Maple Ridge, British Columbia — CARSTAR is proud to announce the opening of CARSTAR Maple Ridge (Classic Image) located at 23302 River Road, Maple Ridge, British Columbia V2W 1B6.
Owner of CARSTAR Maple Ridge (Classic Image), Ray Van Empel, has been in the industry for over 30 years. His collision repair centre has been a longstanding part of the community for decades and Ray is proud to continue his family-owned and operated business with the new support of CARSTAR.
“The industry is advancing faster than ever before making it more complex to safely repair vehicles for our valued customers,” says Ray Van Empel, owner, of CARSTAR Maple Ridge (Classic Image). “Joining CARSTAR helps because they prioritize training and education to provide owners like me with the tools we need to continue doing what we love for our community.”
CARSTAR Maple Ridge (Classic Image) is a 510 sq.-m. (5,500-square-foot) facility, led by body manager Keith Roberts. The team has a focus on training and education and worked diligently to earn its I-CAR Gold certification. CARSTAR Maple Ridge (Classic Image) is also working on earning OEM certifications.
“At CARSTAR, our whole company works hard to support our network providing them the resources they need so they can focus on their work in their markets,” says Andrew Northrup, zone director, CARSTAR. “We are happy to have Ray and the Maple Ridge team joining our growing CARSTAR family and we look forward to seeing them thrive with the added support of CARSTAR.”
The team is looking forward to continuing to support local Maple Ridge causes and getting involved in Cystic Fibrosis Canada charitable initiatives.