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Source: Certified Collision Group Now the Largest U.S. National Repair Network, Plans to Selectively Add 200 Locations in 2019 San Jose, CA ― Certified Collision Group™ (CCG), the OE Certifications and KPI-focused solutions provider to the collision repair and insurance communities, announced today that it will wrap up the year having added 132 U.S. locations in 2018, Read more…


Source: asTech Plano, TX – Repairify, Inc., the maker of the patented asTech® diagnostic device is excited to announce the appointment of Rob Wagman to its Board of Directors, in the role of Chairman. Mr. Wagman previously served as the President and CEO of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) from 2012 to 2017, overseeing the company’s revenue expansion from Read more…


Source: NSF International ANN ARBOR, Mich. – PartWerx Automotive, a distributor of aftermarket body parts in Charlotte, N.C., has earned certification under NSF International’s automotive distributor certification program. To become an NSF certified parts distributor, PartWerx Automotive was required to meet NSF’s many certification requirements, which include demonstrating effective records management and inventory tracking systems to trace Read more…


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LKQ Corporation proudly had its ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, December 17, officially opening the doors to its new North American headquarters at 5846 Crossings Blvd in Antioch, a suburb of Nashville. “We are very excited to have a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility encompassing over 102,000 square feet, where we will bring together all of our Read more…


Source: Brad Mewes, Supplement Advisory The long-awaited deal between Caliber Collision and ABRA Auto Body has finally been announced. The combined company now boasts over 1,000 stores with combined estimated revenues near $3.5 billion. This should come as little surprise to long term readers of my insights, and I suggested as much here and here, and here. Read more…


The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is pleased to announce that the preliminary schedule for the 2019 Ft. Lauderdale Convention is now available on our website! The speaker and breakout session schedule will follow in the near future. If you are looking to plan your trip, now is the time to start. As the home property is Read more…


Effective 12/15/2018, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink.


From Ed Salamy, ABPA Executive Director: The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) is an organization that has been deeply supported both personally by me, as well as the ABPA, throughout the years. Supporting and promoting education in the collision repair industry helps to ensure our industry’s future and promotes goodwill to the future customers of ABPA members. Read more…


Source: Automotive Service Association Well-recognized industry leader tapped to lead organization during crucial time of change. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, Dec. 13, 2018 – ASA has a new leader. Ray Fisher, executive director of ASA’s Michigan affiliate, has been selected to head the Automotive Service Association as its executive director/president, beginning Jan. 2, 2019. Fisher, AMAM, replaces Read more…


Source: Mitchell International The Latest Technology Trends, Industry Insights, Data and Analyses on the Property & Casualty and Collision Repair Industries SAN DIEGO — Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property and Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, today released its Industry Trends Report for the fourth quarter of 2018. Read more…

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