Lordco opens new location in Smithers

The team at the new Lordco store in Smithers, British Columbia.

Smithers, British Columbia — January 25, 2017 — Lordco Parts has announced the opening of its newest location. The new store is located at 1260 – 3364 Highway 16 in Smithers, British Columbia. Smithers is about halfway between Prince George and Prince Rupert. The community has a population of approximately 5,400 people. Smithers is located […]

Prochilo Brothers Auto Collision achieves Honda ProFirst recognition

Some of the team members from Prochilo Brothers Auto Collision. All three of the company's facilities have recently been recognized by Honda ProFirst.

Toronto, Ontario — January 25, 2017 — Prochilo Brothers Auto Collision has announced that all three of its collision centres have recently achieved recognition as Honda ProFirst Recognized Collision Repair Facilities. Prochilo Brothers Auto Collision’s facilites are located in the Toronto area. A statement from Honda Canada says this means the facilities “have completed prescribed […]

CARSTAR expands in New Brunswick with CARSTAR Dieppe

The exterior of the new CARSTAR Dieppe.

Hamilton, Ontario — January 25, 2017 — CARSTAR Canada has announced the opening of CARSTAR Dieppe located at 1179 Champlain Street in Dieppe, New Brunswick. CARSTAR Dieppe is owned and operated by multi-CARSTAR store owners the Kember family. This marks the fourth location for the franchise partners. In a recent teleconference, CARSTAR President Michael Macaluso […]

Inside View: Belron enters collision sector with Speedy acquisition

Ralph Hosker, President of Belron Canada, spoke with Collision Repair magazine recently regarding the Speedy Collision acquisition.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 25, 2017 — A recent large deal signed by major auto glass repairer Belron Canada will see that company enter the collision repair space through the acquisition of the Speedy Collision network. The final agreement was signed just before Christmas. The President of Belron Canada, Ralph Hosker, says […]