Proud Partners: OEConnection acquires VeriFacts Automotive

Cleveland, Ohio ⁠— OEConnection (OEC) has acquired VeriFacts Automotive, Repairer Driven News reported Friday. OEC Collision Vice President and General Manager Bill Lopez confirmed the acquisition in an email to Repairer Driven News, stating his company “saw an opportunity to join forces and create a flexible and dynamic solution for the Certified Repair Network space […]

Innovation Education: Guild 21 Webinar on BMW repair technology

Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey — This Thursday–Guild 21 is hosting a webinar on the topic of BMW repair technology with Attila Princz and Jonathan Inzano as webinar hosts. The webinar is expected to begin at 11 a.m. PST.  Princz is an insurance manager for aftersales business development for the BMW Grou; and. Inzanno is the […]

First Canadian shop to receive a VeriFacts Quality Medallion

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – March 14, 2019 –  Pfaff Autoworks in Vaughan, Ont. was the first Canadian shop to receive a VeriFacts Quality Medallion. The VeriFacts VQ Program provides independent, third-party verification of repair quality using VeriFacts patented technology for unbiased, consistent measurement and reporting. “This award is very special and recognizes how […]

VeriFacts to inspect repair facilities for Mitchell

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — October 31, 2018 — VeriFacts Automotive is now able to provide audit and inspection field services in support of Mitchell’s OEM Collision Repair Network solutions, which are offered to auto manufacturers (OEMs), fleets, and other industry participants. Mitchell acts as the administrator of some OEM collision repair quality programs.  “Proper […]

VeriFacts: Increased discussion between repairers, OEMs and insurers is vital


By Tom Davis Toronto, Ontario — November 27, 2017 — As new technologies change the landscape of the repair industry, increased dialogue among repairers, OEMs and insurers is vital for the longevity of companies within its ecosystem. A packed audience of more than 120 industry stakeholders heard this message at the inaugural Canadian VeriFacts meeting, […]

VeriFacts Automotive expands to Canada

Larry Miller, Vice President of Business Development and Operations for VeriFacts Canada. The company has recently begun offering its services to the Canadian market.

By CRM Staff Vancouver, British Columbia — July 12, 2017 — VeriFacts has announced it will expand its programs to Canada. The company provides independent third-party verification services for its clients. According to the company, it represents and supports OEMs such as American Honda, Tesla and Cadillac, evaluating the quality of a shop’s practices based […]

Survey: CCIAP most widely known accreditation program

According to the results of our latest survey, more repairers are familiar with CCIAP than another accreditation program.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — May 16, 2017 — Accreditation systems have been discussed in the collision repair industry for decades, but the last few years have actually seen some of these programs come into existence. Our latest survey asked our readers to let us know how familiar they are with these programs and […]

VeriFacts Automotive grows team with new appointments

Chris Dismukes (left) joins VeriFacts Automotive as the Director of Sales. Andy MacDonald (right) will fill the role of Technical Director.

Newport Beach, California — November 8, 2016 — VeriFacts Automotive has announced that Chris Dismukes and Andy MacDonald have joined its team. Dismukes joins VeriFacts following a 10-year career within the property and casualty industry. Dismukes serves as the Director of Sales for VeriFacts Automotive as he oversees all aspects of marketing and sales. He […]