Romans Ranks: Romans Group LLC unveils annual repairer ranking; says consolidators continue ‘aggressive’ growth

Toronto, Ontario — The 16th annual Romans Group whitepaper, A 2021 Profile of the Evolving U.S. and Canada Collision Repair marketplace, is now available. The annual report details the general health of the collision repair marketplace, including a ranking of top franchisors, networks/banners and independent repair groups. With all Canadian repair organizations considered, franchisors make […]


Troy Kay and Justin Howard, third and fourth from the left, accept the Simplifier of the Year Award The orange banner turned green for its National Growth Conference Cleanup after a big event is never a fun ordeal, but its hard not to catch yourself smiling if you knew the big national conference you just […]

Climbing the Chain: Domenic Prochilo named COO of Simplicity Car Care

Toronto, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care shook up some roles in its senior leadership team last week, announcing that Domenic Prochilo has been promoted to the role of COO, to make room for incoming v-p of operational excellence and technology, Ken Chung. According to a statement provided to Collision Repair from Simplicity, Prochilo, in his […]

Down in V-town: CCIF Vancouver starts today

Vancouver, British Columbia — Today is the first day of the two-day long CCIF Vancouver forum at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, and registration is still open at the time of publication. Packed with presentations from Axalta, Simplicity Car Care, Enterprise Holdings, as well as a talk from frequent Collision Repair contributor, Stefano Liessi, CCIF […]

Orange Wave: Simplicity Car Care releases 2021 annual report

Toronto, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care released its 2021 Annual Report for stakeholders on Monday, pulling back the curtain on a year of impressive growth and bold goals for the collision repair banner’s legacy. This year’s annual report comes with the theme of “rebuilding to what life was pre-pandemic,” according to Simplicity CEO Paul Prochilo. […]


Bassem Hijazi serves a fresh look on collision repair at Simplicity Car Care Montréal North Story by MAX REID There are few things that affect the course of our lives quite like the impressions left on us by family. Little else impacts the places we live, the opportunities we do and don’t take quite like […]

All for One: Simplicity Car Care announces employee profit sharing program

Toronto, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care announced the launch of its new employee profit-sharing program last Friday. The new initiative will see a percentage of Simplicity Car Care’s qualifying profits allocated to “eligible employees as recognition of their hard work and dedication to growing the Simplicity network,” said the company. “At Simplicity Car Care, continuing […]

Win for Wing: Simplicity names Greg Wing director of sales

Toronto, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care has announced that Greg Wing, who previously served as Simplicity’s business development manager, will now serve as the company’s director of sales for Canada. Having worked in the automotive industry since 2008, Wing joined Simplicity as a business development manager in Jan 2021 where he expanded Simplicity’s presence in […]

Splendid Success: Simplicity celebrates 80th location

Medicine Hat, Alberta – On Jan. 20, Simplicity Car Care opened its 80th location in the country. Simplicity Car Care Medicine Hat owners, Dean and Rhonda Fischer said they will continue to serve their community with quality service. “Simplicity aligns with the values we at Ted’s Autobody have had for years now,” they said in an […]