We are excited about the opening of Moody’s Heavy Duty! Opening a truck center has been a plan for quite a few years, finally it all came together when we found this property-it was the right location and the right time!
This project is a testament of our ESOP attitude of co-ownership that shined through as coworkers from various locations spent time in Bangor committing their sweat equity to this project! It has been truly a collaborative effort with many Moody’s coworkers involved. Coworkers were the first ones on the ground to invest in this future expansion.
Our location leader at Moody’s HD, Bob Filanowski, brings a wealth of knowledge from over 30 years in the collision repair business running Downeast Toyota collision repair center. Bob is well known and respected in the area and the industry.
We want to thank Kim McManus for her willingness to help us get Moody’s HD off the ground. Kim moved from our Moody’s Bangor location to work with Bob in the office. We welcome back Ron Wilcox who was a previous coworker in Gorham a few years ago until he moved back to the Bangor area. New to Moody’s Jeff “Bo” Overlock has an extensive background in bodywork, frame straightening and metal fabrication along with Matt St. Peter, a tenured highly skilled collision repair technician specializing in paint. This is a well-rounded “core” group for us to build upon as we expand into the world of Truck and Equipment collision repair and refurbishing. We’re confident this crew will get it rolling!
Moody’s HD continues to ramp up. Trucking companies are starting to find their way to us. Bob continues to work to increase our presence in the trucking / equipment collision repair and refurbish world. We’re assembling a great team of co-workers that work together jumping in wherever needed from sandblasting to frame straightening to paint. We look forward to the growth potential in Moody’s latest investment!
We have worked on ambulances, fire trucks, postal service trucks and eighteen wheelers to name a few repairs. We have taken care of all size businesses from multi-location Hartt Transportation to family-owned Little Notch Bakery. One particularly meaningful repair was the restoration of the Barbara Bush Center at Maine Medical Center “Angel 1” Ambulance for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program. As Bob said,” In fifty years in the Collision industry, I have never been so proud and honored as being a part of the restoration of Maine’s largest ambulance carrying its most precious cargo.”