Wednesday, 25 January 2012 22:14

Mitchell Announces Wicklunds CARSTAR as Winner of Get-a-Life Dream Vacation

Mitchell, a San-Diego-based provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, announced the winner of Mitchell’s Get-a-Life Dream Vacation contest held in 2011.

Mitchell’s RepairCenter™ team presented Gabrielle Kephart of Wicklunds CARSTAR and Glass in Liberty, MO with a check totaling $5,000 in late December 2011, for an all expenses paid trip to Maui, Hawaii. RepairCenter is the industry’s first Shop Workspace™ solution that manages the repair, the customer, and the business, all from a single personalized workspace, helping body shops manage their businesses so well that they have time to “get a life.”

“Congratulations to Wicklunds CARSTAR for winning Mitchell’s Get-a-Life Dream Vacation,” said Jim O’Leary, Mitchell’s Vice President of Repair Solutions. “We are pleased to empower shop employees to ‘get a life’ by simplifying every aspect of complex auto collision repair business environments. Mitchell’s RepairCenter auto shop management software streamlines key repair processes to help body shops be more efficient.”

O’Leary added, “We believe that a trusted partnership―founded on listening, responsiveness and collaboration―is the cornerstone of Mitchell’s and our clients’ success, and we will continue building on the value we deliver to the collision repair industry.”


“I’m thrilled that I won Mitchell’s Get-a-Life dream vacation – I couldn’t believe that I won,” said Kephart, Collision Repair Consultant for Wicklunds CARSTAR. “Mitchell RepairCenter is a great program that helps me daily in my job, from managing and navigating through files to get info on a certain file. I’m looking forward to having an amazing time in Maui with my mother.”

RepairCenter is the industry’s first Shop Workspace, building on the strength of Mitchell’s market-leading business management systems, repair information content, and customer satisfaction services functionality. RepairCenter’s flexible design allows auto body shops to select the tools they need to create a customized Workspace that meets their exact needs, and then add modules as their businesses evolve.

To learn more about RepairCenter and Mitchell’s other solutions for collision repair facilities please fill out the contact us form on Mitchell.com or contact your Mitchell representative.

Wicklunds CARSTAR & Glass of Liberty, MO was the First CARSTAR Franchisee. Founded on the principle of raising the standards of the collision repair industry, Wicklunds CARSTAR Collision Repair Center must meet strict requirements concerning quality of work, training and customer satisfaction. Wicklunds CARSTAR & Glass has earned The CARSTAR President’s Platinum Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. Customers have given Wicklunds a Customer Satisfaction Index Rating of 97% or greater since the program’s inception in 2002. Quality repairs combined with an exceptional warranty and excellent customer service. For more information, visit www.wicklundscarstar.com.

For more information about Mitchell, visit www.mitchell.com.

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