A new bill was recently introduced in the New York State Assembly that would require auto body shops to adhere to OEM repair procedures but would let current alternative parts laws that don’t mandate an OE part stand.
Cole’s Collision Centers, based out of the Albany, N.Y., area, has promoted Anthony Valenti to manager and Amanda Giancamillo to assistant shop manager.
Senate Bill 421 would make the crime a Class B, C or D felony depending on prior criminal history, specifics of the staged incident or if injury or death occurred.
H&V Collision Center, a New York MSO, recently received Toys for Tots’ Volunteer Excellence Award for its support of the 2017 holiday toy drive.
A dozen years ago, John Cole and his wife used their home as collateral to open their first shop. Today, Cole’s Collision Centers has five locations and 85 employees in New York’s Capital Region.
Carubba Collision Corp. President Joe Carubba recently donated a total of $20,000 to a pair of local charities in Western New York.
The Collision Centers of New York announced the acquisition of Silver Star Collision in Port Jefferson, N.Y.
In March, Cesar Estrella will celebrate his 15th year with The Collision Centers, an MSO in Long Island, N.Y.
Carubba Collision Corp. announced that it has expanded its operations in New York state.
The MSO’s five stores had collection boxes at each shop and served as designated drop-off centers for those customers who wanted to drop off toys for underprivileged children.
The New York-based MSO joins a list of only 105 certified shops in North America to have obtained this certification.
H&V Collision Center, the largest independently owned collision repair business in New York state’s Capital Region, announced that it has been certified by Ford to repair F-150 aluminum-bodied pickup trucks.