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AudaExplore
Repair professionals say digitally empowered customers are transforming their business, driving adoption of new technology and forcing them to communicate in new ways, according to an AudaExplore survey.
Garmat USA
Garmat’s Sharp Shooter contest aims to recognize shop owners and paint techs who use Garmat equipment
PPG
The PPG Fall MVP Business Solutions Conference, focused on helping attendees gain a competitive edge, will be held Sept. 21-23 in Nashville, Tenn.
Parts and repair costs will remain a point of contention between insurers and shops, but carriers face challenges on other fronts as well.
CARSTAR Auto Repair Experts
Scuderi Auto Body CARSTAR in Rockville, Md., is celebrating its 60th anniversary with an open house.
A survey by the Northwest Automotive Trades Association put two smaller Northwest-based insurers — Oregon Mutual and Mutual of Enumclaw — among the best, along with USAA, while State Farm slid this year from first to fourth ranked.
Caliber Collision
Caliber Collision Centers opened a new 15,000 square foot location in Tomball in the greater Houston area of Texas.
Gerber Collision
Gerber Collision & Glass,  a member of the National Auto Body Council , has restored a vehicle as part of Recycled Rides, a nationwide vehicle donation program that provides vehicles to families in need.
Axalta Coating Systems
A team of chemists presented research from an international collaboration at the American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expo that aims to help coating formulators select a solvent that provides optimal final film properties.
PartsTrader
PartsTrader has successfully processed it 1,000,000th parts job since it launched its online marketplace in February 2012.