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CARSTAR Unique Saskatoon Opens in Saskatchewan

Hamilton, ON – July 31, 2019 – CARSTAR, North America’s premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announces the opening of CARSTAR Unique Saskatoon, conveniently located at 1935 Quebec Avenue, Saskatoon Saskatchewan, Canada, S7K 1W3. Owned by Dan and Nicolle Rawlyk, CARSTAR Unique Saskatoon is located in an auto…
Toby Cerqua
July 31, 2019
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CARSTAR Hope Launches in British Columbia

Hamilton, ON – July 30, 2019 – CARSTAR, North America’s premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announces the opening of CARSTAR Hope, conveniently located at 966 - 6th Avenue, Hope British Columbia, Canada, V0X 1L0. CARSTAR’s newest multi-store owner, Bill Davidson, who recently purchased CARSTAR Quality Assured –…
Toby Cerqua
July 30, 2019
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CARSTAR Cochrane Opens West of Calgary

Hamilton, ON – July 24, 2019 – CARSTAR, North America’s premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announces the opening of CARSTAR Cochrane, conveniently located at 6 River Heights Dr, Cochrane, AB T4C 2A4. Located just west of Calgary, is CARSTAR Cochrane, in one of the fastest growing communities…
Toby Cerqua
July 24, 2019
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CARSTAR Hochelaga Opens in Montreal, Quebec

Hamilton, ON – June 20, 2019 – CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities is proud to announce the opening of CARSTAR Hochelaga, located at 2425 Rue Desautels, Montreal Quebec, H1N 3B5. Maxime Waked, owner of CARSTAR Hochelaga, is a young franchise partner…
Toby Cerqua
June 20, 2019
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CARSTAR Celebrates Employee Appreciation Month

Locations Across North America Award Technicians with a 3M™ File Belt Sander CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 13, 2019) – CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, is surprising 30 of its collision repair technicians with a 3M™ File Belt Sander in celebration of employee…
Toby Cerqua
May 13, 2019
CARSTAR 2019 Conference Auto Body News

CARSTAR 2019 Conference in Chicago: Acceleration

As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, is planning a tremendous gathering for its North American franchise partners, vendors, insurance carriers and industry leaders in Chicago this summer. Continue Reading CARSTAR 2019 Conference in Chicago: Acceleration
pstroot
March 12, 2019
Cornforth Campbell North Franchise Partners. Welcome to the Family

CARSTAR Cornforth Campbell North Opens in the Evergreen State

CARSTAR Cornforth Campbell North Opens in the Evergreen State CARSTAR, North America’s largest multi-store network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Cornforth Campbell North, located at 407 East Main Ave., Puyallup, WA 98372. CARSTAR Cornforth Campbell, Kurt Johnson’s first facility, has an over 80-year history in…
pstroot
March 12, 2019
CARSTAR Tatmans Franchise Partners - Chris, Tim and Matt Owner Spotlight

Tatman’s CARSTAR Upholds Family Legacy with New Location

Tatman’s CARSTAR Upholds Family Legacy with New Location CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of Tatman’s CARSTAR, located at 701 N. Mattis Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821. His father opened up a collision repair center in 1959 and Tim Tatman, owner of…
pstroot
March 12, 2019
CARSTAR Douglas Auto Body Ownership Team Welcome to the Family

CARSTAR Douglas Auto Body Opens in Pasadena

CARSTAR Douglas Auto Body Opens in Pasadena CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Douglas Auto Body, located at 2453 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91107. Originally started in 1956 by their father, CARSTAR Douglas Auto Body’s owners Armen and…
pstroot
March 12, 2019
CARSTAR Introduces the Collision Repair Industry to San Francisco 49ers Foundation STEM Leadership Institute Auto Body News

CARSTAR Introduces the Collision Repair Industry to San Francisco 49ers Foundation STEM Leadership Institute

CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, introduced the collision repair industry to a group of remarkable seventh grade students part of the San Francisco 49ers Foundation’s STEM Leadership Institute, a six-year curriculum which works to prepare students with high academic potential for…
pstroot
March 12, 2019
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CARSTAR Proprietary EDGE Performance Group Set To Drive Network Performance And Profitability In 2019

The CARSTAR proprietary EDGE Performance Group will continue to drive performance improvements across the CARSTAR network through national repair processes, performance standards, and focused training on delivering those standards. To provide hands-on training, CARSTAR hosts zone-aligned regional EDGE Performance Group (EPG) meetings to allow more CARSTAR franchise partners to participate…
pstroot
March 12, 2019
Celebrating a grand opening in San Carlos Owner Spotlight

CARSTAR’s Largest Multi-Store Owner Celebrates Grand Opening

CARSTAR Chilton Auto Body Santa Clara hosts grand opening event; presents donation to San Francisco 49ers Foundation for STEM education CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, hosted a grand opening event in celebration of its largest multi-store owner joining the CARSTAR family.…
pstroot
March 2, 2019
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Continued West Coast Growth for CARSTAR

CARSTAR, North America’s leading provider of premier collision repairs, is experiencing rapid store growth across the West Coast. CARSTAR started off 2018 with one location in San Jose, and over the past year has grown to 22 facilities across Northern California. Which each location locally owned and operated, these collision…
pstroot
March 1, 2019
Michael Macaluso Owner Spotlight

A Moment with Michael Macaluso

We found a moment with Michael Macaluso, President of CARSTAR for North America, to learn more about his history, thoughts on the industry and future plans. Continue Reading A Moment with Michael Macaluso
pstroot
February 20, 2019
Russos Collision Franchise Partner Welcome to the Family

CARSTAR Russo’s Collision Opens with Plans to Continue Growth

CARSTAR Russo’s Collision Opens with Plans to Continue Growth CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of its 15th Pennsylvania location, CARSTAR Russo’s Collision, located at 18 Crozerville Road, Aston, PA 19014.Having grown up in a collision repair facility, CARSTAR Russo’s Collision owner…
pstroot
February 8, 2019
CARSTAR 30th Anniversary Logo Auto Body News

Performance in CARSTAR Drives Corporate Growth

Performance in CARSTAR Drives Corporate Growth CARSTAR, North America’s leading premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announces company-wide leadership realignment and promotions as it plans for strategic growth. Following a record year of performance, CARSTAR has plans to accelerate its growth as it enters its 30th year of business.…
pstroot
February 8, 2019
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Exclusive Regional Operational Support

The strength of the CARSTAR system and a key differentiator from its competitors are the field operations support. Unique in their training and role responsibilities, area managers of operations and zone directors ensure facilities in their territory uphold the CARSTAR reputation in-store. CARSTAR seeks to hire operational support staff who…
pstroot
January 29, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Auto Body News

Growth in the Right Way

Across North America, the industry’s consolidation rates have yet to slow. Knowing that the trend is continuing at this pace, insurers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) alike are finding a multitude of benefits in working with multi-store operators (MSOs), like CARSTAR. Providing benefits of scale, consistency and accountability, CARSTAR is…
pstroot
January 29, 2019
CARSTAR 30th Anniversary Logo Auto Body News

CARSTAR Celebrates 30 Remarkable Years of Business

Collision repair leader enters milestone anniversary year with plans to celebrate throughout 2019 CARSTAR, North America’s leading provider of premier collision repairs, is celebrating its 30th year of business, with plans to only accelerate its rapid growth. Marking this momentous anniversary, CARSTAR has plans to honor this occasion with new initiatives…
pstroot
January 23, 2019
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CARSTAR Offers Insurance Outlook for 2019

While the landscape of the collision repair industry is expected to consistently grow this year, that growth is likely to come from shops who are able to expand their businesses and open new locations, improve their efficiency and build their insurance relationships.  That is the focus of the CARSTAR U.S. Insurance team…
pstroot
January 17, 2019