FinishMaster, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uni-Select Inc., recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Hi-Tec/Professional Paint and Auto Body Supply, Inc. ("Hi-Tec").
In 2016, the collision industry provided over $12 million in donations to high school and college collision school programs through the Collision Repair Education Foundation, an increase of over 13 percent from 2015.
There is still time to support military veterans and their families through the 3M Hire Our Heroes program and purchase the second annual 3M Hire Our Heroes Calendar for 2017.
On January 11th, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) held an open board meeting in Palm Springs, California which included a presentation from the SCRS Education Committee providing an overview of "Kool Tools" and unique products for collision repair businesses.
FRANKLIN, TN– Nissan North America, Inc. announced February 21 that the company continues to be concerned with the proper repair of Nissan vehicles after a collision situation, especially as it pertains to safety related systems.
Recently, ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) announced the new slate of board members for the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC).
Houston Digital Corporation has officially released Q-Scheduler, a next generation production scheduling tool for collision repair shops.
CCC Information Services Inc. (“CCC”), through its partnership with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (“CREF”), donated more than $4 million in software subscriptions to qualified secondary and post-secondary schools in 2016.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) kicked off a series of yearlong commemorative events at its annual convention and expo in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 26 to 29.
Billy Walkowiak, founder of Collision Safety Consultants
Since Billy Walkowiak founded Collision Safety Consultants seven years ago, he has helped consumers, body shops, dealerships and even insurance companies with diminished value claims as well as inspecting post-repair vehicles to determine whether they were fixed properly.
Apple Hill Auto & Collision, located in Pennsylvania
A Pennsylvania body shop has confirmed that it was purchased by LKQ Corporation, one of North America’s largest aftermarket parts suppliers.