SCRS Welcomes Garmat USA - First Paint Booth Manufacturer to Join as Corporate Member

Prosser, Washington, June 9, 2015 - The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has proudly welcomed Englewood, Colorado-based Garmat USA (Garmat) as its newest corporate member, among the latest to join an esteemed group of companies supporting the association's mission to educate, inform and represent the collision repair professional throughout all segments of the industry.


Garmat is the first paint booth manufacturer to join SCRS as a corporate member, the highest level of support for both the organization and the collision repair industry it represents.



"Garmat USA has been a supplier to the automotive industry since our inception, so it is just a natural fit for us to support the mission and vision of SCRS," Garmat's marketing director Debbie Teter said. "Being a member also allows us to be part of the solution for the problems faced by the industry.  Working together with body shop owners and other manufacturers can only strengthen the voice provided by SCRS."

Since its inception in 1988, Garmat USA has introduced technologies that have revolutionized the refinish industry and its growth is directly attributed to its commitment to innovation and quality.  With patents on Accele-cureŽ air accelerator system and the integrated mechanicals found in their Tier and Frontier product lines, Garmat USA strives to create equipment with production enhancing attributes, energy efficiencies and environmental friendly features.


Garmat also annually honors one the industry's best paint technicians with its Sharp Shooter award, emphasizing the kind of quality, service, safety and productivity SCRS seeks to promote.


"Garmat's products, distribution network and design assistance make it a respected and proven manufacturer for collision repairers alike, and SCRS is proud to partner with such an innovative, customer-focused company," SCRS Board Chairman Andy Dingman said. "As new materials demand greater painting and refinishing technique and shops demand greater productivity for their customers and bottom lines, we look forward to keeping collision repairers ahead of the curve."

If your business is interested in joining the largest national trade association dedicated to representing the collision repair professional, please contact our offices at For more information about SCRS, visit our website at



About Garmat USA: 

Garmat USA manufactures spray paint booths and finishing solutions for collision repair, aerospace and industrial applications. Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Englewood Colorado, Garmat USA strives to provide the most technologically advanced equipment that enhances production while providing an environmentally safe atmosphere for the technician and community. Additional information about Garmat is available at the company's website, Contact them at 800-442-7628 or

About SCRS: Through its direct members and 46 affiliate associations, SCRS is comprised of 6,000 collision repair businesses and 58,500 specialized professionals who work with consumers and insurance companies to repair collision-damaged vehicles. Additional information about SCRS including other news releases is available at the SCRS website: You can e-mail SCRS at the following address:

SCRS Admin Office


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Aaron Schulenburg

Executive Director | Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS)



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