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Detroit Shop Celebrates 50 Years of ‘Making Friends By Accident’

Robert Campbell said that the ideals held by Campbell Collision remain the same, even 50 years later.

Chip Foose, Leading Auto Painters Join 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division at 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise

3M Automotive Aftermarket Division held a unique celebration of classic-car culture as part of the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise week in Detroit, bringing in 10 leading automotive painters from around the world to demonstrate their painting skills with the latest 3M solutions for vehicle painting.

BASF Sponsors Society of Women Engineers

BASF recently kicked off its sponsorship of the Detroit chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) by hosting a professional development meeting at the company’s Southfield, Mich., campus.

Gerber Collision & Glass Increases Presence in Michigan with Acquisition of Adrian’s Collision Centers

The five new locations in Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Marysville, Northville and Southfield will complement Gerber’s 14 other centers in the Detroit area.

Video of Heroin Overdose Car Crash in Detroit Goes Viral

In the video, one of the passengers can be seen with a syringe still stuck in her leg after the car crash.

Vescio’s Customizing and Restorations Wins “Outstanding Paint” at Autorama Detroit 2016

Vescio’s 1947 Ford pickup truck sports a factory Ford Cinnamon 2010 series color, painted with Valspar Refinish 999 Basecoat and finished with Valspar AC4400 HS Clearcoat.

BASF Announces 2016 Middlecott Sketchbattle Winner

Introduced in 2012, the experiment is Detroit’s first-ever “Fight Club of Design,” an underground automotive industry event developed to identify emerging design talent.

Service King Announces Partnership with Autometric Collision

Following the merger, Service King and its teammates now provide Detroit motorists and business partners with 11 collision repair centers across the market.

Automotive Management Institute Honors Class of 2015

The graduating class of 2015 includes 58 automotive service and repair professionals who earned the Institute’s AAM designation by successfully completing AMI courses and accumulating a minimum of 120 credits.

Publisher’s Perspective: Yes Ma’am, General!

I urge you to look at a veteran next time you have an opening. After all, they did their part and made the ultimate sacrifice.

Chip Foose Receives 2015 NACE | CARS Top Custom Car Award

The Impostor features custom paint from BASF’s Glasurit 90-Line in Impostor Pearl Dark and Impostor Pearl Light.

BodyShop Business Hands Out Executive of the Year Awards at NACE | CARS Opening General Session

The award, which has been handed out since 1984, recognizes true collision repair “visionaries” who have experienced great success through innovative thinking, overcoming challenges and persevering.