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State Farm Updates ASA on PartsTrader Pilot

To date, 475 of 477 Select Service shops in Chicago have registered; change made in writing estimates to accommodate alternative pricing.

Matrix Selects Winners of ‘Award Winning Finishes’ Calendar Contest

Carl Casey of Casey Customs in Verona, Mo., brings home first-place prize and $750 in Matrix System products for his 1956 Chevy Cadillac.

TopTech Finder Allows Repairers to Display ASA Membership on Job Postings

TopTech Finder has partnered with the Automotive Service Association (ASA) to give repairers the ability to feature their ASA membership when posting jobs online. By showing the ASA logo on their job postings, repairers can more easily attract top quality PDR technicians. “The best PDR techs want to work for the best repairers," said Jeff

Mitchell RepairCenter ToolStore Partners with Car-Part Pro

Mitchell has announced a new technology integration with as a partner in the RepairCenter ToolStore, making it possible for body shops to search for "green" parts in the Car-Part Pro marketplace directly from the RepairCenter Workspace. The Car-Part Pro value-added marketplace, designed for body shops and insurance appraisers, is now integrated into RepairCenter through

Phoenix-Based Collision Center Hosts Holiday Toy Drive

Capitol Collision, a Phoenix-based auto body shop, is collecting toys for the local fire department to give to underprivileged children. “We are all coming together to try and collect as many toys as possible, and knowing how it will impact a child is a Christmas miracle in itself,” said Dan Deary, owner of Capitol Collision.

OEConnection Adds Mobile Notification Feature to D2D Express

Company says new feature makes e-commerce backorder parts sourcing and fulfillment solution more efficient.

H&V Collision Centers Donates Recycled Ride to Needy Community Member

Donation marks shop’s third annual gift of a car to a local person in need.

Automotive Management Institute Reaches Education Milestone

The Automotive Management Institute (AMI) recently achieved a major milestone by surpassing 2.5 million credits awarded since the program launched in the fall of 1989. The continuing education offered by the Institute helps automotive service professionals improve their business management skills. In addition to providing business management classes, the Institute offers the Accredited Automotive Manager

Travelers Suit Against Iowa Body Shop Owner Dismissed

Insurance company claimed shop violated contract, overbilled and billed for work not “reasonable and customary.”

Sterling Autobody Centers Donates 20 Vehicles through Recycled Rides

During Thanksgiving week, Allstate Insurance Company and Sterling Autobody Centers donated more than 20 newly refurbished automobiles through the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Recycled Rides Program. The vehicles were restored by technicians at Sterling shops in nine states (Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Texas and Utah). “Reliable transportation is something many

Painters Supply & Equipment Co. Acquires Potter Color and Supply

Painters Supply & Equipment Co. (PSE) announced the acquisition of Potter Color and Supply in Cambridge City, Ind. Potter Color and Supply has been supplying the automotive refinish and industrial coatings markets since 1985.   “We’re pleased to welcome the Potter team to the PSE family,” said PSE President Patrick Mayette. “Their philosophy of delivering

CARSTAR Opens New Location in Buffalo Region

Automax CARSTAR in West Seneca, N.Y., specializes in “green” collision repair.