Hamilton, ON – Certified Collision Care announced today that CARSTAR 360 Abbotsford has achieved official OEM Certification by FCA Canada as a Mopar Certified Collision Repair Facility for the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat brands, and by Ford, with Ford National Body Shop Network Certification.
CARSTAR 360 Abbotsford is a family owned business owned by brothers Rick and Daryl Francoeur. They have been in business for nearly 11 years, with 8 of those years as CARSTAR 360 Abbotsford. As part of their custom shop, 360 Fabrication, they employ 35 staff at their state-of-the-art facility, and do business globally. They are highly committed to giving back to their community, hosting 15 fund-raising events each year for charities such as Cystic Fibrosis, Cancer, Abbotsford Hospice, Make-a-Wish and local sport teams.
“We are very proud to be a part of the Certified Collision Care program, and to achieve official OEM Certification by Fiat Chrysler and Ford”, shares Rick. “This recognition demonstrates our commitment to providing safe repairs and an exceptional customer experience, to both our customers and our insurance partners. By constantly upgrading our facility, and providing our team with the latest tools, equipment and training, we ensure that our repairs are completed to OEM specifications”, he adds. “We are looking forward to adding additional OEM Certifications to our business as they join the Certified Collision Care program.”
The Certified Collision Care program provides all qualified collision repairers the opportunity to attain multiple OEM Certifications in Canada within a single program, audit process and cost. In order to qualify, repairers must have the proper tools, equipment, training and facilities required to repair vehicles to OEM specifications and ensure a vehicle’s fit, finish, durability, functionality, value, and safety are preserved. Certified Collision Care has strategic partnerships with Fiat Chrysler Canada, Ford Motor Company of Canada and Nissan Canada to manage and administer their OEM certification programs.
About Certified Collision Care:
The mission of the Certified Collision Care program is to raise the industry’s technical capability and business operating standards. Our objective is to ensure each repair business that is certified has what is necessary to properly and safely repair current and future vehicles manufactured by the participating Automakers; provide consumers with an exceptional experience; and offer employees a career opportunity within a professionally operated business.
Certified Collision Care is the Canadian division of Assured Performance Network, the largest network of OEM Certified repair providers in the world with over 2,800 Collision Care Providers participating, and administers the Canadian Mopar Certified Collision Repair Facility Program, Ford National Body Shop Network Certified program and Nissan Certified Collision Repair Network. Visit www.certifiedcollisioncare.ca for more information.