Body Shop Consolidators
CARSTAR Chilton Auto Body Announces Additions to Executive Team

The 12-shop MSO in the San Francisco Bay Area hired two industry leaders and made other organizational changes to support the expansion of the business.

CARSTAR Porter’s Kearney Body Shop Opens in Missouri

Owner Aaron Porter grew up in the collision repair industry, much like his father, who opened his own facility in 1982.

CSN Collision Centers and 1Collision Announce Merger

The agreement will allow the organizations to offer a unified collision repair experience and claims management solution throughout Canada and the U.S.

Classic Collision Acquires H&M Auto Body

Classic Collision, LLC, an Atlanta-based MSO, announced that it has
acquired H&M Auto Body in Miami, Fla.

Maaco Provides Franchisees Guidance During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. in March, Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting implemented a three-stage strategy for dealing with the crisis and helping its franchisees plan for the future.

1Collision Announces New Locations in Minnesota and Iowa

1Collision has announced the addition of 1Collision Waconia in Waconia, Minn., and 1Collision Grimes in Grimes, Iowa.

CARSTAR Facilities Taking Advantage of Downtime During Pandemic

Online estimates, vehicle pickup or delivery, and increased sanitization are just a few enhancements CARSTAR owners have made during the pandemic.

East Bay Color Service Joins Wesco Group

Wesco Group, a leading PBE distributor in the western U.S. and Canada, announced that East Bay Color Service has joined the Wesco family of companies.

CARSTAR Geneva Body Shop Opens in Batavia, Ill.

Originally from Italy, owner Pasquale Roppo has been in the collision repair industry for over 35 years.

CARSTAR Sunset Auto Reconstruction Opens in San Francisco

Victor Sirhan, owner of CARSTAR Sunset Auto Reconstruction, has been in the collision repair industry for 14 years.

Fix Auto USA Announces Seven New Locations

These locations expand Fix Auto USA’s footprint in the existing markets of Alaska, Arizona, California and Colorado.

City of Angels Welcomes CARSTAR First Choice Auto Body

CARSTAR announced the opening of CARSTAR First Choice Auto Body in Los Angeles, Calif.