Congratulations Top Gun Ronnie and Ted Appert

and to the team at Palatine Shell Service, Inc.!


Ronnie and Ted Appert, you and your company are hereby recognized as a Top Gun Cook County auto repair shop by the County Advisory Board.

Top Guns are recognized as people whose skills and services go above and beyond the call of duty to make their local communities and counties a better place to call home.

Ronnie and Ted are the owners of Palatine Shell Service, Inc., a full-service auto repair company located in Palatine. If it’s broken, they can fix it!

Ronnie and Ted are 2nd generation professionals in their field. Their father Ron started the shop in 1969 and after many years of his own success was happy to find that his 2 sons wanted to continue the legacy. They had grown up in the business, knew their customers, and have a passion for helping people fix and maintain their cars. Palatine Shell is a cornerstone of the automobile industry in Palatine. Many of their customers are the children and grandchildren of their fathers original customers.  Palatine Shell Service, Inc. provides it’s customers with high-quality, reliable, and affordable products and services.

The cities, towns and communities of Cook County are expanded by commerce. Some individuals leap into entrepreneurship taking on risks, working long hours, and adding their creativity. Business owners, like Ronnie and Ted, are responsible for their business success as well as staff and customer satisfaction. Their success has stemmed from skilled work and a family feel to the business. They deal with their customers in an honest manner, and people keep coming because of this. 

These individuals, like Ronnie and Ted Appert and their businesses, are the foundation of a stable economy.   Palatine Shell Service, Inc.

The County Advisory Board encourages consumers to shop local whenever possible! Looking for a skilled and trustworthy mechanic? Please give Palatine Shell Service, Inc. an opportunity to win your business.


Palatine Shell Service, Inc. is accepting new customers. You can find them online at or call them at (847) 358-4299.

Ronnie and Ted Appert, you are admired for your entrepreneurship and highly commended for owning and operating a business that adds financial well-being and stability to Cook County.


 Well Done Top Gun Ronnie and Ted Appert!


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