Monthly Archives: June 2015

SAMBRA BASF Workflow Seminars

The popular BASF Workflow Seminars are taking place in towns across South Africa and are aimed at bodyshop owners & managers, foremen, and staff already familiar with the repair process within a bodyshop, and/or would like to know more about related key performance indicators…

MEMBERS: Your regional AGMs

Attention all members: SAMBRA’s AGMs are around the corner – taking place this coming September and October 2015. Please look out for information and updates from your respective regional managers.


An urgent notice from the RMI to members, advising and informing them of their risks in the light of the MIBCO Administrative Agreement Expiry. (NOTE: You need to be logged in to view this member notification.)

Apprenticeships, Internships crucial to Automotive Industry

According to the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) return on investment manager Dr Paul Spear, investment in South African youth through apprenticeships and learnerships will not only result in direct benefits for businesses but will also contribute significantly to job creation and socio-economic transformation in the country.

Customer Complaint Resolution

If you are unhappy or concerned about the service you received from a panel beater (whether a SAMBRA member or not), we urge you to contact the Ombudsman to have the matter resolved as soon as possible.

Students: Do you have a future in the auto repair industry?

Automotive artisanal careers are arguably the equivalent to other professional careers and possibly even more complicated, and they pay just as well. Directly and indirectly, vehicles have a huge impact on the South African economy and it is imperative that vehicles are maintained and remain operational to service this country’s vast and variable personal and industrial needs.