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Are Brand Names Really Important?

Post by Pat O'Neill, May 28, 2019, Products

Chesapeake Brand Names

The right equipment is essential to an auto shop. It takes a good working knowledge of shop equipment to make all the right decisions and you also need to learn how to use and maintain different equipment correctly. Brands play an important role in determining quality. Avoid purchasing unknown or generic products on the market. Some smaller companies sell the same products coming from one original equipment manufacturer, which may not always assure you of its quality.

A good automotive shop equipment company will ensure you have all owners and parts manuals as well as service directives for all the heavy equipment you purchase or lease. The company should also be capable of providing any training necessary to operate each machine safely. Chesapeake Automotive Equipment provides these manuals to our customers, as well as the training on site.

Choose brands well-known for durability and efficiency. Popular brands have built an image that they strive to maintain through their products’ quality so that customers know what to expect when they buy their brand. You can find online reviews from everyday users, shop owners, and authority sites that attest to the brand’s quality. Chesapeake Automotive Equipment sells Hunter Engineering equipment, Pro Spot welding equipment, Challenger lifts, Champion air compressors, USI spray booths, Shure Manufacturing storage solutions and Yellow Jacket AC equipment.

Pay attention to the special features in similar products and base your decision on features that will benefit your shop. Not all features will fit your shop’s services, space limits, or processes, such as buying a tool chest with wheels even if you plan to keep it stationary. When browsing, take note of your shop’s services and what your space and other factors need, and then use that to pick the best option. Earning the highest possible profit requires tools and equipment worth its value and lasts you for a long time. Choose durable equipment with useful features that suit your shop’s size and services.

Chesapeake’s sales team works closely with our customers to determine just the right products and support services to help them efficiently perform their daily activities. Our commitment to our customers continues after the sale with a strong program of training and technical support that ensures they are using equipment to its greatest potential. Should the need arise, we strive to provide quick response to customers’ repair needs to minimize their downtime.

Chesapeake Automotive Equipment provides top-of-the-line general shop and automotive equipment to commercial automotive-related businesses ranging from independent mom and pop auto collision and repair shops to heavy-duty repair facilities to auto dealership groups along the East Coast. We serve customers in Maryland, Virginia, Metro D.C., West Virginia and Delaware. Contact our sales team at 800.604.9653 to find the right solution for your business.

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