Welcome of the Week: CARSTAR welcomes new Manitoba facility

Gimli, Manitoba — CARSTAR recently announced the opening of a new shop in Gimli, Manitoba.  Owners of CARSTAR Gimli, Dan Jonsson and Skye Grexton, have been in the collision repair industry for over 30 years. Looking to continue growing their business, they joined CARSTAR in 1998 and have since grown their operations to seven locations.  […]

Brent of Cape Breton: Fix Auto welcomes Cape Breton shop into the banner

Halifax, Nova Scotia — Fix Auto is making big moves on the east coast as the banner welcomes Fix Auto Cape Breton into the network. Fix Auto Cape Breton, located in the River Bourgeois area of Cape Breton, has been operating in the community for the past 57 years with second generation manager Brent Sampson […]

Closing in on Calgary: Simplicity acquires Calgary Central, North West

Calgary, Alberta — A pair of Alberta collision centres have signed on under the big orange banner as Calgary North West and Calgary Central mark the two latest additions to the Simplicity Car Care network, announced in a press release on July 12. Industry veterans Amrit and Harvey Golhar have tripled down on their partnership […]

Welcome of the Week: UniglassPlus Kingston Opens in Eastern Ontario

Kingston, Ontario —  Uniban recently celebrated the opening of UniglassPlus Kingston.   James Peach, owner of UniglassPlus Kingston, has over 35 years of industry experience. Originally from Newfoundland, James grew up in his family’s automotive business that had a sterling legacy in Atlantic Canada since it opened in 1969. When Peach moved to Ontario in 1991, […]

Welcomes of the Week: January 23, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this new weekly series, Collision Repair celebrates the latest shop openings from coast to coast. This week, CARSTAR welcomes its new Mississauga North location in Ontario, while CSN Collision Network and Lift Auto Group add CSN Klassen to its network family.    CARSTAR Mississauga North opens in Ontario Hamilton, Ontario — […]

Fix Auto welcomes Charlesbourg South to the network

The Fix Auto Charlesbourg South team.

By CRM Staff   Charlesbourg, Quebec — May 21, 2018 — Fix Auto has announced the addition of the Charlesbourg South location to its network. The new location will be owner Daniel Fortin’s third Fix facility. He also owns Fix Auto Limoilou and Grand-Beauport.    “For myself and my team, it’s all about personalized customer […]