Brad Mewes: Why investment is key for collision repairers

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By Brad Mewes Irvine, California — November 8, 2017 — Recently I was asked to fly out to Phoenix to present at the Assured Performance annual meeting. Each year they host a meeting for members to discuss industry trends and OEM certification.  I was excited to attend the event because it gave me the opportunity […]

Boyd announces further expansion in North Carolina

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Winnipeg, Manitoba — October 31, 2016 — The Boyd Group seems to be on an expansion drive in North Carolina. Collision Repair magazine recently reported on the company’s acquisition of the former collision repair department of Hastings Ford in Greenville. Boyd Group has just announced the acquisition of another collision centre in Greenville, Bland & […]

Consolidation still hot in first quarter of 2016

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By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — April 17, 2016 — The pace of consolidation in the North American collision repair space moved ahead at a rapid pace in the first quarter of 2016, with Winnipeg outfit Boyd Group adding as many companies to its chain in Q1 as it added all of last year. […]

IBIS Preview: Bradley Mewes on widespread automotive consolidation

Bradley Mewes will speak at IBIS 2016 on the consolidation trends in the collision repair, jobber and wider auto industry.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — February 16, 2016 — Collision repair experts from around the globe are set to descend on Barcelona, Spain this spring for IBIS 2016. Collision Repair magazine is the exclusive Canadian Media Partner for the annual symposium that gathers together the key influencers and thought leaders in collision repair. Brad […]