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Wednesday July 23

Six BASF-Certified Body Shops Honored by Honda

Six dealer-owned collision repair facilities that use BASF refinish systems exclusively have been recognized by American Honda Motor Co. as meeting its stringent standards for high-quality work and customer value.

The body shops were named under Honda’s Body Shop Recognition Program, which is designed to recognize and encourage excellence among body shops affiliated with Honda and Acura dealers. The program’s criteria are based on industry-recognized training certification standards, such as those developed by BASF’s Automotive Refinish group, that mandate ongoing technical and management training, and promote an organization-wide commitment to high-quality repairs and customer satisfaction.

The six BASF-certified collision repair facilities recognized by Honda are:

  • Jeff Wyler Body Shop, Wilder, Ky.
  • Brown Paint & Body Center, Toledo, Ohio
  • Casey Collision Center, Newport News, Va.
  • Schaefer & Strohminger Collision Center of Belair, Baltimore, Md.
  • O’Donnell Collision Center, Baltimore, Md.
  • Honda of Hollywood Collision Repair Center, Hollywood, Calif.

Every BASF-certified collision repair facility has access to BASF’s VisionPLUS business management program, which includes training and seminars offered under the VisionPLUS University banner and the highly acclaimed VisionPLUS OnLine measurement and benchmarking toolset.

“Honda is a leader in promoting quality and value in the refinish industry, and we are proud to participate in Honda’s Body Shop Recognition Program,” said Gene Hausknecht, Manager, OEM Services, for BASF’s Automotive Refinish business. “We congratulate the six businesses that have been honored by Honda. Their selection shows that a genuine and consistent commitment to training, professionalism and customer service -- which are hallmarks of BASF’s certification program -- is the key not just to recognition, but to business success.”

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