Turning out winners two years in a row on the Discovery Insure Awards process is not a fluke and it’s exactly what the family owned and operated Car World Panelbeating business has done. Based in Wynberg the key directors and brothers, Dion, Sean and Brendan Scanlen all operate with a hands-on philosophy to maintain absolute control over finished repair quality.
The business now employs around 42 personnel. “It is a very competitive business we’re in,” says Dion, “but with close to 30 years in operation we are doing what we always have by delivering a post accident vehicle that our clients like everytime. Car World Panelbeating have a major focus on professional final quality of work.”
About Car World Panelbeating
Car World Panelbeating was launched on August 3, 1987 by Basil Clive Scanlen. An expert in the panelbeating field, Basil served an apprenticeship and qualified at Atkinson Motors in Cape Town. After 37 years of repairing car bodywork, Basil decided to expand and independently and together with his wife, Maureen Scanlen, began the successful venture being Car World Panelbeating.
Maureen is the grease that makes the Car World Panelbeating machine run, she is the central hub of Car World Panelbeating. She spearheads customer service with her warmth and friendliness, and adds a touch of femininity to the somewhat male dominated environment.
Dion, Sean and Brendan have over six decades of experience in the motor industry between them, and the dedicated and highly competent team oversee estimation and the smooth running of a busy workshop. Dion, Sean and Brendan are always determined to supply customers with the personal assistance they deserve.
Within the vast and fast-paced city of Johannesburg, cars are a vital part of everyday life, therefore Car World Panelbeating also provide an on-site quality controller who endeavours to provide the reassurance that every repair and overhaul is everything expected and more.
Their workshop manager and quality controller are invaluable assets to the family. Managing such a busy workshop, with over 150 cars coming through the workshop doors in any given month.