National Collision

Strongsville, Ohio—PPG Automotive Refinish held an automotive custom restoration seminar at the company’s Wixom, Mich., Business Development Center, in March. The three-day event, part of a series of PPG custom training classes, provided instruction in PPG processes and products for successfully...
As this screenshot shows, vehicle owners can find a collision repair shop or log in to check their repair status.
Chicago—When looking for a collision repair shop, consumers increasingly turn to the Internet, said Jaclyn Sorci, program marketing manager for CCC Information Services’ Automotive Services Group. Carwise (, CCC’s consumer-facing website, is an online resource that helps vehicle...


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