CARSTAR Brunswick in KS Completes Renovations on Latest Shop

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CARSTAR Brunswick's owners spent the past few months renovating their new shop with a complete makeover of the customer and front office area.

Melissa Miller, CARSTAR’s New VP of Operations, Discusses Role and Changes

After Driven Brands acquired CARSTAR earlier this month, the company announced senior leadership changes at CARSTAR on November 20. Autobody News spoke to Melissa Miller who was promoted to CARSTAR’s vice president of operations.

Cleveland CARSTAR Owner Finds Unique Way to Expand to Third Location

Jeremy and Theresa Orsky have quickly grown their collision repair business with CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. They opened their first shop, CARSTAR Coach & Collision in Cleveland, OH, in 2012. Their second location, CARSTAR Tim’s Collision, in Twinsburg, OH, opened in late 2014. Now the Orskys have added a third shop, CARSTAR Brunswick, located at 1191 Pearl Road in Brunswick, OH.

Roark Capital Portfolio Company Driven Brands, INC. Acquires CARSTAR

Driven Brands, Inc., a portfolio company of Roark Capital and the nation’s leading franchise automotive company, announced on October 22 that it has acquired Kansas-based CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. CARSTAR is one of the largest multi-shop network of independently owned collision repair facilities in the U.S., operating in more than 240 locations in 30 states.

CARSTAR Moves Up to 106th on Franchise Times® Top 200™ Ranking

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts has once again earned a spot in Franchise Times® annual Top 200™ ranking of the largest franchise systems in North America. CARSTAR is now ranked 106 on the list, compared to a ranking of 112 in 2014 and 117 in 2013.

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