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Sherwin-Williams A-Plus Network Names Top Collision Repair Facilities

Recently, Sherwin-Williams announced the recipients of its annual A-Plus Network Vision Group Collision Centers of the Year. The A-Plus Network is a value-added program providing business services to Sherwin-Williams customers.

The honorees are:

• Vision Group 1, Jim Hill of Master Tech Collision in Bear, Del.

• Vision Group 2, Barry Burkholder of Barry’s Paint Shop in Ephrata, Pa.

• Dealership Vision Group, Billy Coleman of Gullo Ford-Mercury in Conroe, Texas

• Martin-Senour Vision Group, Al Waller of Fradella’s Collision in Materie, La.

The A-Plus Network began its first Vision Group in 2000 and now currently operates four groups, with plans to add more due to increased demand. The groups have been specifically designed for independent shop owners, managers and dealership managers and are categorized for both single and multiple location repairers.

Sherwin-Williams collaborates with Square One Systems, Inc., an independent “20-Group” provider in the collision repair industry, to administer and moderate its Vision Groups.

“We are very proud to announce our four A-Plus Network Vision Group Collision Center of the Year recipients for 2009. It is with great honor to present these three shop owners and one dealership collision center manager with this prestigious award,” said Brandon Devis, Sherwin-Williams A-Plus Network program manager. “Their hard work and determination to succeed drove their respective organizations to new heights in the past year. Their financial performance was outstanding; all driving improved sales, gross profits and bottom line net profit. We are delighted with both their accomplishments and to have them involved in our A-Plus Network Vision Groups.”

For more than a decade, the A-Plus Network has provided business solutions and support services that have been designed to help its members succeed in meeting the challenges of a changing industry. Sherwin-Williams says that members have benefited from the program’s business-building opportunities, including business management training through A-Plus University workshops, building insurance relationships by offering continuing education training to insurance agents, Loyalty Rewards Points, marketing programs, and Vision Group participation.

There have also been great benefits from a list of third-party contributors.


More information:

To learn about the A-Plus Network, visit www.a-plusnetwork.com or call Network Program Manager Brandon Devis at (216) 332-8580.

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