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WELCOME TO PRATT'S AUTO BODYSHOP CARLOW

IRELAND'S  LEADING CRASH REPAIR CENTRE
PHONE + 353 59 914 1440
ARG Ireland

- Pratt's Auto Bodyshop - 
A Member of
Accident Repair Group Ireland

ARG Ireland is a collaborative group of the Ireland’s leading accident repair centres,
Each providing the widest scope of cover and service throughout Ireland.

Our partners are some of the most recognised and respected names in the industry.
You can be assured that your insurance company is likely to be working with them today and will have been doing so for many years.

ARG was formed in 2010 and is based on our shared high values of, ethical dealings, professionalism, integrity and their most respected capability in vehicle repair quality.

The primary aim of the ARG is to provide exceptional peace of mind in customer support, communications and outstanding vehicle care with safety and quality paramount.

All ARG members must pass a strict Audit process before becoming a member.
This ensures that all members are using the very latest technology and can repair your vehicle
to Exact Manufacturers Specifications.

Certified Steel Standard

- Certified Steel Standard - 
Look for the CSS Logo for Assurance in
Vehicle Body Repair

CSS - Certified Steel Standard.
It is the Irish national vehicle body repairers standards programme of SIMI.

While there are many approved and accredited vehicle body repairers (bodyshops) operating in Ireland, there has never been a national Irish standard. CSS is the first of its kind for vehicle body repairers who undertake to structurally repair accident damaged vehicles.

A vehicle body repairer voluntarily undertakes an annual independent audit, where they must pass the CSS details minimum requirements which certifies that the company have :

Competent personnel
Appropriate and well-maintained equipment
Suitable repair methods
Quality of repair materials

Upon passing the audit the repairer will receive the CSS certification

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FBD Insurance
Footprint Underwriting
Kennco Insurance
Liberty Insurance
M.I.S. Claims
Travelers Insurance
Zurich Insurance

PRATT'S AUTO BODYSHOP
- HISTORY -

1988
Pratt’s Auto Bodyshop opens in March

1990’s
Pratt’s Auto Bodyshop secured Hibernian (now Aviva) and AXA

1998
Building extended and Bodyshop management computer installed

2000
Building extended again,adding two new ovens and a paint store 
Latest generation digital four wheel alignment system and alignment lift installed

2004
Received approval for FBD insurance


2005
Car – O –Liner Benchrack system installed
Moved to waterborne paint
Second screw compressor installed 

2009
Symach Robodry purchased
Venturi Blowers installed in the second oven

2010
Symach Flydry and prep deck installed

2011
Tyre change and wheel balance equipment installed

2013
Front of house extension developed with estimating bay and inspection lift installed
 
Received approval for AIG Insurance



2014
Received approval for Liberty insurance

2015
SIMI Bodyshop of the Year
Auto Trade Lenister Bodyshop of the Year
Mobile car lift purchased
Received approval for ARB Insurance

2016
Auto Trade Lenister Bodyshop of the Year
Received approval for Zurich,Kennco,Allianz and Footprint insurance 

2017
Auto Trade Lenister Bodyshop of the Year

Auto Trade All-Ireland Bodyshop of the Year

Installed Audatex estimating system

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