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Our History

About Chief Automotive Technologies

Chief Automotive Technologies® has been the market leader in collision repair equipment since 1972.  We started with the revolutionary Chief pulling system and have progressed every year since, with everything from computerized measuring to comprehensive vehicle specifications and collision repair training.

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Chief is a brand of the Vehicle Service Group which is a subsidiary of the Dover Corporation – a Fortune 500 company.

Industry Proven with Market Strength.

Chief Automotive Technologies, a Vehicle Service Group (VSG) brand, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-quality collision repair products and services, including frame-pulling equipment, vehicle anchoring systems, computerized measuring systems, and vehicle frame specifications. Chief is also a leading provider of comprehensive training on structural analysis, repair and collision theory.

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VSG brings together several top brands of vehicle service and repair equipment, including Chief and Rotary Lift®. Based in Madison, Ind., VSG has operations worldwide. VSG is part of the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV), a multi-billion dollar, global producer of innovative equipment, specialty systems and value-added services.


Chief Automotive Technologies® was founded in 1972 in Grand Island, Nebraska, USA.  Chief® was the first U.S. structural repair equipment manufacturer to attain the distinction of 9001 Certification! ISO 9001 is a standard that designates quality assurance in product design, production, installation and service after the sale.

Six locations around the world, and representation in 48 countries on five continents.

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