|Some of the team from Frank’s Autobody~CSN.
Southfield, Michigan — May 7, 2014 — BASF Automotive Refinish recently recognized CSN – Frank’s Autobody as a 2013 Performance Group Shops of the Year. The facility, located in Vernon, B.C., was one of five shops recognized with the award at BASF’s VisionPLUS Business Solutions Performance Group Conference in Clearwater, Fla
Collision repair shops that utilize BASFâ€™s VisionPLUS Business Solutions and participate in the programâ€™s Performance Group meetings were eligible for the award. VisionPLUS Business Solutions is a comprehensive suite of value-added programs that BASF says is designed to grow sales and streamline business operations to gain a solid competitive edge in the collision repair industry.
The five winners were selected based on criteria including sales improvement; overall gross profit improvement; VisionPLUS Performance Group meeting attendance; and meeting participation and contributions.
â€œWe are proud to be a part of our customersâ€™ success,â€ said Marcos Corradin, Marketing Manager BASF Automotive Refinish. â€œIt is great to see profitable growth in this market and know that BASF continues to be a key partner in this process.â€
The 2013 winning shops are:
Â· Auto Body Specialties, Springfield, Ore., Byron Davis, Owner.
Â· Crystal Lake Automotive, Lakeville, Minn., Jim Siegfried and Karl Drotning, Owners.
Â· CSN – Frank’s Autobody, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada, Matt Brunelle, Jesse Brunelle, Dave Brunelle and Rene Brunelle, Owners.
Â· LaMettryâ€™s Collision, Richfield, Minn., Joanne LaMettry, Owner.
Â· Center Square Motors, Blue Bell, Pa., Chuck Dietch, Owner.
VisionPLUS Performance Groups bring together collision repair shop owners and managers several times a year to discuss and compare ideas, industry updates, financial benchmarking, business analyses, leadership skills, winning strategies and more. The Performance Group Conference is a two-day event developed to discuss best practices, trends in the industry and how collision repair shops can achieve higher efficiency.