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
Gerber Collision & Glass announced the September 1 opening of a new collision repair center in La Porte, Indiana.
The R-M display featured a 2016 Ford Mustang built by Ice Nine Group owned by Keith Strong and a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette restored by Randy Misekow of Custom Paint owned by David Spooner.
BASF’s R-M automotive refinish paint brand recently served as the Platinum sponsor for the Back to the Bricks car show in Flint, MI for the second year in a row.
The St. Louis Midland Chapter of the Salvation Army recently honored sisters Taylor Freer, 12, and Lily Freer, 9, of Godfrey, with its “Doing the Most Good” award in the youth division. An award ceremony was held Aug. 19 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Midland Chapter of the Salvation Army recently honored a pair of Godfrey sisters with a special award for community service.
Ernest Garner of Michigan, filed a lawsuit in early August against Gerber Collision and Glass.
A fire destroyed a workshop at McQuaide Auto Body and Repair along Cemetery Road in Conemaugh Township late Sunday, August 28. (Tom Peel/Gazette photo)
TUNNELTON — Lightning is believed responsible for a fire late Sunday, August 28 that destroyed a two-car wood garage with an attached workshop at McQuaide Auto Body and Repair along Cemetery Road, Conemaugh Township.
Jessica Schaben, of Gothenburg, works in a paint booth at MPCC. She graduated in 2016 with a degree in auto body technology.
They’re giving the boys a run for their money.
Carra Johnson, of Madrid, NE and Jessica Schaben, of Gothenburg, NE took classes at Mid-Plains Community College in programs most women don’t go into: automotive technology and auto body technology.
Supporting multiple car dealerships while painting a wide range of used cars for resale, Ed Martin All Makes Collision Center in Indianapolis, IN, needs a paint that can perform at a high level. Body Shop Manager Dennis Deaton and his crew rely on ProsprayTM every day to give them the finished product they require.
Service King Collision Repair Centers, through the effort of its Chicago-based teammates, hosted the first annual Service King Chicago Charity Golf Tournament at the Crystal Tree Country Club in Orland Park, IL.
Painter Marty Miller sprays PPG all day long and loves it at the Car Craft Autobody in Chesterfield, MO.
Garry Goddard got a very rude welcome from the collision repair industry when he entered it back in 2011. After taking over the operation at Car Craft Autobody in the St. Louis, MO area, two highly significant weather-related tragedies occurred.
First was the well-known “Good Friday” tornado, a thunderstorm that produced a tornado that left a 21-mile long path of destruction across northern St. Louis County in Missouri. It was followed a year later by the “Meteor Shower” hailstorm.
All Angles Collision Repair's new east location in Wichita, Kansas.
In September, All Angles Collision Repair will celebrate its 11th anniversary.
CK Auto has received its special permit to operate a motor vehicle parts salavage yard at its location on East Divide Avenue. (Photo: Tom Stromme, Bismarck Tribune)
The Bismarck Planning and Zoning Commission on July 27 approved a special use permit request by the owners of CK Auto Inc., after delaying a hearing on the matter in June.