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Automotive Service Association

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. Since 1951, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) has been the leading organization for owners and managers of automotive service businesses that strive to deliver excellence in service and repairs to consumers.

Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta is a global leader in the coatings industry, providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable coatings solutions. From light vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, building facades and other industrial applications, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity, and enhance durability. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the global team at Axalta continues to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in over 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology.

CCC Intelligent Solutions

CCC ONE is proud to be the estimating and repair management software of choice of tens of thousands of collision repairers. CCC cloud technology powers industry-leading workflows, commerce, and customer experiences, digitizing connections across the repair ecosystem. Leveraging AI, IoT, mobile, and network connections, CCC delivers innovations that keep people’s lives moving forward when it matters most. Learn more at   

PPG - We protect and beautify the world

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. 

PPG’s automotive refinish business is singularly focused on delivering the most advanced automotive, commercial fleet and light industrial coatings to our customers and has been doing so for more than a century. As the global leader in transportation and industrial coatings, we offer the innovation, experience and stability your business needs. In addition, we offer unmatched comprehensive technical, process and professional training. Most importantly, we are committed to bringing you the highest level of service and quality.

In an age of rapidly evolving technology, corporate realignments, and emerging consumer trends, it’s good to know one company embraces change – without changing who they are. That’s PPG.

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Sherwin-Williams® Automotive Finishes, a division of the Sherwin-Williams Performance Coatings Group, manufactures and distributes a complete line of advanced technology paint and coating systems for automotive and commercial refinishing, aerospace and fleet refinishing industries. Providing high performance interior and exterior coatings, along with associated products, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes serves a variety of customers including automotive jobber distributors, collision repair facilities, dealerships, fleet owners and refinishers, production shops, and original equipment manufacturers with brands ranging from the Ultra 9K™ Waterborne Basecoat, Ultra BC8™, Sunfire PRO™, GENESIS® and FASTLINE®.


We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Sikkens, Dulux, International and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 122,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world.

Berkeley Capital Advisors

Berkeley Capital Advisors is an industry-leading real estate advisory firm that specializes in helping clients maximize capital efficiency through tapping unrealized real estate value. With nearly 25 years of experience, we have a significant track record in helping corporate companies and private equity firms raise capital, reduce acquisition multiples and equity requirements through Sale Leaseback transactions. We also work closely with companies and operators to improve operational efficiency and liquidity by helping clients with lease restructuring, termination, extension, and creating arbitrage opportunities. The goal is simple; to help clients increase enterprise value and maximize investor returns.


Car-O-Liner® is a leading global provider of high-quality, technologically advanced collision repair equipment to the automotive aftermarket. We serve over 70 countries worldwide as a brand of Snap-on® Equipment. For nearly 50 years, Car-O-Liner has delivered innovative solutions, technical development, training, and customer support that create substantial value, enabling collision centers to improve their daily operations through increased efficiency, productivity, and profitability.

Snap-on® Incorporated is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information, and systems solutions.  Founded in 1920, Snap-on Incorporated is a $3.7 billion S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Enterprise Holdings

Entegral, is an integrated software platform that streamlines the post-accident process for service providers. Entegral enables communications and collaboration between tens of thousands of collision repair shops, insurance providers and other industry professionals around the world.

Owned by Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental provider and operator of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car® brand, Entegral compliments the value of Enterprise’s acclaimed Automated Rental Management System (ARMS®) software by increasing efficiency through the entirety of the claims process. When paired with ARMS, Entegral is a business-to-business solution that enhances the customer experience from FNOL to the completion of the claim.


Evercoat began as Fibre-Glass Evercoat in 1953, when our first formulations were developed in Cincinnati and sold throughout the US, primarily to the marine market.

Today, Evercoat’s heavy investment in technology has allowed us to be the first to market with many leading products. Rage® was the first stain-free body filler, Optex® with its color-changing technology and Rage Ultra™, which is the first filler using Eco Resin™, an environmentally friendly resin which also provides superior sanding capabilities. Now we lead the industry in the use of “green” technology.

Evercoat Products produce a quality collision repair, every time, everywhere.

Focus Advisors

Focus Advisors sells body shops – especially MSOs! 25 transactions led by Principal David Roberts over the past 6 years – including 7 during COVID! In a rapidly changing industry with accelerating consolidation, we know the market –from consolidators to private equity firms to super-regional acquirers. We do a great job preparing our clients. We always find multiple buyers and we close nearly every deal – because we do the hard work with our clients.

We are a full service, FINRA registered M&A advisory firm that helps clients realize the value they’ve spent years building. Contact us at for a confidential conversation.

Focus Investment Banking

FOCUS Investment Banking is a trusted name in M&A advisory services with a nationwide footprint and a global reach.  Headquartered in the Washington, DC metro area, FOCUS also has corporate offices in Atlanta and the Los Angeles metro area.  Its team of 36 senior bankers is supported by more than thirty analysts, senior advisors and support staff.  Each FOCUS banker maintains a core practice in one of the thirteen industry verticals comprising the firm’s current areas of specialization, keeping FOCUS abreast of developments in today’s rapidly changing market environments. FOCUS brings seasoned operational and financial executives with extensive transaction experience to each engagement.


Garmat USA, is the leading manufacturer of automotive spray booths in the North American Market. Our refinish equipment is designed and fabricated in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Colorado, supporting American ingenuity and excellence.  Garmat equipment is sold and installed by our certified Distribution team, offering support before during and after the sale. Our Distributors work together with the factory to ensure a consistent installation process, across your network of shops. Partnering with Garmat and their distributors, for your spray booth needs, means we take the headache out of the install, leaving you time to run your business.

Global Finishing Solutions

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) manufactures an extensive line of high-performance paint booths, prep environments, mix rooms and curing technology for automotive body shops and collision repair centers across North America.

With an extensive history in the finishing industry, GFS is experienced at designing and building high-quality paint finishing equipment — from the premium Ultra Paint Booth line and budget-friendly Performer Paint Booth line to the innovative REVO Accelerated Curing Systems. In addition to a complete product line, GFS offers services such as shop layout designs, preventative maintenance programs and training to help automotive repair businesses be more productive, efficient and profitable.


I-CAR® is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs.

Formed in 1979 out of a collaboration across the six segments of the collision repair Inter-Industry, I-CAR serves – and is represented by – all of these various segments. They include:

  • Collision repair
  • Insurance
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Education, training and research
  • Tools, equipment and supply
  • Related industry services

I-CAR’s focus is to provide everyone involved in collision repair with access to high-quality, industry-recognized training solutions. The organization also encourages and supports ongoing conversations that impact collision repair.

Parts Trader

As the world’s leading parts procurement marketplace, PartsTrader brings together repair shops, parts suppliers, and insurance carriers on one efficient, intuitive platform. We help repair shops make more accurate decisions regarding part-type, price, and availability in order to best serve their customers. Suppliers can quickly grow their market presence to reach thousands of new shops while improving the way they serve their current customers. Insurance carriers strengthen their DRP relationships and experience a reduced total cost of repair without compromising quality. By offering a fully transparent, integrated, real-time marketplace, PartsTrader helps the collision repair industry make smart decisions every day. PartsTrader LLC, based in Chicago, is privately held.


Polyvance has been a leader in plastic repair technology since its invention of the airless plastic welder in 1981. Paint adhesion problems to raw TPO bumpers were solved with the company’s Bumper & Cladding Coat adhesion primer in 2003, saving thousands of comebacks over the years. And in 2011, Polyvance pioneered the latest technology in plastic repair, nitrogen plastic welding, with its line of Nitro-Fuzer plastic welders, complemented by the world’s greatest variety of plastic welding rod. Polyvance is an I-CAR Sustaining Partner and has the industry’s most complete training and educational resources on plastic repair.


Pro-Stat LLC (Parent company Static Solutions Ltd) is the market leading manufacturer of cordless anti-static guns designed primarily for use in Automotive Refinish/Production, but has many other applications such as Aerospace, Marine and Industrial Coatings.   

Importantly our product range carries certifications for use in a variety of Hazardous Locations for example: Class 1/Division 1, IECEx Zone 0 and Class 1/Division 2 

Selection of the properly certified equipment for use in Hazardous Areas such as spray-booths is of the utmost importance to protect your business, staff, and visitors alike. 

Your Skill, Our Technology, the Perfect Finish!


Stifel works to support clients across a wide-spectrum of strategic situations. Our expertise spans sectors and products in both the public and private markets.

Enabling success for our clients is at the center of everything we do. Whether our clients are seeking capital, strategic advice, trade execution, investment ideas, or other institutional services, the Stifel team of professionals brings an intense focus and commitment to excellence to every assignment.  The lifeblood of our business is the relationships our associates create with their clients and with each other.


Symach celebrates 20 years ‘inventing the future bodyshop’ in continuous R&D activity. As we move into the world of electric vehicles and carbon management plans, Infrared and UV will be at the forefront of curing technology.  Symach offers various solutions utilizing the most efficient catalytic infrared panels, in which the Drytronic technology transfers energy into the wet paint rather than heating the whole spraybooth, eliminating exposure of the battery to excessive heat.  Symach complete FixLine system customized layouts increase productivity by 30%, operating with only 90W and zero gas emissions, 100% effective while reducing energy consumption by more than 80%.