CARSTAR Macon Showcases new Facility at Grand Opening Celebration
CARSTAR Macon's new 23,000-square-foot building.

CARSTAR Macon in Georgia has recently gone through a complete transformation and celebrated with a grand opening celebration on May 20.

The I-CAR Nashville Committee awarded three collision students each with $1,500 in tools through a spring tool grant opportunity with the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The tool grant was made available to students from Tennessee College of Applied Technology College in Livingston.

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A Tampa, FL car owner said she was furious after the dashboard camera in her car recorded an auto body shop worker driving it irresponsibly and dangerously.

Florida Shop Owner Takes a Swing at Perfection with Sikkens

With two locations, Sunbeam Autobody repairs approximately 350 cars every month.


Bobby Andrews, the owner of Sunbeam Auto Body in Jacksonville, FL, was a minor league level baseball player in his youth and now he loves playing golf, so he's obviously competitive. But, when it comes to making it in the collision repair industry, he knows it's surely no game and that's why Andrews uses Sikkens paint, made by AkzoNobel.

A Florida judge ruled in May that the price fixing claims brought forward in the multi-district lawsuit were not enough to reconsider the antitrust claims, which were dismissed earlier this year. The new evidence was presented to Judge Gregory Presnell in March by Eaves Law Firm of Jackson, Mississippi on behalf of five states: Indiana, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee and Utah.

The Atlanta I-CAR Volunteer Committee awarded two $5,000 scholarships through the Collision Repair Education Foundation this spring.

Service King Collision Repair Centers announced on March 28 the opening of its seventh location in the Atlanta market.

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Pictured (front row, from left) are: Toni Morris (criminal justice instructor), Traniece Stephens-Broadnax, Angie Varnadore, Jessica Petty, McKenzie Mattox, Zaria Davis, Lindsey Alderson, Zowie Ramsey-Hancock; (back row) Jeff Reynolds (EMT instructor), Jim Pollard (industrial maintenance-electricity instructor), Ryland Bagbey, Chris Shomali, Taylor Jones, Heath Doss, Amani Dunn, Devin Weaver, Amaia Jones, Matt Gibson, Donna Hutson (culinary arts instructor), Eric Mustain (auto body instructor).

The Boyd Group Inc. announced on May 4 the April 29, 2016 acquisition and opening of a collision repair center in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, previously operated as Faith Autobody. 

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