted that this new facility will mean more jobs for people in the Black Country. It’s the engine room of Britain and we need the best local people to be part of our team and what is the most ambitious initiative in our history.”
We have also ensured fellow Black Country businesses benefitted from our growth by using local firms for the construction and fitting out of the new premises; this included M Foster Construction, who are also based on the estate.
Much of our work involves full-on accident and business insurance repairs together with paint and dent removals. Over the years we have become trusted repair specialists for global car manufacturers including Vauxhall, Chevrolet, Kia and Citroen. We are also proud to be an accredited repairer for West Midlands Police.
You can read our press coverage using the links below: