CARSTAR Expands in Chicago

CARSTAR Expands in Chicago with Addition of CARSTAR North Aurora Collision Center

MSO now has 18 locations throughout the Greater Chicago area.

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CARSTAR North Aurora Collision Center Owner Brian Gore.

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts announced it has added CARSTAR North Aurora Collision Center to its collision repair network.

The shop is located at 1 S. River Rd in North Aurora, Ill., and is owned by Brian Gore, who has more than 25 years of experience in the collision repair industry.

“Over the last 25 years, I have owned several body shops and I have seen the industry and insurance companies change,” Gore said. “I feel that we can be at our best and serve our community to the best of our abilities by working with CARSTAR.”

CARSTAR North Aurora Collision Center is housed in a 19,800-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility. The shop utilizes the CCC ONE Total Repair Platform for computerized estimating, workflow, repair processes and an improved customer experience. The shop features an AFC Finishing Systems paint booth with heated downdraft, Kansas Jack frame machine and Miller welding equipment. Technicians have also attained I-CAR Gold status.

“We are proud to welcome Brian Gore to the CARSTAR family,” said David Byers, CEO of CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. “His experience and commitment to providing the highest quality auto body repair are a great addition to our network and to our Chicago region.”


More information:

CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchisees. Interested parties should contact Scott Robertson, Vice President of Development at [email protected] or (888) 505-6815.

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