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CARSTAR Names New Vice President of Service and Operations

Dean Fisher, 2012 CARSTAR Franchisee of the Year, will lead MSO’s field service team.

Insurance Auto Auctions First to Offer I-PAY Service Through Mobile App

Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. (IAA) has announced that it has launched I-PAY through its IAA Buyer App for Apple, making it the first to introduce payment services for salvage buyers via an app in the industry. I-PAY offers qualified buyers with a U.S. bank account the ability to pay for vehicle purchases online, anytime, which

Mitchell Examines Repairable Length of Rentals in Industry Trends Report

Mitchell, provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, has announced the launch of its 2013 Industry Trends Report (ITR) for the first quarter. Presenting expert insight into trends, current events in the industry and the economic outlook, the ITR leverages Mitchell’s data sets and state-by-state

Scorpion Adds New Distribution Center

Scorpion Window Film, a division of Scorpion Coatings, and Al’s Liner has announced the addition of Custom Coatings West in Lakewood, Wash., as its newest distribution center. “We are excited to have strong representation in Washington," said Josh Buis, vice president of window film operations for Scorpion. “This relationship should greatly increase our presence in

Audatex Adds Additional Vehicle Brands to AudaVIN Platform

Claims solution provider adds GM, Nissan, Infiniti and Jaguar Land Rover to list of global vehicle brands supported in the U.S. by its vehicle identification technology.

Church Brothers Collision Repair Adds Energy-Efficient Lighting to Six Shops

New fixtures will provide 55 percent more light per square foot and consume only a third of the electricity used by older system.

CAPA Adds Requirements for Materials Used in Plastic Parts

New parts submitted for CAPA Certification will have to comply with specific requirements to identify the type of plastic used to make the parts.

AASP-MN to Hold Annual Meeting and Convention in April

Event to be held April 11-12 at Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West will feature classes on aluminum repair, vehicle technology, marketing and sales.

All Pro Used Auto Parts Joins Team PRP

Team PRP’s nationwide network of independent automobile recyclers continues to expand with the recent addition of All Pro Used Auto Parts of Auburndale, Fla. With the inclusion of this newest partner, Team PRP reaches a total of 132 member stores. “All Pro truly has a reputation in Florida as a first-rate auto recycler, and we

SCRS Releases Video of Parts Procurement Panel Discussion from 2012 SEMA Show

One international panelist warns of three losses: profit, efficiency and supplier relationships.

Sherwin-Williams Provides $60,000 Product Donation to Ultimate Collision Education Makeover Schools

Paint manufacturer also donates paint for collision shop walls of the two 2012 makeover-winning schools to add to professional appearance of students’ learning environment.

DuPont Performance Coatings to be Renamed Axalta Coating Systems

The Carlyle Group completes acquisition of DPC for $4.9 billion and plans to capitalize on global opportunities.