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Keller Kustom Body & Paint is Gold Class®

Keller Kustom Body & Paint is Gold Class®

Keller Kustom Body & Paint is Gold Class®

Keller Kustom Body & Paint is proud to announce it has been awarded Gold Class® by the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR). I-CAR is a not-for-profit training organization founded by the collision repair industry and dedicated to consumer safety.  Gold Class® award criteria are rigorous; only 20% of collision repair shops currently have met the criteria.  Vehicle technology continues to advance, offering new complexities and challenges related to functional components, parts, and materials.  Escalating complexity requires highly trained specialists prepared to meet present and future challenges.  Keller Kustom Body & Paint meets the stringent program criteria.  When you see the Gold Class® logo, you can be confident in your choice of collision repair shop. It means a business has met the industry’s standard for training that contributes to complete, safe, and quality repairs.  Read on to understand how this highly sought distinction benefits collision repair consumers.

About I-CAR

The new unibody vehicle design was introduced in the 1970s and had a significant impact on collision repair.  This design evolution was followed with an industry response in order to ensure that those involved in collision repair has the information, knowledge, and skills needed to perform complete, safe, and quality repairs.  In 1979, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) was formed by representatives from each industry segment: collision repair, insurance, OEMs, education, suppliers, and related industry services.  I-CAR has grown since then.  Following are new and updated facts about I-CAR:

  • Provides collision repair training to more than 14,000 individual businesses and more than 91,300 students annually
  • Offers 267 courses delivered through live, online, virtual and in-shop hands on formats
  • Provides the industry with a growing suite of services and solutions
  • Provide technical resources through the Repairability Technical Support (RTS) portal
  • Serves the industry with more than 2,200 volunteers, instructors and staff, and more than 250 local committees across the U.S.

I-CAR Vision:  That every person in the collision repair industry has the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs for the ultimate benefit of the consumer.

I-CAR Mission:  To deliver increasingly accessible, on-demand and relevant education, knowledge, services and solutions for the Collision Repair Inter-Industry.

I-CAR Focus:  I-CAR’s focus is to provide everyone involved in collision repair (repairers, OEMs, insurers, suppliers, service providers, educators) with access to high-quality, industry-recognized training solutions. The organization also encourages and supports ongoing conversations in the industry about issues that impact collision repair.

Supporting Organizations:

The following organizations support and endorse the high standards and requirements of Gold Class®.

Vehicle Makers: Insurers:
Audi Allstate
Fiat Chrysler Amica
Ford Erie Insurance
GM Kemper
Honda Liberty Mutual
Hyundai Manitoba Public Insurance
Infiniti MetLife
Kia Nationwide
Nissan Safeco Insurance
Subaru SGI
Volvo USAA
What Gold Class® Means for Keller Kustom Body & Paint Customers:

Our new Gold Class® award provides certification and assurance that your collision- related repairs will be completed by technicians highly trained in advanced collision repair.  All Gold Class® technicians must complete annual continuing education guaranteeing that only the latest and most up-to-date methods are employed to repair your vehicle.  You can place your trust in Keller Kustom Body & Paint, the leading Gold Class® service provider in the Salt Lake City Metro Area.

If you are in the need for major collision repair or minor collision repair to your vehicle, visit  Keller Kustom Body & Paint at 1346 W 50 South, Centerville, UT  84014 or call us at 385-399-7046, Monday – Friday, 8a – 5:30p.