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Fayetteville Tech in North Carolina Announces ‘Draft Days’ for Collision Repair and Refinishing Graduates

Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) in Fayetteville, N.C., announced that it has scheduled “Draft (Hiring) Days” in conjunction with the upcoming class of 2018 graduation for students in the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology and Automotive Systems Technology programs.

Carolinas Collision Centers Opens New Facility in Chapel Hill, N.C.

MSO Carolinas Collision Centers announced the opening of a new facility in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Symach Installs State-of-the-Art Equipment in Axalta’s New Customer Experience Center in North Carolina

Located on the campus of Hendrick Motorsports just outside of Charlotte, the new facility will offer the latest in customer training and development programs.

Newly Formed North Carolina Collision Repair Association Affiliates with SCRS

With a focus on supporting excellence in the North Carolina collision repair trade, NCACAR representatives affiliated with SCRS to tap into resources that can help serve their new and growing membership base.

Insurance Commissioners Elected in Five States

North Carolina, Montana, Washington, Delaware and North Dakota all receive new commissioners charged with regulating each state’s insurance industry.

Collision Industry Advocate Mike Causey Wins N.C. Insurance Commissioner Race

Causey, a consumer advocate, lobbyist and former BodyShop Business contributor, has won the state insurance commissioner’s race with 50.43 percent of the vote.

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in North Carolina

The center previously operated as Bland & Newsome Auto Body Repair and served the community for 38 years.

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in North Carolina

The Greenville, N.C., center previously operated as the collision repair department of Hastings Ford and served the community for 46 years.

North Carolina TV Station Report Exposes Unsafe Repairs, Urges Consumers to be Informed

The report told consumers that their best defense is knowing what to look for. “Ask to see the parts the repairer replaced and take a close look at the seams between panels. They should be even.”

Service King Continues Charlotte Expansion

Acquisition of The Body Shop Collision Center gives Service King seven stores in the Charlotte area and 276 collision repair centers in 23 states across the U.S.

Caliber Collision Acquires North Carolina Body Shop

B&R Body Shop has served the metro Charlotte area for more than 75 years in North Carolina with six locations in and around the Charlotte area as well as a location in Rock Hills, S.C.

Uni-Select Inc. Acquires Two Aftermarket Distributors

Acquisitions strengthen FinishMaster’s footprint in Southern California and complement existing operations in the North Carolina market.