Industry Associations Archives - BodyShop Business
NCACAR and SCACAR Merge to Form the Carolinas Collision Association

The North Carolina Association of Collision and Repair (NCACAR) and the South Carolina Association of Collision and Repair (SCACAR) announced they will be merging on Jan. 1, 2020, to form the Carolinas Collision Association.

Refinish Distributors Alliance Adds New Member

The RDA has added a new member, Auto Color & Equipment in Independence, Mo., a family-owned business that has been serving the Kansas City area since 1983.

AASP/NJ to Host ADAS Panel Discussion

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) has announced it will host a special panel discussion on advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) technology on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Road, Clark, N.J.

ASA Photo Contest to Focus on ‘Best Bay Area’

Have an outstanding “Bay Area” in your shop? ASA recently announced a new photo contest in a series of competitions aimed at bringing positive attention to service and repair shops in the United States.

CIECA Names Ed Weidmann Interim Executive Director

Weidmann has worked in the insurance and collision repair industry for more than 42 years, including 39 years at State Farm.

I-CAR Launches Neutral Shop Locator

I-CAR has announced the launch of, an industry-neutral locator that connects motorists with trained and credentialed collision repair shops close to home, all by entering a ZIP-code.

CIECA to Hold Standards Development Committee Meetings

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) has announced the schedule for its semi-annual standards development committee meetings to be held Friday, May 31.

NCACAR and SCACAR Announce 2019 Carolinas’ Educational Collision Conference

NCACAR and SCACAR have announced details for the 2019 Carolinas’ Educational Collision Conference, which will take place May 18-19 at Cabarrus Arena in Concord, N.C.

Houston Auto Body Association Announces 2017 Membership Drive

The Houston Auto Body Association recently announced its 2017 membership drive.