Consolidator Report

Consolidator Report

Consolidation news from the week of April 1.

Northeast Houston Independent Body Shop Transitions to ProColor Collision

Autos R Us, a woman- and minority-owned independent auto body repair shop in northeast Houston, has become ProColor Collision Houston NE.

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Crash Champions Acquires Brady’s Auto Body in Vancouver, Wash.

Crash Champions now has more than 625 collision repair centers across the country and has added 12 repair centers to its overall network since March.

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ProColor Collision Franchisees Open Fifth Location

Co-owners Ashraf “AJ” Jakvani and Ray Jandga now have locations in Orange, La Puente, Chino, Yucca Valley and Glendora, Calif.

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Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships Opens New Collision Center

The Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships has acquired Lewes Body Works Collision Center in Lewes, Del.

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Classic Collision Acquires 100th Business in Four Years

Classic Collision has announced the acquisition of Heat Collision Auto Body Specialist in North Miami and West Park, Fla.

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Axalta Announces Partnership with Solera

Axalta customers will now be able to estimate their CO2 emissions per repair while considering repair methods, paint application process and drying conditions.

Axalta announced it has partnered with Solera, whereby Axalta's conventional and Fast Cure Low Energy (FCLE) refinish paint systems will be integrated into Solera’s Sustainable Estimatics platform, enabling Axalta customers to estimate their CO2 emissions per repair while considering repair methods (repair versus replace), paint application process and drying conditions.

CTHS Auto Collision Students Dominate UTI Top Tech Challenge

Auto Collision students at Dr. Kirk Lewis Career and Technical High School placed in six of the top 10 spots at the recent UTI Top Tech Challenge competition.

PPG to Build New Paint and Coatings Manufacturing Facility in Tennessee

The new plant is part of PPG’s planned $300 million investment in advanced manufacturing in North America to support increased demand for paints and coatings in the automotive industry.

CIF Announces Sherwin-Williams as Repeat Annual Donor

This marks Sherwin-Williams’ third consecutive donation at the Urgent Care tier.

Florida Maaco Transfers Ownership to Longtime Industry Veterans

Maaco announced that Maaco Longwood in Longwood, Fla., has transferred ownership from Elimu Kajunju to Justin DePasquale and Pete Huber.

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AirPro Diagnostics Named Preferred Supplier for Fix Network

AirPro Diagnostics announced it has entered into an agreement with Fix Network to supply its franchisees with diagnostics and ADAS calibrations technologies.

ASE Spring Testing Underway, Deadline June 30

Those who register by June 30 will have 90 days to schedule an appointment to take their selected ASE tests.

Billions and Billions: Private Equity Investments in Collision Repair Surge 

In the last five months, more than $9 billion in capital has been invested into the collision repair industry by private equity firms.

ASE Offers Tool Kit for Auto Service Professionals Month

The online ASE Tool Kit gives repair shops, parts suppliers and industry organizations access to ASE marketing assets for use in their own communications.