Symach Customer Promote Super Fast Repairs Concept

Brescia, Italy

Symach has realized for AMBRA in Brescia (Italy) first bodyshop with the formula of FixLine KombiTron and FixStation for a production of 125 repairs week.

Symach already supplier of AMBRA since 2001 and in the last five years also as a technical consultant for training, organization and processes, has actively contributed to the industrial growth and professional alongside at all stages of the transition from craft to car bodyshop industry.

Today, thanks to Symach, AMBRA is able to offer average delivery time of 1.5 days for 80% of repairs, it can produce at least 25 repairs per day in a shift, having the operating cost 25% less than a conventional bodyshop compared Italian benchmark.

AMBRA has repaired in 2014 more than 3000 cars having a plan to rise to 10,000 by mid-2016 opening other 4 shops, according to the contracts and agreements with customers in place.

Ambra’s purpose built facility was designed by Symach using the company’s FixLine process – Symach’s new layout and repair process which, when combined with Drytronic technology and the SPAP painting cycle, provides for a 50% to 60% increase in productivity, as well as an increase of 1.5-2 repairs per week per technician.

FixLine reduces vehicle movements between the various repair stages from 7 to 3, as various stages of repair activities themselves are carried out on the CarMover in the semi-automatic line.

Ambra now completes around 140 repairs per week with express service delivery.

Ambra Car Service has produced a promotional YouTube video in partnership with Symach to promote its fast repairs concept.

Osvaldo Bergaglio, Symach’s Chief Executive Officer said: “Ambra’s General Manager Luca Gazzoli is reorganizing the bodyshop’s marketing to explain to customers the new quality of work and express service delivery, because now with the new formula FixLine he can guarantee a repair of one or two panels in two hours or less. I am happy that Luca will further improve and enlarge his company because that’s the purpose of a bodyshop that buys Symach.”

“Symach is one of our biggest partners that has been helping us in the optimization of processes and in the improvement of our productivity, since 2001. Since 2010, Symach is also our technical consultant for the training, organization and processes mapping. As a matter of fact, Symach has actively contributed to our professional and industrial growth, supporting us in the transition from craftsmanship to industry. Thanks to Symach, currently, Ambra Car Service is able to repair car body damages in less than 2 days. Furthermore, our company is able to make 25 fixing per day, gaining 30% of saving in costs compared to a conventional body shop.” says Luca Gazzoli, CEO @Ambra Car Service