aluminum requires special equipment, tools, and facilities.

"A non-profit consumer advocacy organization and official Certifying Entity 501 (c)(6) for the automotive collision repair and the insurance (APD) auto physical damage industry. Assured Performance is the Certified Network Administrator for several of the top auto manufacturers in the US and Canada tasked with establishing auto repair business standards based upon bona fide collision repair business operating requirements including tools, equipment, training, facilities and adherence to repair procedures with documentation and evidence record-keeping that may smay serve as a basis for a "Certified Repair." Standards are based upon published Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications and related information."