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The Romans Group Releases 13th Annual White Paper on U.S. and Canadian Collision Repair Marketplace

The Romans Group LLC has announced that its 13th annual white paper, “A 2017 Profile of the Evolving U.S. and Canada Collision Repair Marketplace,” is now available.

Caliber Collision and Abra Auto Body Repair Announce Merger

Caliber Collision and Abra Auto Body Repair of America today announced a definitive merger agreement. Post-integration, the combined company will operate under the Caliber brand. The transaction is expected to close in early 2019. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

ABRA to Buy Large Regional MSO

ABRA has confirmed plans to complete the purchase of California-based 39-shop MSO Cooks Collision, the largest consolidation so far this year.

5 Biggest Body Shop Trends for Success

In the pages of “The Secrets of America’s Greatest Body Shops,” five trends for body shop success were revealed. Now, we go in depth on the biggest opportunities for independent collision repairers to differentiate themselves from the competition.

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Michigan

New collision repair center in Battle Creek, Mich., is well located on a major roadway in an active retail district and previously operated as M-66 Auto Body & Frame.

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Location in Indiana

The location, which was previously operated by Great Lakes Peterbilt, will focus on the repair of semi-trucks and large commercial vehicles, as well as recreational vehicles.

1Collision Network Expands into Michigan

The new addition to the Network, Butler’s Collision, is located in Roseville, Mich.

Service King, Chicago’s CARCARE, Inc. Partner in 15-Location Deal

Service King now operates a total of 37 locations across the Chicago and central Illinois market, and 275 locations in 23 states across the U.S.

Service King Collision Repair Adds Eight Chicago Locations

MSO now has 22 locations in the Chicago market and 251 locations in 22 states across the U.S.