CARSTAR, North America’s premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announces the opening of CARSTAR Kerrobert, located at 310 Pacific Ave., in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan.
Owner of CARSTAR Kerrobert, Richard Anderson, began his career in 1969 at Kerrobert Paint & Body sanding, prepping and dismantling parts. He officially became a business owner after purchasing Kerrobert Paint & Body in 1974. From there, he grew the business exponentially by expanding the property and building a strong team of 10 employees. He has proudly kept his business family-owned and operated for 48 years.
“We want to stay up-to-date and at the forefront of the auto body industry,” says Richard Anderson, Owner, CARSTAR Kerrobert. “CARSTAR offers us the tools to achieve this goal while still maintaining our family-owned business. With management expertise, training, purchasing power, standard operating procedures, educational materials and networking opportunities throughout the country, CARSTAR helps us bring a focus on delivering the highest quality repairs and services.”
Various OEM certifications
CARSTAR Kerrobert is a 6,000 square foot facility with state-of-the-art equipment and serves as a Saskatchewan vehicle inspection station. The location has various OEM certifications, including Kia, Nissan, Fiat Chrysler Dodge, Ford, Hyundai and Genesis, and is I-CAR Gold Class and I-CAR Gold Class Aluminum certified.
Lorin Halter started with Kerrobert Paint & Body in 2004 as a parts person and has worked his way up through the years to General Manager of CARSTAR Kerrobert. Lorin is also certified as an I-CAR Platinum Estimator. Lorin played a key role throughout the CARSTAR integration process and is excited about what the future holds for the facility with the CARSTAR family.
“Being in the industry for decades and working his way up through the ranks has helped Richard hone his skills to become a premier collision repairer,” says Andrew Northrup, Zone Director, CARSTAR Canada. “We are proud to welcome another long-time family-owned and operated business into our network.”