Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Auto parts manufacturer International Automotive Components will lay off 477 employees at its Iowa City facility by the end of 2016.
Advanced Measurement Systems, Inc. has announced the addition of Lee Equipment to the AMS Distributor network.
The absence of adequate machine safeguards led to an amputation and other machine-related injuries at a Mansfield manufacturer of parts used by automobile, motorcycle and appliance brands.
TechnaGlass has opened a new retail location in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis.
Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the October 17 opening of a new collision repair center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Work has begun at Freer Auto Body on North Alby Street to clear trees in preparation for an expansion of the business, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
GODFREY, IL — Freer Auto Body is planning a 7,500-square-foot addition onto their existing building at their North Alby Street location.
Firefighters in full gear train on extraction techniques with late model Audi vehicles at J.R. Auto Collision Repair in Arlington Heights.
Photo Credit: 1Collision Network
Learning to be safe while saving lives was the focus of the National Auto Body Council's First Responder Emergency Extrication event hosted at J.R. Auto Collision Repair, located at 543 S. Arthur Ave. in Arlington Heights.
Equipment Gateway, importer of the Miracle System of panel repair for steel and aluminum panels, has announced the appointment of Paul French of Tri-State Collision Equipment as a new distributor for the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Minnesota.
On September 30, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette cautioned Michigan drivers searching for a new vehicle to be on the lookout for flood damaged cars, trucks and SUVs.
A routine theft investigation turned into one of the biggest drug busts near the Canadian border in Pembina County, according to law enforcement officers.
Auto Body Clinic owner Jeremy Blom is shown with a 2004 Chevy Malibu that will be given to a deserving individual or family in the “Wheels to Prosper” program. Nominations are now being accepted.
PHOTO BY ROGER LARSEN/PLAINSMAN
Know of a deserving individual or family in the Huron community in need of dependable transportation?
MADISON (WKOW)-- The storm itself was fast, only lingering in Madison's west side for a few minutes, but the damage it left behind will keep body shops and insurance companies busy for several weeks to come.