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Consumer Choice Award 2019 Top Service Providers

Consumer Choice Award 2019 Top Service Providers

Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2019 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for the Vancouver & Surrey Region. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year's winners and Craftsman Collision; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of Vancouver and Surrey Region. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers…
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Smiles all around, as Craftsman Opens in Quesnel

Smiles all around, as Craftsman Opens in Quesnel

New Technology Collision in Quesnel joins expanding Craftsman team BC’s largest collision repair chain is delighted to announce that it has opened a new location in Quesnel. Known for its slogan Air Miles and Bigger Smiles, North Vancouver-based Craftsman Collision has purchased New Technology Collision, creating the chain’s 41st location overall and 35th in BC and further expanding its market…
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Replacement vehicle safety is top priority

Replacement vehicle safety is top priority

It used to be that only the most expensive high end vehicles had all the bells and whistles for driver safety. Meanwhile, reasonably priced family vehicles and inexpensive compacts had the bare basics. However, that has all changed. Drivers have been asking the automotive industry for safer cars and they have been delivering. With more and more car manufacturers trying to get the upper…
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Craftsman expands to Prince George, BC

Craftsman expands to Prince George, BC

BC’s leading bodyshop chain has expanded again, this time to the northern city of Prince George. Craftsman Collision’s friendly acquisition of Jack Schultz Autobody and Queensway Autobody has added two more locations to the fast-growing chain, which in Prince George will be known as Schultz-Craftsman Collision. The expansion brings Craftsman’s new total to 42 shops under four names in BC,…
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Anniversary Message from President and Owner of Craftsman

Anniversary Message from President and Owner of Craftsman

40 Years 40 Shops Craftsman Collision is proud to announce that 2017 is our 40th anniversary. From our humble beginnings with our first location just off Vancouver’s Cambie Street in 1977, we've grown to 40 locations and have helped literally millions of customers get back on the road. We have experienced many wonderful moments along the way from a customer…
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All the Fixings: Distinctive Auto Works Edmonton

Third Western Canadian luxury car collision repair shop officially opens July 20 in Edmonton, Alberta with music, festivities. You wouldn’t take a Stradivarius to your local guitar store for repairs, so why trust your luxury car to an ordinary body shop? That’s the thinking behind Distinctive Auto Works in Edmonton, the third location of the collision repair chain first opened…
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“There’s a what living in this car…?

40 years, 40 locations and more than a few highlights for Craftsman Collision, Canada’s largest privately owned bodyshop chain Weird and wonderful moments abound in any upstart organization, and after 40 years and literally millions of customers, bodyshop chain Craftsman Collision has certainly had its share. Since opening on Vancouver’s Cambie Street in 1977, Craftsman has experienced everything from fires…
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New BMW CCRC opens in Edmonton, Alberta

New BMW CCRC opens in Edmonton, Alberta

We are pleased to inform our valued clients that we have opened a BMW certified collision repair centre (CCRC) in Edmonton, Alberta - Distinctive Auto Works. Distinctive Auto Works is Craftsman Collision's luxury autobody repair subsidiary with 3 locations in Western Canada; Calgary, Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta and Victoria, British Columbia. Distinctive Auto Works in Calgary, AB is factory certified for Mercedes-Benz,…
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Filling the talent pipeline

Filling the talent pipeline

How Canadian collision repairers are tackling the industry-wide labour shortage Toronto, Ontario -- August 9, 2016 -- Canadians have a habit of comparing themselves to the Americans south of the border. It's a national pastime. So when Texas-based Service King Collision Repair Centers announced a new training program for apprentices, Collision Repair magazine spoke to some Canadian collision repair executives…
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New Honda and Acura ProFirst body shop

New Honda and Acura ProFirst body shop

We are pleased to announce Craftsman Collision at 9585 120th Street is the second Craftsman Collision auto body repair shop in the Craftsman chain to become a ProFirst Recognized Collision Repair Faculty recognized by Honda Canada Inc. "The Delta location is one of many of our repair shops that will be recognized by Honda", says Mark Greenberg, GM of Business…
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