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3 All-Star Transportation Maintenance Facilities Earn ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

Posted on March 14, 2017
Each of All-Star's three service facilities received a Blue Seal of Excellence. John Dufour, president of All-Star, speaks to service technicians at an event celebrating the ASE recognition.
Each of All-Star's three service facilities received a Blue Seal of Excellence. John Dufour, president of All-Star, speaks to service technicians at an event celebrating the ASE recognition.

WATERBURY, Conn. — The three full-service facilities that repair and maintain All-Star Transportation's fleet of school buses have received a Blue Seal of Excellence from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

The award recognizes the skill and training of All-Star's 30 service technicians, as well as the service they provide at the company's service facilities in New Milford, Seymour, and Torrington.

All-Star Transportation is a family-owned business based in Waterbury that provides student transportation services to 30 towns and cities in Litchfield, New Haven, and upper Fairfield counties. The company employs more than 900 people at its 18 terminals in Connecticut.

“We are committed to providing the safest vehicles and drivers, and it is very gratifying that our outstanding service technicians have been recognized by ASE for all that they have achieved,” said Leslie Sheldon, All-Star Transportation’s operations manager. “I believe we have the best mechanics and service facilities, which makes it possible for us to provide the high level of service that has come to distinguish our company.”

To receive ASE's Blue Seal of Excellence, 75% of a company’s service technicians must be certified by ASE. In addition, there must be a certified technician in each area of service offered. To remain in the Blue Seal program, a business must renew each year and confirm its professionals' certification status.

"Businesses that have earned the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence recognition have gone the extra mile in support of their customers,” said Timothy Zilke, ASE president. “Employing ASE-certified professionals is an important element in their overall customer satisfaction program. We salute those businesses that achieve this goal and thank them for helping promote quality automotive repair and service."

Related Topics: Connecticut, preventive maintenance

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