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Hak’s Auto Body is opened in its original location on 50th street in Yellowknife.

1978
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Hak’s Moves to its current location on Franklin Ave in Yellowknife’s Old town

1982
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Hak’s purchases its first frame machine which ensures that vehicles chassis’ are returned to pre-accident conditions

1985
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Hak’s expands its shop to include a downdraft spraybooth with infra red curing to ensure quicker repairs and same-day service on many small repairs.

1988
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Hak’s begins to use laser measuring for it frame and chassis repairs which ensures that vehicles are brought back to pre-accident conditions and provides proof of such to customers once repairs are completed

1995
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Hak’s begins to use resistance spot welders which ensure that welds performed on vehicles replicate original factory welds in appearance and strength

1997
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Hak’s expands again providing more workable space allowing for quicker factory approved repairs

2000
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Hak’s undergoes an overhaul of its paint department while installing two Global Ultra plus Once spray booths which allow for even quicker paint turn around for our customers

2006
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Hak’s becomes one of the first collision repair shops to convert to waterborne low VOC paint systems in Canada. For being at the forefront of this movement, Hak’s is recognized with a cover story in a national Collision repair magazine.

2007
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Hak’s moves to using Inverted spot welders to ensure that newer, higher strength alloys are welded on vehicles to their factory specifications.

2012
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Hak’s undergoes another addition and renovation to build a fully separate, Aluminum repair facility and becomes certified for repairs to Aluminum bodied Ford F150’s.

2014