Schulenburg will discuss the Blueprint Optimization Tool, utilizing repair procedures and documentation, the DEG and employee benefits programs.
The AASP/NJ announced that its president, Jerry McNee, recently participated in the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s 20th Annual Golf Outing to raise funds for collision schools, instructors and students.
AASP/NJ President Jerry McNee recently attended Industry Week in Pittsburgh, Pa., to learn more about what’s happening on a national scale in the collision industry.
Audi’s Mark Allen painted a very real picture of what repairers need to consider as materials and technology advance in ways that will alter the way a shop approaches repairs.
The AASP/NJ announced it will welcome Mark Allen of Audi on June 22 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Audi tolerances, material considerations and EV preparedness.
Dave Rush of D&M Auto Body won a Q5.2 three-torch MIG/MAG welder from prize sponsor Spanesi Americas at NORTHEAST.
AASP/NJ Executive Director Charles Bryant said based on what was said, the collision industry is fed up with how insurers are dealing with auto body shops at the present time.
The meeting will be held on May 19 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Clark, N.J., and discuss labor rates, parts issues, insurer conduct and more.
The AASP/NJ awarded a total of $5,000 to 10 lucky attendees who were randomly selected throughout the show to win funds toward a purchase at the association’s flagship event.
Speaker Tim Ronak of AzkoNobel defined prevailing rate as “a construct that has evolved as a convenience for communication to market participants.”
Veteran industry journalist Joel Gausten moderated as panelists delved into the reasons for labor rate suppression and how shops can circumvent insurer interference.
Ryan Evans of Count’s Kustoms, Jonathan Goolsby of Goolsby Customs and Mike Ring of Ringbrothers spent the show mingling with industry professionals and fans.