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Birmingham Body Shops Dropping State Farm Select Service Program Due to PartsTrader

Repairer claims that 40 percent of Select Service shops in area have decided to part ways with State Farm rather than participate in new parts ordering and bidding process.

Sterling Autobody Opens New Store in Chicago Area

Lincolnwood, Ill., facility represents 7th store in Chicago area and 63rd nationwide.

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Opens 123rd Facility

New Macon, Ga., facility represents 7th new repair center opening in past 30 days.

Mitchell CTO Erez Nir Named Finalist for San Diego Magazine’s Top Tech Exec Awards

Mitchell, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the property and casualty claims and collision repair industries, has announced that its chief technology officer, Erez Nir, has been nominated as a finalist for San Diego Magazine‘s Top Tech Exec Awards, which recognize the most outstanding information technology executives in San Diego.    

Caliber Collision Centers Opens 10th Center in San Antonio Area

Acquisition of Legend Collision Center and reopening as Caliber West San Antonio represents 49th facility in Texas.

Planning for Second Annual NACE MSO Symposium Underway

Planning for the second annual MSO Symposium at the Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) is well underway and, according to show organizer Hanley Wood Exhibitions, sponsorships are selling quickly. Designed for collision repair multi-shop operators, the symposium is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 12. Comprised of the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) and the Adds Manufacturer Coupons, Expands to Australia and U.K. recently announced that, its parts e-commerce platform, has added the capability for parts suppliers to present coupons to U.S. and Canadian repairers when they review estimates on In addition, the site is now available for free use by collision repair facilities in Australia and the United Kingdom. “Coupons have been around for

Collision Repair Manufacturers Secure Exhibit Space at 2012 SEMA Show

After debuting at last year’s SEMA Show, the Collision Repair & Refinish section will return to provide buyers with a dedicated area on the show floor where they can meet with major refinish companies, paint booth manufacturers, parts suppliers and manufacturers, estimating and management software companies, manufacturers of structural repair and welding equipment, and safety

SCRS Celebrates Outstanding Service at 2012 Industry Achievement Awards

Lifetime Honorary Membership, Industry Achievement Award, Collision Industry Non-Individual Service Award, Humanitarian Award and Individual Service Award handed out in Oklahoma City.

Fifty PBE Professionals Attend Latest Learning Session in Oklahoma City

As part of its ongoing “PBES Connect” learning series, the Paint, Body & Equipment Specialists (PBES) segment of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) held its latest session, “How Will Your Customers Thrive?” on April 25 in Oklahoma City, Okla. The event was attended by 50 industry professionals. PBES Connect is an ongoing informational series

Global Collision Expands in Major Colorado Ski Gateway

Eight-store operation expands Silverthorne location to 16,000 square feet.

AkzoNobel Announces 2012 Recipients of Most Influential Women in Collision Repair Industry Award

Winners will be honored at by-invitation-only awards ceremony July 19, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas.