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VeriFacts ACE Award Finalists Announced

VeriFacts Automotive announced the finalists for its annual Achievement in Collision Repair Excellence (ACE) Awards, which recognize outstanding quality of work.

One award honors individual technicians (the March Taylor Technician ACE Award) and the other honors collision repair centers attaining higher repair quality as measured through the VeriFacts Shop Coaching Program.

To qualify for an ACE Award, collision repair centers must have participated in the VeriFacts Shop Coaching Program for at least six months. All the finalists were nominated by shop coaches in each region and then confirmed by VeriFacts’ executive management team.
March Taylor Technician ACE Award finalists include: Duane Alfrey, Body Craft, Rancho Cordova, Calif.; Kevork Artinian, Marco’s Auto Body, Monterey Park, Calif.; Arturo Atilano, Platinum Coachworks, Covina, Calif.; JC Baccus, Caliber Collision Center Chino Valley, Chino, Calif.; Mark Bennett, Evergreen Auto Body, Issaquah, Wash.; Rafael Bribiesca, Marina Auto Body, Los Angeles, Calif.; Jeffrey Cope, LaMettry’s Collision, Maplewood, Minn.; Ed Denny, Myers CARSTAR, Ottawa, Canada; Gustavo Marquez, Caliber Collision Center, Fresno, Calif.; Ference Mihaly, Concordia CARSTAR East, Ottawa, Canada; Charlie Miranda, Big Sky Auto Body Palo Verde, Tucson, Ariz.; Desmond Nelson, OAC CARSTAR, Mississauga, Canada; Javier Ordaz, Fletcher Jones Motor Cars, Newport Beach, Calif.;  Bob Parvaneh, Marco’s Auto Body, San Gabriel, Calif.; Ben Perez, Caliber Collision Center, Cathedral City, Calif.; Jon Pray, A&B CARSTAR, St. Joseph, Mo.; Richard Towles, Camden Auto Body, Baltimore, Md.; Shawn Tranter, Hi-Tech Collision, Lake Forest, Calif.; Paul Uribe, EMC Collision, Fremont, Calif.; Joe Wieczorek, Northwest CARSTAR, Omaha, Neb.; Masato Yuno, Apex Auto Body, Huntington Beach, Calif.

 Repair Center ACE Award finalists are: Anaheim Hills Auto Body, Anaheim, Calif.; ARA CARSTAR, Everett, Wash.; Bell Road Toyota, Phoenix, Ariz.; Big Sky Auto Body Palo Verde, Tucson, Ariz.; Body Craft, Folsom, Calif.; Brighton Collision Center, Chandler, Ariz.; Caliber Collision Center Chino Valley, Chino, Calif.; CARSTAR Riverside, Kansas City, Mo.; Centre Point Collision, Santa Clarita, Calif.; Collision Clinic CARSTAR, Edmonds, Wash.; Concordia CARSTAR East, Ottawa, Canada; DC Autocraft, Burbank, Calif.; Drew Auto Center, La Mesa, Calif.; EMC Collision, Fremont, Calif.;   Fletcher Jones Motor Cars, Newport Beach, Calif; Henson & Son Collision Repair, Escondido, Calif.; Holmes Body Shop, Riverside, Calif.;  LaMettry’s Collision, Eden Prairie, Minn.; Marco’s Auto Body, Monterey Park, Calif; Marco’s Auto Body, San Gabriel, Calif.; Marina Auto Body, Los Angeles, Calif.; Metro Auto Rebuild, Tacoma, Wash.; Platinum Coach Works, Covina, Calif.; Schaefer Autobody, Webster Groves, Mo.; Skill Craft, Huntington Beach, Calif.  

The winners will be named Nov. 4 at the 2008 Collision Industry Awards luncheon held at NACE.

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