Palm Beach Customs has been around since the 1980s.
We have evolved, from being a full-service gas station and collision repair shop, into the classic car restorations. All that time, we have always been proud of our environmental awareness and cleanliness.
There is so much history.
The image above is just a small snapshot of our development. You can see a newspaper from 1992, and how we got the license to start a gas station adjacent to our workshop.
Our story wasn’t a walk in the park.
There were tons of paperwork to go through. We needed to make adjustments and upgrades to meet state regulations for safety. But that all finished well for us.
That process helped us understand the importance of environmental and health regulations.
We have learned how to run an environmentally friendly classic car restoration shop. And we are using that experience ever since.
We also learned how to develop a health hazard-free auto body workshop.
That helped us to run a safe and clean business without cutting corners in environmental and health matters.
Innovation in Environmentally Friendly AutoBody Shop Tactics
John Russo invented a formula to manifest all paint waste on-site. Thanks to that invention, the Richmond Department of Environmental Management issued our shop an exemption as a non-generator of hazardous waste place.
We are the only shop with this exemption.
Thanks to the formula, our shop achieved a green status. Also, it cut our costs, and make a double gain for us, our clients, and the environment.
Also, we learned how to store hazardous and flammable substances safely.
You won’t find opened engine oil barrels lying around our workshop, nor will you find any gas spills on our lot. We know what oil-based fluids can do to the environment. Having plenty of experience running a gas station, we handle oil derivatives and other engine fluids with care and consciousness.
Being gearheads doesn’t mean being an environmental hazard. We have a 30+ year track record proving it’s possible.
But we don’t solely rely on this track record as proof of concept.
We diligently maintain our equipment and run regular inspections to ensure everything is in working order and that no accidents happen.
You could say we run a tight ship here at Palm Beach Customs.
That’s the only way to preserve our environment for future generations without making the Now and Today a bland and boring existence.
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