BASF refinish customers A-1 Toyota and Balise Collision were both recently named as 2018 Shops of the Year by Toyota Certified Collision Centers (TCCC).
A-1 Toyota, a Glasurit customer based in New Haven, Conn., is a two-time winner of the award, having also won in 2016. Balise Collision Repair, an R-M customer with five collision centers servicing Springfield, Mass. and Warwick, Rhode Island, received the award for a second year in a row. Both shops were recognized for a long list of achievements that met the rigorous criteria for the annual award.
“BASF prides itself on partnering with market-leading collision centers like A-1 Toyota and Balise Collision,” said Jeff Wildman, Manager of OEM and Industry Relations for BASF Automotive Refinish, “It takes leadership, teamwork and a dedication to repairing vehicles to Toyota standards to achieve this level of excellence in customer service, quality and productivity.”
|Balise Collision Center, Winner of 2018 Toyota Collision Center of the Year award|
Every year, Toyota awards a small, medium and large shop that meet all requirements of the TCCC program and complete all repairs according to Toyota’s repair procedures. Requirements include demonstration of exemplary achievement of master level training in all departments, strong financials, consistent improvement of key performance indicators and exceptional customer satisfaction scores.
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