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SEMA Attendees Win Prizes Through SCRS Raffle Drawing

During last week’s SEMA Show, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists gave away a series of great prizes from sponsors of its RDE series. To become eligible for the drawing, visitors to the SCRS booth had to pick up a "report card" listing all RDE sponsors and their booth locations within the show. The participant

PPG Offers Middle School Students Inside Look at Auto Refinish

PPG representatives went to Hudson Middle School in Hudson, Ohio, on Oct. 19 to educate eighth graders on automotive refinish color and technology.

Zara’s Collision Center Recognized by Honda

Springfield, Ill., shop named ProFirst Collision Repair Facility for attaining I-CAR Gold Class status and completing Honda/Acura I-CAR course.

Keenan Auto Body to Donate Recycled Ride to National Guard Member

Pennsylvania multi-shop operation will be one of more than 100 collision repairers to simultaneously gift more than 150 vehicles through Recycled Rides on Nov. 19.

Tenth Annual Fix Auto Conference Offers Educational and Philanthropic Opportunities

Selling, insurance insight, collision repair business strategy and a donation to the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) of New Orleans highlight conference.

BASF Donates Waterborne Technology to Kansas-Based Collision Education Program

Company also donates $5,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation.

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association to Match American Red Cross Donations

Association will match up to $10,000 in donations to the American Red Cross to aid in relief efforts for Superstorm Sandy.

CARSTAR Announces National Partnership with iPods for Wounded Veterans

Charity donates iPods, iPads, eReaders to service members in recovery.

DuPont Performance Services Offers Repairer- and Jobber-Led CE Courses

DuPont Performance Services, along with RR Custom Solutions and Cape School, is offering a series of  repairer/jobber-led course options. The new, interactive series of courses provides an opportunity for repairers and DuPont jobbers to offer education to agents and repair policyholders as they apply for insurance. The courses also help existing policyholders prevent accidents, and

I-CAR Recognizes OEM Relationships at SEMA

I-CAR held a press conference at last week’s SEMA Show, concentrating on its relationship with an increasing number of leading vehicle manufacturers. Nissan/Infiniti, Chrysler and Honda were recognized for recently introducing collision repair network programs that require the industry-recognized I-CAR Gold Class Professionals designation, while 15 vehicle manufacturers include the I-CAR Welding Qualification Series or

ASRW 2012 Deemed ‘Solid Event’

Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) reports that 2012 was a solid event for industry professionals, with well-attended key events, compelling education and a world-class trade show floor. ASRW featured 237 exhibiting companies, with 43 new exhibitors and 16,652 attendees. “By all standards and measurements, ASRW 2012 was a successful event,” stated Ron Pyle, ASA

Mitchell’s Latest Trends Report Examines Deductibles’ Impact on Severity

Link between flat collision repair severity and the rise in deductibles over the past six years analyzed.