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On April 18th, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) premiered its newest SCRS Education Committee video discussion, filmed at the SEMA Garage in October 2016.

Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the April 19, 2017 opening of a collision repair location in Salem, Oregon.

The Career Technical Education Center (CTEC) in Salem, OR is looking for an industry professional with experience in collision repair to teach high school juniors and seniors.

California is part of a disturbing national trend of increasing auto accidents and mounting repair costs to fix more complicated cars, two Insurance Trade Associations are claiming.

Service King Collision Repair Centers, as part of the organization’s ongoing national growth initiative, has announced further Southern California expansion efforts through a formal partnership with First Class Collision.

Surveillance cameras captured two suspects breaking into the office of O'sung Auto Body and Paint in Kalihi, HI.

Amezquita Cali Style Auto Body1
Originally an amateur drifting racer, now Zenia Amezquita is all-in when it comes to road racing.


Five days a week and sometimes on Saturdays, Zenia Amezquita, 32, works at Cali Style Auto Body in Hemet, CA as the office manager.

Jesse Bailey Donated van
Jesse Bailey, an employee at Skunkworks Auto Detailing & Body Repair, volunteered to detail the inside of a donated van that will be used for Olympic Community Actions Programs’ senior nutrition program. (Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group)


Sequim, WA residents and local businesses are stepping up to give back to the community.

Algoods Mikes Auto Body
Mike's Auto Body's second in-house graduating class produced four new collision professionals, including Lorenzo Algood, (third from right), whose father Lupe (second from right) is one of the program's instructors.


When Lorenzo Algood recently became the second member of his family to graduate from the Mike's Auto Body Metal Tech Training Program, it made the celebration a family affair.

Friday, 24 March 2017 20:21

Service King Adds to Seattle Footprint

Service King Collision Repair Centers officially announced the company has enhanced its Seattle footprint through a formal partnership with Burien Toyota/Chevrolet Collision Center.
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