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ASA’s Collision Operations Committee is expressing concern about a State Farm Insurance Company document released at the recent Collision Industry Conference (CIC) meeting in Nashville.
CIECA announced today that its next CIECAst webinar will feature Jeff Saye, Genpact’s global practice leader, insurance claims.
The MSO Symposium will take place in Las Vegas on Monday November 4th at The Renaissance hotel. The marquee event is returning to Las Vegas for the first time since 2013.
This month, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) will host two seminars focused on addressing labor rates and procedure issues through the Variable Rate System (VRS) by National AutoBody Research.
NABR announces the launch of its VRS Labor Rate Survey in the state of Massachusetts, sponsored by AASP/Massachusetts.
A fundraiser and a surprise scholarship benefited Tennessee collision students in April. With collision professionals from across the country in Nashville for industry meetings, the local I-CAR Committee used the opportunity to surprise one hard-working collision student, Zac Stephens with a full scholarship.
BASF’s John Shoemaker, Business Development Manager for BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings, will teach a course on damage assessment at the inaugural Carolina’s Educational Collision Conference (CECC) on Saturday, May 18 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., held at the Cabarrus Arena in Concord, North Carolina.
By sponsoring WorldSkills, the Automotive Refinish business unit of BASF’s Coatings division supports young talents, inspires them, and makes them excited about the spray painting profession in particular.
OEConnection (OEC) recently renewed its commitment to CIECA and the CIECA standards.
S/P2 and Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. are launching a new online portal to help Arrowhead’s customers find the technician candidates they need.