Expanding can be a scary proposition—even more so on shaky economic ground. But Vartan Jerian, vice president of H&V Collision in Troy, N.Y., is a dreamer. He expanded his family business to a second location in 2007, and in 2009, he gambled on a third collision center in a building he’d had his eye on. All this smack in the midst of the biggest economic crash in 50 years.
H&V Collision Center today celebrated the grand opening of their new Colonie location, continuing a major expansion that positions the company to be the largest multi-location collision repair operator in the Capital Region. Several prominent local officials, who noted H&V were revitalizing a prominent business property that had been unoccupied in recent years and creating… Read more »
H&V Collision Center has become the first shop in New York State to be recognized by the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair for efforts in promoting environmental efficiency and safety. CCAR designated H&V Collision as GreenLink shops following a review of the environmental and safety practices at locations operated by H&V. All three H&V locations,… Read more »
H&V Collision, one of upstate New York’s leading auto body repair specialists, has completed a major project to switch to less toxic paints and processes, an effort that will reduce emissions and protect the environment. The switch involves a transition from solvent-based paints to waterborne paints at H&V. The waterborne paints are supplied by internationally… Read more »