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Werkstatt von IRS Gauss

Auto-Gauss becomes part of the IRS Group

The traditional company from Pforzheim Auto-Gauss decides for the future in the network of the IRS Group
February 2, 2021/by Birgit Wienck
Die Albert Berner Deutschland GmbH wird neuer Partner der IRS Gruppe

Berner Germany becomes partner of the IRS

Tools, consumables or cleaning products are often referred to as C-parts in the workshop. This sounds unimportant, but it is not....
January 25, 2021/by Birgit Wienck
Sika - NonPaint Partner of the IRS Group

IRS Group and Sika seal partnership in the NonPaint segment

The Sika and IRS teams took several months to prepare the agreement that has now been reached. After all, the NonPaint segment is not only about product quality and prices, but above all about efficient application and flawless interaction with subsequent processes. In the end, everything fit and Sika's concept convinced both the IRS management and the users in the pilot plants. That is why Sika will be the strategic partner for the NonPaint range of all IRS body & paint operations in Germany with immediate effect.
November 24, 2020/by Birgit Wienck

Carrosserie Jan Hanssens expands IRS in Belgium

The Belgian Cryns Group, part of IRS since January 2020, has…
November 9, 2020/by Birgit Wienck
Wheel Wizard Geschäftsführer Tobias Haug und IRS Holding Geschäftsführer Uwe Artz geben den Startschuss für die Felgenaufbereitung in Hamburg.

Wheel Wizard rim preparation opened in Hamburg

The IRS subsidiary Wheel Wizard has opened a new production site in Hamburg.
October 9, 2020/by Birgit Wienck
Kooperation PPG und IRS Group

PPG and IRS Group intensify cooperation

With the expansion of the cooperation between PPG, the specialist for paint applications, and the IRS Group, the digitalization of workshop operations is being further advanced.
September 21, 2020/by Birgit Wienck

IRS AHLERSTEDT new in the group

The growth continues. Since 01.09.2020, Ralf Müller's automotive master craftsman business from Ahlerstedt-Wangersen has been part of the IRS Group.
September 4, 2020/by Birgit Wienck
IRS Schliessas

IRS further expands in West Germany

Since 01.08.2020, F. Schließas GmbH & Co. KG located in Viersen has been part of the IRS Group. 
August 17, 2020/by Birgit Wienck

Frank Gerardy heads IRS body and paint division

The IRS Group from Rellingen consistently develops its management structure. Group CEO Norbert Dohmen hands over sole responsibility for the 27 locations of the IRS Body & Paint division in Germany to Frank Gerardy as of May 1, 2020.
May 4, 2020/by Birgit Wienck

Corona precautions in the IRS Group

Measures to curb corona infections are having an increasing impact on the economy. In the IRS Group, a crisis management team is in constant communication to evaluate the latest developments
March 18, 2020/by Karolin Weber

Cryns Carrosserie Center in Belgium becomes part of the IRS Group

IRS Group and Cryns Carrosserie Center has agreed to join forces, because the two groups are following similar strategies in Germany and Belgium respectively and therefore sees many advantages in a close cooperation
January 9, 2020/by Karolin Weber

Integration of Bayertz family business in Düsseldorf

The IRS Group is welcoming no less than two new businesses from the Düsseldorf area at the end of November 2019. Auto-Bayertz GmbH, established in 1945, and Auto-Center-Rheinland GmbH (ACR), established in 2009, both managed by Dieter Bayertz and his sons, Timo and Nicolas Bayertz, are joining the IRS Group.
December 13, 2019/by Karolin Weber

New addition to the IRS Group – Karosserie und Lackier Centrum Vögeli e.K. from Bonn is now part of the IRS Group

Since 1 December 2019, Karosserie- und Lackier- Centrum Vögeli e.K. from Bonn has been part of the IRS Group.
From now on, the full 45-strong team of Managing Director Dirk Vögeli will operate within the IRS Group under the new name "Vögeli Schadenzentrum".
December 1, 2019/by Karolin Weber

Addition to the IRS network: Fink Schadenzentrum in Neustadt

Fink GmbH will be joining the IRS Group on 1 August 2019, adding to the IRS network in the Rhineland-Palatinate under the name “Fink Schadenzentrum”; the Fink Accident Repair Centre.
August 7, 2019/by Karolin Weber

New addition to the IRS Group: Fahrzeugklinik in Hattingen near Bochum

With effect from 31 July 2019, Fahrzeugklinik GmbH in Hattingen in the Ruhr will join the IRS Group to reinforce IRS' range of services with its team and know-how.
August 1, 2019/by Karolin Weber

Dinitrol Danmark becomes a member of the group

Dinitrol Danmark became the country's biggest supplier of rust protection to autodealers and owners via the Dinitrol franchise chain. As from 5 August, the company becomes a member of the group. This Kolding-based paint group, which offers the highest quality on the market within auto painting, will be able to offer the "world's best rust protection" throughout Denmark as a result of the merger.
July 17, 2019/by Karolin Weber

The IRS Group at the 2019 Munich MehrWert Congress

A review of two days full of insights and outlooks in which we presented our industry hands-on and up-close.
March 19, 2019/by Karolin Weber has great success with courses in correct assessment

Northern Europe’s largest paint group, Autolakering A/S, has always been at the forefront when it comes to optimizing the paint process. Now, the company has established a further development concept that will make’s customers even stronger and better “dressed up” to carry out correct assessment of insurance claims, which will optimize the repair process for the benefit of the customer, the insurance companies and, since calculation is calculated correctly in a workflow.
February 3, 2019/by Karolin Weber

Uwe Artz appointed COO of IRS Group’s Smart Repairs & Hail Division

IRS Group banks on international experience
January 31, 2019/by Karolin Weber

EFFICIENT QUALITY MANAGEMENT: IRS Group successfully certified to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

Since 28 November 2018, the entire IRS Group has been certified to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 in the areas of management, shared service, dent removal without paint work, hail damage repair, smart repair, car wrapping, rim refurbishment, rim repair and body & paint. The certificate was issued by inspection company Dekra for the next 3 years and will be monitored on an ongoing basis at regular intervals.
January 8, 2019/by Karolin Weber

Lackierzentrum Halle GmbH & Co KG is now a team player of the IRS Group

Setting and implementing quality standards together
December 18, 2018/by Karolin Weber

Nexa and have come through a major transformation

All lacquer workshops under the group have been implemented by a new lacquer partner.
November 23, 2018/by Karolin Weber

Two apprentices of passed the final apprenticeship exam with distinction

Camilla Grann Skovsbøll and Carl Kristian Nielsen, who are both about to complete their apprenticeships as car painters in the group, have recently passed their final apprenticeship examination at Silkeborg Tekniske Skole.
November 19, 2018/by Karolin Weber takes over another paint center in Sweden

Skene Lackeringsverkstad AB, located 35 kilometers south of Borås in Sweden, has just become part of the group. The acquisition contributes to positioning Pierre Billackering AB as one of the largest players in the Swedish market.
October 27, 2018/by Karolin Weber

The Group is expanding further in Sweden

The Kolding Group Autolakering A/S has again been in procurement in Sweden, where it has taken over Järfälla Billackering AB, located on the northwest outskirts of Stockholm. Thus, the chain’s Swedish company, Pierre Billackering AB, consists of 15 lacquers.
October 13, 2018/by Karolin Weber

Frank Gerardy is IRSH’s new Director of Customer Relations

Frank Gerardy is IRSH's new Director of Customer Relations

Rellingen, …
September 13, 2018/by Karolin Weber

VASS-POINT and extends collaborative agreement

VASS-POINT and Autolakering A/S has just extended their collaborative agreement for the next seven years. VASS-POINT represents most dealers and service partners under the Volkswagen Group, and it is a deal of more than a hundred million dollars a year.
September 3, 2018/by Karolin Weber

Schaufelberger GmbH joins the IRS Group

Top craftsmanship in a strong network
August 21, 2018/by Karolin Weber

The IRS Group now also extends a warm welcome to Autozentrum Treskow Karosserie & Lack GmbH

Managing Director Voigt brings his second company under the umbrella…
August 15, 2018/by Karolin Weber

The IRS Group acquires CAR-COLOR Schumacher GmbH

Green light for a common future
July 30, 2018/by Karolin Weber

Becker & Beckmann & the IRS Group

Giving our best together
July 12, 2018/by Karolin Weber

DER LACKMEISTER H. u. M. Kammer GmbH becomes part of the IRS Group

A vision combining tradition and innovation
July 4, 2018/by Karolin Weber

Intelligent Repair Solutions Holding takes over additional body and paint work businesses: Autozentrum Reinickendorf GmbH and Karosseriezentrum Lahr

Intelligent Repair Solutions Holding takes over additional body and paint work businesses: Autozentrum Reinickendorf GmbH and Karosseriezentrum Lahr
May 5, 2018/by intelligent_5100zhke

Intelligent Repair Solutions Holding takes over wheelnews Production GmbH from the Haug Group

The IRS Group, Intelligent Repair Solutions Group, based in Rellingen, has acquired wheelnews Production GmbH from Freudenstadt as well as wheelnews Schweiz AG from Gretzenbach, Switzerland.
May 5, 2018/by intelligent_5100zhke and Uggerhoj initiates strategic cooperation

One of the country’s largest car groups, Uggerhøj, has just agreed with Autolakering A/S on strategic cooperation, which extends over the next ten years.
April 10, 2018/by Karolin Weber takes over well-run paintings in Grenaa

Another paint center now becomes part of Europe’s most modern lacquer group, Autolakering A/S. This is the prestigious SM Autolakering A/S in Grenaa, which has so far been part of the Lakexperten collaboration.
February 21, 2018/by Karolin Weber

The group to overtake painting shop in Vetlanda Autolakering A/S, has once again chosen to expand the business on the Swedish side of Øresund, where it is already represented by 13 lacquers. As of 29th of January, the Group’s Swedish company, Pierre Billackering AB, has acquired the “Autolacken in Vetlanda”.
February 7, 2018/by Karolin Weber

Autocentralen and initiate strategic cooperation

One of the country’s largest automobile companies, Autocentralen, has just agreed with Autolakering A/S on strategic cooperation that extends over the next ten years.
December 20, 2017/by Karolin Weber

All Swedish lacquers are ISO certified

As the first paint company in Sweden, Pierre Billackering AB has been certified according to the two most recognized standards – ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001, respectively, dealing with quality and working environment.
December 7, 2017/by Karolin Weber

Auto Paintwork Group Earn Unique Certification Autolakering A/S, Europe´s largest automotive paint chain, and the only company in the automotive paint industry to do so, has just received written proof that a number of the chain´s auto paint-centres have become both DS (Danish Standard) and ISO certified. Thus, the leads the way yet again in offering even more to their clients.
February 18, 2016/by Karolin Weber