NACE | CARS in Anaheim this year was the best NACE | CARS I’ve been to in years. The number of exhibitors was the highest in many years, and the training was unparalleled.
SRLF provides industry leaders with an opportunity to discuss vital issues, share business knowledge, network with key decision makers, gain insight into leading trends of today and help shape the future of the industry.
The program features new developments, including the introduction of heavy-duty programming, expanded business management training and OE involvement, and the return of popular key industry meetings.
The graduating class of 2015 includes 58 automotive service and repair professionals who earned the Institute’s AAM designation by successfully completing AMI courses and accumulating a minimum of 120 credits.
I urge you to look at a veteran next time you have an opening. After all, they did their part and made the ultimate sacrifice.
Just the other day, I once again had the “what do you want to do with your life” discussion with my 15-year-old son. And I brought up a career in the auto body industry.
The Impostor features custom paint from BASF’s Glasurit 90-Line in Impostor Pearl Dark and Impostor Pearl Light.
Committee highlights statistics such as 67 percent of shops do not have any consistent training, and 79 percent of techs who weld are not I-CAR-trained in basic welding.
Association talks about latest efforts regarding data mining, “alternative” or “opt OE” parts in estimating systems and the “bumper prompt.”
Keynote speaker David Lingham states, “The big problem I’m finding in many countries now is insurers are saying, ‘I do not understand what the real cost of repair is because I keep getting conflicting information from my repair network.'”
The award, which has been handed out since 1984, recognizes true collision repair “visionaries” who have experienced great success through innovative thinking, overcoming challenges and persevering.
Available beginning August 10th, Production Management will be part of I-CAR’s Professional Development Program (PDP).