The Quality Parts Coalition announced that the “Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales Act” or the PARTS Act now has 14 cosponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As consolidation trends continue in the collision repair market, there are very real challenges and also opportunities for more mid-size MSOs or even single-location shops to grow.
Service King
s the cost for basic school supplies continues to rise, Service King Collision Repair Centers is stepping in to lessen the financial burden for Houston students and families who need it most.
Collision Repair Education Foundation
A memorial scholarship was established in the name of Thomas Coleman through the Collision Repair Education Foundation that will benefit southern California area collision school programs and students.
The 3M™ Cubitron™ II family of purple abrasive products has quickly become the preferred solution for cutting through paint, welds and metals. 
CCC Information Services Inc. announced enhancements to its suite of consumer solutions, helping repair facilities provide a more streamlined experience to customers throughout the repair process.
ALLDATA announced that ALLDATA Community has surpassed 70,000 unique users. 
I-CAR announces the launch of its new Production Management curriculum that provides end-to-end instruction designed to drive bottom-line improvements in productivity and profitability throughout the collision-repair process at the NACE | CARS E
With an estimated 35,500 total shops in the collision repair industry, two thirds are not active in consistent training.
NSF International has launched the NSF International Collision Repair Shop Certification Program.