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Former Collision Center Manager Invents New Dent Measuring Tool

The Dent Measuring Stick accurately evaluates the size and severity of a dent, visually duplicates the contour of it and also calculates the required repair time.

Estimating: Insurers vs. Repairers

The repairer is the expert, and they should be the ones who determine what damages have occurred as well as the best method for a proper repair.

AASP/NJ to Co-Sponsor Estimating Seminar

AASP/NJ will be co-sponsoring two seminars titled, “Estimating Accuracy Essentials (Part 2),” Feb. 25-26.

How to Get Paid for Body Repair Materials

How do most collision repair facilities calculate body materials on a vehicle? Adhesive, drill bits, weld-through primer, etc. Are the insurance companies required by law to reimburse body shops for this additional cost?

AASP/NJ President to Present Estimating Accuracy Essentials Course

AASP/NJ will co-sponsor a seminar titled, “Estimating Accuracy Essentials (Part 1),” on Tuesday, June 25 and Tuesday, July 16.

When an Accurate Estimate Is Written, How Can Insurers Change It to Benefit Themselves?

When an accurate estimate is written, how can an insurance company change the times, rates, options, etc., to make it conform to their own rules?

Body Shop Customers: The Importance of Getting Accurate and Complete Info

Obtaining accurate and complete information at the beginning of the relationship with your customer can be beneficial.

Accountable Estimating Joins CIECA

CIECA has announced that Accountable Estimating has joined the association as a corporate member. Introduces Dynamic Scrubbing, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the collision repair market, announced the introduction of Dynamic Scrubbing to

Mitchell Industry Trends Report: 10 Estimating Tips

In Mitchell’s latest 2018 Q3 Industry Trends report, an article titled “10 Tips Every Estimator Should Be Following” discusses the importance of creating a blueprint for collision repairs in making safe repairs.

Estimates: My DRP Partner Told Me to Leave Items Out

Our DRP partner has instructed us to not list certain things on our estimates. Is there a problem with our writers leaving them out?

Mitchell Announces Winners of 2017 AutocheX Premier Achiever Awards

Mitchell’s AutocheX Premier Achievers Awards winners for 2017 include collision repair facilities of all sizes and from states all across the nation.