National Collision

ST. PAUL, Minn., (November 9, 2017) – 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division knows how much our nation’s veterans have given to our country.  That’s why the company has had a long-standing commitment to giving back to the men and women who have served.  3M AAD also believes that our nation’s military...
(Front row, l-r) Keith Egan, Domenic Brusco, Anthony Natale, Jeff Peevy.  (Middle row) Michael Jordan, Kerry Angers, Gerald Poirier, Darren Huggins, Arlo Johnson, Debbie Teter, Elizabeth Clark, Jim Ocampo, Joe Amodei. (Back row) Nick Notte, Barry Barbee, Scott Bridges, Doug Schlueter, Bill Mayer, Joseph O’Neill. Not pictured: Craig Camacho, Brandon Eckenrode, Herb Lieberman.
OAK CREEK, WI (November 10, 2017) – The National Auto Body Council (NABC) announces new Officers and Board members for its 2018 Board of Directors. Executive Committee officers elected at NABC’s recent Annual Meeting in Las Vegas are:Darren Huggins, Chairman (Berkshire Hathaway Automotive)Keith...
RICHARDSON, Texas, Nov. 8, 2017 —  Service King Collision Repair Centers®, one of the nation's fastest-growing and most trusted providers of high-quality automotive repair service, today announced the organization's plan to introduce the industry's premier production operating model.The company,...
CHARLOTTE (November 6, 2017) – This fall, both Meineke Car Care Centers® and Maaco® Auto Painting and Collision Repair will pay tribute to military members across the country, honoring active duty military members and veterans with complimentary vehicle repairs and improvements  as a “thank you”...
(0AK CREEK, WI – November 6, 2017) -  Over 100 military veterans across the country will be celebrating a special Veterans Day this year when each is presented with keys to a practically brand-new car from Progressive and collision repair members of the National Auto Body Council.  In its fifth...
Chicago, IL, OCTOBER 26, 2017 –CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) and FCA US LLC (FCA) announced today they are working together to address vehicle safety, creating a new method for FCA US to identify recalled vehicles and help collision repairers notify affected vehicle owners so necessary...
Chicago, IL, OCTOBER 30, 2017 –CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced today that American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has selected the CCC® Parts technology as its collision parts e-commerce solution for the company and in support of their dealers in the United States. In-market testing of CCC...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., November 1, 2017 – I-CAR® today announced the winners of its annual I-CAR Awards, which recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to advancing technical education and professionalism in the collision repair industry. The winners were revealed on November 1...
The Blackhawk Postlift can be set at multiple working heights.
Conway, Ariz.—The new Blackhawk Postlift is a multi-purpose machine that can be used by repair shops for diagnostics, light to full vehicle repair or as a lift for mechanical service on unitized body vehicles. “The new Blackhawk Postlift takes up much less space than frame racks but is just as...
“We also take people who just have some aptitude and a good attitude,” says shop owner Ron Reichen.
Beaverton, Ore.—The need for initial and ongoing training in collision repair shops has perhaps never been greater. Collision Repair Education Foundation figures show that of the 21,500 technicians who leave the industry nationwide each year, only about 10,000 training program graduates are...

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