CARSTAR Cascades Auto Body, Inc., is located in Sterling, Va., is owned by Albert Fortin and has been serving the Sterling community for more than 20 years. Fortin personally has more than 35 years of experience in the collision repair business.
“Although there are many things that go into building a successful business, especially in this highly competitive industry, the most important aspect is surrounding yourself with good people,” said Fortin. “The same thing applies when making a decision to align your company with a large MSO such as CARSTAR. From their store owners to sales staff all the way up to their upper management, they have all been highly motivated, good people who bring great knowledge and resources to our business.”
CARSTAR Cascades Auto Body, Inc., which generates more than $6 million in sales annually, is housed in a 26,000-square-foot facility outfitted with top-of-the-line tools, frame machines and equipment, heated downdraft paint booth and the CCC ONE estimating system. In addition to collision repair, they also offer towing, professional detailing, free shuttle for pickup and delivery, and Enterprise rental cars. All technicians have I-CAR training.
“We’re excited to welcome an experienced owner like Al Fortin to the CARSTAR family,” said Michael Macaluso, president, CARSTAR North America. “As a leader in this industry for several decades, he is a tremendous addition to our network of top collision repair experts around the country.”