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July 21, 2017


PrintCARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator (MSO) Network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced 49 of its franchise locations across the U.S. have earned I-CAR Gold Class recognition this year.


“CARSTAR is committed to delivering the highest-quality collision repairs and excellent customer satisfaction, and that is made possible by having the best trained technicians who are accredited at the top of collision repair industry,” said Michael Macaluso, president of CARSTAR North America.  “Congratulations to all of these CARSTAR team members on achieving I-CAR Gold Status and their investment in advancing the collision repair services we deliver to our customers.”


CARSTAR Locations That Received I-CAR Certification in 2017


  • CARSTAR Von’s | Tucson, AZ



  • CARSTAR Kraemer Collision Center | Anaheim, CA



  • CARSTAR Kraftsmen Collision | Colorado Springs, CO
  • CARSTAR Supreme Auto Body | Commerce City, CO
  • CARSTAR Fort Collins North | Ft Collins, CO
  • CARSTAR Ideal Arvada Auto Body | Arvada, CO
  • CARSTAR Ideal Auto Body | Littleton, CO



  • CARSTAR East Hartford | E Hartford, CT
  • CARSTAR Pete’s of South Windsor | South Windsor, CT



  • CARSTAR Schlenker Collision | Rockledge, FL



  • CARSTAR West-Hill Auto Body | Hillside, IL
  • CARSTAR All Line Auto Body | Bolingbrook, IL
  • CARSTAR Dempsey-Adams | Granite City, IL
  • CARSTAR International Body Shop | Elmhurst, IL
  • CARSTAR Friendly of Roselle | Roselle, IL



  • CARSTAR of Lawrence | Lawrence, KS
  • CARSTAR Walt’s Autobody | Topeka, KS
  • CARSTAR Metcalf | Stilwell, KS



  • CARSTAR Lancaster A-1 Auto Body| Lancaster, MA
  • CARSTAR Thomas Waldron Auto Body | Worcester,MA



  • CARSTAR Scuderi Auto Body | Rockville, MD



  • CARSTAR Tyler’s Collision Center | Niles, MI
  • CARSTAR Star Collision | Grand Rapids, MI



  • CARSTAR A&B Wornall | Kansas City, MO
  • CARSTAR of Raytown | Raytown, MO
  • CARSTAR A&B of Smithville | Smithville, MO
  • CARSTAR A&B of Riverside | Riverside, MO



  • CARSTAR Summit Collision Center | Helena, MT



  • CARSTAR Northwest | Omaha, NE
  • CARSTAR Riverside Auto Body | S Yankton, NE
  • CARSTAR Silver Hammer | Omaha, NE



  • CARSTAR West Seneca | West Seneca, NY
  • CARSTAR of Owego | Owego, NY



  • CARSTAR Dynamic Autobody | Columbiana, OH
  • CARSTAR Troy | Troy, OH



  • CARSTAR Fred Beans Boyertown | Boyertown, PA
  • CARSTAR Fred Beans Doylestown | Doylestown, PA
  • CARSTAR Fred Beans Newtown | Newtown, PA



  • CARSTAR Russom’s Collision – Dyersburg | Dyersburg, TN



  • CARSTAR SheerMetal | Plano, TX



  • CARSTAR Patriot Collision Center | Winchester, VA



  • CARSTAR ARA North | Marysville, WA
  • CARSTAR Murray’s Collision | Des Moines, WA
  • CARSTAR Collision Specialties II | Kenmore, WA



  • CARSTAR Utzig Collision Service | Janesville, WI
  • CARSTAR Dependable Collision Center | Verona, WI
  • CARSTAR Lou’s Auto Body | Milwaukee, WI
  • CARSTAR Pat’s Auto Body | Plover, WI
  • CARSTAR Forest Home Auto Body | Milwaukee, WI


The Gold Class® recognition is the highest role-relevant training achievement recognized by the collision repair industry. It is estimated that only 10 percent of repair shops currently meet the rigorous Gold Class standard. The I-CAR Professional Development Program™ provides collision repair and insurance businesses with a reliable training framework for acquiring Gold Class and maintaining the up-to-date knowledge and skills that contribute to proper repairs, improved business performance and risk reduction.


CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts— a part of the Driven Brands, Inc. family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands — is North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities with more than 500 locations in 32 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR delivers national scale, consistently high-quality vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes and the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ratings; all repairs are backed by a national warranty and service guarantee.   CARSTAR was named the No. 1 largest MSO in North America by The Romans Group LLC and ranked 106th on Franchise Times® annual Top 200™ ranking of the largest franchise systems in North America.  For more information visit and follow us on Facebook and twitter.

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