Monday, September 26, 2011
OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 26, 2011) – CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is celebrating its 22nd anniversary in 2011, and many of its top franchisees today have been part of the organization for two decades.

CARSTAR CEO David Byers honored these long-standing CARSTAR stores on stage during the annual awards ceremony on Sunday evening.

5 Years

Ideal CARSTAR Auto Body - Littleton, CO
Chaney’s CARSTAR - Glendale, AZ
Hagen Collision CARSTAR - Riverton, UT
Gus’ CARSTAR Collision - Philadelphia, PA
CARSTAR Collision Auto Repair Services - St. Louis, MO
Marko Collision CARSTAR - Akron, OH
CRC CARSTAR – Ft. Collins - Ft. Collins, CO
Mark’s CARSTAR Collision Repair - North Logan, UT
AC International CARSTAR Collision - Berwyn, IL
CARSTAR Alan’s Rocket Auto Body - Delray Beach, FL

10 Years

A&B CARSTAR Wornall - Kansas City, MO
CARSTAR Collision Specialists East - Wichita, KS
CARSTAR Collision Care of Wilmington - Wilmington, OH
Colerain Collision CARSTAR- Cincinnati, OH
Highway CARSTAR Collision - Chagrin Falls, OH
CARSTAR Collision Care of Lebanon - Lebanon, OH
CARSTAR of Rockford - Rockford, MI
Affordable Auto Body CARSTAR II - Franklin, WI
Leavenworth CARSTAR - Leavenworth, KS
CARSTAR Layton Collision Center - Layton, UT
CARSTAR 76 Collision - Grand Rapids, MI
Stanton’s Collision CARSTAR - Binghamton, NY
Summit Auto Body CARSTAR - Lee’s Summit, MO
CARSTAR Ottawa - Ottawa, KS

15 Years

Butterfield Bodyworks CARSTAR - Mundelein, IL
A&B CARSTAR Plaza - Kansas City, MO    
Charlie’s CARSTAR Auto Body - Catskill, NY
Hillcrest CARSTAR Collision Center - Vestal, NY
CARSTAR Northwest - Omaha, NE
Gapsch’s CARSTAR Collision Center - St. Louis, MO

20 Years

DeGroot CARSTAR Collision Center - Kalamazoo, MI
Star Collision CARSTAR - Grand Rapids, MI
Automotive Concepts CARSTAR - Portage, MI
Collision Service CARSTAR - Wauwatosa, WI
CARSTAR Yorkville - Yorkville, IL
CARSTAR Ogden - Ogden, UT
CARSTAR Berlin - Berlin, CT
CARSTAR Collision Care of Madeira - Madeira, OH
Stiffler CARSTAR - Columbus, OH
Jungerman CARSTAR - St. Peters, MO
Tower Auto Body CARSTAR - Eau Claire, WI 

“We’re proud of these CARSTAR stores and their owners for their commitment to operating high-quality collision repair facilities and continuing to build the CARSTAR brand in their communities,” said Byers. “We look forward to celebrating many more anniversaries with them.”

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts offers high-quality, reliable repair service in 30 states and 10 Canadian provinces. Just call 1-800-CARSTAR when you need a vehicle repair and they will send the tow truck, contact your insurance company, arrange for a rental car and repair your car. For more information and store locations, visit

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is the largest group of branded collision repair facilities in North America with over 400 locally owned and operated locations in 30 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR is committed to providing consistent quality services to our customers and insurance partners and has repaired more than 2.5 million vehicles since it was founded in 1989. Our technicians and front office staff receive ongoing training to ensure they are qualified to work on any vehicle. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority as we consistently lead the industry in customer satisfaction ratings.


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