CARSTAR announced the opening of two new facilities, CARSTAR Lloydminster SK (City Centre) located at Lloydminster, Saskatchewan and CARSTAR Lloydminster AB (City Centre) located at Lloydminster Alberta.
This is the second and third CARSTAR facility for owner Shane Daerden, who also opened a CARSTAR facility in Grande Prairie, Alberta in 2019. Supporting the operations of CARSTAR Lloydminster AB (City Centre) and CARSTAR Lloydminster SK (City Centre) is Tom Parnell, a long-time industry veteran and leader.
We have such strong teams at both locations, who have worked hard to build up that premier reputation for repair quality and customer service.
—Tom Parnell, vice president of operations, CARSTAR Lloydminster SK (City Centre) and CARSTAR Lloydminster AB (City Centre)
“Joining CARSTAR helps highlight their performance while also enhancing the resources available to us so we can continue to progress alongside our advancing industry”, added Parnell.
CARSTAR Lloydminster AB (City Centre) is a 15,000 square foot facility with several certifications including SGI Elite, Ford, Nissan, Kia, Toyota, FCA, and is currently pursuing its I-CAR Gold status. CARSTAR Lloydminster SK (City Centre) is a 15,000 square foot facility that has earned its SGI Elite, I-CAR Gold, Ford, FCA, Kia and Nissan certifications.
Operated and run by the same premier teams that have served its Lloydminster communities for years, these two facilities are best-in-class leaders.
“Shane Daerden and his team, although new to the CARSTAR family, uphold that same commitment to its communities and dedication to repair quality that the CARSTAR franchise family is known for,” says Tony Mammone, senior director of Canadian operations, CARSTAR.
“We are thrilled to see them continue to grow and replicate their success in new regions and I know Lloydminster will as well.”
Both Lloydminster facilities have a long history in giving back to its communities and look forward to support Cystic Fibrosis Canada as well.
In addition, to ensure their community feels comfortable trusting their repairs to the team, both facilities have implemented social distancing protocols, use disinfectants on frequently touched surfaces and prioritizes vehicle cleanliness.