Events Coverage

  • Football legend Archie Manning shared four principles of business and football success with a standing room only crowd during the NACE opening general session Thursday morning in Las Vegas. While interspersing many funny stories from his 15-year prof
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  • Matrix System Automotive Finishes teamed with custom bike builder Adam Canni of Canni Design for its exhibit at NACE 2009 Nov. 4?7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
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  • Darrell Amberson, president of Lehman’s Garage, a six-location collision repair operation based in Bloomington, Minn., received the 2009 ABRN Industry Leadership Award during the Collision Industry Achievement Award ceremony Nov. 3 in Las Vegas
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  • HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Jerome Goodson of Fox Valley Technical College located in Appleton, Wis., is the winner of a Car-O-Liner CR 55 Aluminum Stud Welder and Dent Repair Tools at NACE 2008 thanks to a giveaway sponsored by Ca
  • Tough economic times have led many collision shops to resort to drastic cuts in staff, training and equipment in order to stay afloat. But there are many often overlooked opportunities for shops to reduce their materials, parts and overhead costs wit
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  • LAS VEGAS —CCC Information Services Inc.’s has developed CCC ONE, a platform designed to be a single point of entry across the auto claims and collision repair environment.
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  • Mitchell International will unveil Shop Workspace at this year’s NACE. The new Mitchell RepairCenter is designed to bring shops of any size the flexibility to manage the repair, the customer and the business from one Workspace by enabling them
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  • BEDFORD, Texas – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced a new member benefit that places key performance indicator (KPI) data at the fingertips of today’s shop owner. Powered by Mitchell 1, ASA’s new
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  • AkzoNobel Car Refinishes Americas named the 2009 Most Influential Women in the Collision Repair Industry (MIW).
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  • NACE Chairman Jerry Burns and CARS Chairman Aaron Clements met in a staged “coffee café“ to discuss the ins and outs of running a successful business.
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  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will be promoting its Safer Car Campaign at ASA’s International Autobody Congress and E
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  • Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corp. (SWAFC) will exhibit at the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) Nov. 5-7, 2009.
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  • LAS VEGAS – The theme of AkzoNobel’s 10th annual Most Influential Women in the Collision Repair Industry awards ceremony was “Defining moments.” This year’s recipients were honored for moving from indust
  • While collision repair is still largely a male industry, increasing numbers of women have entered the body shop, both as owners and even technicians.
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  • Waterborne paint creates great finishes while reducing environmentally harmful emissions, yet switching over to a waterborne system does involve a certain amount of planning and preparation prior to making the move.
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  • The Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) will premiere two new classes at NACE 2009. Damage Analysis of Advanced Automotive Systems (DAM07) will focus on damage analysis for advanced safety and convenience systems, and the train
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  • LAS VEGAS ? While the repair side of the industry continues to change, there are more ways it can reach across and help others in the aftermarket. It was a fitting message during the opening ceremony of the co-located NACE and CARS on Thursday mornin
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  • SAN DIEGO, Calif. – PPG Industries, a global supplier of automotive coatings and services to the automotive industry, has announced the addition of Mitchell's ABS Enterprise as a preferred body shop management system. The PPG-M
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  • Quality Claims Solutions, a provider of services to more than 40 insurance carriers nationwide, is releasing AutoBodyAlliance.com during NACE 2009. The AutoBody Alliance program is designed to assist auto repair facilities by providing a free online
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  • The upcoming International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) and the Congress of Automotive Repair & Service (CARS) include many on-floor education opportunities that add value to the overall show experience, say organizers.
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