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Repairer Driven News

Certified Collision Group – CCG, which allows single-location and small multi-shop operations to team up and have the power of national MSOs, announced Monday it had added another 57 locations to date this year. The network of independent shops has risen to “200-plus locations,” it wrote in a Monday news release. While it declined to provide its exact shop count for an October 2017 article, our rough tally then estimated around 190 facilities.
http://www.repairerdrivennews.com/2018/05/08/ccg-signs-57-new-locations-so-far-in-2018-could-beat-1b-in-sales/

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Collision Safety Consultants NSW

The Code of Conduct requires Insurers and Repairers to restore the safety, structural integrity, Presentation and utility of the vehicle. The average consumer can see problems with paintwork. The Code requires Repairers and Insurers to carry out repairs that are in accordance with the documented manufacturer’s technical specifications including those supplied by other industry recognised authorities. I questioned a panel of paint company representatives on Friday at Autocare what their recommendation was for door apertures – to back mask or refinish and did not get a straight answer. One paint company advised they don’t have any documentation for masking training. You all know what is required to rectify the problem. The spot blend on the rear bumper is just a reflection of being on the fixed cost program with NRMA/IAG. Yet another Partner Repair that had to be rectified by an independent repairer who refused to repair to a price.