Shepparton Motor Panel is the trusted name for truck smash repairs in Australia. Established in 1954, we have built a sustained reputation for quality and professional workmanship. Shepparton Motor Panel are highly regarded within the Australian Transport Industry for repairing and rebuilding damaged trucks, with any major Melbourne Truck Fleets sending trucks to us for repairs.
Mark Watson (Joint Owner, 27+ years) is highly respected and trusted in the industry. He continues to be the person responsible for supervising the daily operations and quality control within the workshop, such is his passion for the business. Mark has passed onto his staff the need for precision and quality workmanship.
Our team of fully trained and experienced tradesmen including mechanics, boilermakers, spray painters, panel beaters and detailers re-build your accident damaged vehicle back to its original specifications. All auto-electrical work is outsourced to trusted sub-contractors, who work within the Shepparton Motor Panel workshop. All tradesmen involved in a repair take great personal pride in the vehicles that leave our workshop.
We understand your livelihood and reputation depend on your truck being back on the road as soon as possible. Shepparton Motor Panel’s modern and fully equipped Accident Repair workshop allows truck repairs to be completed quickly.
Shepparton Motor Panel can rebuild every type of truck – from light commercial through to heavy duty trucks, and agricultural machinery. Our rebuild process includes chassis and cab alignment, body works and mechanics. Auto-electrical, motor trimming and fibre glass is outsourced to trusted sub-contracts who work within the Shepparton Moto Panel workshop.
Our workshop includes a 10 tonne overhead crane system, a heavy duty chassis crush aided by Josam equipment which was specifically made for Shepparton Motor Panel to meet the demand of our customers, and heat inductor cold press for chassis rails.
Shepparton Motor Panel stocks a range of rebuilt cabins and sleepers, ready to be used as change overs. This can significantly reduce the rebuild time, and subsequently, lower the down time to the owner.
Using the latest paint materials available from PPG range, our team ensures that your valuable vehicle looks better than the day you originally purchased it. Using our on-site computerised color-matching system, we guarantee we will accurately match the paint color to existing company colors whether it be a small or large quantity of paint required. And that includes custom-colors. Our paint shops have truck size spray booths and mixing rooms, and we use pressurised paint baking ovens.
Our sophisticated technology allows us to provide fast, accurate estimates and track job costings. We work closely with all the insurers, and provide them with digital photos of accidents and ongoing repairs to help speed up claims.
Shepparton Motor Panel takes Quality Control seriously. It is paramount to a perfect rebuild. Our repair process has a rigorous in-house Quality Control process, with each task individually assessed. All vehicles undergo a final stringent Quality Control Inspection and Road Test, before being detailed. The final inspection by Mark Watson is the ultimate test for approval. Once he is satisfied, the vehicle is proudly returned to its owner.
Earthmoving and Agricultural Machinery
As part of the SMP Group, Shepparton Motor Panel has the necessary heavy duty equipment and experienced staff to repair accident damaged excavators, wheel loaders & bulldozers. We also repair
Agricultural machinery including accident damaged tractors, headers, feed out carts and more. These are all repaired to the same impeccable standard our customers have come to expect from our truck repairs.