San Jose, CA – October 1, 2016 – Certified Collision Group™ (CCG), the OE certifications and KPI-focused solutions provider to the automotive collision repair and insurance communities, announced today both continuing results and the group’s outlook relative to further expansion. CCG added an additional 18 new affiliate locations along with securing 93 additional DRP agreements during Q3, expanding its countrywide network towards their goal of 100+ locations by year end 2016.

“With the success of our initial growth objectives now in the rear-view mirror, we have set our sights on a new target of adding 30 locations this quarter,” stated Bruce Bares, President and CEO of Certified Collision Group. “High performing, OE Certified repairers and forward thinking insurers looking to move their DRP networks towards the future, continue to seek out CCG as the link to meeting these objectives.”

The New CCG Locations Include:

  • A&D Auto Body (Avondale & Arrowhead AZ) operated by Sue Cerqua and Pam Counts
  • Absolute Auto Body (Everett & Lynnwood WA) operated by Troy Peterson
  • Auto Square Collision Centers (El Monte & Arcadia CA) operated by Gerry Enders
  • Body Shop Express (San Diego CA) operated by Patrick O’Neill
  • Higgins Body & Paint (Salt Lake, West Jordan & West Valley UT) operated by Gerald Higgins
  • Kelly’s Auto Body (Bellevue WA) operated by Al Kelly
  • New Look Collision (Las Vegas & Henderson NV) operated by Michael Whittemore
  • Phil Long Collision Center (Colorado Springs CO) operated by Steve Lacy and Duane Meszler
  • Premier Coach (Camarillo, Thousand Oaks & Oxnard CA) operated by Cliff Sullivan
  • South Riding Collision (Chantilly VA) operated by Sadiq Hafiz

“CCG proudly welcomes our new affiliates and we look forward to sharing our robust network buying power and rebate offerings going forward. We continue to vet out the industry’s best: those who are committed to proper repairs, respected in their communities, coveted by insurance partners, and fully understand the importance of collaboration with like-minded repairers within our network – while maintaining their individual brand names and market identities,” concluded Bares.