National Collision

BETHESDA, Md. – April 30, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced the release of its new report, “Collision Repair Trends: Industry Statistics and Analysis,” which delves into the latest data on the collision repair industry. The report aggregates industry sources available from government...
OAK CREEK, WI (April 26, 2018) – The National Auto Body Council (NABC) announces online nominations are now open for its Annual Awards Program which recognizes individuals and businesses whose actions and contributions have positively impacted their community and demonstrated the professionalism...
Seattle—Vehicle Collision Experts (VECO Experts) continues to offer in-shop repair training and review of vehicles-in-progress, but the company now also is expanding its use of remote shop inspections known as “Remote Drop-In.” “Using video and computer screen-sharing technology, we can put one of...
Miller announces the Make My Miller giveaway to recognize enthusiastic welders and reward one lucky winner with a customized Miller® machine. From April 16 through May 31, participants can enter at facebook.com/millerwelders or at MillerWelds.com/webuild for a chance to win.
APPLETON, Wis. (April 24, 2018) — Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, announces the Make My Miller giveaway to recognize enthusiastic welders and reward one participant with a customized Miller machine painted by Miller partner and professional artist Max Grundy of Max Grundy Design. It’s the first of three...
OSSEO, Wisc. – Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is excited to announce the promotion of Steve Love to manager of the parts and filters sales department. Love has been with GFS since 2014, working within the industrial sales business unit. He began his career with GFS as an estimator, and in 2016...
CHARLOTTE, NC – April 23, 2018 – Regional support across the country amps up as CARSTAR prepares to propel franchise partners into new levels of profitability.  Having always operated under a zone structure, CARSTAR has reallocated, expanded and promoted various teams and team members to better...
CHARLOTTE (April 18, 2018) – CARSTAR, the continent’s largest Multi-Shop Operator (MSO) network of independently owned collision repair facilities, continued to expand its footprint in the U.S. and Canada with more than 30 new store openings already in 2018. “We continue to see growth as...
Each part from Original One Parts™ passes a proprietary VINtegrity™ certification process to ensure it meets the original form, fit and function of a new part.
St, Louis, Mo.--Original One Parts offers 100% OEM parts that pass a proprietary VINtegrity™ certification process to ensure they meet the original form, fit and function of new parts, and all parts are guaranteed with a lifetime warranty. Original One Parts' website has been designed to provide...
Laguna Hills, CA – Assured Performance, the largest Certified Collision Repair Network in the world announced details today for their 2018 Business Development Summit to be held August 8-10, 2018 at the NACE Automechanika trade show in the Georgia World Congress Center. The content-filled summit...
Just prior to delivery, Tom Halvorson shows off the finished Saab 9-4x that he’s just repaired, including a one-off 3D-printed center grille.
St. Ansgar, Iowa—Sometimes, lightning strikes twice. Tom Halvorson, owner of one-man shop Cutting Edge Collision, had already repaired his customer’s 2011 Saab 9-4x crossover in July. Among other damage, a deer hit had center-punched and destroyed the grille. A self-described “Saab geek” who’s...

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