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Friday, 17 November 2017 19:49

CTEC in OR Adds Collision Repair Program with Modern Equipment

Written by Victoria Antonelli

The Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) in Salem, OR, added collision repair to its roster in August 2017 as part of the school’s initial expansion plan. 

On Oct. 9, five homes in Santa Rosa's Fountaingrove community belonging to the family of the late Gene Crozat, founder of Santa Rosa-based G&C Auto Body, burned to the ground in the North Bay, CA, fires. 

Thursday, 16 November 2017 18:13

Two MSOs Team Up for North Bay, CA, Fire Relief

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Most of the time, Cook's Collision and Mike's Auto Body, two of the largest body shop chains in the Bay Area, are friendly competitors. 

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 22:59

Kim’s Auto Body in Santa Clara, CA, Provides Customer-Focused Collision Repair Services

Written by Melissa McKenzie, Santa Clara Weekly

James Kim isn’t a car guy, which makes his owning a collision center a bit peculiar.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 19:21

Fix Auto USA Announces Two New CA Locations

Fix Auto USA continues its expansion with the addition of two California locations, bringing the total number of Fix Auto franchise locations to 119.

Giving refurbished vehicles to deserving people is an amazing philanthropy model that is ideal for the collision industry because it involves body shops, local charities and insurance companies as they work together to help others. 

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