OVERLAND PARK, KS (July 20, 2012) –CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, North America’s largest multi-shop operator network (MSO), has announced the addition of CARSTAR Autopark Appearance Center of Escondido, CA, to its network of collision centers.
Although new to CARSTAR’s national lineup, Autopark Appearance Center has served the “Hidden City” of Escondido for more than 30 years, and shop owner Scott Hillery has worked in the automotive industry since 1974. Bringing CARSTAR Autopark Appearance Center on board gives the company a strong foundation of collision centers in the Southern California area.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is North America's largest MSO network with some 400 stores in the United States and Canada - and growing. As a member of CARSTAR, the new location will offer an array of services and products for collision repair, including the latest in repair technology, rental vehicles, national warranties on repairs and turnkey service for customers.
As part of CARSTAR’s commitment to customer service, CARSTAR Autopark Appearance Center will take care of the entire process of repairing the vehicle for the vehicle owner, from getting the vehicle towed to the facility to coordinating with the insurance company to restoring it to pre-accident condition.
The new CARSTAR store will benefit from the CARSTAR Management Systems, which provide resources to improve key business metrics such as cycle time, participation in CARSTAR’s 19 corporately managed DRP programs, and improved purchasing power from 45 corporately managed purchasing programs.
“We are excited to welcome Scott Hillery and CARSTAR Autopark Appearance Center to the CARSTAR network,” said David Byers, CEO of CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. “We are thrilled to expand our presence in California with this new top-notch collision repair center. “