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Seven Collision Care Auto Body Centers in the Philadelphia area have been acquired by Caliber Collision Centers.

H&V Collision Center has joined as a sponsor of the Tri-City ValleyCats for the 2016 season of the two-time New York Penn League champions.

Sparta NJ Father and Son

Father and son, Carmen Scro, Sr. and Carmen Scro, Jr., in the auto body shop, 1976.
Credit: The Sparta Independent

On June 1, Carl’s Auto Body on West Shore Trail closed its doors after doing business in Sparta for 44 years.

Carubba Collision of Buffalo, NY and the Erie 1 Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) were recently awarded for their collaboration in developing a partnership to aid students.

NJ Shop Thrilled Over Globaljig® Equipment Presented by Chief

Brad Denning, the owner of Dobbs Autobody in Springfield, NJ, describes his Globaljig SuperRotax Presented by Chief as the "Big Daddy, the V-12, the Rolls Royce" of straightening systems.


Brad Denning, 56, owns Dobbs Autobody in Springfield, NJ and has been working in the collision repair industry since he was 21. However, he realized much earlier in life that fixing and restoring cars was going to be his calling.

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Caption: L to R: MBA Vice President Steven Pazienza, Moorestown Auto Body & Car Care owner Craig Dennin, and MBA President Don Powell

Photo by Tom Sheckels

You might hope you won’t have to visit Moorestown Auto Body and Car Care, a Lenola district anchor business that has provided expert automobile body repair and reconstruction for decades.  But when the need arises, customers are grateful for the proficiency and attention to detail they receive in the hands of Craig Dennin and his staff.

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Moyer's Auto Body of Clearfield is celebrating its 40th anniversary. L to R: Owner, Jim Moyer; head painter, Dan Smith; and office manager, Lori Smith.
Photo by Sherry Glace

It’s quite an accomplishment to stay in business for 40 years, and Moyer’s Auto Body has done just that.

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PPG Enhances Training Facilities

PPG Enhances Training Facilities

The Automotive Refinish business unit of PPG has expanded and improved several of its Business Development Centers to state-of-the-art levels.

BOCES Career & Tech Automotive Students Inducted into National Honor Society

Career & Technical Education Center at Sullivan BOCES Inducted 40 students into the National Technical Honor Society. (Photo: BOCES Caeer & Tech)


The Board of Cooperative Educational Services is pleased to announce that forty Career and Technical Education students were inducted into the National Vocational Technical Honor Society.

CCCTC Students Build Chopper From the Ground Up

Students in the Automotive Mechanics and Collision Repair program designed, built, and painted the new Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) chopper from scratch.