Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
PJ's Auto Body of Succasunna, NJ, was recently awarded I-CAR Gold certification by the I-CAR Professional Development Program, the highest role-relevant training achievement recognized by the collision repair industry.
More than 32 first responders from 10 local fire departments gathered on April 6 for a demonstration of the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication, preparing them to provide the best response for car accident victims in the region, all thanks to the National Auto Body Council F.R.E.E.™ program and Auto Collision and Glass.
Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the acquisition of three collision repair centers, including one intake center, located in the Buffalo, NY, area.
The state fire marshal concluded that sparks from welding repairs caused a four-alarm fire that destroyed a South Main Street auto body shop on April 4.
Barrington Mayne has been arrested on a felony complaint for alleged insurance fraud.
A local fire chief watching his child's soccer game the afternoon of April 1 spotted a fire near a Fawn Township, PA, auto body shop and sprang into action.
The owner of a Worcester, MA, auto body shop was indicted March 28 in connection with a motor vehicle fraud scheme in which he damaged vehicles and stole $170,000.
Longtime Danvers, MA, business Hartnett Auto Body & Car Wash closed its doors April 4 after almost 70 years in the community.
More than 40 first responders from Pennsylvania and New Jersey fire departments along with local EMS providers gathered on March 23 for a demonstration of the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication.